Two People Arrested on An Alleged Child Abuse Case

Two people were arrested by Laurens County Sheriff’s Office Friday at 7:15am. 34 year-old Timothy Derek Kernells of 5750 HWY 14, Gray
Court was charged with failure to report child abuse.

Warrants state that on December 8th 2011, Timothy Kernells did willingly and knowingly fail
to report the abuse of his 6 year-old son.

31 year-old Amanda Diane Bragg of 5750 HWY 14, Gray Court was charged with Child Neglect and Child
Abuse.

Warrants also state that on December 8th, 2011 Amanda Bragg did knowingly and willing break a 6
year-old male’s arm.

Bond was set at $15,000 for Kernells, while bond was set at $30,000 for Bragg. Both were released from Johnson Detention Center
later that day.