Multiple Arrests in New Year’s Safety Checkpoints

   Local law enforcement was working safety checkpoints over New Year’s Eve, and multiple people were taken to the Johnson Detention Center on Driving under the Influence and Driving under Suspension charges.

  Different agencies reportedly were conducting checkpoints at different locations. The Sheriff’s Office reportedly assisted Laurens City Police with a checkpoint onExchange Drivethat sent some folks to the detention center. Another checkpoint was on Highway 14, involving the Highway Patrol. Clinton Public Safety was also busy overnight.