Gun Ownership Already Illegal – for Some

    A Wattsville man is facing a firearms charge following his arrest at his home around 3 yesterday afternoon by the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office. 23-year-old Jeremy Jeremiah Cook of 12 Hammett Street, Laurens was issued a citation charging Simple Possession of Marijuana by Lt. Robbie Haupfear, then served with a warrant charging him with Unlawful Carrying of a Pistol. Lt. Haupfear states that Jeremy Cook possessed a hand gun yesterday at 12 Hammett Street that he is not authorized to have.

Jeremy J. Cook was being held in the Johnson Detention Center for arraignment today.