Man Charged in Undercover Drug Sale

  Laurens City Police yesterday served a Drug Distribution charge on a man who is also facing time for on other matters. 34-year-old Roderick Ladelle Henderson Jr. of 747 Sullivan Street, Laurens was charged with 3rd Offense Distribution of Crack Cocaine. Laurens Detective Leann Riggott states that on October 9, 2012 Roderick Ladelle Henderson distributed a quantity of crack cocaine to a confidential informant working undercover with Laurens City Police at 109 Price Street in Laurens. She further states that he has two or more prior drug convictions.

  Henderson was also served with a Bench Warrant from Laurens Municipal Court citing he was convicted of a Simple Drug Possession charge July 12 of 2010 with a sentence imposed of 30 days or $620. Henderson also was in municipal court yesterday on another matter. He was convicted yesterday on a Driving under Suspension charge, and sentenced to $652 or 15 days. Bond on the Drug Distribution charge served yesterday was set at $20,000. Roderick Henderson remained in the Johnson Detention Center this morning.