Man Charged in Summer Assaults

  The Laurens County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Laurens man yesterday in connection with alleged assaults on a man and woman last summer. 26-year-old Quinton Jabori Yeargin of 1142 Boyd Road is charged with two counts of Assault and Battery 3rd Degree. Warrants state that he struck a man in the mouth causing his lip to bust and also allegedly assaulted a woman by punching her in the eye. The assaults allegedly occurred at a location on Watson Street, Laurens on August 26, 2012.

Quinton Yeargin was being held overnight pending arraignment on the assault charges today.