Youthful Offender Violations Alleged




The State Probation, Pardon and Parole agency yesterday placed a young Gray Court man in the Laurens County Detention Center, charging him with violation of the Youthful Offenders Act. 22-year-old Michael Eugene Cope Jr. of 14 Thimble Drive, Gray Court is cited with numerous failures including failure to report, changing his residence without permission to an unknown location, thereby absconding supervision and with failing to notify his agent of his arrest in Florence on May 23rd, 2011and being convicted on the shoplifting case in Florence on June 6th 2011. Michael Cope Jr, also known as “Bam Bam,” remained in the Johnson Detention Center for a court appearance on the charge of Violation of the Youthful Offenders Act.