Man Accused of Stalking

The Laurens County Sheriff’s Office yesterday arrested a Clinton man for actions that allegedly caused fear to a Clinton woman from the Whitmire Highway. 51-year-old Kenneth Ray Lawson of 57 Madden Road, Clinton was charged with Stalking and with Trespass after Notice.

Deputy Bollman states in arrest warrants that Kenneth Ray Lawson went onto property on Highway 72 East on January 20th after being notified verbally and in writing not to go on the property; and that between January 19th and 26th of 2013 Mr. Lawson used a pattern of conduct causing a victim to fear for her life and safety, allegedly leaving notes and messages and trespassing twice after being told not to. Kenneth Lawson remained in the Johnson Detention Center overnight, pending a bond hearing on the charges today.