Laurens Woman Charged in Drug Charges from Last Fall

 Multiple Drug charges were filed on a Laurens woman Friday from City Police and the Sheriff’s Office. The County charged 64-year-old Edna Diane Stewart of 405 Hilldale Avenue, Laurens with Manufacture or attempting to purchase Lortab in the county on November 8th, 2012. Laurens City Police charged her with Two Counts of Distribution of a Controlled Substance and Two Counts Distribution within Proximity of a Day Care.

Diane Stewart is accused of distributing a controlled substance to a confidential informant working with Laurens Police from 405 Hilldale Avenue on October 11th and December 17th. The alleged transaction location is within half a mile of a day care facility. Edna Diane Stewart was released from the Johnson Detention Center Friday on bonds totaling $30,000.