Old & New Drug Charges

 The Laurens County Sheriff’s Office yesterday arrested a man on new and old drug charges. 29-year-old Gene Adam Watson of 272 Patterson Plant Road, Enoree was served with a Bench Warrant citing a January 17th 2013 conviction of Simple Possession of Marijuana, with a sentence of $652 or 30 days in jail. Meanwhile, he was served with a warrant charging a new violation of the same offense this past Tuesday. Corporal Nicholas Moye alleges that Watson was in possession of less than 28 grams of marijuana on February 19th at Patterson Plant Road. Another warrant alleges that Gene Watson was also in possession of less than one gram of Methamphetamine Monday on Patterson Plant Road. Bonds on the two new charges were set totaling $6,000. Watson remained in the Johnson Detention Center this morning.