Who Knocks at Midnight?

   Laurens County Deputies were dispatched to Laurens area north-side residence at 13 minutes after midnight this morning on a report of a suspicious person knocking on the door of a woman’s home. Deputy James Willis reported finding a man standing on the woman’s front porch. It was the woman’s husband, who reportedly smelled strongly of alcohol. Deputy Willis viewed a copy of a court order of protection, stating the husband was not to have contact with the victim. 23-year-old Jonathan K. Roper of 100 Victoria Avenue, Westminster was arrested and placed in the Johnson Detention Center, where he was being held pending Deputy Willis obtaining a warrant to charge Mr. Roper with Violation of an Order of Protection.