Arrest in Monday Night Car “Borrowing”

   The Laurens County Sheriff’s Office made an arrest late Tuesday in connection with a Monday night incident where a man allegedly took his girlfriend’s car without permission. 33-year-old Buddy Lark Jr. of Highway 25 in Western Laurens County, with another address noted in Marietta, SC, is charged by Laurens County with Use of Vehicle without Permission and with Petit Larceny. He is accused of taking a Toyota Camry from his girlfriend’s home without permission Monday and also allegedly took a SunTrust bank card belonging to the same victim. A $10,000 bond was set on the Use of Vehicle without Permission charge and $600 bond on the Petit Larceny. The victim was advised to see Greenville County regarding charges of using the bank card to withdraw $200 from her account at a Greenville County ATM Monday night.

Buddy Lark Jr. was also being held in the Laurens County Detention Center for the Jackson County, Georgia Sheriff’s Office, where he is wanted for a felony violation of his probationary release.