Attempt to Purchase with Wrong ID

 Laurens City arrested a subject Sunday for an alleged attempt last month to purchase a nonprescription drug by fraudulent methods. 33-year-old Stephen Tron “Stevie” Case of 114 East Patten Road, Laurens was charged with 3rd Offense of Attempt to Purchase Ephedrine. Detective Leann Riggott states that on February 16, 2013 the defendant attempted or conspired to obtain nonprescription ephedrine by fraud by presenting another person’s driver’s license at the Rite Aid at 501 North Harper. In the warrant, the detective notes that Stevie Case has two prior convictions. He was released from the Johnson Detention Center yesterday on posting a $5,000 personal recognizance bond.