Laurens City Police were dispatched to London Drive at 2:11 this morning on a domestic incident. A man had reportedly come home intoxicated and became engaged in an argument with his live-in girlfriend. During the altercation, he allegedly had the girlfriend down on the floor with him on top, choking her. His son was reportedly awakened by a loud noise and pulled the man off his girlfriend and she fled the house.
55-year-old Danny Owens Tumblin of 312 London Drive, Laurens was arrested to be charged with Criminal Domestic Violence. He was placed in the Johnson Detention Center with a warrant on the charge pending.