Neglect of Child Alleged

  The Laurens County Sheriff’s Office arrested a young woman yesterday on charges that alleged she placed her newborn infant in danger this Tuesday. 23-year-old Candice Lee Shaw of 45 Flash Drive, Laurens was charged with Unlawful Neglect of a Child.

She is accused of placing a newborn child at unreasonable risk of harm on June 11th by testing positive to cocaine. Ms. Shaw was being held in the Johnson Detention Center overnight, pending arraignment.