Corn Meal as Weapon of Choice

 Laurens County Deputy Sheriff Devin Hodges was dispatched to a residence on Bramlett Road, Laurens at 10:11 last night regarding a domestic situation. He reports that on arrival he observed a resident standing in the yard with a bag of corn meal. He also observed the smell of alcohol consumption. The man reportedly indicated he had taken the bag of corn meal into where his wife was sleeping and blew all the cornmeal over his wife’s face. In checking with the wife, the officer was told that the husband had been drinking and threatening the wife. 60-year-old Lee Roy Irby of 626 Bramlett Road, Laurens was arrested for charges of Criminal Domestic Violence and placed in the Johnson Detention Center.