Held Against a Pole

Laurens City Police were dispatched to apartments at Pinehaven Street Extension at 8:08 yesterday morning on a fight in progress call. On arrival, Sgt. Shane Martin was informed that a man had run to a woman at the mailbox and put his arms around her and held her against a utility pole She then started yelling for someone to call the police. The woman was reportedly able to run toward NHC next door but was again captured and held by the man. Officers arrived and placed the man in custody. 30-year-old James Delvin Rogers of Apartment 27 at 495 Pinehaven Street Extension was served with a warrant charging him with Criminal Domestic Violence. He’s accused of placing his arms around the victim with whom he has cohabitated and holding her against a utility pole. James Rogers, also known as “Junior,” was being held overnight in the Johnson Detention Center, pending arraignment today.