Laurens County Sheriff’s Lt. Higgenbotham and Deputy Taylor responded to Hampton Street in Joanna following a medical situation. At the scene, the officers were told of money being missing from the medical patient’s wallet. A younger woman who also lives at the residence with her boyfriend became a suspect in the theft of the wallet and also medicine. Deputies stated the suspect lied to them during questioning. 27-year-old Brandi Nicole Barnes of 210 West Calhoun Street, Joanna was charged with Petit Larceny and with False Information to Police. Tickets on those two charges were issued at 10:23 last night by Deputy Jamison Taylor. Ms. Barnes was placed in the Johnson Detention Center, where she was also being held for additional charges.
Arrest in Joanna
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 By