Laurens Man Receives Felony Drug Charge and More Following Traffic Stop

A Laurens man was arrested on multiple charges following a traffic stop last week.

According to the Pocahontas County Sheriff’s Office, the traffic stop was conducted late in the afternoon last Friday just east of Varina at the intersection of C49 and N28. 48-year-old Shaun Garman was arrested and charged with Driving While Barred, an aggravated misdemeanor.

The sheriff’s office obtained a search warrant on Garman’s vehicle. Following a search, he was additionally charged with 3rd Offense Possession of Methamphetamine, a class D felony…and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, a simple misdemeanor. Garman was also cited for Failure to Provide Proof of Financial Liability…Operating a Non-Registered Vehicle…and Driving While License Under Suspension.

Garman was booked into the Pocahontas County Jail. The Pocahontas County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Laurens and Pocahontas Police Departments.

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