A Laurens man was arrested after his family reported him to the police for stealing from them.
James Stuart Abell, 47 of 110 Douglas St, Laurens SC was arrested by Greenwood County Sheriff’s Office and charged with burglary.
According to the police report, Abell entered his family’s home without their permission and stole a sword that belonged to a great grandfather. They also reported Abell took two other knives with all a value around $500.
The son admitted to his father that he pawned the sword at a pawn shop in Clinton SC. The father then gave Abell $75 to get the sword back but never Abell never returned the sword. The family also claimed Abell stole a 20 ga. Pump shotgun too.