By: Jimmy Watt
Public Information Officer
(Walhalla, SC)————————————-The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office made two drug arrests yesterday of two brothers in the Seneca area.
According to deputies, the Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division along with the Sheriff’s Office S.W.A.T. team executed a search warrant at 115 E Street in the B & B Trailer Park on the Utica Mill Hill near Seneca. The search warrant was in reference to controlled buys from the residence.
38 year old Allen Ray Atkison of 115 E Street in Seneca was arrested and charged with distributing Loritab to an undercover agent of the Sheriff’s Office on June 19th at the residence on E Street. Also on June 25th, Allen Ray Atkison, according to warrants, distributed a quantity of methamphetamines to an undercover agent of the Sheriff’s Office as well at the E Street location.
Also arrested yesterday was 34 year old Jerry Lee Atkison of 115 E Street near Seneca. According to warrants, Jerry Lee Atkison distributed a quantity of Loritab to an undercover operative of the Sheriff’s Office on June 20th at the E Street location.
Upon execution of the search warrant, deputies also found Allen Ray Atkison to be in possession of two clear baggies containing a powder like substance and a glass pipe. He will face an additional charge of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine.
The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is continuing their investigation.
Allen Atkison pled guilty to one count of Possession of a Controlled Substance on January of 2015 and was sentenced to 6 months in jail suspended to on year probation and was given credit for 43 days times served.
The charges against Jerry Lee Atkison was nolle prossed in March of 2015.