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Oconee County Sheriff’s Office Announces Additional Arrest in First Drug Round-Up of 2023


Sarah Kathleen Collinsworth


(Walhalla, SC)---------------------------------The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is announcing today an additional arrest in the first drug round-up of 2023.


The Sheriff’s Office began the operation with a meeting and briefing at 8:30am on Tuesday, February 7th, at the Law Enforcement Center in Walhalla.


The Sheriff’s Office obtained arrest warrants on 22 subjects. The arrest warrants were obtained based on controlled purchases of narcotics by undercover operatives working at the direction of the Sheriff’s Office. Among the narcotics purchased during the controlled buys were Cocaine, Crack Cocaine, Fentanyl, Heroin, Marijuana, Methamphetamine, and Prescription Medication.


As of 11am today, 19 subjects had been arrested so far and/or were already in jail and will or have been served their warrants. Here is the name of the additional subject arrested:


Sarah Kathleen Collinsworth

35 years old

Seneca, SC

Distribution of Methamphetamine – 2 counts

Distribution of Fentanyl – 1 count

Collinsworth was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center around 11:42am

on Monday, March 6th.

Collinsworth was released yesterday from jail after receiving a combined $55,000

personal recognizance bond.


The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in locating the remainder of those who are wanted in our ongoing round-up. Anyone with any information can leave a tip with Crimestoppers online at www.oconeesccrimestoppers.com. You don’t have to give your name when you contact Crimestoppers and all information provided is confidential. If your tip leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward. The names of the remaining suspects are as follows:


Alison Moore Bugg

34 years old

Walhalla, SC

Distribution of Methamphetamine – 1 count


Lee Roy Witt

48 years old

Westminster, SC

Distribution of Methamphetamine – 1 count

Trafficking in Methamphetamine – 1 count


Levarick Shawntauius Ware

34 years old

Central, SC

Trafficking in Methamphetamine – 1 count




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