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Oconee County Sheriff’s Office Announces Additional Arrest in Second Drug Round-Up of 2022


James Earl Webb


(Walhalla, SC)---------------------------------The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is announcing today an additional arrest in the second drug round-up of 2022.


The Sheriff’s Office began the operation on Thursday, September 1st with a meeting and briefing at 9:00am at the Law Enforcement Center in Walhalla.


The Sheriff’s Office obtained arrest warrants on 20 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 by undercover operatives were Fentanyl, Methamphetamine, Heroin, LSD, and Ecstasy.


As of 1pm today, sixteen individuals had been arrested so far and/or were already in jail and will or have been served their warrants. Here is the name of additional suspect arrested and their charges according to arrest warrants:


· James Earl Webb

26 years old

Westminster, SC

Distribution of Methamphetamine – 1 count

Distribution of Heroin – 1 count

Webb was a passenger in a vehicle that was the subject of a traffic stop yesterday afternoon on Highway 24 near Wilburs Place, which is near Townville. Webb was taken into custody on the two outstanding warrants and booked into the Oconee County Detention Center around 4:14pm. At this time, Webb remains in jail on a combined $100,000 surety bond. Webb will have to wear an electronic monitoring device, as a condition of bond, should he be released.


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:


· James Gus Orr, Jr.

53 years old

Seneca, SC

Distribution in Methamphetamine – 1 count


· Christina Ann Henson

37 years old

Seneca, SC

Distribution of Methamphetamine – 1 count


· Shasta Denard Richardson

40 years old

Seneca, SC

Distribution of Methamphetamine – 1 count


· Lori Denise Williams

42 years old

Walhalla, SC

Distribution of Methamphetamine – 1 count


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