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


James Gus Orr, Jr.


(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 10am today, eighteen 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 Gus Orr, Jr.

53 years old

Seneca, SC

Distribution in Methamphetamine – 1 count

Orr, Jr. was taken into custody in Anderson County on Thursday and transported to the Oconee County Detention Center. At this time, Orr, Jr. remains in custody on a $50,000 surety bond.


The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in locating a suspect who is 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:


· Lori Denise Williams

42 years old

Walhalla, SC

Distribution of Methamphetamine – 1 count



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