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


Jacob Larry Foster



Joseph Donald Moore



James Bernard Williams



Joshua Leard Sanders


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


The Sheriff’s Office began the operation with a meeting and briefing at 8:30am Tuesday 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 2pm today, 15 subjects had been arrested so far and/or were already in jail and will or have been served their warrants. Here are the names of the additional subjects arrested:


· Jacob Larry Foster

37 years old

Walhalla, SC

Distribution of Heroin – 1 count

Foster was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center around 1:46pm on Thursday, February 9th


· Joseph Donald Moore

35 years old

Walhalla, SC

Distribution of Methamphetamine – 2 counts

Moore was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center around 1:46pm on Wednesday, February 8th

Moore was also served with two outstanding Magistrate Bench Warrants


· James Bernard Williams

44 years old

Seneca, SC

Distribution of Crack Cocaine – 1 count

Williams was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center around 8:50am on Wednesday, February 8th


· Joshua Leard Sanders

41 years old

Seneca, SC

Trafficking in Methamphetamine – 1 count

Distribution of Fentanyl - 1 count

Sanders was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center around 10:44am on Thursday, February 9th


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:


· Jeffery Carl Maillard

44 years old

Westminster, SC

Distribution in Methamphetamine – 1 count


· Alison Moore Bugg

34 years old

Walhalla, SC

Distribution of Methamphetamine – 1 count


· Sarah Kathleen Collingsworth

35 years old

Seneca, SC

Distribution of Methamphetamine – 2 counts

Distribution of Fentanyl – 1 count


· Jeremy Fulton Alexander

32 years old

West Union, SC

Distribution of Heroin – 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


· Scott Lamar Price

52 years old

Walhalla, SC

Trafficking in Methamphetamine – 2 counts



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