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

Levarick Shawntauius Ware

(Walhalla, SC)---------------------------------The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is announcing today the 22nd, and final 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 6:30am today, all 22 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 final subject arrested:

Levarick Shawntauius Ware

34 years old

Central, SC

Trafficking in Methamphetamine – 1 count

Ware was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center around 6:26am today.

At this time, Ware remains in jail on a $200,000 surety bond. Ware will be required

to wear an electronic monitoring device, as a condition of bond, should he be released.

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