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


Sarah Kathleen Collingsworth



Brandon James Dodd



Scott Lamar Price



Timothy Wayne Duffy



Levarick Shawntanuius Ware



Rashad Ali Thompson



Kendall Ann Ellis



Lee Roy Witt



Jordan Rose Haynes



Joshua Leard Sanders



Joseph Donald Moore



Jesus Urquiza



Jeremy Fulton Alexander



Jeffery Carl Maillard



James Bernard Williams



Jacob Larry Foster



Desmond Trent Pearson



Daryl Leron Moore



Barry Dee Palmer II



Charles Johnathan Sanders



Alison Moore Bugg



Adam Joseph Reed


(Walhalla, SC)---------------------------------The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is announcing today that the first drug round-up of 2023 began this morning.


The Sheriff’s Office began the operation with a meeting and briefing at 8:30am today 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 4:30pm today, 11 individuals had been arrested so far and/or were already in jail and will or have been served their warrants. Here are the names of those subjects:


1) Charles Johnathan Sanders

Salem, SC

34 years old

Distribution of Prescription Medication (Suboxone) – 2 counts

Sanders was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center around 2:23pm today.


2) Timothy Wayne Duffy

Seneca, SC

38 years old

Distribution of Heroin – 1 count

Duffy was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center on November 14th, 2022, on unrelated charges, and remains in jail at this time.


3) Barry Dee Palmer II

34 years old

Westminster, SC

Distribution of Heroin – 1 count

Palmer II was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center on September 2nd, 2022, on unrelated charges, and remains in jail at this time.


4) Adam Joseph Reed

Seneca, SC

30 years old

Distribution of Fentanyl – 1 count

Reed was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center on December 12th, 2022, on unrelated charges, and remains in jail at this time.


5) Jesus Urquiza

Westminster, SC

51 years old

Distribution of Methamphetamine – 1 count

Distribution of Cocaine – 3 counts

Urquiza was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center around 1:39pm today.


6) Desmond Trent Pearson

Westminster, SC

34 years old

Distribution of Marijuana – 3 counts

Pearson was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center around 10:29am today


7) Jordan Rose Haynes

Seneca, SC

20 years old

Distribution of Methamphetamine – 2 counts

Haynes was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center around 4:23pm today


8) Rashad Ali Thompson

Seneca, SC

43 years old

Distribution of Methamphetamine – 5 counts

Thompson was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center on January 10th, 2023, on unrelated charges, and remains in jail at this time


9) Daryl Leron Moore

49 years old

Walhalla, SC

Distribution of Methamphetamine – 1 count

Moore was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center around 2:12pm today


10) Kendal Ann Ellis

Walhalla, SC

37 years old

Distribution of Methamphetamine – 1 count

Ellis is currently incarcerated in a South Carolina Department of Corrections Facility


11) Brandon James Dodd

Walhalla, SC

33 years old

Distribution of Methamphetamine – 3 counts

Dodd was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center on October 8th, 2022, on unrelated charges, and remains in jail at this time


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:


· Jacob Larry Foster

37 years old

Walhalla, SC

Distribution of Heroin – 1 count


· 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


· Joseph Donald Moore

35 years old

Walhalla, SC

Distribution of Methamphetamine – 2 counts


· Jeremy Fulton Alexander

32 years old

West Union, SC

Distribution of Heroin – 1 count


· James Bernard Williams

44 years old

Seneca, SC

Distribution of Crack Cocaine – 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


· Joshua Leard Sanders

41 years old

Seneca, SC

Trafficking in Methamphetamine – 1 count


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