Oconee County Sheriff’s Office Announces Two Additional Arrests in First Drug Round-Up of 2022


Thomas Allen Ferguson



Christopher Lamar Tribble


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


The Sheriff’s Office began the operation on Thursday morning, March 3rd with a meeting and briefing at 9:00am at the Law Enforcement Center in Walhalla.


At the beginning of the drug sweep, the Sheriff’s Office announced that they were seeking 33 suspects, with arrest warrants, 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 Marijuana, Fentanyl, Methamphetamine, Heroin and prescription medication.


As of 2:30pm today, 23 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 the latest arrestees and their charges according to arrest warrants:


1) Christopher Lamar Tribble

31 years old

Seneca, SC

Distribution of Methamphetamine – 1 count

Tribble was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center around 9:12pm on

Friday, March 11th

Tribble received a $25,000 personal recognizance bond. A hold was placed on

Tribble by the Pickens County Sheriff’s Office and custody was transferred to their

agency on Monday, March 14th


2) Thomas Allen Ferguson

42 years old

Westminster, SC

Distribution of Heroin – 1 count

Distribution of Methamphetamine – 1 count

Ferguson was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center on Monday, March 14th

around 9:03am

At this time, Ferguson remains in custody pending a bond hearing

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 at 1-888-CRIME-SC, at www.oconeesccrimestoppers.com or via the free P3 app that can be downloaded on your smartphone. 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:


Stanley Demetrice Lewis

36 years old

Seneca, SC

Distribution of Marijuana – 3 counts


Michelle Doris Long

46 years old

Newry, SC

Distribution of Marijuana – 1 count


Brandon James Dodd

32 years old

Walhalla and Seneca, SC

Distribution of Methamphetamine – 1 count


Sandy Dean Smith

39 years old

Seneca, SC

Distribution of Methamphetamine – 1 count


April Lynne Webb

27 years old

Seneca and Walhalla, SC

Distribution of Heroin – 2 counts


Aaron Scott Gunn

30 years old

West Union, SC

Distribution of Methamphetamine – 1 count


Donna Rena McWhorter

52 years old

Seneca, SC

Distribution of Heroin – 1 count


Dustin David Stancil

27 years old

Seneca, SC

Distribution of Methamphetamine – 1 count


Damion Austin Davis

22 years old

Seneca, SC

Distribution of Methamphetamine – 1 count


Margaret Kylie Fitzgerald

38 years old

Westminster, SC

Trafficking in Methamphetamine – 1 count



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