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


Sandy Dean Smith



April Lynne Webb


(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 11am today, 25 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)April Lynne Webb

27 years old

Seneca and Walhalla, SC

Distribution of Heroin – 2 counts

Webb was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center around 10:27pm on Tuesday,

March 22nd after being transported from the Pickens County Detention Center.

At this time, Webb remains in custody on a combined $50,000 surety bond.


2)Sandy Dean Smith

39 years old

Seneca, SC

Distribution of Methamphetamine – 1 count

Smith was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center around 10:59pm on Wednesday, March 23rd. At this time, Smith remains in custody at the Oconee County Detention Center on a $100,000 surety bond on the drug charge.

Smith was also served with a Magistrates Bench Warrant. A hold has been placed on Smith by the South Carolina Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services.


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

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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