Another Arrest in Second Drug Sweep of 2023; More Suspects Still At Large

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office conducted its second drug round-up of 2023, starting on September 28th. Arrest warrants were issued for 26 individuals based on controlled purchases of various narcotics. As of February 23, 2024, 22 subjects have been arrested. The latest arrestee is Monica Marie Swafford, charged with two counts of heroin distribution. She was released after posting a $30,000 bond. The Sheriff’s Office is seeking help to locate the remaining suspects. Tips can be submitted confidentially to Crimestoppers online. Cash rewards are offered for tips leading to an arrest. The remaining suspects include Daniel Jerome Watson, Jonathan Nolan Lee Ivester, and Kevin Ray Foster.