Seneca Police Arrest Several, Still Searching for Others in November Drug Sweep

Seneca Police arrested several people in their November 2020 drug sweep. As of Friday afternoon, six out of sixteen individuals who were wanted on drug distribution charges were behind bars. Those six were identified as Donald Bruce, Darian Johnson, and Marcus Craig, each charged with distribution of crack cocaine; Ashli Mullett for distribution of a schedule 2 controlled substance; and […]

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Two Killed in Friday Night Accident

A two vehicle collision occurred Friday night at 7:50 pm at the intersection of SC 24 (West Oak Highway) and Coneross Creek Road, about seven miles south of Seneca. The collision claimed the lives of two people, identified by the Oconee County Coroner’s Office as 23 year-old Karen Guerrero of Central and 16 year-old Kimberly Boyzo of Seneca. Master Trooper […]

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Christmas Lights On Tonight in Seneca!

Tonight’s the night! Seneca’s Christmas lights display, save the main tree itself, will be on and open for viewing starting tonight at Norton Thompson Park and in Historic Downtown. City Administrator Scott Moulder said that a crowd gathered earlier this week to watch the test run, and Mayor Dan Alexander thanked the many volunteers and staff, including students from the […]

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Hunnicutt Pleads Guilty to Voluntary Manslaughter, Burglary in 2019 Murder Case

Deputy Solicitor Lindsey Simmons said that, on Thursday, one of two suspects arrested during investigation of a Seneca homicide last year has pleaded guilty and will await sentencing, perhaps not until early next year. Hunter Lee Hunnicutt will likely cooperate with the prosecution as it plans a trial for his co-defendant, Decota Brown, who is accused of fatally shooting his […]

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Oconee County Sheriff’s Office Releases October 2020 P.A.C.E. Team Statistics

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is releasing today the October 2020 P.A.C.E. (Pro-Active Criminal Enforcement) team statistics, as well as stats collected from Environmental Services. . For last month, P.A.C.E. team deputies conducted 127 traffic stops, issuing 88 citations and 66 warnings. Among the violations cited last month were 16 Vehicle License violations and 27 speeding violations. For the year, […]

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Oconee County Sheriff’s Office Arrests Seneca Man on a Drug Trafficking and Weapons Charge

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Seneca man on a drug trafficking and weapons charge Wednesday after investigators responded to the his home address in regards to a separate investigation. 25 year old Clifford Jacob Ricketts of Deer Ridge was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center on one count each of Trafficking in Methamphetamine and Possession of a […]

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