Stolen Car Chased By Law Enforcement From Georgia Stopped in Anderson County

Deputies with the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office said 39 year-old Gregory Allen Jones of Waynesboro, VA stole a car in Georgia and led deputies in Anderson County, S.C. on a chase. He was arrested Wednesday, according to deputies who said they were working along I-85 when they received a notification from deputies in Monroe County, Georgia that a recently stolen […]

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Oconee Sheriff’s Foundation and Crimestoppers of Oconee County Receive Grant Awards

The Oconee Sheriff’s Foundation and Crimestoppers of Oconee County, Inc. are announcing the awarding of grants for both initiatives. The grants were applied for by Helen Westmoreland, who is the Community Outreach Coordinator for the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office. The Sheriff’s Foundation received a grant award of $7,290.22 while Crimestoppers of Oconee County, Inc. received a grant award of $14,424.40. […]

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Oconee County Sheriff’s Office Arrests Easley Man on Charges Related to Two Separate Investigations

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office arrested an Easley man and booked him into the Oconee County Detention Center Wednesday on charges related to two separate investigations. 24 year old Cody Kyle Moore of Highway 81 north was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center around 1:48am this morning. Moore has been charged with one count each of Grand Larceny, Armed […]

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Oconee County Sheriff’s Office Arrests Seneca Teenager on Criminal Sexual Conduct Charge

George Tony Webb, Jr.

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Seneca teenager Wednesday on a charge of Criminal Sexual Conduct with a Minor – Second Degree. 18 year old George Tony Webb, Jr. was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center around 9:08am. Webb, Jr. received a $50,000 personal recognizance bond at his bond hearing and he will be released on his own […]

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IRS Warns of COVID-19 and Tax Related Scams in South Carolina

The Internal Revenue Service’s Criminal Investigation Division (IRS-CI) is warning South Carolina taxpayers about a new wave of COVID-19-related scams as the agency delivers the second round of Economic Impact Payments. In the last several months, IRS-CI has seen a variety of Economic Impact Payment (EIP) scams and other financial schemes designed to steal money and personal information from taxpayers. […]

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Greenville Business Owner Charged with Tax Evasion by SCDOR

On Tuesday, South Carolina Department of Revenue (SCDOR) agents arrested a Greenville County convenience store operator and charged him with three counts of tax evasion. Viraj Chitranjan Mehta, 37, of Greer, owner of Harry’s Quick Stop, failed to report $836,927 in sales from 2016-2018, according to arrest warrants. As a result, the warrants allege, Mehta evaded $50,216 in Sales Tax […]

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Pride of Walhalla Booster Club Seeks Community’s Help Repairing Damaged Trailer

Back in December we told you about the theft of the Walhalla High School band’s trailer. Fortunately, the trailer, along with all the instruments and equipment totaling more than $40,000, was recovered. Oconee County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested 33 year-old Jason Bradley Pierce of Seneca and charged him with two counts of Grand Larceny, while Seneca Police charged him with one […]

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