Oconee County Sheriff’s Office Releases January 2021 Scams Update

(Walhalla, SC)————-In our continuing efforts to educate and inform our citizens and to prevent them from becoming victims of scams, the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is releasing today our January 2021 Scams Update. There are two main focuses of the January 2021 Scams Update. First, the Sheriff’s Office has received and taken reports recently from our citizens who are being […]

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DUI Related Accident Led To Power Outage in Oconee County Monday, SCHP Says

According to arrest records from the Oconee County Detention Center, 61 year-old Stan Kent McCall was charged with open container and DUI by the South Carolina Highway Patrol after his arrest Monday afternoon near Salem. Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative reported more than 440 customers lost service when a pickup truck flipped a guy wire apparatus across an energized line in […]

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ACSO Deputy In Accident En Route to Investigation of Armed Suspect

UPDATE FROM PICKENS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE: Late Monday night the Pickens County Sheriff’s Office was called to the scene of an accident involving an Anderson County Sheriff’s Office patrol vehicle on Midway Road in Williamston. Pickens County Investigators said that an Anderson County Deputy was responding to a call for service with his emergency equipment activated. As the Deputy attempted […]

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New Method of Disinfection Applied to Oconee County Buildings

A new fogging mist spray is being used to decontaminate Oconee County facilities and help further protection against COVID-19. The County Administration Building in Walhalla is being treated each night after all employees have left and the county’s volunteer fire stations get sprayed twice a week. The economical mix only takes two ounces of the germicide per gallon of water […]

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ACSO Looking for Missing Person

Anderson County Deputies need your help finding a man who hasn’t been seen since January 19th at a home on Victor Circle in Anderson. Deputies said that Andrew Joseph Maney left the home in his silver, 2010 Hyundai Elantra, with SC tag 9241NN. He is described as standing 5’8″ tall weighing approximately 140 pounds. A description of what Andrew was […]

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Seneca Teen Charged with Exploitation of A Minor

Arrest records from the Oconee County Detention Center revealed that back on Wednesday of last week, Sheriff’s Deputies arrested 18 year-old Cameron Chase Breazeale of Seneca around 1:00 pm and charged him with second degree sexual exploitation of a minor. According to the latest information from the jail, he has been released from custody on bond. Details surrounding the investigation […]

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Oconee County Sheriff’s Office Arrests Westminster Man on Criminal Sexual Conduct Charges

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Westminster man Wednesday on a charge of Criminal Sexual Conduct with a Minor – First Degree. 32 year old Ricky Lynn Lee, Jr. was booked around midnight and he remains in custody at the Detention Center pending a bond hearing. A deputy responded to Prisma Health – Oconee Memorial Hospital on Tuesday evening […]

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