8 arrested in drug round up in Oconee Co.

OCONEE CO., SC (WSPA) – 8 people have been arrested in a drug sweep, according to the Oconee Co. Sheriff’s Office.

They say “Operation Infinity” began this morning.

The Sheriff’s Office teamed up with Seneca and Walhalla Police Departments.

They say 25 people are being sought on a variety of drug charges involving methamphetamine, prescription drugs, and marijuana.

They say some people in this drug sweep are also being sought on charges of Unlawful Neglect of a Child.

As of 3:00 pm, 8 people had been arrested so far or were already are in jail and will or have been served their warrants, according to the sheriff.

Douglas John Olin Edmond Seneca, SC 41 years old Distribution of Ice (Methamphetamine) – 1 Count Booked into the Oconee County Detention Center around 10:48am on August 25th $5,000 surety bond on charge
Douglas John Olin Edmond
Seneca, SC
41, Distribution of Ice (Methamphetamine)
Booked into Oconee Co. Detention Center on August 25th
$5,000 surety bond
2) Daniel Glenn Carpenter Seneca, SC 50 years old Distribution of Marijuana – 1 Count Already in Jail at the Oconee County Detention Center $5,000 surety bond on charge
Daniel Glenn Carpenter
Seneca, SC
50 years old
Distribution of Marijuana
Already in Jail at the Oconee County Detention Center
$5,000 surety bond on charge
3) Joseph Eugene Willoughby Seneca, SC 30 years old Distribution of Ice (Methamphetamine) – 1 count Already in Jail at the Oconee County Detention Center $10,000 surety bond on charge
Joseph Eugene Willoughby
Seneca, SC
30 years old
Distribution of Ice (Methamphetamine)
Already in Jail at the Oconee County Detention Center
$10,000 surety bond on charge
4) Carrie Leigh Tyner Westminster, SC 32 years old Unlawful Neglect of a Child – 1 count Currently being housed in a South Carolina Department of Corrections Facility
Carrie Leigh Tyner
Westminster, SC
32 years old
Unlawful Neglect of a Child
Currently being housed in a South Carolina Department of Corrections Facility
5) Lee Roy Witt Westminster, SC 41 years old Distribution of Ice (Methamphetamine) – 1 count Booked into the Oconee County Detention Center on August 25th around 12:05pm $5,000 surety bond on charge
Lee Roy Witt
Westminster, SC
41,
Distribution of Ice (Methamphetamine)
Booked into the Oconee Co.Detention Center on August 25th
$5,000 surety bond
6) Bobby Hughdean Wood, Jr. West Union, SC 38 years old Distribution of Ice (Methamphetamine) – 1 count Already in Jail at the Oconee County Detention Center $10,000 surety bond on charge
Bobby Hughdean Wood, Jr.
West Union, SC
38 years old
Distribution of Ice (Methamphetamine)
Already in Jail at the Oconee County Detention Center
$10,000 surety bond on charge
7) Henry Eric Sanders Seneca, SC 27 years old Distribution of Marijuana – 2 counts Booked into the Oconee County Detention Center around 1:53pm on August 25th No bond information as of 4:30pm
Henry Eric Sanders
Seneca, SC
27 years old
Distribution of Marijuana
Booked into the Oconee County Detention Center on August 25th
No bond
8) Cecil Mark Fowler Seneca, SC Distribution of Crank (Methamphetamine)) – 1 count Already in Jail at the Oconee County Detention Center $25,000 surety bond on charge
Cecil Mark Fowler
Seneca, SC
Distribution of Crank (Methamphetamine)
Already in Jail at the Oconee County Detention Center
$25,000 surety bond on charge

All the suspects, except for Carrie Tyner, who is being housed in another facility, remain in custody at the Detention Center.

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is continuing their investigation and due to that fact, the names of the other individuals being sought will not be released at this time.

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