Oconee County Sheriff’s Office

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Athens Banner-Herald
Athens man charged wth DUI after entering sheriff's officeA 62-year-old Athens man walked into the lobby of the Oconee County Sheriff’s O
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted yesterday
A 62-year-old Athens man walked into the lobby of the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office Thursday afternoon and was charged with DUI when he agreed to take a Breathalyzer test, authorities said. Chief Deputy Lee Weems was in the lobby speaking with a... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Oconee County police blotterThe Oconee County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents: SHOPLIFTI
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 5 days ago
The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents: SHOPLIFTING: On Aug. 11, a deputy was dispatched about 1 p.m. to Lowe’s, where a loss prevention officer had detained a woman for trying to leave with $532 in merchandise,... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Gas line break forces closure of Oconee highwayPark. Authorities expect the road may be closed for several hours and school t
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 7 days ago
Park. Authorities expect the road may be closed for several hours and school traffic might be impacted as a result. The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office said it informed the school system of the road closure. Deputies have set up detours for the... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Oconee house fire cause undeterminedas a result of his efforts to rescue the 13 cats that were inside the home when
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 14 days ago
as a result of his efforts to rescue the 13 cats that were inside the home when the fire started. Sgt. Carter Brank of the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office, an early responder to the fire, said Garrett and two others were attempting to rescue the... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Man's attempt to sell sunglasses leads to others arrestsWoman caught with 5 pounds of meth in car during traffic stop Tabitha Hammond/
FOX Carolina / Posted 14 days ago
Woman caught with 5 pounds of meth in car during traffic stop Tabitha Hammond/ Seized drugs (Source: OCSO) The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office said a woman was arrested Tuesday morning after deputies found more than five pounds of meth... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Maryland city debates whether non-citizens should be able to voteWoman caught with 5 pounds of meth in car during traffic stop Tabitha Hammond/
FOX Carolina / Posted 14 days ago
Woman caught with 5 pounds of meth in car during traffic stop Tabitha Hammond/ Seized drugs (Source: OCSO) The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office said a woman was arrested Tuesday morning after deputies found more than five pounds of meth... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Two suspects in custody after burglarizing home, fleeing in stolen carWoman caught with 5 pounds of meth in car during traffic stop Tabitha Hammond/
FOX Carolina / Posted 14 days ago
Woman caught with 5 pounds of meth in car during traffic stop Tabitha Hammond/ Seized drugs (Source: OCSO) The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office said a woman was arrested Tuesday morning after deputies found more than five pounds of meth... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Donations being accepted after Upstate detention officer loses home in fireWoman caught with 5 pounds of meth in car during traffic stop Tabitha Hammond/
FOX Carolina / Posted 14 days ago
Woman caught with 5 pounds of meth in car during traffic stop Tabitha Hammond/ Seized drugs (Source: OCSO) The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office said a woman was arrested Tuesday morning after deputies found more than five pounds of meth... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Troopers investigating fatal collision in Laurens Co.Woman caught with 5 pounds of meth in car during traffic stop Tabitha Hammond/
FOX Carolina / Posted 14 days ago
Woman caught with 5 pounds of meth in car during traffic stop Tabitha Hammond/ Seized drugs (Source: OCSO) The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office said a woman was arrested Tuesday morning after deputies found more than five pounds of meth... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Mom abandoned son with special needs in woods, police sayWoman caught with 5 pounds of meth in car during traffic stop Tabitha Hammond/
FOX Carolina / Posted 14 days ago
Woman caught with 5 pounds of meth in car during traffic stop Tabitha Hammond/ Seized drugs (Source: OCSO) The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office said a woman was arrested Tuesday morning after deputies found more than five pounds of meth... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Couple weds in Crossfit gymWoman caught with 5 pounds of meth in car during traffic stop Tabitha Hammond/
FOX Carolina / Posted 14 days ago
Woman caught with 5 pounds of meth in car during traffic stop Tabitha Hammond/ Seized drugs (Source: OCSO) The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office said a woman was arrested Tuesday morning after deputies found more than five pounds of meth... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Vacationers find large rattlesnake on Hilton Head Island beachWoman caught with 5 pounds of meth in car during traffic stop Tabitha Hammond/
FOX Carolina / Posted 14 days ago
Woman caught with 5 pounds of meth in car during traffic stop Tabitha Hammond/ Seized drugs (Source: OCSO) The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office said a woman was arrested Tuesday morning after deputies found more than five pounds of meth... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Seth MacFarlane favors sci-fi optimism in TV's 'The Orville'Woman caught with 5 pounds of meth in car during traffic stop Tabitha Hammond/
FOX Carolina / Posted 14 days ago
Woman caught with 5 pounds of meth in car during traffic stop Tabitha Hammond/ Seized drugs (Source: OCSO) The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office said a woman was arrested Tuesday morning after deputies found more than five pounds of meth... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Krispy Kreme creates solar eclipse-themed doughnutWoman caught with 5 pounds of meth in car during traffic stop Tabitha Hammond/
FOX Carolina / Posted 14 days ago
Woman caught with 5 pounds of meth in car during traffic stop Tabitha Hammond/ Seized drugs (Source: OCSO) The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office said a woman was arrested Tuesday morning after deputies found more than five pounds of meth... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Sex offender wanted in Asheville may be armedWoman caught with 5 pounds of meth in car during traffic stop Tabitha Hammond/
FOX Carolina / Posted 15 days ago
Woman caught with 5 pounds of meth in car during traffic stop Tabitha Hammond/ Seized drugs (Source: OCSO) The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office said a woman was arrested Tuesday morning after deputies found more than five pounds of meth... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Myers wins democratic runoff for District 31 seatWoman caught with 5 pounds of meth in car during traffic stop Tabitha Hammond/
FOX Carolina / Posted 15 days ago
Woman caught with 5 pounds of meth in car during traffic stop Tabitha Hammond/ Seized drugs (Source: OCSO) The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office said a woman was arrested Tuesday morning after deputies found more than five pounds of meth... Read more
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FOX Carolina
AG asks justices to revisit domestic violence rulingWoman caught with 5 pounds of meth in car during traffic stop Tabitha Hammond/
FOX Carolina / Posted 15 days ago
Woman caught with 5 pounds of meth in car during traffic stop Tabitha Hammond/ Seized drugs (Source: OCSO) The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office said a woman was arrested Tuesday morning after deputies found more than five pounds of meth... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Pastor, former Anderson Co. NAACP president passes awayWoman caught with 5 pounds of meth in car during traffic stop Tabitha Hammond/
FOX Carolina / Posted 15 days ago
Woman caught with 5 pounds of meth in car during traffic stop Tabitha Hammond/ Seized drugs (Source: OCSO) The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office said a woman was arrested Tuesday morning after deputies found more than five pounds of meth... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Globetrotter makes historic shot from helicopterWoman caught with 5 pounds of meth in car during traffic stop Tabitha Hammond/
FOX Carolina / Posted 15 days ago
Woman caught with 5 pounds of meth in car during traffic stop Tabitha Hammond/ Seized drugs (Source: OCSO) The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office said a woman was arrested Tuesday morning after deputies found more than five pounds of meth... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Here are the top pet-friendly cities in AmericaWoman caught with 5 pounds of meth in car during traffic stop Tabitha Hammond/
FOX Carolina / Posted 15 days ago
Woman caught with 5 pounds of meth in car during traffic stop Tabitha Hammond/ Seized drugs (Source: OCSO) The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office said a woman was arrested Tuesday morning after deputies found more than five pounds of meth... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Attorney General: Anderson Co. man facing 15 charges in child porn investigationWoman caught with 5 pounds of meth in car during traffic stop Tabitha Hammond/
FOX Carolina / Posted 15 days ago
Woman caught with 5 pounds of meth in car during traffic stop Tabitha Hammond/ Seized drugs (Source: OCSO) The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office said a woman was arrested Tuesday morning after deputies found more than five pounds of meth... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Deputies responding to reports of armed robbery in Greenville Co.Woman caught with 5 pounds of meth in car during traffic stop Tabitha Hammond/
FOX Carolina / Posted 15 days ago
Woman caught with 5 pounds of meth in car during traffic stop Tabitha Hammond/ Seized drugs (Source: OCSO) The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office said a woman was arrested Tuesday morning after deputies found more than five pounds of meth... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Glen Campbell, legendary country artist, dies at 81Woman caught with 5 pounds of meth in car during traffic stop Tabitha Hammond/
FOX Carolina / Posted 15 days ago
Woman caught with 5 pounds of meth in car during traffic stop Tabitha Hammond/ Seized drugs (Source: OCSO) The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office said a woman was arrested Tuesday morning after deputies found more than five pounds of meth... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Country music legend Glen Campbell dies at 81Woman caught with 5 pounds of meth in car during traffic stop Tabitha Hammond/
FOX Carolina / Posted 15 days ago
Woman caught with 5 pounds of meth in car during traffic stop Tabitha Hammond/ Seized drugs (Source: OCSO) The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office said a woman was arrested Tuesday morning after deputies found more than five pounds of meth... Read more
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FOX Carolina
David Letterman headed back to talk TV with Netflix seriesWoman caught with 5 pounds of meth in car during traffic stop Tabitha Hammond/
FOX Carolina / Posted 15 days ago
Woman caught with 5 pounds of meth in car during traffic stop Tabitha Hammond/ Seized drugs (Source: OCSO) The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office said a woman was arrested Tuesday morning after deputies found more than five pounds of meth... Read more
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FOX Carolina
SWAT, police responding to scene in AndersonWoman caught with 5 pounds of meth in car during traffic stop Tabitha Hammond/
FOX Carolina / Posted 15 days ago
Woman caught with 5 pounds of meth in car during traffic stop Tabitha Hammond/ Seized drugs (Source: OCSO) The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office said a woman was arrested Tuesday morning after deputies found more than five pounds of meth... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Insults incite big fight among customers at Oconee IHOPthe 3 a.m. mayhem because the four primary suspects went to an Athens hospital
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 15 days ago
the 3 a.m. mayhem because the four primary suspects went to an Athens hospital for medical treatment, according to the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office report. Oconee County Sheriff Scott Berry said Monday that the deputy who initially responded... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
1 injured in Oconee County house firefire that broke out at about 9 a.m. Monday on the 1300 block of Malcom Bridge R
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 16 days ago
fire that broke out at about 9 a.m. Monday on the 1300 block of Malcom Bridge Road in Bogart. Sgt. Carter Brank of the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office was an early responder to the fire. He said three adults were attempting to rescue several... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
UPDATE: Oconee home ablaze, 1 injuredthe fire that broke out at about 9 a.m. Monday on the 1300 block of Malcom Brid
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 16 days ago
the fire that broke out at about 9 a.m. Monday on the 1300 block of Malcom Bridge Road in Bogart. Sgt. Carter Brank of the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office was an early responder to the fire. He said three adults were attempting to rescue several... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Steel Horsemen Motorcycle Club leaves Oconee; plans to stay in Athens areaThe Steel Horsemen Motorcycle Club recently left Bishop. Just weeks after Ocon
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 16 days ago
The Steel Horsemen Motorcycle Club recently left Bishop. Just weeks after Oconee County sheriff’s deputies and agents with three other law enforcement agencies raided the private clubhouse, the members decided to leave town. No charges were filed... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Oconee man breaks up with Texan upon learning she was a he, retaliated againstA disgruntled Texan recently made several 911 calls to the Oconee County Sherif
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 16 days ago
A disgruntled Texan recently made several 911 calls to the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office to falsely report criminal activity at an Epps Bridge Parkway residence as an act of retribution. The home is the residence of a man who broke off a... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Oconee home ablaze, 1 injuredfire that broke out at about 9 a.m. Monday on the 1300 block of Malcom Bridge R
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 16 days ago
fire that broke out at about 9 a.m. Monday on the 1300 block of Malcom Bridge Road in Bogart. Sgt. Carter Brank of the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office was an early responder to the fire. He said three adults were attempting to rescue several... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Family of Clemson Student Settles Lawsuits Filed in His Deathfall, and the university and local and national chapters of the fraternity have
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 20 days ago
fall, and the university and local and national chapters of the fraternity have denied responsibility for his death. The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office has investigated the case and has received assistance from the South Carolina Law Enforcement... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Teen jumps from plane at San Francisco airportman arrested after stealing over $4K worth of jewelry from family Cody Allen H
FOX Carolina / Posted 21 days ago
man arrested after stealing over $4K worth of jewelry from family Cody Allen Harvey. (Source: OCSO) Deputies with the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office said they arrested a man in connection to the theft of about $4,500 in jewelry on... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Spartanburg High School: First high school in nation to test new concussion technologyman arrested after stealing over $4K worth of jewelry from family Cody Allen H
FOX Carolina / Posted 21 days ago
man arrested after stealing over $4K worth of jewelry from family Cody Allen Harvey. (Source: OCSO) Deputies with the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office said they arrested a man in connection to the theft of about $4,500 in jewelry on... Read more
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FOX Carolina
All eyes on iPhone 8man arrested after stealing over $4K worth of jewelry from family Cody Allen H
FOX Carolina / Posted 21 days ago
man arrested after stealing over $4K worth of jewelry from family Cody Allen Harvey. (Source: OCSO) Deputies with the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office said they arrested a man in connection to the theft of about $4,500 in jewelry on... Read more
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FOX Carolina
NYT: Trump administration prepares to investigate 'race-based discrimination'man arrested after stealing over $4K worth of jewelry from family Cody Allen H
FOX Carolina / Posted 21 days ago
man arrested after stealing over $4K worth of jewelry from family Cody Allen Harvey. (Source: OCSO) Deputies with the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office said they arrested a man in connection to the theft of about $4,500 in jewelry on... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Duke Energy lineman saves woman being attacked by dogs in Greenvilleman arrested after stealing over $4K worth of jewelry from family Cody Allen H
FOX Carolina / Posted 22 days ago
man arrested after stealing over $4K worth of jewelry from family Cody Allen Harvey. (Source: OCSO) Deputies with the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office said they arrested a man in connection to the theft of about $4,500 in jewelry on... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Kitten tased by teens on Snapchatman arrested after stealing over $4K worth of jewelry from family Cody Allen H
FOX Carolina / Posted 22 days ago
man arrested after stealing over $4K worth of jewelry from family Cody Allen Harvey. (Source: OCSO) Deputies with the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office said they arrested a man in connection to the theft of about $4,500 in jewelry on... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Costco's co-founder and chairman diesman arrested after stealing over $4K worth of jewelry from family Cody Allen H
FOX Carolina / Posted 22 days ago
man arrested after stealing over $4K worth of jewelry from family Cody Allen Harvey. (Source: OCSO) Deputies with the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office said they arrested a man in connection to the theft of about $4,500 in jewelry on... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Report says Trump called White House a 'dump'man arrested after stealing over $4K worth of jewelry from family Cody Allen H
FOX Carolina / Posted 22 days ago
man arrested after stealing over $4K worth of jewelry from family Cody Allen Harvey. (Source: OCSO) Deputies with the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office said they arrested a man in connection to the theft of about $4,500 in jewelry on... Read more
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FOX Carolina
old child killed after attacked by dog in Hartwellman arrested after stealing over $4K worth of jewelry from family Cody Allen H
FOX Carolina / Posted 22 days ago
man arrested after stealing over $4K worth of jewelry from family Cody Allen Harvey. (Source: OCSO) Deputies with the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office said they arrested a man in connection to the theft of about $4,500 in jewelry on... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Homeless lifelong bank robber, 77, gets 15 yearsman arrested after stealing over $4K worth of jewelry from family Cody Allen H
FOX Carolina / Posted 22 days ago
man arrested after stealing over $4K worth of jewelry from family Cody Allen Harvey. (Source: OCSO) Deputies with the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office said they arrested a man in connection to the theft of about $4,500 in jewelry on... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Candlelight vigil to be held Wednesday in honor of Thomas Brysonman arrested after stealing over $4K worth of jewelry from family Cody Allen H
FOX Carolina / Posted 22 days ago
man arrested after stealing over $4K worth of jewelry from family Cody Allen Harvey. (Source: OCSO) Deputies with the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office said they arrested a man in connection to the theft of about $4,500 in jewelry on... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Coast Guard chief vows to support transgender personnel after Trump tweets banman arrested after stealing over $4K worth of jewelry from family Cody Allen H
FOX Carolina / Posted 22 days ago
man arrested after stealing over $4K worth of jewelry from family Cody Allen Harvey. (Source: OCSO) Deputies with the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office said they arrested a man in connection to the theft of about $4,500 in jewelry on... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Investigators searching for missing man in Laurens Co.man arrested after stealing over $4K worth of jewelry from family Cody Allen H
FOX Carolina / Posted 22 days ago
man arrested after stealing over $4K worth of jewelry from family Cody Allen Harvey. (Source: OCSO) Deputies with the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office said they arrested a man in connection to the theft of about $4,500 in jewelry on... Read more
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FOX Carolina
'Pull your pants up': Liquor store challenges what customers wearman arrested after stealing over $4K worth of jewelry from family Cody Allen H
FOX Carolina / Posted 22 days ago
man arrested after stealing over $4K worth of jewelry from family Cody Allen Harvey. (Source: OCSO) Deputies with the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office said they arrested a man in connection to the theft of about $4,500 in jewelry on... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Upstate man arrested for inappropriately touching minor childman arrested after stealing over $4K worth of jewelry from family Cody Allen H
FOX Carolina / Posted 22 days ago
man arrested after stealing over $4K worth of jewelry from family Cody Allen Harvey. (Source: OCSO) Deputies with the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office said they arrested a man in connection to the theft of about $4,500 in jewelry on... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Caught on camera: Anderson Co. deputies seek help identifying armed robbery suspectsman arrested after stealing over $4K worth of jewelry from family Cody Allen H
FOX Carolina / Posted 22 days ago
man arrested after stealing over $4K worth of jewelry from family Cody Allen Harvey. (Source: OCSO) Deputies with the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office said they arrested a man in connection to the theft of about $4,500 in jewelry on... Read more
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2 men arrested after car chase leads to confrontation with pistol, machete in Greenwoodman arrested after stealing over $4K worth of jewelry from family Cody Allen H
FOX Carolina / Posted 22 days ago
man arrested after stealing over $4K worth of jewelry from family Cody Allen Harvey. (Source: OCSO) Deputies with the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office said they arrested a man in connection to the theft of about $4,500 in jewelry on... Read more
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