OSCO Reports 10th Drug Sweep Arrest

First Drug Sweep of 2020

Emily Gill
February 20, 2020 - 2:26 pm
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Released by the Oconee County Sheriff's Office.

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is announcing an additional arrest today in the first drug sweep of 2020.

The operation officially began with a briefing at 8:30am on Thursday, February 13th.  The operation included not only agents from the Narcotics Division but deputies from the Warrants division as well.

In all, agents were seeking 17 individuals on drug distribution charges involving Methamphetamine and controlled substances as well as one charge of Distribution of Fentanyl.  During 2019, undercover operatives working at the direction of the Sheriff’s Office, made control buys of narcotics. 

The additional arrest today brings the total number of suspects arrested and/or have been or will be served their arrest warrants to ten.

James Bryan Farley
OCSO

Here is the name of the tenth arrestee and their charge according to an arrest warrant:

  •  56 year old James Bryan Farley, Seneca, SC
  • One Count of Distribution of Methamphetamine
  • Farley was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center around 11:14pm Wednesday after his arrest during a traffic stop on Bountyland Road at Dickard Road.  Farley also had an outstanding arrest warrant on charges of Forgery unrelated to the drug investigation.  Farley was also issued a ticket as a result of the traffic stop for an Unregistered Moped.
  • At this time, Foster remains in custody at the Oconee County Detention Center  on a combined $30,232.50 surety bond.

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is continuing their investigation and in order to preserve the integrity of the investigation, no further information, including names of other suspects being sought, will be released at this time.

 

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