Two Arrested in Oconee County

Trafficking and Distribution of Meth

Seth Stokes
May 22, 2018 - 3:35 pm
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The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office arrested two Oconee County men yesterday after an execution of a search warrant at an address near Seneca.

Arrested were 46 year old Danny Dewayne Orr, who was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center around 5:58pm and 55 year old Charles Whitney Batts, who was booked into the Detention Center around 6:09pm.

Narcotics Agents obtained a search warrant for an address on White Oak Hill Drive near Seneca based upon controlled buys this year of quantities of Methamphetamine from both Orr and Batts at locations inside Oconee County, including the White Oak Hill Drive address.

Based upon the controlled buys, agents also obtained arrest warrants against both Orr and Batts, which were served yesterday, with both men charged with one count each of Trafficking in Methamphetamine and for Distribution of.  Batts also had an outstanding warrant for Driving under Suspension based upon a separate incident in April of this year.

During the execution of the search warrant, agents also seized additional narcotics and weapons from the residence on White Oak Hill Drive, which has led to additional charges against both men.

Based upon the evidence seized in the execution of the search warrant, Orr has also been charged with two counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance and one count each of Distribution of Methamphetamine, Possession of Marijuana and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon.

Batts also has been charged additionally, based upon the seized evidence in the execution of the search warrant, with one count each of Trafficking in Methamphetamine, Possession of a Weapon During Commission of a Violent Crime, Possession of Marijuana and two counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance.

At this time, both Orr and Batts remain in custody at the Oconee County Detention Center.

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is continuing their investigation and no further information about the investigation will be released at this time.  

 

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