Oconee County Man Arrested For Drugs After Bathroom Break - WSPA.com

Oconee County Man Arrested For Drugs After Bathroom Break

Posted: Updated:
A man was arrested on a variety of drug charges after being found disoriented inside an Oconee County convenience store Sunday morning.

Oconee County Sheriff's Office spokesman Jimmy Watt said that Cory Glenn James, 24, of Walhalla, was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana, possession of meth and possession of valium.

According to Watt, sheriff's deputies responded to a convenience store on South Highway 11 in the town of West Union after receiving a call that a man had gone into the store's restroom and did not come out for over a hour. When they arrived, they learned that the man did not respond to people knocking on the door. The deputies knocked on the door and did not receive a response, so they decided to enter the restroom where they found James disoriented, confused and wondering why they were there.

Watt said that deputies took James outside to speak with him. When asked whether he had any illegal drug on him, James said 'No.' James emptied his pockets, and in doing so, deputies found a white tube that contained meth. A subsequent search of James' vehicle by a K-9 deputy revealed valium, marijuana and other drug paraphernalia. 

James was placed under arrest and transported to the Oconee County Detention center where he was  released on $15,620 bond on Monday night.
  • Top StoriesTop StoriesMore>>

  • Check Out The New Look of Local News

    Check Out The New Look of Local News

    We've unveiled our new look with a new set and graphics.
    We've unveiled our new look with a new set and graphics.
  • Flow Of Filth: Investigation Shows What's Really In Your Creek

    Flow Of Filth: Investigation Shows What's Really In Your Creek

    Thursday, April 24 2014 5:55 PM EDT2014-04-24 21:55:16 GMT
    7 On Your Side analyzed hundreds of federal records and dug through dozens of state documents to find a long history of violations by several Upstate wastewater treatment facilities.
    7 On Your Side analyzed hundreds of federal records and dug through dozens of state documents to find a long history of violations by several Upstate wastewater treatment facilities.
  • Wreck on US-25 In Greenville Co.

    Wreck on US-25 In Greenville Co.

    Thursday, April 24 2014 5:49 PM EDT2014-04-24 21:49:45 GMT
    Air 7 is over the scene of a wreck on US-25 in Greenville County. According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, it happened near East Bowers Road around 4:25 p.m. Officials say there are injuries involved.
    Air 7 is over the scene of a wreck on US-25 in Greenville County. According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, it happened near East Bowers Road around 4:25 p.m. Officials say there are injuries involved.
Powered by WorldNow

250 International Dr.
Spartanburg, S.C. 29303

Telephone: 864.576.7777
Fax: 864.587.5430
Email: webmaster@wspa.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.