Oconee County Sheriff James Hale said on Friday afternoon his office is investigating the distribution of anti-Semitic flyers early last Thursday in subdivisions in the county.
Residents of Daniell Plantation, Twelve Oaks, Lake Wellbrook and Welbrook Farms all reported having the flyers thrown on their driveways or porches and put into the mailboxes over night.
The four subdivisions are in close proximity.
Daniell Plantation and Twelve Oaks are accessible from Hog Mountain Road east of Butler’s Crossing, while Lake Wellbrook and Welbrook Farms are on Daniells Bridge Road.
“We are still trying to develop a suspect,” Hale said in his email.
“We are also exploring all avenues of state laws and county ordinances to see what charge if any we can apply to these incidents,” he continued.
Hale said at the time he wrote, 4:31 p.m. on Friday, that “We are aware of at least two subdivisions in Oconee that residents found these flyers.”
Hale did not identify those two subdivisions, but residents of all four of the subdivisions by late Friday evening had reported in various Facebook groups having received the flyers.
For more, visit Oconee County Observations.
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