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Oconee County Sheriff's Office

Nearly 100 people were stopped in Oconee County Friday morning, in the effort to crack down on inattentive motorists. The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office conducted a distracted driving concentrated patrol this morning in the Butlers Crossing and Epps Bridge areas. According the department’s Facebook page, between 9 am and noon Friday, 96 stops were made and 59 tickets were written, with 30 of those specifically for distracted driving, or texting. An additional 38 drivers were issued warnings.