Jason Matthew Albertson
Nathan Fred McCall
Sherrie Louise Cornett
By: Jimmy Watt
Public Information Officer
(Walhalla, SC)———————————The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office arrested three individual, two males and one female, on multiple charges during the execution of a search warrant on Friday.
35 year old Jason Matthew Albertson of 650 Countryside Drive in West Union and 39 year old Nathan Fred McCall and 46 year old Sherrie Louise Cornett, both of 287 Little River Lane in Walhalla, were booked into the Oconee County Detention Center around 1:04pm, 3:23pm, and 3:26pm respectively.
Investigators from the Criminal Investigations Division, acting on a tip, executed the search warrant late Friday morning at the Little River Lane address in the search of stolen items from reported burglaries and larcenies. Once on scene, investigators discovered several items that were stolen, including two firearms, one reported stolen from Madison County, NC and the other from Oconee County.
Deputies have charged McCall and Albertson with two counts of First Degree Burglary and two counts of Grand Larceny in regards to two separate break-ins that occurred at a residence at an address on Singing Pines Road in Seneca. McCall and Albertson are accused by investigators of taking clothing, Honda Motorcycles, Disney Collectibles and a utility trailer. One of the burglaries occurred between September 13th and 14th while McCall and Albertson were armed with a firearm. The second occurred between September 15th and September 16th during nighttime hours.
Further investigation also determined that Albertson broke into the same residence at the same address on Singing Pines Road sometime between September 12th and September 13th and stole valium during that break-in. For that break-in, Albertson was charged with Second Degree Burglary and Theft of a Controlled Substance.
Albertson also had an outstanding warrant on charges from the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources.
During the course of the investigation, drugs were also discovered in the bedroom of McCall and Cornett. A separate search warrant was also obtained by agents from the Narcotics Division of the Sheriff’s Office. Around 19 grams of methamphetamine, with a street value of around $1,900, was discovered as well as a quantity of marijuana.
McCall and Cornett have been charged with Trafficking in Methamphetamine as well as Simple Possession of Marijuana.
Bond was denied for both McCall and Albertson, while Cornett received a surety bond of $50,000 on the trafficking charge and a $620.00 surety bond on the simple possession charge.
All three remain in jail at the Oconee County Detention Center.
The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is continuing their investigation.