Assault Reported at Oconee County Detention Center

Joshua Charles Campbell

Joshua Charles Campbell

By: Jimmy Watt
Public Information Officer

(Walhalla, SC)—————————–An assault was reported Tuesday afternoon at the Oconee County Detention Center.

According to Captain Steve Pruitt of the Detention Center, 25 year old Joshua Charles Campbell of 216 Lex Road in Mountain Rest was reportedly assaulted around 5:45pm Tuesday afternoon in an incident that was originally reported as a fall. Campbell was arrested and booked into the Oconee County Detention Center on December 1st on a variety of charges, including First Degree Burglary and Petit Larceny.

Campbell was transported, according to Captain Pruitt, to Oconee Medical Center and then was transported to Greenville Memorial Hospital.

The Sheriff’s Office has asked the Walhalla Police Department to conduct the investigation into the incident.