Website offers updates on deputy’s condition

Updates on the condition of the wounded Oconee officer are being offered by the main website of CaringBridge and may be accessed at  The following statement is from Master Deputy Jimmy Watt, public information officer for the Oconee Sheriff’s Office:  “Due to a conversation with the family, the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office will not be providing any further updates on Lucas’ condition and all upgrades regarding his condition will be on the CaringBridge website and we will respect the family’s wishes.  As mentioned last Friday morning, the family is focusing solely on Lucas, at this time, and requests privacy from any media contact.”