Jasper, Ga. – The Pickens County Sheriff’s Office has arrested and released reports for warrants and booking for one Charles Daniel Hamrick.
According to the Arrest Warrant, Hamrick is accused of using his position as a peace officer to convince a person to send nude and semi-nude photos to him. The offense violates his oath as a public officer.
The warrant alleges that Hamrick convinced a lady that she was a confidential informant for him and that she could have potential criminal charges brought against her. He then allegedly told her that he had destroyed her confidential informant file in return for the photos.
Having been arrested and booked on the charges, Hamrick has since paid a $1,000 bond and been released. As the official charge states Violation of Oath by Public Officer, it is charged as “a violation of the Oath taken by Hamrick as a Deputy with the Pickens County Sheriff’s Office and the Deputy Commander of the Zell Miller Mountain Parkway Drug Task Force…”
Blairsville, GA On July 10, 2018 Union County Narcotics Division along with Criminal Investigation Division served a search warrant at a Blairsville Ga. address resulting in the seizure of Six Kilos of Crystal Meth with a street value of $600,000 along with several thousand dollars.
Arrested were Janice Ann Hall 46 years old of a Blairsville address. She is currently charged with 3 counts of sale of Meth. and Trafficking Meth and is incarcerated with no bond set. Troy Allen Hall 43 years of age of a Tennessee address was charged with Trafficking Meth and remains incarcerated with no bond. Melinda Ann Smallen 54 years old of a Tennessee address was charged with Trafficking and remains incarcerated with no bond.
Investigator Drew Stewart lead this investigation and is the largest Meth. Seizure and arrest in the area. Sheriff Mack Mason praised the efforts of the Narcotics Division and said- “do not come to Union County to sell drugs”.
The GBI arrested East Ellijay Police Office Michael McClure at approximately noon today February 14th 2018. A copy of Booking report and warrant below. FYN has requested a statement from the GBI and East Ellijay Police Chief Larry Callahan.
Below is a Press Release Statement from East Ellijay Chief of Police, Larry Callahan.
Blairsville, GA – The Union County Sheriff’s Office recently received information that a Union County teacher was sexually involved with a student in 2013. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation was requested to assist the Union County Sheriff’s Office with the investigation.
During the course of the investigation, the GBI was able to determine that former middle school physical education teacher Shawnetta D. Reece, now 40 of Blairsville, was sexually involved with a 15 year old student in 2013. The student was moving from the 8th grade into the 9th grade during this time. As a result of the investigation, Reece has been arrested for child molestation and sexual assault by persons with supervisory or disciplinary authority.
Upon completion of the investigation, the case will be provided to the Enotah Judicial Circuit District Attorney for prosecution.
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