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Locals arrested for child molestation

Corey PersallThe following press release has been issued by Towns County Sheriff’s Office.  All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Young Harris, GA — Towns County Sheriff’s Office was given information which led to an investigation into alleged child molestation and the arrest of two Young Harris residents.

Vanessa LTowns County Lt. Terry Conner and Corporal Cory Ingram were given information regarding allegations of abuse of two children, and began an investigation. The local agent with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was requested, and subsequent investigation led to the arrest of Corey Wade Persall (29), and Vanessa Leona Persall (28), both of Young Harris.

Both suspects were charged with Child Molestation, and are currently housed in Towns County Detention Center. Magistrate Judge denied bond and the bond has been sent to Superior Court.  The case is still under investigation.

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