The 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.
The Towns County Sheriff’s Office, on Saturday, October 22, 2016, arrested and booked into the Towns County Detention Center, two suspects on Aggravated Child Molestation charges. Daniel Guffey, age 22 of Blairsville, Georgia was arrested and charged with one (1) count of Aggravated Child Molestation and one (1) count of Statutory Rape.
Also arrested was Gregory Andrew Guffey, age 25 of Young Harris, Georgia. He was arrested and charged with one (1) Count of Aggravated Child Molestation.
A report was received by the Towns County Sheriff’s Office of incidents of child sexual abuse which had occurred in Towns County.
Upon completing their investigation, Towns County Sheriff's Investigators obtained arrest warrants on the two suspects. The suspects were arrested without incident and booked into the Towns County Detention Center. Both suspects remain in custody without bond at this time.
The case will be forwarded to the Towns County District Attorney’s Office for prosecution.
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