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.
On August 15, 2016, Towns County deputies arrested Sara Carter, age 31 of Young Harris, Georgia, on six (6) counts of Forgery in the 4th Degree. Towns County Sheriff's deputies took a report on July 28th in reference to a burglary and forgery incident, which was reported to have occurred in the 1200 block of Cunningham Road in Young Harris.
On August 12, 2016, Michael Chrisley, age 24 of Hayesville, North Carolina, was arrested and charged with one (1) Count Burglary 2nd Degree for the burglary of a business in Young Harris, reported to have occurred between June 15th and June 16th. Chrisley was arrested and charged in June, 2016 for a burglary occurring in Hiawassee.
As well, on August 12th, Lisa Triplett, age 38 of Young Harris, Georgia, was arrested and charged with two (2) Counts Burglary 1st Degree for two separate incidents occurring in Hiawassee and Young Harris..
Nathan Rose, age 40 of Hayesville, North Carolina, was also arrested on August 12th, and charged with one (1) Count of Burglary for an incident occurring in Hiawassee.
Towns County Sheriff's Investigators are searching for Eric Stephens, age 26 of Hayesville, North Carolina. Anyone with information as to Eric Stephens’ whereabouts is asked to contact The Towns County Sheriff’s Office at 706-896-4444.
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