Investigation Leads to Arrest of Burglary Suspect

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Towns County Sheriff's Office

Towns County, GA – Towns County Sheriff’s detectives arrested Nathan Brice Garrett, 29, of Warne, North Carolina, on Thursday, September 7, 2017.

Garrett was charged with one count of Burglary, two counts of Theft by Taking, one count of Criminal Damage to Property, and one count of Criminal Trespass.

Nathan Brice Garrett

Nathan Brice Garrett

The charges were related to a reported burglary which occurred at a local antique store located on Highway 17 in Young Harris, Georgia. The burglary was reported to have occurred between Monday, August 14th, and Tuesday, August 15th of this year.

During the investigation, several of the reported stolen items were recovered and warrants were secured on the suspect.

The case will be referred to the District Attorney’s Office for prosecution.

Garrett attempted to evade law enforcement on August 17, 2017, by swimming into Lake Chatuge.


Robin H. Webb

Robin can be reached by dialing 706-970-8491 or contacted via email at

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