Ongoing investigation leads to additional burglary arrests

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Towns County Burglary

YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. – Towns County Sheriff’s Office has continued to arrest suspects in local burglaries and thefts.  Two additional suspects have been recently arrested and booked into the Towns County Detention Center in reference to an ongoing investigation into reported burglaries and thefts in the area.

Zachary Patterson

Zachary Eugene Patterson, 22, of Blairsville, Georgia, was arrested on Dec. 28, 2017, and charged with one count of first degree burglary, one count of possession of burglary tools, one count of theft by receiving stolen property, and one count of attempted burglary.

Also arrested in reference to the investigation was Ashley Lauren Patterson, 22, of Blairsville, Georgia, who was charged with one count of making false statements to an officer.

Ashley Patterson

The investigation is active and ongoing. Additional arrests are possible.


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Robin H. Webb

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1 Comment

  1. Angela Yargus January 11, 2018 at 3:37 pm

    Such a mess…and in sleepy little old Towns County! Good reporting, Robin!

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