HIAWASSEE, Ga. – Towns County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded in reference to an attempted break-in at a residence on Jack Creek Road in Hiawassee on Dec. 30, 2018.
The victim provided deputies with a photo of the male subject from a security camera at the residence, and the incident was turned over to Towns County Sheriff’s Office investigators for follow-up.
Investigators identified the suspect as William Wade Scott, 42, of Hiawassee. Scott was arrested the following day, and taken into custody without incident. Scott was charged with attempted burglary and criminal trespass.
The case will be forwarded to the Enotah Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office for prosecution.
Scott is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.