On July 8 the Towns County Sheriff’s Office investigated an incident of stolen property out of Hall County at the Enota Mountain Retreat. Located was a piece of heavy equipment that was equipped with a tracking device, and as a result, Richard McAllister Jr. was arrested and charged with Theft by receiving stolen property.
After further investigation, the Towns County Sheriff’s Office and Cherokee County, GA Sheriff’s Investigators executed a search warrant Thursday, August 19, 2021, locating an additional piece of heavy equipment stolen out of Cherokee County, GA.
On Monday afternoon the Towns County Sheriff’s Office and the Cherokee County, GA Sheriff’s Office followed up and executed an additional search warrant on the property owner of Enota Mountain Retreat.
Investigators located additional stolen property which included heavy equipment, a trailer full of stolen property, and a number of other stolen items were all stolen from Cherokee County, GA as well as other agencies.
Towns County Sheriff’s Office arrested Richard McAllister, Sr. and he was turned over to Cherokee County, GA Investigators.
Richard McAllister Jr and Mariah Elizabeth Ranae Nicholson remain at large on burglary charges out of Cherokee County, GA.
Sheriff Ken Henderson would like to thank the Towns County Sheriff’s Office and Cherokee County, GA Investigators for their long hours and hard work that have gone into this case.
The investigation is ongoing.