• Month-long investigation leads to arrest of alleged drug dealer

    A month-long investigation by drug investigators and uniform patrol led to a traffic stop on Highway 66 over the weekend. A suspected drug dealer, Timothy Gavin, was a passenger in a car that was stopped by Uniform Patrol Sgt. Justin Osborn Sunday morning May 5th. Probable cause was established, and a search of the vehicle […]

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  • Blue Ridge woman arrested on outstanding warrant and drug charges

    PRESS RELEASE – On April 15th, Uniform Patrol Deputies were conducting concentrated patrols in suspected drug areas, one aspect of their patrol functions and observed a female walking on Hwy. 76 near Hwy. 288. The female was known by deputies and possibly had an outstanding warrant for her arrest. The warrant was confirmed and during […]

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  • Young Harris man arrested on drug charges

    PRESS RELEASE – During an investigation into a theft case, Investigators with the Towns County Sheriff’s Office determined probable cause to search a residence on Lakeview Drive. During the search, an amount of suspected Marijuana and Methamphetamine, which field-tested positive, were seized along with digital scales. Timothy Dale Wood, age 38, Young Harris was arrested […]

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  • Woman arrested for drugs after suspicious activity at a Dollar General

    PRESS RELEASE – On April 15th, Towns County Sheriff’s Office Uniform Patrol were investigating a suspicious female at the Dollar General in Young Harris. During the investigation the suspect appeared to be under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol. The subject became combative and was placed under arrest. During the search incidental to the arrest […]

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  • Drug arrest in Towns County

    PRESS RELEASE – On Tuesday March 19th, during concentrated patrols targeting the Gumlog Road area, a Towns County Sheriff’s Office deputy conducted a traffic stop near Barnard Road. During the traffic stop, probable cause was developed to search the vehicle where an amount of Methamphetamine, which field tested positive, was seized. Robert Curtis Parker, age […]

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  • Two arrested for drugs in Towns County

    TOWNS COUNTY, Ga. – On Monday, March 10th, Towns County Sheriff’s deputies received a call with information concerning possible drug activity on Vista Road. During the investigation it was determined a female, Rebeka Eichhold, had outstanding warrants in Cherokee County GA and Clay County NC. Probable cause was established to conduct a search of the […]

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  • ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT ARRESTED FOR DRUGS

    TOWNS COUNTY, Ga. – On Sunday, February 25th Deputy Justin Osborn investigated a suspicious person at the Marathon Gas Station at 1883 Hwy. 76W. He was able to locate the subject and during the investigation probable cause was established and the vehicle was searched. During the investigation an amount of Methamphetamine, that field-tested positive, was […]

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  • Follow up investigation nets large amount of fentanyl

    PRESS RELEASE – Further investigation into a raid on a residence on Byron Road Wednesday evening February 7th, which resulted in the seizure of 2.7 grams of Fentanyl and the arrest of Gregory Thomas Breitenbach, resulted in a larger amount of Fentanyl being confiscated. Towns County Sheriff’s Drug Investigators and K-9s were not satisfied with […]

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  • Death investigation at High Shoals Falls

    PRESS RELEASE – At 2:01 pm, Wednesday, February 21, 2024, Towns County Sheriff’s Office received a call to High Shoals Falls for a person hanging from a tree by a rope. Towns County Sheriff’s Office has asked the GBI for assistance. Towns County Sheriff’s Office, DNR, and GBI are working to determine the identity of […]

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  • House fire in Towns County

    PRESS RELEASE – On Tuesday morning, Jan. 9, Towns County Sheriff’s Office received a call to a house fire at Lakeview Drive and Red Bank Road. The residence was fully involved and according to deputies, fueled by heavy winds. No one at the residence was injured. The cause of the fire is under investigation by […]

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  • Drug Complaint Leads to Arrest

    PRESS RELEASE – On January 13, 2024, during concentrated patrols in the Gumlog community, Sheriff’s deputies, a traffic stop was conducted. Investigators received information regarding a residence on Highway 66 where information led to a search warrant. A search was executed at the location and Methamphetamine was confiscated, which field tested positive. During the search […]

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  • GBI Investigates Skeletal Remains Found in Towns County

    TOWNS COUNTY, Ga. – At the request of the Towns County Sheriff’s Office, the GBI is conducting a death investigation regarding human skeletal remains found in the 8000 block of Gumlog Road in Towns County, Georgia, on January 1, 2024. The skeletal remains have not been identified. An autopsy will be performed on the remains […]

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  • Blairsville woman arrested for possession of drugs

    PRESS RELEASE – On December 23rd, Towns County Sheriff’s Office drug investigators received a tip of a suspicious vehicle containing drugs in the Marathon gas station parking lot on Highway 75 North. The vehicle was located along with a suspect. Probable cause was developed, and a search of the vehicle resulted in the confiscation of […]

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  • Drug arrests in Towns County

    TOWNS COUNTY, Ga. – Towns County Drug Investigators received a tip regarding drug activity on Saturday October 7th at 39 Happy Valley Road, Hiawassee. During the investigation, probable cause was developed to search the residence. As a result, cocaine that field tested positive was confiscated. Jason Cole Lampert, age 41 and Samantha Jolee Dye, age […]

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