The chief District Attorney in Fannin, Gilmer, and Pickens Counties sat down with Pam O’Dell to discuss her first 2 years in office. Click below to hear what Sosebee thinks are some of the biggest challenges facing mountain counties.
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An Arrest has been made in connection with a letter containing household flour meant to appear as anthrax-tainted powder sent to a financial company earlier this week.
Nancy Ann Davenport, of Fannin County was arrested in connection with the letter. She was booked into the county jail and later released on a $2,500.00 bond.
Davenport is charged with making a terroristic threat. The Georgia Code defines a terroristic threats as:
(a) A person commits the offense of a terroristic threat when he or she threatens to commit any crime of violence, to release any hazardous substance, as such term is defined in Code Section 12-8-92, or to burn or damage property with the purpose of terrorizing another or of causing the evacuation of a building, place of assembly, or facility of public transportation or otherwise causing serious public inconvenience or in reckless disregard of the risk of causing such terror or inconvenience. No person shall be convicted under this subsection on the uncorroborated testimony of the party to whom the threat is communicated.
The state penalty for this charge is $1000.00 in addition to or instead of up to 5 years in state prison.
It should be noted that criminal acts involving the U.S. Postal Service are also punishable according to federal law.
The chief District Attorney in Fannin, Gilmer, and Pickens Counties sat down with Pam O’Dell to discuss her first 2 years in office. Tune in to hear what Sosebee thinks are some of the biggest challenges facing mountain counties.
According to the Georgia State Patrol office, an accident on four lane in Gilmer County at the intersection of 382 yesterday morning at approximately 10:50 has resulted in the deaths of a mother and daughter from Talking Rock, Georgia.
Driver Tiffany Gail Allen-Stephens , age 32, and her daughter Kelsie Sierra Stephens, age 16, were traveling eastbound toward Ellijay when the crash occurred.
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