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More criminal chaos in Young Harris ends in arrests

Towns County Sheriff's Office

Press Release

A continuing investigation by Towns County Sheriff’s Investigators, into an organized crime ring dealing in stolen construction equipment.

Information was received in reference to a stolen Excavator from a business in Calhoun, GA. The individuals were attempting to sell this equipment to a Towns County resident.

Wednesday evening, December 13th, the stolen property was located at the Dollar General in Young Harris.

Towns County Sheriff’s Office investigators and deputies, along with Young Harris College Police, converged on the location where the suspects were beginning to unload the equipment.

The subjects attempted to escape, ramming a Young Harris Police vehicle.

Investigators, deputies, and Young Harris Police made a Felony stop and three suspects were taken into custody without incident or injuries.

Sheriff Ken Henderson stated the commitment and determination of our Investigators along with the quick apprehension and takedown of the individuals without anyone being injured is outstanding work.

This appears to be organized criminal activity working in the North Georgia area. Our investigation will continue.

Towns County Sheriff’s Office is working with other jurisdictions experiencing similar activity.

The following individuals were arrested and charged:

Keshaun James Means, age 22, Decatur, GA

• Felony Aggravated Assault Against Law Enforcement Officer When Engaged on Official Duty • Felony Fleeing or Attempting to Elude a Police Officer • Felony Interference with Government Property • Purchase, Possession, Manufacture, Distribution, or Sale of Marijuana

Juwan Quintis Cabbell, age 26, Decatur, GA

• Felony Theft by Conversion • Obstruction of an Officer

Umeko Ann Walker, age 31, Decatur, GA

• Felony Theft by Conversion

**All subjects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law**

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