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Sheriff’s Office apprehends Georgia fugitive

June 1, 2017 GMT

According to Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver, Sheriff’s Office investigators apprehended a convicted sex offender wanted from Georgia for violation of sex offender registration requirements. Chief Investigator Josh Summerford and Investigator Tony Monroy arrested Arthur R. Brookshire, 56, of Ellijay, Georgia, at a campground in the Kirk’s Grove community on Wednesday, May 30, 2017.

Investigators charged the fugitive with an Alabama sex offender registration violation and obstruction of justice by using a false identity.

Brookshire was transported to the Cherokee County Detention Center and will eventually be extradited back to Georgia.