A female fugitive wanted in multiple Georgia counties was arrested in the Broomtown area by Cherokee County investigators, according to Sheriff Jeff Shaver. On Tuesday, May 10, 2016, Investigator Brent Snead and Chief Investigator Josh Summerford went to a residence on County Road 96 and found the woman hiding under a bed. They also found methamphetamine in the house. The woman gave a false identity, but unfortunately for her, there were also warrants for the person whose name she used. The true identity of the suspect is 44 year-old Shellie Thompson Yarbrough, who is wanted in Cherokee County for forgery and burglary and forgery in Georgia. In addition to the warrants, she was charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, and obstruction of justice.
The suspect’s husband, Anthony Miles Yarbrough, 44, was also arrested taken into custody on charges of unlawful possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, and hindering prosecution. Both were transported to the Cherokee County Detention Center.