Sheriff’s Office Apprehends Georgia Fugitive…


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. 

 Arthur R. Brookshire