Deputies Charge Georgia Man for Burglary...


According to Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver, deputies arrested a Dalton, Georgia, man on Saturday after breaking into a fireworks stand on U.S. Highway 278 near the state line. Lt. Bo Jolly charged Scottie R. Guffey, age 44, with third degree burglary and criminal mischief after responding to a call reporting a fire at the fireworks stand. Spring Garden Fire Department along with Cherokee and Cleburne County deputies responded and discovered there was no fire but instead found a man who had broken into the building but could not get out.  Deputies took him into custody after the fire department assisted in ensuring there was no fire.

Scottie R. Guffey