Friday, June 19, 2009

FBI Arrest of Child Predator in North Georgia

Special Agent in Charge (SAC) Gregory Jones, FBI Atlanta, announces, on behalf of the Northwest Georgia Crimes Against Children Task Force, the following arrest at Whitfield County, Georgia:

On Friday, June 19, 2009, Anthony Brown, 26 years old, of Knoxville, Tennessee, was arrested in Whitfield County, Georgia on state charges of criminal attempt-child exploitation related to his attempt to have sexual activity with an underage female. Brown traveled to Whitfield County, Georgia from Knoxville, Tennessee after having previously engaged in Internet based “chats” and e-mails with undercover officers/agents of the above task force.

Brown is currently being detained at the Whitfield County, Georgia Detention Facility.

The Northwest Georgia Crimes Against Children Task Force consists of federal agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and officers from the Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office, Dalton Police Department, Dade County Sheriff’s Office, Rossville Police Department, and the Catoosa County Sheriff’s Office.

The public is reminded that all persons are to be considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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