Sunday October 4th, 2015 12:59AM

Cornelia man jailed in Hall Co. for auto theft

By B.J. Williams News Director
GAINESVILLE - A man arrested in Oakwood Saturday night may be responsible for an auto theft in Young Harris.

Law enforcement from Towns County, Hall County and the City of Oakwood are working on the case involving Bradley Jeremy Sutton, 34, of Cornelia.

Towns County authorities issued a press statement saying Sutton and an accomplice stole an automobile from a dealership in Young Harris. The statement indicated a 911 call alerted authorities to the theft and a BOLO was issued for the region.

That vehicle, according to the statement, was discovered in a Walmart parking lot in Oakwood Saturday after it became involved in an accident. Hall County authorities indicated the accident involved the vehicle and a pedestrian.

After a foot chase, Sutton was taken into custody and remains at the Hall County Jail. He has been charged with with aggravated assault, leaving the scene of an accident and felony theft by taking.

Oakwood police are leading the investigation and at this point have not released a statement on the case.
© Copyright 2015 AccessWDUN.com
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.
Grass fire impacts rush hour traffic on 985
Rush hour traffic on I-985 was slowed by a grass fire Wednesay afternoon with one lane closed while firefighters fought the blaze.
10:19PM ( 9 months ago )
Judge denies motions to move, delay Tsarnaev trial
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asked a federal appeals court Wednesday to overturn a judge's decision to not move his upcoming trial out of state.
10:02PM ( 9 months ago )
Sheriff: Man shot 2 on I-85 because he wanted car
A 22-year-old man shot two people who stopped to give him a ride on Interstate 85 in South Carolina on Christmas Eve because he wanted their car to drive to Georgia, a sheriff said Wednesday.
5:21PM ( 9 months ago )
Local/State News
More heavy rain and flooding forecast along parts off waterlogged East Coast
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — While spared the full fury of Hurricane Joaquin, parts of the East Coast saw record-setting rain Saturday that shut down roads, waterlogged crops and showed little sign of lett...
12:02AM ( 57 minutes ago )
Tide rolls over Dogs in a rout
Jake Coker ran the offense to perfection, the defense turned in a dominating performance, and No. 13 Alabama even got a touchdown from its special teams Saturday in a 38-10 rout of No. 8 Georgia that re-established the Crimson Tide as a force in the national race.
By The Associated Press
11:59PM ( 1 hour ago )
Two injured in head on collision Saturday
A two car accident snarled traffic on Dawsonville Highway Saturday afternoon.
10:26PM ( 2 hours ago )
Flood Warnings issued in North Georgia
The National Weather Service has issued flood warnings in the north Georgia area.
10:02PM ( 2 hours ago )
6 US airmen who died in Afghanistan plane crash identified; Georgian among them
DYESS AIR FORCE BASE, Texas (AP) — The Department of Defense has identified the six American airmen killed when a U.S. Air Force military transport plane crashed in eastern Afghanistan.
6:04PM ( 6 hours ago )