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Friday July 29th, 2016 11:56AM

Union County jailer arrested

By Rob Moore Reporter
BLAIRSVILLE - A now-former Union County Sheriff's Officer jailer faces sexual assault charges.<br /> <br /> Kimberly Williams, special agent in charge of Georgia Bureau of Investigation Region 8 in Cleveland, released the information just after 5 p.m. Friday.<br /> <br /> "The Union County Sheriff's Office received information that a Union County jailer was involved in inappropriate contact with an inmate on Aug. 19, 2014," Williams said in a statement. "Information learned during an internal investigation prompted Sheriff Mack Mason to request the assistance of the GBI with a criminal investigation on Aug. 26."<br /> <br /> Andrew Martin, 36, of Blairsville, referred to by Williams Friday afternoon as a former Union County jailer, was arrested Aug. 27 on sexual assault charges.
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