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Man charged in sexual assault on 15-year-old





A 24-year-old Thomson man was arrested for sexual contact with a 15-year-old, according to Thomson Police Captain Jamie Bridges.

Courtney McGahee, 24, was charged with aggravated child molestation after he admitted to having sexual contact with the girl. Bridges said McGahee is being held without bond in the McDuffie County Jail.

During an interview in the emergency room on July 20 in connection with a different incident, Bridges said the girl told Sgt. Ricky Tarver that she had been sexually assaulted.

McGahee was booked into the jail July 21 and the investigation is ongoing with the possibility of additional charges.

Walmart workers charged with stealing from store

Two Walmart employees were arrested early Saturday morning for the theft of a $300 CD player, according to a report given to The Mirror by Thomson Police Sgt. Marquis Murray.

Ricky Chatman, 19, of Sparta, Ga., and Jamel Murray, 20, of Mesena, Ga., were charged with theft by taking after a store surveillance camera showed them taking a Jensen Multimedia Touch Screen Car Receiver outside in an empty box, according to the report.

Police responded to the store off Harrison Road at 12:32 a.m. following a call from the store's Loss Prevention Officer.

Woman charged with forging drug prescription

A 37-year-old Thomson woman was arrested Friday for forging a drug prescription at CVS off West Hill Street, according to a report given to The Mirror by Thomson Police Sgt. Marquis Murray.

Elizabeth Sisson, of the 300 block of Gordon Street, was charged with forgery and obtaining dangerous drugs by forgery and arrested and booked into the jail at 10:17 Friday morning.

Sisson had added Xanax to a prescription filled by CVS pharmacist Timothy Rice, according to the report.

Rice and two representatives from Martinez Urgent Care confirmed that the prescription was only for Suboxone and Adderall.

Sisson picked up the Adderall and Xanax on July 24, but the Suboxone was put on file, according to the report.



Web posted on Thursday, August 04, 2011













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