GBI Arrests Father in Child Abuse Case

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GBI Arrests Father in Child Abuse Case



10/9/2020 ~ by Kimberly Williams, SAC

Jasper, Georgia (October 8, 2020) – On Thursday, October 8, 2020, Scott W. Waters, 20 of Jasper, Georgia, was arrested on multiple charges for injuring his 8-week-old infant. Waters was charged with two counts of cruelty to children, four counts of aggravated battery and one count of aggravated assault. Waters was booked into the Pickens County Detention Center.

On Thursday, October 1, 2020, the Pickens County Sheriff’s Office (PCSO) was alerted to an infant that was life flighted to the Children’s Hospital of Atlanta at Scottish Rite with critical injuries. The PCSO requested the assistance of the GBI to investigate the case. As a result of the investigation, warrants were issued on October 8, 2020 for Waters, the infant’s father.

The investigation is ongoing and will be provided to the Appalachian Judicial Circuit District Attorney for prosecution upon completion.

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‪The GBI has arrested Scott W. Waters, 20, of Jasper on multiple charges including cruelty to children for injuring his...

Posted by Georgia Bureau of Investigation on Friday, October 9, 2020


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