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News Cherokee man wanted for burglary and assault

Jarrett Lee Williams, 29 years of age, last known to live in the area of Big Cove Road in Cherokee NC, is wanted by the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office for the charges of felony assault with a deadly Weapon inflicting serious injuries, felony first degree kidnapping, felony breaking and entering, felony larceny, and felony larceny of a firearm. These charges stem from an incident that occurred on Friday, January 7, where officers responded to Doberman Lane in Whittier regarding a call that a male victim’s residence had been broken into while the victim was at home.

The victim was assaulted and then restrained while the listed suspect took items from the residence. One of the items taken was a handgun and therefore the suspect is considered armed and dangerous. Anyone having information regarding the whereabouts of this person is urged to contact Detective Celest Holloman at (828) 586-1389 or call 911.

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office Crimestoppers Program is offering a reward for information leading to the apprehension of Williams.


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