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Whitfield County deputy charged with child molestation

02/17/2017 10:47 a.m.

PRESS RELEASE

The Bartow County Sheriff's Office has arrested a Whitfield County Sheriff's Deputy in connection with a 2016 child molestation.

According to Sheriff Clark Millsap, the Criminal Investigations Division of the Bartow County Sheriff's Office recently received information about a possible child molestation which occurred in Bartow County in 2016.
 
After a thorough investigation, Justin Michael Litzenberg, 23, of Dalton, Georgia, was arrested on Thursday with assistance from the Whitfield County Sheriff's Office. Litzenberg was transported back to Bartow County where he was booked just after 4 p.m. yesterday for three counts of child molestation, false imprisonment, and cruelty to children 1st degree.
 
Litzenberg is being held in the Bartow County Jail awaiting a bond hearing, which is expected today.