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Timothy Williams

A trooper for the Georgia State Patrol has been arrested and charged with false statements and writings.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation on Wednesday arrested Timothy Williams. He was booked into the Whitfield County jail.

On Sept. 16, the GBI began a public official’s investigation on Williams, according to a press release from the GBI.

"The Dalton Police Department requested the assistance of the GBI after responding to a Dalton residence to investigate an open line 911 call," according to the press release. "The initial response from law enforcement revealed the possibility that some type of physical altercation occurred between Timothy Williams and other occupants of the residence. In the course of the investigation, it was determined that Timothy Williams was employed as a trooper for the Georgia State Patrol."

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