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Bacon County Attorney arrested for Violation of Oath

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Alma, GA (August 12, 2020) – On Tuesday, August 11, 2020, at approximately 2:00 p.m., GBI Region 4 Douglas agents arrested Jennifer E. Carver, 38, on one count of Giving False Information and one count of Violation of Oath of Office. Carver was booked into the Bacon County Jail. The arrest is a result of false information Carver provided to agents during another GBI investigation involving Bacon County Sheriff Mark Cothren. At the time of the violations, Carver was serving as the Bacon County Attorney. Carver is currently the State Court Solicitor and Alma Municipal Court Solicitor.

On Tuesday, July 9, 2019, the GBI received a request from Tift County District Attorney’s Office Special Prosecutor Paul Bowden to assist with the investigation involving Jennifer E. Carver.

The investigation is active and ongoing. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Bacon County Sheriff’s Office at (912) 632-8515 or the GBI Region 4 office at (912) 389-4103.