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Four arrested after climbing fire lookout tower near Little River Canyon

January 8, 2018--6:08 a.m.


Four Georgia residents were arrested Saturday after authorities find them climbing the fire lookout tower near Little River Canyon.

According to the Cherokee County, Alabama Sheriff's Office, the responding deputies made the trespassers come down from the fire tower and placed them into custody.

Illegal drugs from atop the tower, including methamphetamine, marijuana, and opioid pills were recovered.

William R. Whipkey and Zach V. McBrayer, both 18 of Marietta, 20-year old Andreanna K. Phillips of Rockmart, and 21-year old Sara G. Brennan of Villa Rica are all facing drug possession and trespassing charges.