WORTH CO., GA (WALB) - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has arrested a former Worth County Magistrate Court Clerk.
Tammy Hall Powell of Sylvester was arrested Monday night.
She is charged with Obstruction –Hindering Law Enforcement and Violation of Oath of Office.
A press release from the GBI said Powell, resigned from her position in June of this year, because she provided confidential information about a search warrant to William Neal Gay, also of Sylvester.
Gay then provided the information to other individuals, jeopardizing a law enforcement investigation. Gay has also been arrested and charged with Obstruction - Hindering Law Enforcement and False Statements.
Powell was booked into the Worth County Jail.
Gay was booked into the Dougherty County Jail.