Dahlonega man arrested for aggravated assault


Randall Hanley

LUMPKIN COUNTY, Ga. – Randall Thomas Hanley, 38, of Dahlonega was arrested last week on charges of aggravated assault, aggravated stalking, battery, false imprisonment and criminal trespass following a domestic violence incident on Rock Garden Place.

According to the Lumpkin County Sheriff’s Office incident report, Hillary Lisa Watson, 32, said when she returned home, Hanley became verbally abusive, punching her in the face, grabbing her by the throat and throwing her to the ground.

Watson said when she saw an opportunity to escape, she ran to her car and drove away.  When Lumpkin County Sheriff’s deputies arrived, there were visible signs of an altercation, including blood on the bed. When deputies contacted Watson she returned to the scene and deputies observed a bloody lip and bruises on her arms.

Deputies handcuffed Hanley and transported him to the Lumpkin County Detention Center.



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