Press Release:

February 17, 2017

The Bartow County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a Whitfield County Sheriff’s deputy in connection with a 2016 child molestation.

According to Sheriff Clark Millsap, the Criminal Investigations Division of the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office recently received information about a possible child molestation which occurred in Bartow County in 2016.

After a thorough investigation, Justin Michael Litzenberg, 23, of Dalton, Georgia, was arrested on February 16, 2017 with assistance from the Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office. Litzenberg was transported back to Bartow County where he was booked just after 4pm yesterday for three counts of child molestation, false imprisonment, and cruelty to children 1st degree.

Litzenberg is being held in the Bartow County Jail awaiting a bond hearing, which is expected today.