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Georgia Man Accused of Forcing Two Underage Girls to Drink Alcohol Until it Made Them Sick


📰 The Gist: Edvardo P. Johnson, 32, from Oglethorpe, has been charged with multiple counts of child cruelty and reckless conduct after allegedly forcing two minors to consume alcohol.

📋 The Details: On May 6, the Montezuma Police Department and the Macon County Sheriff’s Office requested assistance from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation in a child abuse case. The investigation revealed that Johnson forced two female minors to drink alcohol until they became ill. The girls reported the incident to their parents, prompting a forensic interview.

🔢 By The Numbers:

  • Charges: 2 counts of Cruelty to Children, 2 counts of Reckless Conduct, 2 counts of Furnishing Alcohol to a Person Under 21
  • Age of Suspect: 32
  • Date of Incident: May 6, 2024

📞 What You Can Do: If you have any information related to this case, contact the GBI Regional Investigative Office in Americus at 229-931-2439. Anonymous tips can also be submitted by calling 1-800-597-TIPS (8477), online at GBI’s tip submission page, or through the See Something, Send Something mobile app.

🔜 What’s Next?: The investigation is ongoing. Once completed, the case will be reviewed for prosecution by the Southwestern Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office.

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