Sound Off: Indictment of Sheriff's Son After 4 Years

A Bartow County grand jury has true-billed drug and firearm charges against Bartow County Sheriff Clark Millsap's son, David.

A grand jury has true-billed charges against Bartow County Sheriff Clark Millsap's son, nearly four years following his arrest on drug charges.

David Clark Millsap was 22 years old in 2008 when he was pulled over by a deputy and arrested in connection with alleged marijuana found in his car.

Charges against Millsap—possession of marijuana more than an ounce and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime—will proceed through the criminal justice system following the Aug. 10 indictment, reported last week.

District Attorney Joe Campbell cited "human error" and said "nobody tried to hide anything," referring to Millsap's file, which reportedly was found and presented following an inquiry with Campbell's office.

What do you think of the four-year delay from arrest to indictment in this case? Tell us in the comments below.

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CLUBFV September 15, 2012 at 10:58 AM
one thing that hasn't been considered is that the Sheriff's son is an informant. Informant's are allowed to get away with certain things. Mostly, that's why they become informants. heat off of them and onto someone else. Pretty standard informant treatment. Not right, but the way of the world.
Hunter September 15, 2012 at 01:25 PM
You do realize that Cheek is employed by Cartersville PD and NOT the Sheriff's Office. Seems you have forgotten that the DTF is a joint task force with the county and the city. Nothing "fishy" about that...seems like you don't know as much as you think you do :)
CLUBFV September 16, 2012 at 12:17 PM
just found out that the sheriff's son is being represented by Rex Abernathy out of Summerville.
d1 September 17, 2012 at 02:41 AM
okay, lets let this go. I am getting tired.
Jim Davis September 30, 2012 at 01:44 PM
Kim it seems the more you post on this subject, the more you add to it. You say he was allowed to leave the scene, go home, take a shower, have a hot home cooked meal, have conversations with his father, talk with an attorney, then take a nap, My question is, how do you know he did all these things? You are not saying it's possible he did these things, you are saying you know that's exactly what happened. If there is a trial I will be there every single day and I am assuming you will be there testifying about this information?


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