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Kartier Jenkins

A Cherokee County grand jury has indicted a 19-year-old on charges accusing him of breaking into cars in a Woodstock neighborhood in 2019, stealing a car and three firearms.

Kartier Jenkins, 19, faces four counts of theft, nine counts of entering auto and 30 counts of violating the street gang terrorism act, according to court records.

According to the indictment, in April 2019 Jenkins took a Kia K900 and three pistols, and entered nine different cars to commit theft. He is accused of being involved in the Bloods, per the indictment. Police previously reported that the incident was in the Cornerstone subdivision in Woodstock.

He was arrested by Cherokee County authorities and released in August 2019 on a $14,250 bond, court records show. A criminal arraignment calendar hearing is scheduled May 13.

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Shannon Ballew is the managing editor at the Cherokee Tribune and the Cherokee Ledger-News. She is a graduate of Young Harris College and lives in unincorporated Woodstock.

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