Ex-Gilmer Co. fireman probed for sexual assault on teen

ELLIJAY, Ga. – A former firefighter is being investigated for allegedly engaging in sexual acts with a 16-year-old member of the Gilmer County Fire Explorer’s Program (FEP).

Keith Lamar Elrod, who was an advisor for the FEP, was charged and arrested with sexual assault and violation of oath of office. The Gilmer County Sheriff’s report states the incident occurred on Feb. 1, 2016.

The Gilmer County Sheriff’s Office and Cobb County Police Department, who are leading the investigation, interviewed Elrod at the Gilmer County Criminal Investigations Office on July 15.

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