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Swain County Man Arrested on Several Charges

According to the Swain County Sheriff’s Department, on Friday , February 14, 2014, Swain County Sheriff’s Deputies and Bryson City Police Officers arrested Dennis Allen McGaha of Swain County on several charges resulting from an incident that occurred in Bryson City on the same date. McGaha was charged with:

  • Felony Flee to Elude
  • assault with a Deadly weapon on a Government official
  • Resisting Public official
  • Possess Drug Paraphernalia
  • Possess Marijuana Greater then 1/2oz to 1 1/2oz
  • Injury to Personal Property
  • Breaking and or Entering
  • Larceny of a Motor Vehicle
  • Felony Larceny
  • Break or Enter a Motor Vehicle
  • First Degree Burglary

He is currently being held in the Swain County Detention Center on a $150,000.00 secured bond.