Chatham County Sheriff’s Deputies along with investigators arrested Lieutenant Rick Hall Friday night. The Sheriff’s Office said Hall is the subject of an ongoing criminal investigation. He was arrested and charged with aggravated child molestation. A search warrant was conducted at his residence on Wilmington Island Friday evening.
The Sheriff’s Office said the child molester is suspended without pay pending further investigation. He is currently being held at the Chatham County Detention Center awaiting arraignment.
The investigation was a joint effort between the CCSO and the District Attorney’s Office, with technical assistance from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.
Chief Deputy Roy Harris and Sheriff Al St Lawrence will speak about the matter on Monday, December 23rd.