Local News
Tuesday, 05 March 2019 16:32

Former Sheriff's Captain Found Guilty

Frank A. Huggins, 75, was found guilty Tuesday of groping a teenage girl during a driving lesson.

Huggins, was working as a driving instructor at Lanier Technical College in 2016 when he was accused of repeatedly putting his hand on the inner thigh of a driving student.  A then 16 year old girl.  Judge Jeffrey Bagley found him guilty during a bench trial of felony sexual assault by a teacher and misdemeanor sexual battery.

He was arrested in October 2016.  Forsyth County Sheriff's Office confirmed the victim's allegations using evidence from a camera footage recovered from the vehicle.  Huggins, was later released from the county jail on bond.

Huggins, was sentenced to 10 years probation according to District Attorney, Penny Penn.