Cops: GA Republican Stole Drugs From Senior Center

The Athens Banner-Herald reports:

A longtime businessman in Barrow County who was elected unopposed in November to the state House Representative in District 116 was arrested Thursday after authorities said he burglarized a residence at a Winder retirement complex where he works.

Daniel E. Rampey, 67, of Statham was arrested at Magnolia Estates of Winder Assisted Living Center, where his political website shows he has managed its operation for the past 38 years.

Rampey, a Republican, was scheduled to take office on Jan. 9, 2023. Currently, Rampey is charged with the distribution or possession of a controlled substance, burglary, and exploitation of a disabled adult. He remains in the Barrow County Detention Center without bond.

Read the full article. Rampey’s campaign site contains the usual blather about COVID, guns, Jesus, CRT, the “woke mob” and “parents rights in schools.”