WAYNESBORO, Ga. (WJBF) – The suspended Mayor or Waynesboro has pled guilty to several felony charges.
Greg Carswell entered that plea Tuesday in Bulloch County Superior Court to three of four charges levelled against him by authorities in that county.
While a 2nd Degree Forgery charge was dropped, Carswell pled guilty to one charge of Identity Fraud and two charges of Theft by Taking, according to the Bulloch County Clerk’s Office of the Superior Court.
- Waynesboro Mayor, Greg Carswell, takes leave of absence due to personal issues
- Charges dropped, suspect in Brian Carswell murder released
He will serve 10 years of probation and have to return more than $11,000 in restitution to his victims.
Carswell voluntarily turned himself into authorities in July 27, 2020, on outstanding warrants.
He was indicted in December 2020.
Governor Brian Kemp issued an executive order March 28th, 2021, suspending Carswell from his elected office as mayor of Waynesboro.
No word if/when he’ll be reinstated as mayor.