Burke County seeks suspect in various crimes


The Burke County Sheriff’s Office is asking public’s help in finding a suspect facing several charges.

According to a news release, Courtney Zachary Hughes, 30, is sought for numerous outstanding arrest warrants, which include a November grand jury arrest warrant for armed robbery and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, an arrest warrant for cruelty to children 3rd degree, battery (Family Violence Act), a probation arrest warrant for aggravated assault and robbery and arrest warrants for terroristic threats and acts.

If anyone knows the whereabouts of Hughes, please contact the Burke County Sheriff’s Office at (706) 554-2133.