Habersham teen facing child exploitation charge

The GBI has arrested and charged Paten Diontae Carter, 17, Alto, with Aggravated Stalking and Child Exploitation.

On May 14, the Cornelia Police Department requested the GBI to investigate a child exploitation allegation.   

The agency issued a news release Wednesday saying Carter was booked into the Habersham County Detention Center a week ago.

Other information about the case was not released.

The investigation is “active and ongoing,” the GBI said, and anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Cornelia Police Department at 706-778-4314 or the GBI regional investigative office in Cleveland at (706) 348-4866. 

Anonymous tips can also be submitted by calling 1-800-597-TIPS (8477), online at https://gbi.georgia.gov/submit-tips-online, or by downloading the See Something, Send Something mobile app.