Georgia doctor arrested in Arizona on child molestation, other charges

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HART COUNTY, Ga. (WSPA) – A Hartwell doctor surrendered to law enforcement in Arizona following a investigation into child molestation.

According to a Georgia Bureau of Investigation news release, Tommy Beeson, M.D., was charged with five counts of aggravated sexual battery, seven counts of child molestation and two counts of sexual battery.

Beeson, 71, surrendered to law enforcement in Flagstaff, Arizona on Saturday, March 31.

According to the news release, Beeson is now awaiting extradition.

The child molestation investigation is ongoing and more charges are pending.

Beeson is reportedly licensed in South Carolina to practice medicine.

He also used to work with the Anderson County VA Clinic as a physician, and retired from there in June 2013.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Hart County Sheriff’s Office at 706-376-3114 or the GBI office in Athens at 706-552-2309.

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