Dawson’s city manager Owen Wallace “Barney” Parnacott Jr., was arrested Friday.

The GBI arrested Parnacott on charges of aggravated sodomy after the agency was asked to investigate allegations against the 65-year-old city manager Nov. 24.

Parnacott is being held at the Terrell County Jail. 

The GBI is asking anyone who has information about this case to contact them at 229-777-2080.