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Habersham Sheriffs Office settles with family of toddler burned in raid
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The Habersham County government reached a settlement agreement with the family of a toddler critically injured by a flash grenade in May. The agreement totals $964,000 paid through the National Fire Insurance Co. policy for the Habersham County Sheriff’s Office. The settlement ends the claims brought by Alecia and Bounkham Phonesavanh after their child Bounkham P. “Bou Bou” Phonesavanh suffered burns to the face and chest from a flash grenade during a search of the home.