October 20, 2019–3:20 a.m.
A local surgeon is in the Clarke County Jail charged with rape, aggravated assault, battery, aggravated battery, and aggravated sodomy.
According to jail records, 34-year old Zachary Forrest Solomon of a Pear Street address in Rome was arrested on October 16.
Harbin Clinic issued a statement regarding the arrest.
“Harbin Clinic is aware of Cardiothoracic Surgeon Dr. Zachary Solomon’s arrest. Dr. Solomon has tendered his resignation and is no longer affiliated with Harbin Clinic.
Harbin Clinic’s mission is to care completely for patients throughout Northwest Georgia and the surrounding region. We do this by providing the highest level of quality healthcare to the region and nurturing the wellness of individuals and families. With the communities we serve at the heart of Harbin’s mission, the Clinic does not tolerate any behavior that is in violation of its core values of integrity, compassion, accountability, respect and excellence.”