SUSPECT FLEES TRAFFIC STOP (PR 18-002)

PRESS RELEASE SUSPECT FLEES TRAFFIC STOP CRISP COUNTY- January 26, 2018 Denavian Jarqueaz Golson, 17 yoa, a resident of Thomasville, Georgia was arrested Friday, January 26, 2018 around 10:30AM. Corporal Duckworth attempted to initiate a traffic stop on a white Honda Accord for excessive speeding on GA Hwy 33 at mile post 4. The driver failed to stop. While responding to assist with the chase, a Georgia State Patrol (GSP) Trooper was involved in a one vehicle accident at the intersection...



New Year Holiday Highlights (PR 18-001)

PRESS RELEASE New Year Holiday Highlights CRISP COUNTY- January 4, 2018 Crisp County Sheriff’s Office wrapped up the New Year Holiday period with a total of 63 calls for service. Over the course of the holiday period Deputies issued 73 speeding citations, 1 suspended license citation, and 20 other traffic violation citations. There were 5 arrests made throughout the holiday period. Summaries of the arrest and charges are listed below. Arrests Summary: On December 30, 2017...



THEFT LEADS TO CHASE

PRESS RELEASE THEFT LEADS TO CHASE CRISP COUNTY- December 29, 2017 At approximately 12:40 PM on December 29, 2017, 911/Communication Officers dispatched a look out for a black male driving a black SUV type vehicle. The driver of the vehicle left Wal-Mart in Cordele with a 43 inch television and other miscellaneous merchandise without paying for it. Deputies spotted the vehicle on Hwy 41 and attempted to initiate a traffic stop, at which time, the driver failed to yield. Deputies...



ENTERING AUTOS SUSPECT ARRESTED

PRESS RELEASE ENTERING AUTOS SUSPECT ARRESTED CRISP COUNTY- December 12, 2017 On November 15, 2017 Crisp County Sheriff’s Office disseminated a press release in regards to five entering autos that were reported within the previous two weeks. Investigators Bray and Eason were assigned to these cases. Last week Bray and Eason received a lead from a citizen that led them to Worth County. Investigators were then able to locate a vehicle at a residence, consistent with photos...



MULTIPLE ENTERING AUTOS REPORTED

PRESS RELEASE MULTIPLE ENTERING AUTOS REPORTED CRISP COUNTY- November 15, 2017 There have been five entering autos reported to Crisp County Sheriff’s Office in the past two weeks. These reports also include firearm thefts. Investigators with Crisp County Sheriff’s Office are actively working these cases. In efforts to deter criminal activity and apprehend offenders Crisp County Sheriff’s Office has also assigned additional deputies for increased patrols. Crisp County...



CITIZEN TIP LEADS TO ARREST OF THEFT SUSPECT

PRESS RELEASE CITIZEN TIP LEADS TO ARREST OF THEFT SUSPECT CRISP COUNTY- November 14, 2017 Benjamin Oliver, 41 year old and Lisa Raub, 37 year old both residents of Paola, Kansas were arrested Monday, November 13, 2017 at approximately 5:30 PM. Deputies were dispatched to Crisp Motorsports Park in reference to a race car and enclosed trailer theft Monday, November 13, 2017 around 2:30 PM. Lyle Farms reached out to Crisp County Sheriff’s Office after receiving a call from a...



Tragic Weekend

PRESS RELEASE TRAGIC WEEKEND CRISP COUNTY- November 13, 2017 Friday, November 10, 2017 around 3:00 PM Crisp County Sheriff’s Office was advised that a Norfolk Southern Railroad train struck an individual on the tracks about two miles south of Cordele. Norfolk Southern Railroad employees locked the train down into emergency mode after the individual did not respond to bells or train whistles, however the train could not stop in time. While investigators were working the scene,...



Suspect Flees Traffic Stop

PRESS RELEASE SUSPECT FLEES TRAFFIC STOP CRISP COUNTY- November 13, 2017 Randolph Alexander Tilton, 21 resident of Gulf Breeze, Florida was arrested Saturday, November 11, 2017 around 2:00 PM. Lieutenant Ben Sumner initiated a traffic stop on a 2014 red Chrysler Crossfire for excess speeding on GA 401. Upon license check Lieutenant Sumner received information that Tilton’s license was suspended. Lieutenant Sumner requested Tilton to step to the rear of the vehicle to speak....



SIX ARRESTED FOR STEALING PECANS

PRESS RELEASE SIX ARRESTED FOR STEALING PECANS CRISP COUNTY- October 30, 2017 On two separate occasions Crisp County Sheriff’s Office has made arrests in regards to individuals stealing pecans. Wednesday, October 25, 2017 Demetrius Ford 24 year old male and Kimberly Blanks 22 year old female, both residents of Cordele were charged with theft by taking. Ford and Blanks collected approximately 100lbs. of pecans prior to being reported. Both were arrested and transported to Crisp...



TRAFFIC STOP FOR SPEEDING LEADS TO DRUGS, AND STOLEN MERCHANDISE FROM MULTIPLE STATES

PRESS RELEASE TRAFFIC STOP FOR SPEEDING LEADS TO DRUGS, AND STOLEN MERCHANDISE FROM MULTIPLE STATES CRISP COUNTY- October 27, 2017 Larry Wayne Shifflett 41 year old male, and Contessa Shifflett 41 year old female both residents of Lake City Florida were arrested on October 26, 2017 at approximately 2:10 P.M. Corporal Kenny Purvis imitated a traffic stop on a white Ford Fusion for excess speeding on GA 401. During the traffic stop upon interview Corporal Purvis saw indication of...



Hurricane Hoedown Donations Delivered

PRESS RELEASE Hurricane Hoedown Donations Delivered CRISP COUNTY- October 27, 2017 Over 100 people attended the “Hurricane Hoedown” hosted by The Fritz Farm on September 30, 2017 in support of the first responders that made the ultimate sacrifice during Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma. Through sponsorship, ticket sales, and donations $6,000 was raised for the families of these first responders. Initially the Fritz Farm was hosting a “Burgers and Brats” event after...



AGENCY ASSIST WITH CHASE

PRESS RELEASE AGENCY ASSIST WITH CHASE CRISP COUNTY- September 28, 2017 “At approximately 6:20pm on September 27, 2017 Crisp County Sheriff’s Deputies we notified of a pursuit entering Crisp County from Dooly County” Stated Corporal Kenny Purvis. Deputies were advised that Dooly county authorities were chasing a green in color Dodge Dakota pickup with no tag as well as other traffic violations. The vehicle entered the city of Cordele and traveled numerous city streets...