DEATH OF FEDERAL INMATE

PRESS RELEASE DEATH OF FEDERAL INMATE CRISP COUNTY- July 17, 2017 July 16, 2017 at approximately 9:10 am a 34-year old male federal inmate was found unresponsive in Crisp County’s Detention Center. “Corrections Officers responded to the cell after receiving calls from fellow inmates, and found the inmate hanging in his cell,” said Sheriff Hancock. The inmate was cut down immediately, and officers initiated CPR. Fire Rescue personnel from Station One were on the scene within...



REPEAT JUVENILE OFFENDER

PRESS RELEASE REPEAT JUVENILE OFFENDER CRISP COUNTY- August 4, 2017 On Thursday, August 3, 2017 at approximately 9:45pm Crisp County Sheriff’s Office Investigators arrested a 13 year old juvenile charged for a burglary that occurred earlier in the afternoon around 3:30pm. The juvenile was released from Crisp Regional Youth Detention Center Wednesday, August 2, 2017 after being arrested Tuesday, August 1, 2017 with an entering auto charge. Further Investigation by Crisp County...



THREE CAR VEHICLE ACCIDENT

PRESS RELEASE THREE CAR VEHICLE ACCIDENT CRISP COUNTY- August 4, 2017 August 3, 2017 at approximately 2:30pm a three car vehicle accident occurred at the intersection of 24th Avenue and GA HWY 300 Connector. One of those vehicles was a Crisp County Sheriff’s Office unit operated by Sheriff Billy Hancock. A truck was attempting to make a left hand turn on to HWY 280 and turned into the path of a Gold GMC Yukon. In attempt to avoid a collision the Yukon turn right and struck Sheriff...



ANONYMOUS TIP LEADS TO ARREST

PRESS RELEASE ANONYMOUS TIP LEADS TO ARREST CRISP COUNTY- August 10, 2017 Deontravious Riggins, 37 year old resident of Crisp County was arrested August 9, 2017 around 12:30 P.M. After receiving an anonymous citizen’s report and through further investigation Mid South Narcotics Task Force assisted Georgia Department of Community Supervision with a compliance check on Riggins who was on probation. Upon search Riggins was found in procession of two firearms, a quantity of Ecstasy...



TRAFFIC STOP LEADS TO THREE ARRESTS

PRESS RELEASE TRAFFIC STOP LEADS TO THREE ARRESTS CRISP COUNTY- October 13, 2017 Yon Lee 23 year old, Matthew Pope 26 year old both residents of Apopka, Florida, and Adam Finnerty 23 year old male resident of Altamonte Springs, Florida were arrested October 11, 2017 around 11:50 A.M. Deputy John Harvey initiated a traffic stop on a 2010 Sliver Mazda for excess speeding on GA 401. Upon approaching the vehicle Deputy Harvey noticed the odor of green marijuana coming from within the...