New Year Holiday Highlights

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...



Stay Safe This New Year's!

Happy New Year’s: New Year’s Eve is a night to have fun and celebrate the coming year. However, safety is a must when participating in the festivities. Here are a few safety tips to ensure that you’re safe and sound when the clock strikes midnight ringing in the New Year. New Year’s Eve don’t drink and drive. New Year’s Day is the 2nd most deadly day for drivers. Designate a Driver: Don’t Drink and Drive. Be Alert: Be aware of your surroundings and how others...



Recommended Items to Include in an Emergency Supply Kit

Recommended Items to Include in an Basic Emergency Supply Kit: Water,one gallon of water per person for at least three days, for drinking and sanitation Food, at least a three-day supply of non-perishable food Battery-powered hand crank radio and NOAA Weather Radio with tone alert and extra batteries for both Flashlight and extra batteries First aid kit Whistle to signal help Dust mask, to help filter contaminated air and plastic sheeting and duct tape to...



KNOWING THE TERMS IS CRUCIAL DURING ANY SIGNIFICANT WEATHER EVENTS.

Knowing the Terms is crucial during any significant weather events. Definitions of Weather Watch, Warnings and Advisories: Storm Warning: Storm Warnings are issued for the when one or both of the following conditions is expected to begin within 36 hours and not directly associated with a tropical cyclone: 1) sustained winds of 48 knots to 63 knots OR 2) frequent gusts (duration of two or more hours) of 48 knots to 63 knots Severe Thunderstorm Watch: A Severe...



Holiday Safety Tips

Outdoor Christmas Decoration Safety • Make sure all extension cords and electrical decorations used for outdoor decorating are marked for outdoor use. • Match power needs (amperage) of electrical products with amperage rating of extension cords. • Outdoor electric lights and decorations should be plugged into circuits protected by ground fault circuit interrupters (GFCIs). If circuits are not GFCI-protected, portable outdoor GFCIs can be purchased where electrical supplies are...



COMPLAINTS OF DRUG ACTIVITY LEAD TO ARREST

PRESS RELEASE COMPLAINTS OF DRUG ACTIVITY LEAD TO ARREST CRISP COUNTY- November 28, 2017 Joshua Wayne Aultman, 29 year old and Adryan Alice Aultman, 23 year old both residents of 142 Cape Road, Cordele, Georgia were arrested on November 27, 2017 at approximately 5:00 PM. Both were arrested after an investigation of drug distribution from their residence was conducted. The investigation was started after complaints from the neighborhood were made to law enforcement about drug...



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....