Officer-Involved Shooting PR 21-023

Update GBI Investigates Officer Involved Shooting in Crisp County OCTOBER 04, 2021 Crisp County, GA (October 4, 2021) – On Sunday, October 3, 2021, at approximately 5:00 p.m., the GBI was requested by the Crisp County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) to investigate an officer involved shooting. Preliminary investigation indicates CCSO deputies responded to multiple 911 calls about a man with a handgun on I-75 Southbound near mile marker 91 in Crisp County. Deputies encountered a man...



Juvenile Killed in ATV Accident PR 21-022

PRESS RELEASE Juvenile Killed in ATV Accident CRISP COUNTY- September 10, 2021 On September 09, 2021, a little after 7:00 P.M. Crisp County Communications E-911 dispatched first responders to Penny Lane after receiving reports that a juvenile was involved in a single ATV accident. Crisp County EMS transported the child to Crisp Regional Hospital. Unfortunately, lifesaving efforts were ultimately unsuccessful. There were no other victims involved. The Crisp County Sheriff’s Office,...



Agency Assist PR 21-021

On August 9, 2021, at around 10:20 P.M. Cordele Police Department requested mutual aid from Crisp County Sheriff’s Office/ Emergency Management for a male subject that climbed a water tower located in the city limits on 23rd Ave. Crisp County Sheriff’s Office & Emergency Management responded to the scene around 10:30 P.M. Crisp County Special Response Team (SRT) Crisis Communicator and responders on scene worked to establish a dialogue with the subject. Crisp County Emergency...



Psych Patient Took Patrol Car for a Ride; No Injuries, No Property Damage PR 21-020

PRESS RELEASE Psych Patient Took Patrol Car for a Ride; No Injuries, No Property Damage CRISP COUNTY- August 10, 2021 On August 9, 2021, at approximately 7:50 P.M., a Crisp County Deputy assigned to Crisp Regional Hospital for security advised a released psych patient took off in their patrol unit. The Deputy was attempting to take the released patient home from the hospital. The Deputy reported the vehicle was last seen traveling north on HWY 41. Dooly County Sheriff’s Office...



Drowning at Lake Blackshear PR 21-019

PRESS RELEASE Drowning at Lake Blackshear CRISP COUNTY- August 2, 2021 Search and Recovery efforts concluded around 8:00 A.M. August 2, 2021, with the recovery of Abraham Levy a-26-year old male resident of Atlanta, Georgia. Our hearts go out to his family, loved ones, and all those affected by this tragedy. On July 31, 2021, at approximately 6:30 P.M., first responders were dispatched to Lake Blackshear for a possible drowning after a 26-year-old male had reportedly gone underwater...



Nurse Arrested For Bringing Contraband into the Detention Center PR 21-018

PRESS RELEASE Nurse Arrested For Bringing Contraband into the Detention Center CRISP COUNTY- June 30, 2021 On Thursday, July 29, 2021, at approximately 11:00 A.M. Jessica Douglas, a 45-year-old female from Cordele, Georgia, was arrested for bringing contraband into the Crisp County Detention Center. Investigators determined Douglas brought cigarettes to an inmate on three different occasions. Douglas worked as a nurse in the clinic. Douglas is charged with three counts of delivery...



Contraband Investigation Leads to Additional Arrests PR 21-017

UPDATE PRESS RELEASE Contraband Investigation Leads to Additional Arrests CRISP COUNTY- June 29, 2021 The investigation into contraband being bought to the Crisp County Detention Center that involved a Crisp County Detention Officer has led to additional arrests. On Friday, June 25, 2021, at approximately 12:00 P.M. Ashley Glenn, a 30-year old female from Ashburn, Georgia, was arrested as a result of an ongoing investigation after a package containing contraband was intercepted...



A Crisp County Detention Officer Fired and Arrested After Attempting to Bring Contraband into the Detention Center PR 21-016

PRESS RELEASE A Crisp County Detention Officer Fired and Arrested After Attempting to Bring Contraband into the Detention Center CRISP COUNTY- June 22, 2021 On June 21, 2021, at approximately 10:20 P.M., Jhayvion Smith, a 20-year-old male from Vienna, Georgia, was terminated from employment with the Crisp County Sheriff’s Office and immediately placed under arrest. Also arrested was Sasha Savage, a 34-year-old female from Cordele, Ga. Authorities observed Savage meet Smith in the...



Crisp County Fire Rescue Dispatched to Crisp County Detention Center; No Injuries Reported. PR 21-014

PRESS RELEASE Crisp County Fire Rescue Dispatched to Crisp County Detention Center; No Injuries Reported. CRISP COUNTY- June 14, 2021 Crisp County Fire Rescue and Crisp County EMS responded to the Crisp County Detention Center at approximately 1:23 A.M. on Saturday, June 12, 2021, after Juwon Vontravious Allen, a 26-year-old male, started a fire inside his cell. No one was injured. Initial investigation indicates that Allen used insulated wires from the TV to start the fire. Allen...



Fatal Single-Vehicle Acident PR 21-013

PRESS RELEASE Fatal Single-Vehicle Accident CRISP COUNTY- May 28, 2021 On May 27, 2021, at 7:09 PM, Crisp County E-911 dispatched Crisp County Sheriff’s Office and Crisp County EMS to a single-vehicle accident on Fenn Road. Driver Javan Campbell, a 20-year-old male, was pronounced dead on the scene. Reports indicate that a 2008 green Ford Fusion was traveling east on Fenn Road; the driver lost control of the vehicle and struck a culvert. The vehicle overturned, and the driver was...



Crisp County Sheriff’s Office urges everyone to buckle up before busy Memorial Day holiday travel period

For Immediate Release Crisp County Sheriff’s Office urges everyone to buckle up before busy Memorial Day holiday travel period The Crisp County Sheriff’s Office and the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety are asking all motorists to make this summer a safe travel season by buckling their seat belt before every trip, whether sitting in the front or back seat. Crisp County Sheriff’s Office is joining sheriff’s offices, police departments,...