SINGLE VEHICLE ACCIDENT (PR 19-026)

PRESS RELEASE SINGLE VEHICLE ACCIDENT CRISP COUNTY- July 13, 2019 An early morning accident in Crisp County on the Arabi Warwick Road east of Clements Washhole sends a Turner County man to Crisp County Hospital. At 3:51 A.M. deputies and other first responders were dispatched to the scene of a one-vehicle accident with entrapment. Crisp County EMS and fire personnel worked to extricate Spencer Jones, age 23, of Ashburn. The vehicle in which Jones was driving left the roadway...



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JUVENILE TURNED OVER TO VIENNA POLICE FOR STOLEN VEHICLE (PR 19-025)

PRESS RELEASE JUVENILE TURNED OVER TO VIENNA POLICE FOR STOLEN VEHICLE CRISP COUNTY- June 28, 2019 On Thursday, June 27, 2019, around 9:10 P.M. Crisp County E-911 issued a BOLO for a 2016 white Ford Fusion that was reported stolen from Dooly County. A Crisp County Sheriff’s Deputy spotted a car matching the description and attempted to stop it. The vehicle failed to stop. The car continued at speeds above the posted limit on various city roads. The driver lost control of the car...



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SUBJECT ARRESTED AFTER ATTEMPTING TO ELUDE (PR 19-024)

PRESS RELEASE SUBJECT ARRESTED AFTER ATTEMPTING TO ELUDE CRISP COUNTY- June 24, 2019 Pervis Burden, 35-year-old male, resident of Dooly County was arrested on June 23, 2019, at approximately 7:10 p.m. Burden faces charges of Possession of Cocaine, Possession of THC, Possession of a Firearm during Commission of Crime, Possession of Open Alcohol Container, Attempting to Elude, and numerous traffic violation charges. Sunday, June 23, 2019, Crisp County E-911 received a tip on a...



MURDER SUSPECT ARRESTED (PR 19-023)

PRESS RELEASE MURDER SUSPECT ARRESTED CRISP COUNTY- June 11, 2019 Michael Anthony Savage, 26-year-old male, a resident of Crisp County, Georgia was placed under arrested on June 11, 2019, at approximately 10:50 a.m. Savage was taken into custody on HWY 215 Dooly County, Georgia without incident. Savage faces charges of Murder, Possession of Firearm or Knife during Commission of a Felony, Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, and Aggravated Assault. Sunday, June 9, 2019,...



SUBJECT FLEES COURTHOUSE AFTER BOND REVOKED (PR 19-021)

PRESS RELEASE SUBJECT FLEES COURTHOUSE AFTER BOND REVOKED CRISP COUNTY- May 23, 2019 On Thursday, May 23, 2019, at approximately 11:10 a.m. Franekia West 19-year-old female, a resident of Vienna, Georgia, was arrested after fleeing the Crisp County Courthouse. West fled after the Judge revoked her bond because she violated conditions of the bond. West was out on bail from the following 2018 charges: Felony Murder, Aggravated Assault, and Georgia Street Gang Terrorism. Upon hearing...



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K-9 Roscoe (PR 19-020)

PRESS RELEASE K-9 Roscoe CRISP COUNTY- May 9, 2019 Sheriff Billy Hancock and the Crisp County Sheriff’s Office are mourning the loss of one of their own. On Thursday, May 9, 2019, K-9 Roscoe, a 4-year-old Bloodhound, died unexpectedly of natural causes. K-9 Roscoe began working for the Crisp County Sheriff’s Office in 2015 after achieving his Tracking Certification thru South GA K9. He was nationally certified in Tracking with the National Narcotic Detector Dog Association (NNDDA)....



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JONES SUBJECT ARRESTED AFTER ATTEMPTING TO ELUDE (PR 19-019)

PRESS RELEASE JONES SUBJECT ARRESTED AFTER ATTEMPTING TO ELUDE CRISP COUNTY- May 9, 2019 Rachel Jones 39-year-old female, a resident of Cordele, Georgia was arrested May 9, 2019, at approximately 2:10 p.m. In addition to Probation Violation Jones will also face an obstruction charge. On Thursday, May 9, 2019, Crisp County Deputies attempted to serve an arrest warrant for Probation Violation on Jones at 570 North Penia Road at approximately 10:15 a.m. Upon the arrival of Crisp...



VEHICLE VERSUS PEDESTRIAN (PR 19-018)

PRESS RELEASE VEHICLE VERSUS PEDESTRIAN CRISP COUNTY- May 6, 2019 On Monday, May 6, 2019, at approximately 7:00 a.m. a Crisp County Sheriff’s Deputy was dispatched to GA HWY 90 for a welfare check after E-911 received calls about a pedestrian walking in traffic. Just minutes after the initial dispatch the call was upgraded to a vehicle versus pedestrian accident. Crisp County EMS and Crisp County Fire Rescue were also dispatched to GA HWY 90 south of the intersection of Brock...



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TRAFFIC STOP NETS 2 KILOS OF CRYSTAL METH (PR 19-017)

PRESS RELEASE TRAFFIC STOP NETS 2 KILOS OF CRYSTAL METH CRISP COUNTY- May 6, 2019 Crisp County Sheriff’s Deputies Sergeant Kenny Purvis and Corporal Kris Herrick arrested Xavier Jordan, a 30-year-old male, resident of Cairo, Georgia on Sunday, May 5, 2019, at approximately 10:20 a.m. Jordan faces charges of Trafficking, Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, and Possession of a Firearm during the Commission of a Crime. Sergeant Kenny Purvis initiated a traffic stop...



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ROAD CHECK (PR 19-016)

PRESS RELEASE ROAD CHECK CRISP COUNTY- May 7, 2019 On Friday, May 3, 2019, Crisp County Sheriff's Office and Wilcox County Sheriff’s Office worked in conjunction to conduct a road check on GA HWY 280 at the Crisp/Wilcox County Line. Citations were issued for the following: No Valid Insurance: 1 Child Restraint Violations: 3 Seat Belt Violation: 1 Among these violations, one individual was charged with driving while suspended license, and another with Possession...



AGENCY ASSIST WITH CHASE (PR 19-015)

PRESS RELEASE AGENCY ASSIST WITH CHASE CRISP COUNTY- May 1, 2019 Crisp County Deputies assisted with a multi-county pursuit earlier today. The high speed chase ended with an overturned vehicle at mile marker 95 Southbound on GA 401/I75.Crisp County EMS responded to the scene and transported the subject to Crisp Regional Hospital. No officers were injured during this pursuit. At approximately 8:10 a.m. on May 1, 2019, Crisp County 911 received information from the Dooly...



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YOU CAN’T AFFORD TO BE TRASHY ANTI-LITTER CAMPAIGN (PR 19-015)

PRESS RELEASE YOU CAN’T AFFORD TO BE TRASHY ANTI-LITTER CAMPAIGN CRISP COUNTY- April 24, 2019 The anti-litter campaign is a joint initiative between Crisp County Sheriff’s Office and Keep Crisp Beautiful. We aim to raise awareness, educate, and enforce state laws to eliminate litter in our county. The campaign leverages the efforts of local agencies, city and county governments, and volunteer organizations to engage the public and effect change. The main objectives of...