Tennessee Homicide Suspect Arrested PR 20-022

PRESS RELEASE Tennessee Homicide Suspect Arrested CRISP COUNTY- September 28, 2020 Thomas Mack Arnold, a 38-year-old male, was arrested around 4:00 A.M. September 28, 2020, without incident at mile marker 84 on GA 401/I75. Thomas Mack Arnold is wanted for homicide from the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office in Tennessee. On September 28, 2020, around 3:40 A.M., Crisp County E-911 Communications issued a BOLO for a 1997 Green Mercury Grand Marquis occupied by Thomas Mack Arnold; a...



One Inmate Tests Positive for COVID-19 at Crisp County Detention Center PR 20-021

PRESS RELEASE One Inmate Tests Positive for COVID-19 at Crisp County Detention Center CRISP COUNTY- September 24, 2020 The Crisp County Sheriff’s Office received notification overnight from Crisp Regional Hospital that one (1) inmate housed in the Crisp County Detention Center has tested positive for COVID-19. The family of the inmate has been informed. After speaking with Crisp Regional Hospital staff and our local Department of Public Health, the decision was made to suspend all...



Crisp County Detention Center Visitations Now Digital PR 20-020

Crisp County Detention Center Visitations Now Digital CRISP COUNTY- September 23, 2020 Crisp County Sheriff’s Office now offers remote visitation. We are using HomeWAV, a fully digital, 1080p, hi-tech, video visitation technology. This new system will allow visitors to accept calls from an inmate remotely from a phone, tablet, or laptop and cost $0.30 per minute. Interested visitors can start by going to www.homewav.com to sign up. The HomeWAV site offers several video tutorials and...



Crisp County Fire Rescue Dispatched to Crisp County Detention Center; No Injuries Reported PR 20-019

PRESS RELEASE Crisp County Fire Rescue Dispatched to Crisp County Detention Center; No Injuries Reported. CRISP COUNTY- September 6, 2020 Crisp County Fire Rescue and Crisp County EMS responded to the Crisp County Detention Center at approximately 1:10 p.m. on Sunday, September 6, 2020 due to a fire alarm being activated. Detention Officers found heavy smoke coming from a cell. Detention Officers evacuated the necessary cells due to smoke. No injuries were reported. Crisp County...



DUI Enforcement Campaign PR 20-018

2020 IF YOU FEEL DIFFERENT, YOU DRIVE DIFFERENT. DRIVE HIGH, GET A DUI. ENFORCEMENT CAMPAIGN NEWS RELEASE Crisp County, Ga — This Labor Day holiday weekend, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is teaming up with Crisp County Sheriff’s Office to get drug-impaired drivers off the roads and help save lives. The national high-visibility enforcement campaign, If You Feel Different, You Drive Different. Drive High,...



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Three Vehicle Accident on GA 401/I75, No serious injuries reported PR 20-017

PRESS RELEASE Three Vehicle Accident on GA 401/I75, No serious injuries reported CRISP COUNTY- August 18, 2020 Monday, August 17, 2020, around 1:30 p.m., a Crisp County Sheriff’s Deputy was involved in a three-car accident on GA 401/I75 around the 96-mile marker. An accident occurred in the north travel lanes of I75, causing a vehicle to spin out of control, striking a Crisp County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Unit on the inside emergency lane. No serious injuries were reported....



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COUNTRY Financial® Supports the Crisp County E-911 / Communications Center Through Operation Helping Heroes Donation PR 20-016

COUNTRY Financial® Supports the Crisp County E-911 / Communications Center Through Operation Helping Heroes Donation Cordele, GA – August 7, 2020 – COUNTRY Financial insurance agent, Melody Godfrey is pleased to announce Crisp County E-911 / Communications Center as 2020 recipient of COUNTRY Financial Operation Helping Heroes donation. The $1,500 donation will be used for the new 911 operator monitors in the newly renovated state of the art facility. The center dispatches...



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Governor’s Office of Highway Safety Awards $15,000 Grant To Crisp County Sheriff’s Office PR 20-015

PRESS RELEASE Governor’s Office of Highway Safety Awards $15,000 Grant To Crisp County Sheriff’s Office CRISP COUNTY- August 5, 2020 Crisp County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce it has received a $15,000 grant from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS). The grant, which will continue through September of 2020, will help finance new Mobile Data Terminals for patrol vehicles. “The loss of one life on our roads is one too many, and the...



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AGENCY ASSIST WITH CHASE PR 20-014

PRESS RELEASE AGENCY ASSIST WITH CHASE CRISP COUNTY- July 28, 2020 Crisp County Deputies assisted with a multi-county pursuit Monday, July 27, 2020, around 2:00 P.M. The high-speed chase ended with an accident at the intersection of GA 401/I75 and 16th Ave involving multiple vehicles. Crisp County EMS responded to the scene and transported two victims from the accident to Crisp Regional Hospital. The driver of the vehicle involved in the chase, Kimberly Buckle, was evaluated by...



ASSAULT PR 20-013

PRESS RELEASE ASSAULT CRISP COUNTY- June 29, 2020 On June 28, 2020, at approximately 10:15 P.M., Crisp County E-911 dispatched Crisp County Sheriff’s Deputies to the 2200 block of Roosevelt Street in Omar Heights about a report of shots fired in the area. At approximately 10:25 P.M., Crisp County E-911 dispatched Crisp County EMS and Cordele Police Officers to the 700 block of W 28th Ave about a male suffering a gunshot wound to the hip. Crisp County EMS transported the gunshot...



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SUBJECT ARRESTED AFTER ATTEMPTING TO ELUDE (PR 20-012)

PRESS RELEASE SUBJECT ARRESTED AFTER ATTEMPTING TO ELUDE CRISP COUNTY- June 25, 2020 On Wednesday, June 24, 2020, at approximately 8:20 A.M. Terry Harris, a 35-year-old male, from Forsyth, Georgia, was arrested. Harris faces charges of possession of firearm or knife during the commission of or attempt to commit certain crimes, receipt, possession or transfer of firearm by a convicted felon, possession of marijuana, possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, criminal...



Sheriff Receives PPE from the National Sheriff’s Association (NSA) (PR 20-011)

Sheriff Receives PPE from the National Sheriff’s Association (NSA) Cordele, Georgia – Crisp County Sheriff’s Office received two facemasks for each jail employee and incarcerated individual from the Reform Alliance and the National Sheriffs’ Association. The National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA) and the REFORM Alliance (REFORM) are partnering to deliver personal protective equipment (PPE) to every jail across the country in the coming weeks. REFORM is making millions...