Entering Autos Reported PR 21-003

PRESS RELEASE Entering Autos Reported CRISP COUNTY- February 8, 2021 Crisp County Sheriff’s Office received reports over the weekend for two entering auto incidents, one on Old Coney Road and another on HWY 41 South. Investigators are actively working on these cases to identify suspects. We want to remind citizens to remove all valuables from their vehicles and lock their doors. “See Something Say Something” to report suspicious activities, tips, or crimes citizens...



Suspect Arrested for Entering Auto PR 21-002

PRESS RELEASE Suspect Arrested for Entering Auto CRISP COUNTY- February 8, 2021 On Saturday, February 6, 2021, around 2:00 AM, Crisp County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Christopher Bagley, a twenty-five-year-old male resident of Cordele, Georgia. Bagley is charged with five counts of entering auto, possession of open alcohol container, obstructing or hindering law enforcement, and operating without required lights. Crisp County Sheriff’s Deputies stopped a vehicle in...



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Commercial Gambling Search Warrants in Crisp County PR 20-040

Commercial Gambling Search Warrants in Crisp County CRISP COUNTY- December 30, 2020 Cordele, GA - On Wednesday, December 30, 2020, the Crisp County Sheriff's Office, GBI's Commercial Gambling Unit, along with the Mid-South Narcotics Task Force and in cooperation with the Georgia Lottery Corporation executed four search warrants in Cordele and Arabi for violations of Georgia's gambling laws. Search warrants were executed at three business locations in Cordele and one business...



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Theft at AGRI-AFC PR 20-039

PRESS RELEASE Theft at AGRI-AFC CRISP COUNTY- December 9, 2020 On December 24, 2020, Deputies responded to AGRI-AFC at 1608 West 24th Avenue in reference to a Theft. It was discovered subjects stole a 20 foot Big Tex trailer that had two Polaris Rangers loaded on it. The Rangers are used by the business to obtain soil samples. Investigators were able to obtain video surveillance and are working leads pertaining to a white in color extended cab Ford F250 or F350. If...



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Crisp County Sheriff’s Office joining Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over DUI holiday enforcement campaign PR 20-038

For Immediate Release Crisp County Sheriff’s Office joining Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over DUI holiday enforcement campaign The Crisp County Sheriff’s Office and Governor’s Office of Highway Safety are reminding drivers to make the right decision to not drink and drive because those that do not heed this warning may spend part of the holiday season sitting in a jail cell. Crisp County Sheriff’s Office is joining sheriff’s offices, police departments and the...



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Two Rescued from Sinking Boat on Lake Blackshear PR 20-037

PRESS RELEASE Two Rescued from Sinking Boat on Lake Blackshear CRISP COUNTY- December 9, 2020 On December 8, 2020, at approximately 4:50 P.M. Crisp County Communications E-911 received a call regarding a boat sinking in Lake Blackshear just south of South Cedar Creek. One of the passengers on the vessel contacted 911 and gave occupant and location information. Crisp County Sheriff's Office, Georgia Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division Region 5 (GA DNR LED), Crisp...



Subject Arrested for Theft by Deception PR 20-036

PRESS RELEASE Subject Arrested for Theft by Deception CRISP COUNTY- December 3, 2020 On December 1, 2020, at approximately 9:30 A.M., Crisp County Sheriff’s Office Investigators arrested Michiel Johnson, a 52-year-old male resident of Cordele, in the Walmart parking lot (1215 16th Ave East). Johnson was charged with Theft by Deception and transported to the Crisp County Detention Center without incident. This is an ongoing investigation, and further charges are pending. On...



Two Suspects Arrested in Mini Storage Burglaries, Suspects Wanted in Multiple States PR 20-035

PRESS RELEASE Two Suspects Arrested in Mini Storage Burglaries, Suspects Wanted in Multiple States CRISP COUNTY- December 2, 2020 On December 1, 2020, at approximately 2:30 P.M., a Crisp County Sheriff’s Office Investigator arrested Kenneth Johnson, a 30-year-old male, and Rebecca Johnson, a 31-year-old female, both residents of Baconton, GA. Kenneth and Rebecca Johnson are each charged with 10 (ten) counts of burglary and 1 (one) count of theft by taking. They are also wanted on...



(4) Four Entering Auto Suspects Arrested PR 20-034

PRESS RELEASE (4) Four Entering Auto Suspects Arrested CRISP COUNTY- December 2, 2020 From November 28-29, 2020, Crisp County Sheriff’s Office arrested four individuals connected to the entering auto cases in Arabi and Cordele, Georgia. Below are those arrested and their charges: Lorodrick Mumphery, age 18 8 (eight) counts of Entering automobile or other motor vehicle with intent to commit theft or felony. Carlos White, age 17 2 (two) counts of Entering automobile or...



(4) Four Missing Kentucky Juveniles Located in Crisp County PR 20-033

PRESS RELEASE (4) Four Missing Kentucky Juveniles Located in Crisp County CRISP COUNTY- November 19, 2020 On November 19, 2020, around 2:55 P.M., Crisp County Sheriff’s Office located (4) four juveniles reported missing from Marshall County, Kentucky. The juveniles were located at the Love’s Travel Stop at 1525 E 8th Ave, Cordele, Georgia. On November 19, 2020, around 2:10 P.M., Crisp County E-911 Communications issued a BOLO for a 2011 Ford, Fusion with (4) juvenile...



Crisp County Sherriff’s Office urges everyone to buckle up before busy Thanksgiving holiday travel period PR 20-032

Crisp County Sherriff’s Office urges everyone to buckle up before busy Thanksgiving holiday travel period. The Crisp County Sheriff’s Office is joining the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety to remind drivers and passengers before the start of the Thanksgiving holiday travel period to not risk a ticket by always remembering it to click it with their seat belt. Crisp County Sheriff’s Office is joining sheriff’s offices, police departments and the Georgia State...



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Former Firefighter Arrested for Sexual Exploitation of Children PR 20-031

PRESS RELEASE Former Firefighter Arrested for Sexual Exploitation of Children CRISP COUNTY- November 13, 2020 On Thursday, November 12, 2020, the Crisp County Sheriff’s Office arrested former part-time Sumter and Crisp County Firefighter Henry Butts, age 56, for the following charges: (6) Six Counts of Sexual Exploitation of Children Sodomy; Aggravated Sodomy Sodomy; Aggravated Sodomy Sodomy; Aggravated Sodomy Sodomy; Aggravated Sodomy Sodomy; Aggravated...