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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...



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COVINGTON MURDER SUSPECT ARRESTED IN CRISP COUNTY (PR 19-014)

PRESS RELEASE COVINGTON MURDER SUSPECT ARRESTED IN CRISP COUNTY CRISP COUNTY- April 22, 2019 Covington Murder Suspect, Keyondre Preston, 18-year-old male, a resident of Decatur, Georgia was placed under arrest on April 21, 2019, at approximately 4:30 a.m. without incident. A 16-year-old juvenile was also taken into custody but later released after being interviewed. Law enforcement located a weapon and drugs in the room. Cordele Police Department was notified Saturday night...



DISTRACTED DRIVING CONCENTRATED PATROL (PR 19-013)

PRESS RELEASE DISTRACTED DRIVING CONCENTRATED PATROL CRISP COUNTY- April 11, 2019 On Thursday, April 11, 2019, Crisp County Sheriff's Office, Middle Georgia Traffic Enforcement Network, and Cordele Police Department worked in tandem conducting concentrated patrols on distracted driving. There were 31 total contacts and citations were issued for the following: Hands-free violation in a commercial vehicle: 2 Hands-free cell phone violations: 18 Third lane...



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CRISP COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE FIRST IN THE STATE TO USE PURSUITALERT (PR 19-012)

PRESS RELEASE CRISP COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE FIRST IN THE STATE TO USE PURSUITALERT CRISP COUNTY- April 3, 2019 “I am proud to introduce PursuitAlert to the citizens of Crisp County. Technology has transformed the way law enforcement functions and now more than ever, citizens want information in real-time. I continuously strive to find new ways to deliver information and this application is one additional tool we can use to keep our citizens safe and informed” stated, Sheriff...



ONE SUSPECT IN CUSTODY FROM BURGLARIES ACROSS SOUTH GEORGIA (PR 19-011)

PRESS RELEASE ONE SUSPECT IN CUSTODY FROM BURGLARIES ACROSS SOUTH GEORGIA CRISP COUNTY- March 29, 2019 Eight Georgia Law Enforcement Agencies are working together to investigate burglaries that occurred across South Georgia. After an intensive investigation one suspect is in custody. US Marshal Middle Georgia Fugitive Task Force apprehended Anthony Jayquan Williams, a 26-year-old male, a resident of Macon, Georgia. Williams faces Burglary charges with Crisp County Sheriff’s...



TWO MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENTS IN CRISP COUNTY (PR 19-010)

PRESS RELEASE TWO MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENTS IN CRISP COUNTY CRISP COUNTY- March 22, 2019 MUSSLEWHITE ROAD SINGLE VEHICLE ACCIDENT Friday, March 22, 2019, at approximately 6:50 AM a red 2011 Nissan Versa ran off Musslewhite Road in an attempt to avoid a deer. The vehicle traveled down an embankment and struck a tree head-on. Crisp County EMS transported one passenger to Crisp Regional Hospital. No serious injuries were reported. GA 300 & HWY 300 CONNECTOR Friday, March...