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CRISP COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE VEHICLE TARGETED FOR THEFT (PR 19-033)

PRESS RELEASE CRISP COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE VEHICLE TARGETED FOR THEFT CRISP COUNTY- September 12, 2019 Wednesday, September 11, 2019, a Crisp County Sheriff’s Office Investigator made reports of their unmarked county vehicle being broken into sometime in the night. The vehicle was parked at the employee’s residence in the city limits of Cordele. The rear window was shattered, a police rifle and bulletproof vest were stolen. Investigators are pursuing leads. If anyone has...



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TRAFFIC STOP LEADS TO THREE ARRESTS (PR 19-032)

PRESS RELEASE TRAFFIC STOP LEADS TO THREE ARRESTS CRISP COUNTY- August 20, 2019 In the early morning hours of Tuesday, August 20, 2019, a Crisp County Sheriff’s Deputy stopped a 2015 Ford Explorer traveling southbound on Interstate 75 near mile marker 103 for following another vehicle too closely. When the deputy approached the car, a strong smell of marijuana was detected, and open containers of alcohol were spotted. The driver of the vehicle, Addy Cook, stated that he and the...



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25 AED’S PURCHASED WITH ASSET FORFEITURE FUNDS (PR 19-031)

PRESS RELEASE 25 AED’S PURCHASED WITH ASSET FORFEITURE FUNDS CRISP COUNTY- August 19, 2019 Sheriff Billy Hancock purchased twenty-five G-5 Fully Automatic AED’s with Asset Forfeiture Funds. Twenty-two AEDs will be assigned to Patrol Deputies, and the remaining three will be assigned to the Crisp County Government Center and the Crisp County Court House. Deputies will attend mandatory training before the AED’s being issued. “I hope that they will never be needed, but they...



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JAMES MOSS IN CUSTODY IN COOK COUNTY (PR 19-030)

UPDATE: JAMES MOSS IN CUSTODY IN COOK COUNTY Agencies assisting in the arrest: Department of Corrections K-9 Units, U.S. Marshal Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force, Georgia State Patrol, Cook County Sheriff’s Office, Cordele Police Department, Turner County Sheriff’s Office, and Crisp County Sheriff’s Office Wilcox State Prison Inmate, James Moss walked away from a supervised off-site work detail at the Cordele State Farmers Market 1901 US Highway 41 N Cordele, GA on Thursday,...



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FATAL SINGLE VEHICLE ACCIDENT (PR 19-029)

PRESS RELEASE FATAL SINGLE VEHICLE ACCIDENT CRISP COUNTY- July 30, 2019 Crisp County E-911 dispatched First Responders to a single-vehicle accident on GA HWY 33 and Antioch Road at approximately 4:20 P.M. Monday, July 29, 2019. Crisp County Fire Rescue, Crisp County EMS, and Crisp County Sheriff’s Office responded to the accident. The Traffic Division reports a white Chevrolet Malibu was traveling south on GA HWY 33 when a possible medical emergency caused the driver to drift...



TRUCK FIRE AT SYNERGY

PRESS RELEASE TRUCK FIRE AT SYNERGY CRISP COUNTY- July 24, 2019 At approximately 1:00 P.M. Crisp County Fire Rescue, Crisp County EMS, and Crisp County Sheriff’s Office responded to 155 Landfill Road to a truck fire. Crisp County EMS transported one patient with serious injury to Crisp Regional Hospital where AirEvac was on standby to transport the patient further.



SINGLE VEHICLE ACCIDENT (PR 19-027)

PRESS RELEASE SINGLE VEHICLE ACCIDENT CRISP COUNTY- July 20, 2019 On the morning of Saturday, July 20, 2019, around 3:00 A. M. Crisp County Sheriff’s Office Deputies and Crisp County EMS responded to the 400 block of Lakeshore Drive in reference to a single-vehicle accident. Upon arrival, Deputies made contact with four male juveniles. The driver stated that while traveling down Lakeshore Drive, he swerved to miss a deer, which caused him to lose control of his vehicle and strike...



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...