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FIVE ARRESTED IN MINI STORAGE BURGLARY (PR 19-038)

PRESS RELEASE FIVE ARRESTED IN MINI STORAGE BURGLARY CRISP COUNTY- October 14, 2019 Joseph Allen Williams 20-year-old male, a resident of Cordele, Ga, was arrested for burglary on October 4, 2019. Bruce Carmichael 57-year-old male, and April Peacock 38-year-old female, both residents of Cordele, Ga, were arrested on October 11, 2019, for theft by receiving stolen property. Cassandra Sapp 45-year-old female, a resident of Rochelle, Ga, was arrested for burglary on October 12, 2019....



October is Cyber Security Awareness Month (PR 19-037)

October is Cyber Security Awareness Month Crisp County – The Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency and Crisp County Emergency Management Agency are encouraging residents to participate in October’s Cyber Security Awareness Month and learn tips on staying cyber secure. Crisp County will motivate people to take the necessary steps to ensure their homes, workplaces and communities are protected when responding, preventing and detecting potential...



Multi-Agency Investigation Results in Multiple Arrests of Middle Georgia Suspects (PR 19-036)

Media Release Multi-Agency Investigation Results in Multiple Arrests of Middle Georgia Suspects. On September 24, 2019, a Houston County Grand Jury returned a fifteen-count indictment on seven individuals who were suspects in a lengthy criminal investigation involving thefts, burglaries, and other property-related offenses. Each suspect was charged with three counts of Violation of Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organization Act....



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TRAFFIC STOP LEADS TO TWO ARRESTS FOR FRAUD (PR 19-035)

PRESS RELEASE TRAFFIC STOP LEADS TO TWO ARRESTS FOR FRAUD CRISP COUNTY- September 26, 2019 Crisp County Sheriff’s Deputy Corporal Kris Herrick, arrested Keiyana Wiltz, a 21-year-old female, and Melwin Colon, a 26-year-old male, both residents of Kissimmee, Florida on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at approximately 4:20 p.m. Wiltz the following charges; 12 counts of financial transaction card theft, possession of marijuana, possession of firearm during commission of a crime, forgery...



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TRAFFIC STOP NETS 5 KILOS OF COCAINE (PR 19-034)

PRESS RELEASE TRAFFIC STOP NETS 5 KILOS OF COCAINE CRISP COUNTY- September 23, 2019 Crisp County Sheriff’s Deputy Sergeant Kenny Purvis, arrested Mario Flounoy, a 38-year-old male, resident of Pavo, Georgia on Saturday, September 21, 2019, at approximately 3:00 p.m. Flounoy faces felony charge trafficking in cocaine. Sergeant Kenny Purvis initiated a traffic stop on a black Hyundai, Sonata traveling southbound on GA401/I75 around milepost 104 for impeding the free flow of...



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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...