One Subject Arrested on Multiple Theft by Deception Charges PR 22-020

PRESS RELEASE One Subject Arrested on Multiple Theft by Deception Charges CRISP COUNTY- September 14, 2022 A Crisp County Sheriff’s Deputy arrested Alex Griffin, a 30-year-old male from Crisp County, on Friday, September 9, 2022. Griffin faces the following charges: Seventeen Counts of Theft by Deception- Felony One Count of Theft by Conversion One Count of Deposit Account Fraud These charges stem from multiple reports of Griffin selling and...



Two Rescued from Sinking Boat on Lake Blackshear PR 22-019

Two Rescued from Sinking Boat on Lake Blackshear Crisp County August 17, 2022 On August 17, 2022, at approximately 4:40 P.M. Crisp County Communications E-911 dispatched first responders to Lake Blackshear in the Flintview area after receiving reports that a boat with two individuals was taking on water. Crisp County Fire Rescue and a local citizen as well as Sumter County Fire Rescue were able to deploy boats and rescue the two individuals. No injuries were reported. Georgia...



Two Arrested After Attempting to Elude PR 22-018

PRESS RELEASE Two Arrested After Attempting to Elude CRISP COUNTY- July 1, 2022 On Thursday, June 30, 2022, around 8:40 A.M., authorities arrested Matthew Lowe, a 23-year-old male from Shepherdsville, Kentucky, and Jenna Scott, an 18-year-old female from Shepherdsville, Kentucky. Matthew Lowe is charged with Possession of a Schedule II Controlled Substance, Possession of a Firearm during the Commission of a Crime, Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, Possession of...



Two Vehicle Accident PR 22-017

PRESS RELEASE Two Vehicle Accident CRISP COUNTY- June 29, 2022 On June 28, 2022, at approximately 11:20 P.M., a Crisp County Sheriff’s Office patrol unit struck the rear end of a motorcycle near the 1600 block of 16th Ave. The motorcycle driver complained of minor injuries and was transported to Crisp Regional Hospital by Crisp County EMS. The motorcycle driver was later released from the hospital. Georgia State Patrol Post 30 is investigating the incident. Crisp County...



CCSO Receives COVID-19 Mitigation in Georgia Confinement Facilities Grant PR 22-016

PRESS RELEASE CCSO Receives COVID-19 Mitigation in Georgia Confinement Facilities Grant CRISP COUNTY- June 24, 2022 Crisp County Sheriff’s is pleased to announce that the agency is approved to receive the $12,500.00 COVID-19 Mitigation in Georgia Confinement Facilities Grant. Funding for the grant is provided through the Institute for Health Logistics & Analytics (IHLA) at Georgia Southern University and the Georgia Department of Public Health. At the beginning of the...



Two Rescued After Two Jet Ski’s Collide on Lake Blackshear PR 22-015

PRESS RELEASE Two Rescued After Two Jet Ski’s Collide on Lake Blackshear CRISP COUNTY- June 24, 2022 On June 24, 2022, at approximately 12:00 P.M. Crisp County Communications E-911 dispatched first responders to Lake Blackshear after receiving reports that two jet ski's collided and two individuals were in the water. Thankfully, individuals on a boat nearby contacted authorities and assisted in rescue efforts. Air Evac Lifeteam 86 transported one male to a medical facility. The...



Two Arrested in Tennessee for Local Fraud PR 22-014

PRESS RELEASE Two Arrested in Tennessee for Local Fraud CRISP COUNTY- June 15, 2022 On Tuesday, June 14, 2022, officers with Chattanooga Police Department arrested Maurion Jones and Montreo Jones. Maurion Jones, a 22-year-old male, and Montreo Jones, a 28-year-old male from Columbus, Georgia, have pending charges in Tennessee. Locally, both are charged with Financial Identify Fraud and Financial Transaction Card Fraud. On June 13, 2022, a Deputy responded to Phillips...



Fentanyl Campaign Efforts Update PR 22-013

PRESS RELEASE Fentanyl Awareness PSA CRISP COUNTY- June 2, 2022 On May 18, 2022, Crisp County Sheriff’s Office started a campaign to educate the public about the dangers of fentanyl. We organized the campaign into three main components collaboration, education, and enforcement. We have reached the two-week mark after launching the campaign and would like to update the community on our efforts. Collaboration: Crisp County Sheriff's Office met with local and state partners...



Fentanyl Awareness PSA PR 22-012

PRESS RELEASE Fentanyl Awareness PSA CRISP COUNTY- May 18, 2022 Fentanyl is here in Crisp County, and it is killing citizens. Crisp County Sheriff's Office is working to tackle this epidemic locally. Recently Deputies made an arrest that took over 10,000 counterfeit pills that tested positive for fentanyl off the streets. In addition, the Crisp County Sheriff's Office has met with local and state partners in recent weeks to devise strategies to address this crisis. Through...



Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Arrest PR 22-011

PRESS RELEASE Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Arrest CRISP COUNTY- May 4, 2022 On Tuesday, May 3, 2022, around 6:20 P.M., a Crisp County Sheriff’s Deputy arrested Kristian Stucky, a 52-year-old male from Carlsbad, California. Stucky is charged with Trafficking Marijuana, Possession of a Schedule I or II Controlled Substance with Intent to Distribute, and Failure to Maintain Lane. A Crisp County Deputy stopped a white Ford Edge for failure to maintain lane on GA 401/I75 near...



One Injured in Shooting on Seedling Drive PR 22-010

PRESS RELEASE One Injured in Shooting on Seedling Drive CRISP COUNTY- April 23, 2022 On April 22, 2022, a little after 8:00 P.M. Crisp County Communications E-911 dispatched Cordele Police Department, Crisp County Sheriff’s Office, and Crisp County EMS to the Seedling Drive in reference to a shooting. When units arrived on the scene, they observed a 20-year-old male with an apparent lower extremity gunshot wound. Crisp County EMS transported the victim to Crisp Regional Hospital,...



One Arrested After Attempting to Elude PR 22-009

PRESS RELEASE One Arrested After Attempting to Elude CRISP COUNTY- April 8, 2022 On Friday, April 8, 2022, around 3:40 P.M., Deputies arrested David Howard Jr., a 32-year-old male from Fort Myers, Florida. Howard is charged with Aggravated Assault upon a Peace Officer, Trafficking in Schedule II Narcotics, Fleeing or Attempting to Elude, and numerous traffic violations. Additional charges are pending. Dooly County will also have charges for David Howard, Jr. On Friday, April...