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SUSPECT FLEES ON FOOT INTO COTTON FIELD (PR-18-024)

PRESS RELEASE SUSPECT FLEES ON FOOT INTO COTTON FIELD CRISP COUNTY- September 11, 2018 Antonio Vega 32-year-old male, a resident of Cordele, Georgia was arrested September 11, 2018, at approximately 7:00 p.m. Vega is charged with Cruelty to Children in the 2nd Degree, Aggravated Assault, Rape, False Imprisonment, and Possession of a Firearm during the Commission of a Felony, Pointing a Weapon at another, and Obstruction of a Law Enforcement Officer. On Tuesday, September 11,...



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572 COUNTS OF FINANCIAL TRANSACTION CARD FRAUD (PR-18-023)

PRESS RELEASE 572 COUNTS OF FINANCIAL TRANSACTION CARD FRAUD CRISP COUNTY- August 28, 2018 David Turner Jr. 26-year-old male, a resident of Warner Robins, Georgia was arrested August 28, 2018. Turner is charged with 1 count of Criminal Trespass, 7 counts of Entering Auto, 20 counts of Financial Transaction Card Theft, 20 counts of Identity Fraud, 572 counts of Financial Transaction Card Fraud and 572 counts of Receiving Goods from Fraudulent Charges. On Wednesday August 22, 2018,...



TWO AGENCY MEMBERS WERE HELD BY MEXICAN AUTHORITIES (PR-18-022)

PRESS RELEASE TWO AGENCY MEMBERS WERE HELD BY MEXICAN AUTHORITIES CRISP COUNTY- August 25, 2018 Crisp County Sheriff, Billy Hancock received information in the late hours of August 23, 2018 that two members of the agency were being held by Mexican Authorities at Federal Public Ministry for possession of weapons in the city of Cancun, Mexico. Both were being held for bringing a firearm into the country, possession of magazines and live ammo. The two agency members are Martelle...



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MARIJUANA GROW (PR-18-021)

PRESS RELEASE MARIJUANA GROW CRISP COUNTY- August 23, 2018 After receiving complaints of possible illegal drug activity occurring at 727 Cork Ferry Road, the Crisp County Sheriff’s Office and the Mid-South Narcotics Task Force started an investigation. During the investigation several marijuana plants were found growing in an open field behind the residence. Surveillance of the marijuana plants was started and 59-year-old Doug Dewitt was witnessed going to the plants on different...



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SHOOTING SUSPECT ARRESTED (PR-18-020)

PRESS RELEASE SHOOTING SUSPECT ARRESTED CRISP COUNTY- August 20, 2018 Jermall Romine Burks Jr. 20-year-old male resident of Cordele, Georgia was arrested Monday, August 20, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. As the investigation from this morning’s shooting unfolded, evidence lead authorities to Jermall Burks Jr. At 10:52 a.m. Crisp County Communications/E911 received a phone call from a male subject disclosing that a 20-year-old female suffered an apparent gunshot wound in the abdomen at 1712...



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TRAFFIC STOP LEADS TO ARREST (PR-18-019)

PRESS RELEASE TRAFFIC STOP LEADS TO ARREST CRISP COUNTY- August 20, 2018 Deaqwan O’Connor, a 26-year-old male resident of Atlanta, Georgia was arrested Saturday, August 18, 2018 at approximately 11:30 p.m. Deputy First Class Loron Williams initiated a traffic stop on a grey Chrysler Crossfire for failure to maintain lane and defective equipment on GA401/I75 around milepost 102 southbound. While speaking with O’Conner, Deputy First Class Williams smelled the odor of marijuana...



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AGENCY ASSIST WITH DNR LEADS TO 5LBS. MARIJUANA (PR-18-018)

PRESS RELEASE AGENCY ASSIST WITH DNR LEADS TO 5LBS. MARIJUANA CRISP COUNTY- August 21, 2018 Jeremy Trey Sapp, 25-year-old male resident of Crisp County was arrested Saturday, August 18, 2018 around 10:30 p.m. at Loron Williams Park. Game Warden Sgt. Greer and Game Warden Cpl. Martin, Georgia Department of Natural Resources approached a vessel docked at Loron Williams Park. Upon approaching the vessel Greer observed a tubberware container with an open lid containing suspected...



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MISSING PERSON LOCATED (PR-18-017)

PRESS RELEASE MISSING PERSON LOCATED CRISP COUNTY- August 14, 2018 Missing person Ashley Lane Williams has been located and transported to Crisp Regional Hospital by Crisp County EMS for treatment of minor injuries. After an extensive search this morning involving Georgia State Patrol Aviation, Wilcox Sheriff, Robert Rogers, Dooly County Sheriff’s Office, Cordele Police Department, and numerous members of Crisp County Sheriff’s Office Williams was located approximately 2 miles...



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GAMBLING PLACES RAIDED IN CRISP AND DOUGHERTY COUNTY (PR-18-016)

Gambling Places Raided in Crisp and Dougherty County Cordele, GA. – On Tuesday, August 7, 2018, the GBI’s Commercial Gambling Unit, along with the Mid-South Narcotics Task Force, the Crisp County Sheriff’s Office, the Albany-Dougherty Drug Unit and in cooperation with the Georgia Lottery Corporation and the Georgia Department of Revenue executed five (5) search warrants in Cordele and Albany for violations of Georgia’s gambling laws. Search warrants were executed at four (4)...



ENTERING AUTO SUSPECTS ARRESTED (PR-18-015)

PRESS RELEASE ENTERING AUTO SUSPECTS ARRESTED CRISP COUNTY- August 3, 2018 On July 31, 2018, at approximately 5:00 a.m. the Crisp County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Ray Road in reference to a reported Entering Auto. Crisp County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division identified suspects within an hour after the incident. By 5:00 p.m of the incident date two of the three suspects were in custody at Crisp County Detention Center. Latavia Jackson...



ENTERING AUTOS SUSPECTS ARRESTED (PR-18-014)

PRESS RELEASE ENTERING AUTOS SUSPECTS ARRESTED CRISP COUNTY- July 16, 2018 On July 11, 2018, at approximately 8:30 a.m. the Crisp County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Old Hatley Road and Aberdeen Circle in reference to multiple vehicles being entered. The investigation revealed the incidents occurred between 1:00 a.m. and 2:00 a.m. Crisp County Investigators identified all involved suspects by 5:00 p.m. on incident date. On July 13, 2018 at 6:00 a.m. all five suspects...



AGENCY ASSIST (PR-18-014)

PRESS RELEASE AGENCY ASSIST CRISP COUNTY- June 19, 2018 At 10:10AM on June 19, 2018 Crisp County E-911 dispatched a lookout for a stolen grey Chevrolet Malibu from Warwick Police Department. Around 10:20AM Sheriff Hancock attempted to initiate a traffic stop on a grey Chevrolet Malibu near the intersection of Old Hatley Road on GA HWY 300. The driver failed to stop and fled northbound on GA HWY 300. Corporal Purvis joined Sheriff Hancock in pursuit. The driver lost control and...