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...



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SUBJECT ARRESTED AT LAKE BLACKSHEAR RESORT AFTER STARTING FIRE (PR 19-009)

PRESS RELEASE SUBJECT ARRESTED AT LAKE BLACKSHEAR RESORT AFTER STARTING FIRE CRISP COUNTY- March 19, 2019 Crisp County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Wesley Berry, a 31-year-old male, a resident of Macon, GA at approximately 10:15 a.m. on Monday, March 18, 2019, 2019. Berry faces charges of Arson-1st Degree, Criminal Damage to Property, and Possession of Methamphetamines. Crisp County E-911/Communications dispatched Crisp County Sheriff’s Office Deputies to Lake Blackshear...



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FAST RESPONSE SAVES MAJOR EQUIPMENT IN ELECTRICAL FIRE AT CRISP COUNTY E-911/ COMMUNICATIONS (PR 19-008)

PRESS RELEASE FAST RESPONSE SAVES MAJOR EQUIPMENT IN ELECTRICAL FIRE AT CRISP COUNTY E-911/ COMMUNICATIONS CRISP COUNTY- March 05, 2019 Crisp County E-911/Communications dispatched Cordele City Fire Department to the 911 Center at approximately 11:10 a.m. after a backup voice recorder caught fire. Paramedic/EMT Patterson was able to extinguish the small fire before Cordele City Fire Department arrived. The quick response by personnel and EMS Director, David Edwards saved major...



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JAMES SUBJECT ARRESTED AFTER ATTEMPTING TO ELUDE (PR 16-007)

PRESS RELEASE JAMES SUBJECT ARRESTED AFTER ATTEMPTING TO ELUDE CRISP COUNTY- February 28, 2019 Crisp County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Caleb James, a 26-year-old male, a resident of Laurens County at approximately 8:10 a.m. on Thursday, February 28, 2019, after K-9 Track. Deputies also arrested Kristi Riley, 42-year-old female, a resident of Laurens County at approximately 6:50 a. m. Thursday, February 28, 2019. At approximately 6:40 a.m. Deputy Malinda Bair attempted to...



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TRAFFIC STOP LEADS TO ARRESTS (PR 19-006)

PRESS RELEASE TRAFFIC STOP LEADS TO ARRESTS CRISP COUNTY- February 27, 2019 Crisp County Sheriff’s Deputy First Class Harvey arrested Rodney Hernandez, a 24-year-old male, and Melinda Zamora, a 21-year-old female, both residents of Lansing, Michigan at approximately 8:15 a.m. on Wednesday, February 27, 2019. Harvey initiated a traffic stop on a black Hyundai Genesis traveling southbound on GA401/I75 around milepost 104 for speeding in excess of maximum limits. Upon approaching...



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GEMA/HOMELAND SECURITY AWARD CCSO GRANT (PR-19-005)

PRESS RELEASE GEMA/HOMELAND SECURITY AWARD CCSO GRANT CRISP COUNTY- February 21, 2019 Crisp County Sheriff’s Office is proud to be a recipient of GEMA/Homeland Security’s Hazard Mitigation Grant in reference to the 2017 Severe Weather and Tornadoes. With this grant, Crisp County Emergency Management was able to purchase approximately $10,000 worth of NOAA Weather Radios to provide residents in impacted areas. Crisp County Sheriff’s Office partnered with Anderson Electronics...



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BOLO (PR-19-004)

PRESS RELEASE – BOLO BURGLARIES MAKE: Chevrolet MODEL: Equinox COLOR: Dark Blue Investigation reveals these same suspects are committing burglaries in multiple jurisdictions throughout Georgia. If you have any information concerning these persons, please contact Crisp County Sheriff’s Office (229) 276-2690. February 6, 2019 Arabi Tobacco Mart 4065 Bedgood Ave, Arabi GA 31712 Items Taken: Newport cigarettes, liquor Busted Front window Mak Package Shop 409 East 1st...



WANTED SUBJECT DEMARCUS BELL ARRESTED (PR 19-003)

PRESS RELEASE WANTED SUBJECT DEMARCUS BELL ARRESTED CRISP COUNTY- February 11, 2019 After a brief standoff Demarcus “Chip” Bell was arrested Monday, February 11, 2019, at approximately 11:00 a.m. without incident in Jacksonville, Florida. This was a joint effort lead by the US Marshals involving multiple agencies in Georgia and Florida These agencies include Jacksonville Florida Sheriff’s Office, US Marshal Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force, US Marshal Florida Fugitive...



WANTED SUBJECT FROM DOUGHERTY COUNTY ARRESTED IN CRISP (PR 19-002)

PRESS RELEASE WANTED SUBJECT FROM DOUGHERTY COUNTY ARRESTED IN CRISP CRISP COUNTY- February 4, 2019 Crisp County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Tyrone Cornilius Carter, a 41-year-old male February 4, 2019, at approximately 10:00 a.m. Carter has nineteen warrants from the Dougherty County Sheriff’s Office and Albany Police department ranging from Battery/Domestic Violence to Theft by Taking. Carter faces additional charges from the Crisp County Sheriff’s Office pending further...



CRISP COUNTY FIRE DISPATCHED TO CRISP COUNTY DETENTION CENTER (PR 19-001)

PRESS RELEASE CRISP COUNTY FIRE DISPATCHED TO CRISP COUNTY DETENTION CENTER CRISP COUNTY- January 6, 2018 Crisp County Fire Rescue responded to the Crisp County Detention Center at approximately 7:44 p.m. on Sunday, January 6, 2019. E911 dispatched them to a possible electrical fire in a cell. The Control Room Operator ceased power to all electrical outlets and placed the facility on lockdown. Detention Officers were able to extinguish the small fire before Crisp County Fire Rescue...



SECURITY HEIGHTENED AT CCDC AFTER A SMALL ELECTRICAL FIRE REPORTED IN CELL (PR 18-037)

PRESS RELEASE SECURITY HEIGHTENED AT CCDC AFTER A SMALL ELECTRICAL FIRE REPORTED IN CELL CRISP COUNTY- December 28, 2018 Crisp County Fire Rescue responded to the Crisp County Detention Center at approximately 7:00 a.m. on Friday, December 28, 2018. E911 dispatched them to a possible electrical fire in a cell. The Control Room Operator ceased power to all electrical outlets and placed the facility on lockdown. Detention Officers were able to extinguish the small fire before Crisp...



DEATH INVESTIGATION (PR 18-036)

DEATH INVESTIGATION 12/22/2018 Cordele, Georgia At approximately 8:25 on 12/21/2018 deputies responded to 2475 Highway 90 South, Cordele, Ga. reference to two people who were suffering from a gunshot. Crisp County 911 dispatchers received information that two people were suffering from self-inflicted gunshot wounds. Upon arrival, deputies found one male deceased from an apparent gunshot wound to the head and female suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the head. The female...