Tag Archives: Decatur County Sheriff’s Office

DCSO: Career Criminals Unit Makes Another Drug Bust

PRESS RELEASE On Friday, July 6th, 2018, The Decatur County Career Criminals Unit accompanied by members of the Criminal Investigation Division conducted a Search Warrant in the 7000 block of Tallahassee Highway in Attapulgus, Georgia. Approximately 1 ounce of Cocaine, a quantity of marijuana, multiple firearms, and U.S. currency were seized from the residence. The owner of the… Read More »

Action GM, DCSO and BPS Team Up to Bring Awareness to New Handsfree Driving Law

On Sunday, July 1st (this Sunday), motorists on Georgia’s roads will be subject to a new law governing hands-free driving.  Known as the “Hands-Free Act”, the Georgia legislature and Governor Nathan Deal enacted legislation designed to improve the safety of Georgia’s roads through the elimination of electronic usage while driving.  Although the common idea is that the law… Read More »

DCSO: Career Criminals Unit Make Meth Arrests

Press Release  On Monday, June 18, 2018, members of the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office’s Career Criminals Unit, in conjunction with members of the Decatur County Correctional Institute, arrested Inmate Jimmy Thai for possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute. Thai was found to be in possession of multiple bags of suspected methamphetamine while being an inmate of the… Read More »

DCSO: Multiple May Drug Busts

Press Release On Thursday June 7, 2018, during the afternoon hours, members of the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office’s Career Criminals Unit were searching for Jeffery Parker, w/m, 41 years of age, as Parker had an outstanding Parole Warrant. Members of this unit had been searching for Parker as a fugitive from justice for several days and Parker had… Read More »

Jury Duty Scam: Multiple Area Sheriff’s Departments Warn Against Fraudulent Calls

Decatur County Sheriff Wiley Griffin shared a Wednesday morning facebook post from his counterpart in Wakulla County Florida warning residents about an ongoing scam regarding jury duty. According to the post, a Wakulla County victim reported being contacted by a “Lt. Johnson” regarding warrants for failure to appear for jury duty.  The caller also told the victim that… Read More »