Tag Archives: Decatur County Sheriff’s Office

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 »

Stolen Ambulance Leads to Police Chase, Peaceful Resolution

A woman was arrested Sunday after Bainbridge Public Safety responded to a call about a stolen ambulance. According to the BPS Incident Report, a woman contacted E911 from Memorial Hospital stating that she was feeling anxious and wanted to go “to a safe place”.  BPS Officer Charles Strickland responded and after discussion, offered to give the caller a… Read More »

Weekend Storm Brings Down Trees and Powerlines

The storm that blew through Decatur County early Sunday morning left many residents without power after multiple trees fell on power lines.  According to Bainbridge Public Safety’s facebook page, a massive tree fell across the road and knocked down the service lines on Orange and Barber Streets.  WALB reported that the storm totaled one car when a tree fell… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for 1/22/18

The following arrests and citations were reported by the Decatur County Jail and Bainbridge Public Safety. The addresses listed below are given to us directly by the Decatur County Jail and Bainbridge Public Safety:  Vicky Lynn Ezell, 57, Charles St, Bainbridge, Ga; DUI, Heard, BPS Antonio Mcneil, 28, Hall St, Bainbridge, Ga; Aggravated assault, Akins, BPS Ronald Eugene… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Friday, January 5, 2018

The following arrests and citations were reported by the Decatur County Jail and Bainbridge Public Safety. The addresses listed below are given to us directly by the Decatur County Jail and Bainbridge Public Safety: Gary Perkins, 53, Hall Street, Bainbridge, GA; Battery-Family Violence(misd); Akins, BPS Tarmario Turner, Dow Jones Rd, Bainbridge, GA; Controlled Substance-Possess Methamphetamines, (FEL), Controlled Substance… Read More »