Tag Archives: Decatur County Sheriff’s Office

Man wanted for child molestation arrested with help of U.S. Marshals

A Bainbridge man sought by the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office was arrested in Florida, three weeks after a warrant was issued for his arrest on child molestation. Decatur County Sheriff’s investigators said they requested help from the U.S. Marshals Service, whose mission is to capture fugitives, after Erik Randall Johnson, 36, of Bainbridge allegedly “evaded arrest” after learning… Read More »

Recent Decatur County Sheriff’s Office Incident Reports

The following is a sampling of recent incidents reported by the Decatur County (GA) Sheriff’s Office. We do not list domestic incidents, out of respect for the victim’s safety, and we also redact citizens’ names and specific addresses, out of respect for their privacy. On Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 1522 hours, Deputy Kelly and Sgt. Williams responded… Read More »

Recent Decatur County Sheriff’s Office Incident Reports

The following is a sampling of recent incidents reported by the Decatur County (GA) Sheriff’s Office. We do not list domestic incidents, out of respect for the victim’s safety, and we also redact citizens’ names and specific addresses, out of respect for their privacy. On 03/17/2015 at approx. 1000 hours, Inv. Terry Phillips was contacted in reference to… Read More »

Sheriff’s deputies help keep peace by serving arrest warrants, keeping track of sex offenders

There are a number of official duties for Georgia Sheriffs that are explicitly mentioned in the state’s Constitution. Among the most commonly performed, and most important duties, include serving court papers and executing arrest warrants issued by courts or local law enforcement. Most of the time, individuals are arrested immediately after an officer has cause to accuse them of… Read More »

Recent Decatur County Sheriff’s Office Incident Reports

The following is a summary of recent incidents reported by the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office: On Wednesday, February 25, 2015, at 0555 hours, Deputy Adam Mobley responded to the 2200 block of Dothan Highway, in reference to a dog attack. On Tuesday, February 24, 2015, Deputy Redell Walton was contacted at the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office in reference to… Read More »

Decatur County Prison inmate charged with distributing meth

An inmate at the Decatur County Prison has been charged with allegedly hiding meth on his person and bringing it back into the prison, according to the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office. James Jason Wojciechowski, 44, of Lagrange, Ga., was arrested Wednesday and charged with possession of methamphetamines with intent to distribute. Wojciechowski had been assigned to a roadside… Read More »

Recent Decatur County Sheriff’s Office Reports

The following are summaries of recent incident reports provided by the Decatur County GA Sheriff’s Office. We do not include domestic incidents. 12/20/14, at 1108 hours, Capt. Crowder met with a complainant, regarding three dogs that attacked his 12 year old Shetland pony, “Buttons.” 12/20/14: Complainant contacted the Sheriff’s Office, in reference to a dog chasing two people down… Read More »

Whigham man charged in connection with damage to Climax cemetery

A 20-year-old Whigham man was arrested Thursday, Dec. 11 in connection with damage done to the cemetery of Salem Baptist Church near Climax the previous weekend. William Andrew Thornton, 20, was arrested by the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday and charged with criminal damage to property in the 2nd degree, a felony, and failure to report an… Read More »

Public asked for help after truck causes ‘substantial damage’ to cemetery

UPDATE: Whigham man charged in connection with damage to Climax cemetery (12/12/14) The Decatur County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in finding out who caused “substantial damage” to the cemetery of a small church near Climax, GA. Sometime late on Saturday night or early Sunday, someone drove a pickup truck into the cemetery of Salem… Read More »

Four charged by Sheriff’s deputies with conspiracy to make meth

Four Southwest Georgians, two from Bainbridge, GA, and two from Donalsonville, GA, have been arrested by the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office this week and charged with conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine. At about 5 p.m. Monday, Dec. 1, Decatur County Sheriff’s deputies traveled to 110 Gail Drive, located off U.S. 84 West just outside Bainbridge city limits. The deputies… Read More »

Recent incident reports from the Decatur County Sheriff’s office

The following are summaries of  recent incident reports provided by the Decatur County GA Sheriff’s Office. On 11/30/2014, at 1209 hours Deputy Presilla was dispatched to Thomas Ave, Attapulgus, GA., in reference to an Entering Auto. On 12/01/2014 at 0748, Capt. Greg McMillan was dispatched to the 2000 block of Colquitt Highway, in reference to a deceased person. On… Read More »

Bainbridge police chief says officers are vigilant as attempted business burglary, car break-ins continue

Bainbridge Public Safety Director Eric Miller spoke with Jesus and Jammin’ co-host Kevin Dowdy on Live 101.9 FM Friday morning about the continued rash of vehicle break-ins and said his officers are working closely with the Decatur County Sheriff’s office to find the person or persons responsible. Miller’s acknowledgement that recent property thefts have increased comes as an… Read More »

Burglary reported at Scott Street business; other incident reports

Bainbridge Public Safety made multiple arrests after a Scott Street business was burglarized early in the morning of Wednesday, August 27. At approximately 1:41 a.m. Wednesday, BPS Sgt. David Cutchin and other BPS officers responded to La Huarezita, a Hispanic store on 701 S. Scott Street, after a nearby resident called 911 to report a burglary. A resident… Read More »

Break-ins, property theft reported to Bainbridge police and Sheriff’s Office

The following is a summary of recent Bainbridge Public Safety incident reports involving break-ins and property theft: 8/25: BPS Officer Seth Stroup responded to Landmark Apartments, 1604 Miluli Avenue, in reference to damage to property. Someone entered the apartments’ laundry area and attempted to burglarize the machines for the coins they contained. Seven laundry machines and one drink… Read More »