Baldwin County, GA Crime & Safety

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Gun found in woods

The man wanted for questioning by local authorities in connection with a July Fourth weekend triple-homicide remained behind bars Monday on unrelated criminal charges. Based on jail records, the man has ties to a local gang. Christopher Antwoin Arnold, 30, of the 100 block of Hopewell Church Road, Milledgeville, was...
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Crime Digest, Tuesday, July 27, 2021

The following is information compiled from public records of the Milledgeville Police Department and the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office. It is our policy to not disclose the names of victims. These reports do not reflect guilt or innocence. An “arrest” does not always indicate incarceration. The charges filed are noted in the narrative.
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Crash in Baldwin County Monday leaves one dead

MILLEDGEVILLE, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) — The Georgia State Patrol (GSP) has reported a fatal crash that took place in Baldwin County early on Monday, July 26, 2021. GSP said that the crash took place on 393 Sparta Highway and Cicada Drive. The incident was called in as a 2-vehicle crash that resulted in an overturned vehicle and ejection with a confirmed fatality.
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GSP: One dead in Monday morning crash in Baldwin County

BALDWIN COUNTY, Ga - The Georgia State Patrol is investigating a fatal crash that happened Monday morning in Baldwin County. The GSP tells WGXA News the crash happened on Sparta Highway near the intersection with Cicada Drive. Preliminary information suggests at least two cars were involved in the crash, one...
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Tips lead to manhunt, arrest

The hunt for a Milledgeville man wanted for questioning in a triple-homicide case was arrested after a manhunt in a wooded area of a neighborhood on the southside of Milledgeville Friday afternoon, local authorities say. Christopher Arnold, who officers and detectives with the Milledgeville Police Department had sought for the...
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Crime Digest, July 24, 2021, Weekend Edition

The following is information compiled from public records of the Milledgeville Police Department and the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office. It is our policy to not disclose the names of victims. These reports do not reflect guilt or innocence. An “arrest” does not always indicate incarceration. The charges filed are noted in the narrative.
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Milledgeville man pleads guilty to murder

GRAY, Ga. — A Milledgeville man pleaded guilty to malice murder in connection with the September 2020 killing of a woman who left behind five children. Clemmon Jamar “C.J." Hunt, now 27, stood beside Keri Thompson, his defense attorney, during a hearing Thursday morning before Ocmulgee Judicial Circuit Superior Court Judge Terry A. Massey. The hearing was held in Jones County Superior Court in Gray, where Hunt had been jailed since his arrest by Milledgeville Police detectives.
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Inmate dies in holding cell at Baldwin County Jail

BALDWIN COUNTY, Ga. -- State authorities are investigating a woman's death at a county jail in Middle Georgia. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation states that the Baldwin County Sheriff's Office requested the agency to investigate the inmate's death around 7:30 p.m. Sunday evening. The woman died in a holding cell...
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Milledgeville woman found dead in county jail cell

Agents with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are probing the death of an inmate at the Baldwin County Jail, local and state authorities say. The body of 61-year-old Tracey McCook, of Milledgeville, was discovered in her jail cell on Sunday night, according to Mary Chandler, special agent in-charge of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation Region 6 Office in Milledgeville.
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Man wounded in shooting recovering in Macon hospital

A Milledgeville man wounded in a shooting in Baldwin County is recovering in a Macon hospital, local authorities say. Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office Maj. Brad King, who oversees the criminal investigation division, said detectives are working to establish leads in the case and a motive for the shooting. As of...
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Crime Digest, July 17, 2021 Weekend Edition

The following is information compiled from public records of the Milledgeville Police Department and the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office. It is our policy to not disclose the names of victims. These reports do not reflect guilt or innocence. An “arrest” does not always indicate incarceration. The charges filed are noted in the narrative.
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Several guns stolen in vehicle break-ins

Several guns have been stolen of late from vehicles in Milledgeville and Baldwin County. There have been more than 145 cases of entering an auto in the city of Milledgeville alone since January. That’s a big concern for local law enforcement authorities. Authorities are even noticing an increase in stolen...
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Man falsely claims he was shot, gets arrested

Jul. 12—A man claimed he was wounded in a recent shooting in Baldwin County but it turned out to be untrue. That same man, incidentally, was later arrested on an illegal drug charge by local authorities. The arrested man was identified as 29-year-old Horace Clarence May Jr., of the 100...