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Kentucky couple’s chase arrest in Dooly

VIENNA, GA – A Shepherdsville, Kentucky couple is jailed in the Crisp County Detention Center after an early morning chase and arrest in Dooly County. Crisp County Sheriff’s Public Information Officer Haley Chafin says 23 year old Matthew Lowe and 18 year old Jenna Scott both faces charges of possessing Schedule II drugs, possession of marijuana and possession of a firearm in commission of a crime.
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Crisp County chase ends in arrest for drugs and guns

CRISP COUNTY, Ga. (WGXA) -- Deputies have arrested two people after an attempted traffic stop turned into a pursuit. 23-year-old Matthew Lowe and 18-year-old Jenna Scott were driving in a Mercury SUV when a Crisp County deputy spotted the vehicle speeding on GA 401 on Thursday morning. When the deputy...
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Two arrested after attempting to elude police on Interstate 75

Two have been arrested after trying to elude law enforcement. The Crisp County Sheriff's Office says that 23-year-old Matthew Lowe and 18-year-old Jenna Scott, both from Kentucky, have been arrested following a high speed chase on Interstate 75. Around 8:30 a.m. Thursday, a Crisp County Sheriff's deputy attempted to stop...
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Motorcycle rider hospitalized after being hit by Crisp County deputy

CRISP COUNTY, Ga. (WGXA) -- The Georgia State Patrol and Crisp County Sheriff's Office are investigating a motorcycle crash. According to the sheriff's office, a Crisp County deputy hit the back of a motorcycle Tuesday night around 11:30 p.m. on 16th Ave. The driver was injured and transported to Crisp...
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GSP investigating Crisp Co. patrol unit involved car crash

CORDELE, Ga. (WALB) - The Georgia State Patrol is investigating a car crash involving a Crisp County Sheriff’s Office patrol unit. On Tuesday around 11:20 p.m., a Crisp County Sheriff’s Office patrol unit hit the rear end of a motorcycle near the 1600 block of 16th Avenue. The...
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School board budget calls for property tax decrease

The Crisp County Board of Education met in a called meeting Tuesday to hold a second public hearing before adopting the 2022-2023 budget. No one participated in the public hearing so the budget was finalized and adopted. Revenues came from local taxes, $10,660,000; $250,064,508 from state revenues; $261,000 from local...
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Harris turns a new chapter in its history

After more than 150 years, the last building of the original Tomlin-Harris Machine Company will be torn down to make room for a newer, more efficient building. “This was the original machine shop built sometime around 1910,” D.J. VanDeusen, president and general manager said. “It even served as a horse barn.”
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Truck fuel leak shuts down Crisp highway

CORDELE, GA- Crisp County deputies are on the scene of a single commercial vehicle accident. An 18 wheeler is stuck on Highway 90, leaking diesel fuel. Crisp County Sheriff’s PIO Haley Chafin says the roadway will be closed for a few hours as crews clear the scene between Patriot Drive and Rockhouse Road.
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Sheriff’s office patrol unit strikes motorcycle

On June 29, 2022, at approximately 11:20 P.M., a Crisp County Sheriff’s Office patrol unit struck the rear end of a motorcycle near the 1600 block of 16th Ave. The motorcycle driver complained of minor injuries and was transported to Crisp Regional Hospital by Crisp County EMS. The motorcycle driver was later released from the hospital. Georgia State Patrol Post 30 is investigating the incident. Crisp County Sheriff’s Office will also conduct an internal investigation per agency policy.
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Man, woman rescued after jet skis collide on Georgia lake, sheriff's office says

CRISP COUNTY, Ga. - Deputies came to the rescue of a man and woman injured when jet skis collided on Lake Blackshear on Friday, the Crisp County Sheriff's Office said. An air evacuation team transported a man to a hospital in stable condition, a sheriff's office spokesperson said. The second injured person, a woman, was evaluated at the scene by Crisp County EMS.
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73rd annual Watermelon Days Festival brings community together

CORDELE, Ga. (WALB) - Seed spitting contests, watermelon throwing contests and a watermelon eating contest were just a few events that happened at the 73rd annual Watermelon Days Festival. The Crisp County 4-H club also gave away free watermelons. Randy West, agent and CEC of the 4-H club, said every...
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Crisp County Sheriff's Office receives $12,000 grant

The Crisp County Sheriff’s Office has been approved to receive the $12,500.00 COVID-19 mitigation in Georgia Confinement Facilities Grant. Funding for the grant is provided through the Institute for Health Logistics & Analytics (IHLA) at Georgia Southern University and the Georgia Department of Public Health. At the beginning of...
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Jet ski accident victim airlifted from Crisp

CORDELE, GA – Georgia’s Department of Natural Resources is investigating a late morning watercraft collision that sent one man to the hospital by way of helicopter. Crisp County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer Haley Chafin says authorities got the 911 call for help to the Scenic Route area of Lake Blackshear around noon.
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