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TCSO Activity Report For March

Sheriff Gene Scarbrough Reports   Activity For March 2019

Deputies responded to 3,033 calls for service, conducted 645 business and property checks, 1,290 mobile home park and subdivision checks with 27 school checks.

Sheriff Scarbrough said deputies served 152 warrants, 114 civil papers and 268 subpoenas.

The sheriff reported that deputies arrested 120 people, some on multiple charges. He said that there were 2 fraud charges, 42 charges of parole/probation violation were filed, 38 drug charges, 21 failure to appear charges, 2 child support cases, 6  6 obstruction cases, 12 crimes against a person charges, 24 property crimes charges and 16 non-traffic cases.

Traffic stops conducted by deputies led to 3 charges of driving under the influence, 7 drug charges, 24 individuals having a suspended or revoked driver’s license as well as the arrest of 1 wanted person.

He added that deputies completed 531 reports, completed 21 domestic reports, worked 28 accidents and patrolled 72,658 miles.

The sheriff also reported that deputies provided 78 transports, totaling 209 hours and 9,016 miles.

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Sex Offender Registry Update

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Sex Offender Registry Update

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Sheriff Welcomes Two New Deputies

New Deputies Sworn In

Tift County Sheriff Gene Scarbrough swore in two new Deputies today, Dallas Hancock on the left and Hunter Ray on the right.  Sheriff Scarbrough welcomes you to the Tift County Sheriff's Office.

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Nine Arrests Made Concerning Car Thefts & Entering Autos

Nine Arrests Made Concerning Car Thefts & Entering Autos

Over the last eight weeks the Tift County Sheriff’s Office has noticed a sharp rise in reports related to entering autos and motor vehicle thefts. Since that time, Sheriff’s Deputies and Investigators have been working diligently to identify and apprehend those responsible. Over the last two weeks, deputies and investigators have been able to identify and arrest nine individuals in conjunction to many of the reported crimes, in addition to two incidents of loitering and prowling. The offenders, five adults and four juveniles, range in age between fifteen and twenty years old. Thus far, a total of twenty nine charges have been filed against suspects involved.

Sheriff Gene Scarbrough would like to thank the public for their support and help throughout the process and give thanks to all the men and women who worked so diligently to help bring the rash of thefts to an end. He would also like to take this opportunity to remind the public to safeguard their property and remain on the lookout, not only for their interest, but their neighbors as well.

Suspects and their respective charges:

-Tyrone Washington (17 years old) 1 count entering auto (felony), 1 count theft by taking (felony)

-Mekiau Griffin (17years old) 4 counts entering auto (felony), 2 counts theft by taking (felony), 2 counts theft by receiving (felony), 1 count criminal attempt to commit entering auto (felony).

-Patriana Daniels (17 years old) 2 counts entering auto (felony), 1 count criminal attempt to commit entering auto (felony), 1 count theft by receiving (felony), 1 count theft by taking (felony), 1 count loitering (misd)

-Shymek Brown (20 years old) 1 count entering auto (felony), 1 count theft by receiving (felony), 1 count loitering (misd), 1 count contributing to the delinquency of a minor (misd).

-Luke Ferro (17 years old) 1 count entering auto (party to a crime) (felony), one count theft by taking (felony).

Four Juvenile's were also arrested and charged with the following:

Juvenile #1) 16 years old, 2 counts of entering auto, two counts of theft by receiving (felony)

Juvenile #2) 15 Years old, 1 count theft by receiving (felony), loitering and prowling

Juvenile #3) 16 years old, 1 count theft by taking (felony)

Juvenile #4) 16 years old, 1 count theft by receiving

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New Detention Officers Sworn In

New Detention Officers Sworn In

Tift County Sheriff Gene Scarbrough welcomes four new detention officers after their swearing in ceremony.  From left to right are: Timothy Collins, Erin Harris, Sheriff Scarbrough, Nakia Gaulden & Torrey Edwards.

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Sex Offender Registry Update

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Meth Bust Made

        

Meth Bust Made - More Than Two Pounds Seized



Tift County Sheriff Gene Scarbrough reported that on March 15, 2019, deputies with the Tift County Sheriff’s Office along with agents of the Mid-South Narcotics Task Force and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation arrested 40-year-old Willie Ashley of Riverdale, Georgia. The arrest is a result of an investigation of Ashley where law enforcement was able to determine that he was distributing large amounts of methamphetamine in South Georgia.

When Ashley was arrested, he was found to be in possession of more than two pounds of methamphetamine that would have been distributed in Tift county and surrounding areas.

Ashley is currently being held in the Tift county jail and is charged with trafficking in methamphetamine.

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TCSO Activity Report For February

Sheriff Gene Scarbrough Reports Activity For February 2019

Deputies responded to 2,804 calls for service, conducted 1,764 business and property checks, 836 mobile home park and subdivision checks with 47 school checks and verified addresses of 67 registered sex offenders.

Sheriff Scarbrough said deputies served 147 warrants, 93 civil papers and 367 subpoenas.

The sheriff reported that deputies arrested 69 people, some on multiple charges. He said that there were 17 fraud charges, 34 charges of parole/probation violation were filed, 25 drug charges, 15 failure to appear charges, 5 weapons charges, 7 child support cases, 6 obstruction cases and 6 non-traffic cases.

Traffic stops conducted by deputies led to 6 charges of driving under the influence, 12 drug charges, 17 individuals having a suspended or revoked driver’s license as well as 2 weapons charges.

He added that deputies completed 409 reports, worked 25 accidents, issued 885 traffic citations, 149 traffic warnings and patrolled 59,553 miles.

The sheriff also reported that deputies provided 60 transports, totaling 190 hours and 6,651 miles.

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Sex Offender Registry Update

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