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New Detention Officers Sworn In

Sheriff Scarbrough Swears In New Detention Officers

Sheriff Gene Scarbrough welcomes new Detention Officers at their swearing in ceremony.

From left to right: Charmiza Harp, Raytesia Vickers, Kate Vickers, Precious Blanding, Sheriff Scarbrough, Hunter Miller, David Avellaneda and Marlin Paul.

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It's Veteran's Day

 

The Tift County Sheriff's Office is appreciative and supportive of America's Veteran's as we remember their service.  Today a standing room only crowd held a Veteran's Day Program at the Veteran's Amphitheater at the 11th hour of the 11th day of November commemorating the end of the First World War. 

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Christmas Toy Drive

Sheriff Gene Scarbrough & WFXL News Manager Kerri Copello

The Tift County Sheriff's Office is glad to once again participate with WFXL-Fox 31 Albany for their annual Operation Toy Drive.  You can drop off new, unwrapped toys in our lobby Monday through Friday from 8am until 6pm.  Each of the toys will then by donated to Toys For Tots of Tifton and All Donated Toys will be given to kids in Tifton/Tift County.

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Tifton Man Arrested For Trafficking Methamphetamine

Contact:             SAC Eric Schwalls eric.schwalls@gbi.ga.gov

        ASAC Stripling Luke stripling.luke@gbi.ga.gov

Tifton Man Arrested for Trafficking Methamphetamine

Tifton, GA (October 22, 2021) - On Tuesday, October 19, 2021, the GBI Southwestern Regional Drug Enforcement Office (SWRDEO) and Tift County Sheriff's Office arrested Edgar Fernando Neri, age 21, of Tifton, GA, for trafficking methamphetamine.

The GBI SWRDEO and Tift County Sheriff's Office received information that Neri was distributing methamphetamine in Tifton, Georgia. The investigation culminated with the search warrant at Neri's residence at 1802 Marion Drive, Tifton, Georgia. As a result of this search warrant and other investigative efforts, 2.9 pounds of methamphetamine, 1,935 suspected counterfeit Percocet tablets, and a quantity of cocaine were seized.

      

The GBI Southwestern Regional Drug Enforcement Office is in Albany, Georgia and services 42 counties in Southwest Georgia. The office is a collaborative effort between the GBI, the Albany Police Department, the Dougherty County Sheriff's Office, the Dougherty County Police Department, the Dougherty County District Attorney's Office, the Worth County Sheriff's Office, the Colquitt County Sheriff's Office and the Americus Police Department and is partially funded with Byrne/JAG grant funds.

Tips can also be submitted to the GBI by calling 1-800-597-TIPS (8477), online at https://gbi.georgia.gov/submit-tips-online, or by downloading the See Something, Send Something mobile app.

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Sex Offender Registry Update

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Sex Offender Registry Update

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Sex Offender Registry Update

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Sheriff Scarbrough Welcomes Three New Detention Officers

Sheriff Scarbrough Welcome 3 New Detention Officers

Sheriff Gene Scarbrough administered the oath of office for three new Detention Officers this week.  Welcome to, From Left tor Right: Ashton  Holloway, Lisa Moore and Jordan Cospelich.

 

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Sheriff Swears In Two New Deputies

Tift County Sheriff Gene Scarbrough is show after swearing in two new Deputies Mossiah Godfrey & Sam Tucker.

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Sex Offender Registry Update

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