Gilmer County, GA
Preliminary report in regarding a domestic home invasion which occurred on the evening of Tuesday, November 6th. Gilmer County Sheriff’s office assisted by Ellijay Police Department responded to a domestic related, attempted home invasion in the western portion of Gilmer County.
Officers approaching the scene were met with an armed suspect. Multiple shots were fired. The suspect has been transported to an area hospital. No officers were injured. The GBI is conducting an investigation at the request of the Sheriff’s office.
FetchYourNews will update as additional details become available.
According to the Gilmer County Sheriff’s office a traffic stop resulted in a drug bust.
Wednesday at approximately 1:30 a.m. on January 4th, Corporal Andy Page conducted a traffic stop on Hwy. 515 south of the Hwy. 382 connector on a blue in color Chevrolet Malibu.
Upon making contact with the two occupants, Cpl. page smelled the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. A subsequent search of the occupants and vehicle by Page and Deputy Jason Holcombe yielded approximately 12.5 grams of marijuana, 11 Hydrocodone tablets, 25 Ecstasy tablets, and over $3,300 in cash. A Smith and Wesson handgun was also seized during the stop. Both occupants were arrested
Great job by Cpl. Page, his beloved partner K-9 Hella, Deputy Jason Holcombe and the entire “A” night shift for their assistance.
The Georgia Open Records Act (O.C.G.A. 50-18-70) allows for www.fetchyournews.com to obtain and post the arrest records of any and all individuals arrested in Gilmer County. Those arrests are posted on www.fetchyournews.com for viewing pleasure. Please remember that all individuals listed have been arrested and charged, however, they are presumed innocent until guilt has been proven in a court of law.
FYN has learned of a recent arrest made in Gilmer County in the further developing story of William Sautter, 76, in relation to Child Molestation.
You’ll recall Mr. Sautter was previously arrested on charges of Sexual Exploitation of Children and Tampering with Evidence as reported in our previous article. He was released on July 13th on the bond of $80,000 with Appalachian Bail Bonds according to Superior Court Clerk Glenda Sue Johnson.
After the stories of his arrest ran in several media outlets, GBI (Georgia Bureau of Investigation) Inspector Sherry Lang reports they received additional information alleging Sautter was also involved in Child Molestation.
Due to this new evidence, Sautter has been arrested again on the new charges and currently remains in custody at the Gilmer County Adult Detention Center who say there is no bond as of right now.
On November 21st, Gilmer County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Jimmy Long conducted a traffic stop on Highway 52 East near Big Creek Road. The stop was initiated because the driver failed to use his turn signal properly. During the initial contact, the driver seemed to be impaired and was asked to complete field sobriety tests. (more…)
10-22-2013 PRESS RELEASE from the Gilmer County Sheriff’s Office:
Sheriff Stacy Nicholson is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) who stole wheels and tires and attempted to steal the entire axle off of two (2) DOT traffic control trailers that were located on Hwy. 52 East. (more…)
Below is a press release from the Gilmer County Sheriff’s Office concerning arrests made earlier this week: (more…)
FYN has learned approximately one hour ago the Gilmer County Sheriff’s Office has arrested Mark Brock in connection with yesterday’s camper incident in the Coosawattee Campground. (more…)