*Updated* Gilmer Sheriff issues BOLO for Fleeing Felony Offender



***UPDATED BOLO – Fugitive JEREMY CRUSE from Walton County has not been located yet, but we are still actively searching today. A female passenger that ran was taken into custody yesterday and is currently in the Gilmer County Jail.

As a reminder, please keep your homes and cars secured and locked. Continue to be on the lookout and if you see anything suspicious, please call 911 immediately.

5/1/19         9:38am #gilmersheriff



Gilmer County, GA


Earlier this afternoon, Sheriff’s deputies, along with Ellijay PD and Georgia State Patrol, were involved in a police chase with a 2010 red Ford Fusion allegedly driven by JEREMY CRUSE, age 34. After the chase ended on Gentry Drive up behind the Gilmer County Emergency Room/Nursing Home, the suspect ran on foot into a wooded area. It was learned that the subject has active felony warrants out of Walton County and is currently being sought by the Walton County GA Sheriff’s Office.

Currently, the Emergency Room, Nursing Home, and all schools in the vicinity including Gilmer High School, Middle School, and Mountainview Elementary, are on lockdown for safety of the public.

If you see this individual, use caution and do not approach, and call 911 immediately.

5:40pm #gilmersheriff

Home Invasion Attempt Lands Suspect in Hospital


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.


Drugs, Weapons, & Cash seized in Gilmer Deputy’s traffic stop

L-R: Deputy Jason Jw Holcombe, K-9 Hella, and Corporal Andy Page

L-R: Deputy Jason Jw Holcombe, K-9 Hella, and Corporal Andy Page

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.


GCSO Arrest Report 1/18 to 1/24

Arrest Reports

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.

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Developments Continue in Child Pornography Case


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.


GCSO Press Release

Featured Stories, News

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…)


Wheels and Tires Stolen From 2 DOT Traffic Control Trailers

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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…)


Gilmer Sheriff’s Office Assists in Drug Arrests

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Below is a press release from the Gilmer County Sheriff’s Office concerning arrests made earlier this week: (more…)


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