Information & Updates from Gilmer County Sheriff’s Office

  • ***TRAVEL ALERT - Motor Vehicle Accident on Legion Road in area of Coosawattee gate. Legion Road is shut down at this time. 2:30pm #gilmersheriff

    17 hours ago

  • Condolences to our brothers and sisters in blue in Valdosta, GA for the loss of their coworker, Deputy Butler. OFFICER DOWN - Deputy Sheriff Michael Butler of the Lowndes County Sheriff's Office, Georgia End of Watch: Saturday, February 25, 2017 Deputy Sheriff Michael Butler was killed in a vehicle crash while responding to a domestic violence call at approximately 8:25 pm. He was responding to the call with his emergency equipment activated when a tractor trailer crossed the center line as it attempted to turn right onto Cat Creek Road from Norman Hall Road. Deputy Butler was unable to avoid a collision and struck the trailer portion of the truck. The driver of the tractor trailer pulled Deputy Butler from the burning patrol car. He was transported to South Georgia Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries. #gilmersheriff

    19 hours ago

  • OFFICER DOWN - Deputy Sheriff Michael Foley of the Alameda County Sheriff's Office, California End of Watch: Thursday, February 23, 2017 Deputy Sheriff Michael Foley was struck and killed by a prisoner transport bus in the parking lot of the Santa Rita Jail in Dublin, California, at approximately 6:00 am. He was walking across the darkened parking lot when the bus accidentally struck him as it exited the facility. Deputy Foley was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. Deputy Foley had served with the Alameda County Sheriff's Office for eight years and had previously served with the Concord Police Department for 29 years. #gilmersheriff

    19 hours ago

  • "Kavo" is missing from Hicks Ford Road off of Gunstock Creek Rd area. She was not wearing a collar. #gilmersheriff #GCSOmissingpets

    "Kavo" is missing from Hicks Ford Road off of Gunstock Creek Rd area. She was not wearing a collar. 

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#GCSOmissingpets

    February 26

  • Hello: What is the law regarding guns here in Ellijay? There are two men that have been shooting guns for at least an hr and 1/2 straight!! I am outside city limits. Thank you.

    February 25

  • What's happening on 282? I've been in line at the passing lane headed into town for about 40 min now.

    February 24

  • OFFICER DOWN - Officer Lucas Chellew of the California Highway Patrol, California End of Watch: Wednesday, February 22, 2017 Officer Lucas Chellew was killed in a motorcycle crash near the intersection of Stockton Boulevard and Fruitridge Road, in Sacramento, while pursuing another motorcycle. Officer Chellew's motorcycle crashed during the pursuit. The motorcyclist he was pursuing fled the scene and remains at large. Officer Chellew was a U.S. Army veteran. He had served with the California Highway Patrol for eight years and was assigned to the South Sacramento Area Office. He is survived by his wife, daughter, son, parents and sister. His father was a retired CHP officer and his sister also serves with the agency. #gilmersheriff

    Officer Lucas Chellew was killed in a motorcycle crash near the intersection of Stockton Boulevard and Fruitridge Road, in Sacramento,...

    Officer Lucas Chellew was killed in a motorcycle crash near the intersection of Stockton Boulevard and Fruitridge Road, in Sacramento,...

    February 23

  • Missing dog went missing last Sunday in between gunstock and hicks ford road she belongs to my son and is very missed if anyone has picked her up or seen her pls let us know 706-889-9318 she goes by the name kavo my son has done nothing by cry and goes out side and hollers for her pls help us find our dog !!!! PLEASE SHARE she was tookin from our home on hicks ford rd who ever took her took her collar off and left it on our porch on railings.. Pics of dog will be posted in comments..

    February 22

  • Whats with the helo on 282?

    February 21

  • OFFICER DOWN - Police Officer Keith Boyer of the Whittier Police Department, California End of Watch: Monday, February 20, 2017 Police Officer Keith Boyer was shot and killed as he and another officer investigated an accident near the intersection of Colima Road and Mar Vista Street. Unbeknownst to the officers, the vehicle that caused the crash was stolen and being driven by a gang member who had just been paroled. The parolee had just committed another murder hours earlier. As Officer Boyer attempted to conduct a pat down on the subject, the man suddenly pulled a handgun from his waistband and opened fire. Officer Boyer was killed and a second officer was wounded. Despite the wounds, the officers returned fire and wounded the subject. Officer Boyer was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his wounds. Officer Boyer had served with the Whittier Police Department for 28 years and was preparing to retire. He is survived by three adult children and his parents. #gilmersheriff

    Police Officer Keith Boyer was shot and killed as he and another officer investigated an accident near the intersection of Colima Road and Mar Vista Street.

    Police Officer Keith Boyer was shot and killed as he and another officer investigated an accident near the intersection of Colima Road and Mar Vista Street.

    February 21

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706-635-8911

Gilmer County Georgia Sheriff's Office
1 Broad Street, Suite #103
Ellijay, Georgia 30540
phone: 706-635-4162

Sheriff Stacy L. Nicholson

Information & Updates

Deputy Brett C. Dickey
End of Watch: February 13, 1996

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