Information & Updates from Gilmer County Sheriff’s Office

  • ***FYI - We have no information as to the cause of the current power outages in the Hwy. 52W area, however, AEMC is in the area working to repair it. 9:48 pm #gilmersheriff

    Posted By Gilmer County Sheriff's Office

    12 hours ago

  • ***MISSING PERSON - Be on the lookout for a 69 yr old white male by the name of Ronald Locke, 5'11", 150 lbs, thinning gray hair, white beard, last seen in the area of Shamrock Drive off of Roundtop Rd. He is wearing bluejeans and a white t-shirt and possibly wearing a Purple Heart jacket, should be riding or pushing a black bicycle. Mr. Locke suffers from Alzheimer's so he may be disoriented. If you see him, please call Gilmer County Dispatch immediately at 706-635-8911 or dial 911. #gilmersheriff

    Posted By Gilmer County Sheriff's Office

    13 hours ago

  • This is my cat Romeo (American Bobtail). He has been missing since this morning from the Ridgeway Church Rd area off Hwy. 282. He is not wearing his collar but if you see him PLEASE call me @ 706-264-7643. We love him so much. He always comes when I call him. He has been neutered, so he doesn't wander. #gilmersheriff #GCSOmissingpets

    Posted By Gilmer County Sheriff's Office

    June 23

  • OFFICER DOWN - Deputy Sheriff David F. Michel, Jr. of the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana End of Watch: Wednesday, June 22, 2016 Deputy Sheriff David Michel was shot and killed while making a subject stop near the intersection of Manhattan Boulevard and Ascot Road, in Harvey. A struggle ensued during the stop and the subject was able to pull a handgun from his waistband. He opened fire on Deputy Michel, striking him several times, and continued to shoot at him after he fell to the ground. Deputy Michel was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his wounds.4 The subject fled the area on foot but was taken into custody a short time later. Deputy Michel had served with the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office for nine years and was assigned to the Street Crimes Unit. He is survived by his wife and father. #gilmersheriff #BackTheBlue

    Posted By Gilmer County Sheriff's Office

    June 23

  • Lisa Jarrell Salman shared an event to Gilmer County Sheriff's Office's Timeline.

    Posted By Lisa Jarrell Salman

    June 23

  • Update on shooting?? Have you caught him? Dear friend of mine was involved and wondering if there is a threat to the community?

    Posted By Billy Johnson

    June 23

  • ***TRAVEL ALERT - ONE-CAR MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT @ HWY. 5 SOUTH IN THE AREA OF JOHN'S WAY. ONE LANE OF TRAVEL IS SHUT DOWN AT THIS TIME. #gilmersheriff 10:31 am

    Posted By Gilmer County Sheriff's Office

    June 21

  • OFFICER DOWN - Sergeant Stacey Baumgartner of the Patton Village Police Department, Texas End of Watch: Sunday, June 19, 2016 Sergeant Stacey Baumgartner was killed when his patrol car collided with another vehicle at the intersection of Highway 242 and FM 1485, in Montgomery County, while he was involved in a pursuit. He had been dispatched to a gas station at Highway 242 and US 59 for reports of a subject urinating in public and exposing himself. As he arrived on scene the man attempted to run him over and then fled at a high rate of speed. As the pursuit passed through the intersection with FM 1485 Sergeant Baumgartner's patrol car was broadsided by an SUV. The impact pushed Sergeant Baumgartner's patrol car into a light pole and caused the SUV to overturn. Sergeant Baumgartner was transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. An 11-year-old child in the SUV was also killed and several other occupants injured in the crash. The driver of the vehicle that was fleeing returned to the scene of the crash where he was arrested and charged with murder and intoxicated manslaughter. He is survived by his wife, son, and daughter. #gilmersheriff #BackTheBlue

    Posted By Gilmer County Sheriff's Office

    June 20

  • OFFICER DOWN - Police Officer Zachary Larnerd of the Gainesboro Police Department, Tennessee End of Watch: Wednesday, June 15, 2016 Police Officer Zach Larnerd died as the result of injuries sustained in a vehicle crash on January 3rd, 2015. He was responding to a domestic violence call when his patrol car left the roadway and went down a 17-foot embankment as he attempted to negotiate a curve on York Highway. The vehicle struck a tree, collapsing its into the driver's seat and trapping him inside. Rescue crews were able to extricate him after two hours and transport him to a local hospital. Officer Larnerd was eventually able to return to light duty but his health continued to suffer. He passed away on June 15th, 2016, from complications of the original injuries. Officer Larnerd was a part-time officer with the Gainesboro Police Department and also served as a full time deputy with the Jackson County Sheriff's Department. He had previously served with the Alleghany County, Virginia, Sheriff's Office. He is survived by his father, who serves as the Gainesboro Police Department's police chief. #gilmersheriff #BackTheBlue

    Posted By Gilmer County Sheriff's Office

    June 20

  • OFFICER DOWN - Police Officer Michael J. Katherman of the San Jose Police Department, California End of Watch: Tuesday, June 14, 2016 Police Officer Michael Katherman was killed in a motorcycle crash at the intersection of North 10th Street and Horning Street at approximately 4:20 pm. He was on patrol in the area when another vehicle attempted to turn left in front of him, causing the collision. Witnesses to the crash performed CPR on Officer Katherman and used his radio to call for assistance. He was transported to Regional Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries. Officer Katherman had served with the San Jose Police Department for 11 years. He is survived by his wife and two children. #gilmersheriff #BackTheBlue

    Posted By Gilmer County Sheriff's Office

    June 20

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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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