|Towns County Sheriff’s Deputies, Agents with the Appalachian Drug Task
Force, and officers with the Hiawassee Police Department executed nine
felony arrest warrants at the Hiawassee Fruit and Vegetable Market.
|In the early morning hours of Tuesday, May 1, Towns County Sheriff’s
Deputies, assisted by agents from the Appalachian Drug Task Force,
conducted a search warrant on a residence off Hwy. 76 east in the Streak
|On Saturday, May 5, Chatuge Gun Club
President Ed Jones held a class on safe
handling of firearms. Mr. Jones asked
Towns County Sheriff Chris Clinton to
present an update on related gun laws
and use-of-force issues to the group.
|Hiawassee Police Chief Wright speaks
with Towns County Sheriff Chris Clinton
at the recent ATTEN meeting.
|Sheriff Chris Clinton and the Towns
County Sheriff’s Office hosted the
March Appalachian Trail Traffic
Enforcement Network (ATTEN) meeting
on Thursday, March 1st.
|On March 22, 2012, Towns County Sheriff‟s
deputies received information from several
concerned citizens that possible illegal drugs
and paraphernalia were in one of the rooms
of a local motel.
|The investigative efforts of Towns County Sheriff’s
Office, GBI Region 8, in cooperation with GBI Medical
Examiner’s Office, has determined through dental
records and other means the identity of the human
remains found last month in the southern part of the
|Mid-morning on Saturday
June 2, Towns County
Sheriff’s Deputies were
dispatched to a residence
off Scataway Road in the
eastern part of the county.
|Sheriff Clinton instructs a class for the Institute of Continued Learning at
Young Harris College. Topics included the history of the Office of Sheriff,
modern day peace keeping, and the extensive duties of the county sheriff.
The three-day class, taught over a period of three weeks, began in February,
2012 and concluded in March, 2012.
|Towns County Sheriff’s Office sponsored a FiFa
class Friday June 22nd at the Towns County
Courthouse. A “writ of Fieri Facias” (FiFa) is a
court order commanding the sheriff to collect a
judgment by either collecting the money or to
levy and sell sufficient property to satisfy the
judgment. Attendees included Towns County
Sheriff’s Office Court Services deputies and
White County personnel. As requested by other
courts, the TCSO plans to offer additional
classes for deputy sheriffs and court personnel.
(Left to right:) Deputies Tony Elliot and
Richard Morgan with two White County
Sheriff's Office deputies.
|Towns County Sheriff’s Office held mandatory training for its sworn deputies.
All deputies are certified in the use of less lethal weapons systems, including
Oleoresin Capsicum (commonly known as pepper spray) and the ASP baton.
|Caption: Sgt. Doug Loyd and Sheriff Chris Clinton take their turn at the bag during
training with ASP batons, while Lt. Dennis Young and Sgt. Darron Jones look on.
|Please look at these pictures of (top left to right) the Regions Bank robbery
suspect from Toccoa, GA in March, 2012, and the Peach State bank robbery
suspect from Gainesville, GA in April, 2012. The car (bottom left) is potentially
the car that was used in the Peach State Bank robbery. If you have any
information about these men, please contact the GBI tips line at
1-800-597-8477, or call the Towns County Sheriff's Office at 706/896-4444.