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Cherokee Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to a single vehicle accident involving an overturned Jeep Wrangler on Highway 92 just west of Wade Green Road on April 13, 2018 at 11:51p.m.  Both the driver, Paul Barnes 26 years of age of Acworth, and the passenger Jerry Nikkole Acklin 22 years of age of Acworth, were ejected from the vehicle and later transported to local hospitals.  The cause of the accident is still under investigation.  No

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A Cherokee County inmate died today, Thursday, July 12, 2018 at Northside Cherokee Hospital. Brice Turner, 33 years of age, of Woodstock, was received by the Cherokee County Adult Detention Center on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 11:15pm after his arrest by the Woodstock Police Department.  Turner was transported by ambulance to Northside Cherokee Hospital on Thursday, July 12, 2018 at 1:04am after deputies and medical staff administered lifesaving efforts and it was determined his

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Sheriff Reynolds advises the Cherokee Sheriff’s Office Traffic Enforcement Unit conducted a weeklong safety initiative from July 2nd – July 6th.  The Traffic Enforcement Unit was assisted by the K-9 Unit, Motor Unit, Reserve Unit, Cherokee Marshal’s Office and volunteers from Uniform Patrol Division who all showed exceptional teamwork in conducting the safety initiative. During the week, the Traffic Enforcement Unit focused on the updated Distracted Driving Law, Hands Free Law, Following too Closely, Speeding,

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Cherokee Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched on Thursday, July 5, 2018 at 12:51pm to 2155 Purcell Ln, Alpharetta, GA, in unincorporated Cherokee County, in reference to human remains located on the property. The remains were located in a wooded area to the rear of the residence by owners of the property.  The remains were later transported to the GBI Crime Lab for official identification and to assist in determining cause of death.  CSO Criminal Investigations

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The Cherokee Sheriff’s Office would like to remind the public of the new upcoming law which takes effect July 1st 2018. The new law, commonly known as the “hands free law”, is the result of House Bill 673. The Sheriff’s Office, Traffic Enforcement Unit will hold a week long initiative beginning July 2nd to help educate motorist of the new law. During this week deputies will be out looking for violations of the new law

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Sheriff Reynolds announces the arrest of Carlos Suarez-Diaz, 36 years of age, of Canton, for Trafficking Marijuana (F), Possession/Manufacturing Marijuana (F), Obstruction of an Officer (F) and Escape (F). On Friday, June 29, 2018 at 11:32am deputies with the Cherokee Sheriff’s Office Warrant Unit attempted to serve a felony arrest warrant at a residence off of Gold Mill Ridge in Canton.  When deputies attempted to make contact with the wanted subject, not Suarez-Diaz, they located

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The Cherokee Sheriff’s Office was notified earlier this morning, Thursday, June 21, 2018, by the Cobb County Police Department as they were dispatched to a residence on Millwood Drive, Marietta, GA.  After law enforcement arrived to make contact, a single gunshot was heard from the residence.  Officers secured the perimeter of the house.  While waiting for a search warrant to be obtained, officers conducted  a sweep of the property, and located a deceased male on

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Sheriff Frank Reynolds would like to thank Sawnee EMC for the financial donation received today for the Cherokee Sheriff’s Foundation.  The Cherokee Sheriff’s Foundation is a nonprofit organization that allows the citizens of Cherokee County to partner with the Cherokee Sheriff’s Office. The supplemental resources provided by the foundation support the activities of the Cherokee Sheriff’s Office, and thereby enhance our ability to render exemplary public service.

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Cherokee Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to a traffic accident at 10:58am on Sunday, May 27, 2018 at Bells Ferry Road and Eagle Drive. A Honda Civic, driven by Joanna Wagner, 19 years of age, of Acworth, was traveling south on Bells Ferry Rd turning left on Eagle Drive.  A Harley Davidson motorcycle, driven by Daniel Zimmerman, 55 years of age, of Cartersville, was traveling northbound on Bells Ferry Rd.  Preliminary indications show the Honda

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