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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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Cherokee Sheriff’s Office has once again joined with the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety to be part of the H.E.A.T. – Highway Enforcement of Aggressive Traffic – program. H.E.A.T. is designed to educate the public and enforce laws related to impaired and aggressive driving.  Sgt. John Brookshire supervises the H.E.A.T. Unit that includes two additional deputies.

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Woodstock Police Department was dispatched on May 2, 2018 at 12:18pm to an accident involving a vehicle versus a pedestrian on Trickum Road north of Highway 92. The driver of the vehicle, Aaron Miller 20 years of age of Woodstock, was traveling northbound on Trickum Road just north of Highway 92 when he observed a pedestrian in the roadway.  When Miller swerved to miss the pedestrian in the roadway he drove onto the sidewalk striking

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Cherokee Sheriff’s Office received a report on Thursday afternoon, April 19, 2018 in the Eagle Watch subdivision of a suspicious truck/male that many residents are now stating was an attempted abduction. Deputies were in the neighborhood within minutes of the 911 call being made, but later found out that the incident had occurred approximately one hour prior.  The initial report indicated that a male in a pickup truck yelled at some children after they had

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The Cherokee Sheriff’s Office had three motor units competing in the Georgia Police and Fire Games Motorcycle Rodeo Competition this past Saturday, April 14, 2018. There were 29 riders from 10 different agencies across the state competing in events such as Precision Run, Speed Run, Slow Ride and Partner Ride.  There were eight exercises that challenged the riders in the handling of their police motorcycles.  When competing in motorcycle events it pushes the deputies to

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Cherokee Sheriff’s Office Deputy Sheriff Raven Martin is officially a United States Marine. Private 1st Class (PFC) Raven Martin graduated boot camp on April 13, 2018. Marine boot camp is extremely challenging both physically and mentally and PFC Martin has earned the right to call herself a United States Marine. PFC Martin started her training at Marine Corp Recruit Depot, Parris Island, South Carolina on January 16, 2018. She was assigned to the 4th Recruit

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Canton Police Department was dispatched to a motorcycle accident at 1:05pm on Thursday, April 12, 2018 on the I-575 NB off ramp to Riverstone Parkway. CPD requested the Cherokee Multi-Agency Crash Investigation Unit respond to the scene of the accident.  It was determined the motorcyclist, Brandon Auzenne 36 years of age of Ball Ground, was unable to negotiate a curve and struck the guardrail.  Auzenne was pronounced deceased at the scene of the accident.  The

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The Cherokee Sheriff’s Office just finished up its first ever “Basic Police Motorcycle Course”. This intensive 80-hour course developed 12 individual Law Enforcement Officers with the skills necessary to operate police motorcycles in low speed environments as well as high speed pursuits. Upon completion of this course the officers now have the coordination skills and confidence to operate a police motorcycle safely and efficiently. The course included machine nomenclature, slow speed maneuvering, braking, curve negotiation,

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