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Cherokee Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to a single vehicle accident on Bells Ferry Road at Ashfern Walk on Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 2:46pm. The vehicle, a Dodge Dakota, was exiting the Ashfern Walk subdivision and the driver did not stop prior to entering the intersection with Bells Ferry Road.  The vehicle crossed over Bells Ferry Road and struck a tree where it came to rest.  The driver, Darryl Wyatt 51 years of age

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Cherokee Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched on March 13, 2018 to a residential fire on Franklin Goldmine Rd and arrived at 11:16pm. When deputies arrived Sgt. Campbell located an eight year old child in the front yard of the residence who was unresponsive. Sgt. Campbell assessed the child and repositioned the head and neck allowing the child to breathe on their own. Sgt. Campbell and Deputy Boyd continued to assist the fire victims by moving

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In mid-February the Cherokee Sheriff’s Office was notified of a Woodstock resident reportedly making explosive devices in the Towne Lake community. The residents provided the Cherokee Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division with video footage of what they suspected was an explosion on February 15, 2018, a detonation that was felt in nearby homes.  The Criminal Investigations Division, working in conjunction with federal authorities, executed a search warrant and determined the suspect had detonated an improvised

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The Cherokee Sheriff’s Office would like to announce it has again been awarded a Certificate of Accreditation from the National Commission on Correctional Health Care for the Adult Detention Center. The National Commission on Correctional Health Care is dedicated to improving the quality of correctional health services and helping correctional facilities provide effective and efficient care. For our agency to receive this accreditation there are 40 essential standards of which 38 were applicable to the

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Cherokee Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to 265 Flatbottom Trail in Ball Ground at 5:10am in reference to a residential alarm. While the deputy was en route to the residence a call was received by Cherokee County 911 advising of a person shot at the residence.  When deputies arrived on scene they located a male outside the residence with an injury to his face who was identified as Ronald Goss 53 years of age of

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Cherokee Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 4:02am to an armed robbery at Waffle House located at 1133 Highway 92, Acworth, GA. Deputies were advised that two armed black males entered the restaurant and demanded the money from the cash register.  A patron in the restaurant drew his own firearm, firing a round at the suspects, causing them to flee the business.  Both males were wearing black hoodies with one

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A Cherokee Sheriff’s Office deputy was fueling up his patrol vehicle just after midnight on Thursday, February 1, 2018 at a gas station in the area of Northpoint Pkwy and Highway 92 when he noticed some customers exit the convenience store and enter their vehicle. They did not leave and instead sat in the parking lot for an extended amount of time.  Later as the vehicle was exiting the parking lot the deputy noticed several

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Cherokee Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to a person shot at an address on River Laurel Way, Woodstock, GA on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at 9:44pm. When deputies arrived they located the victim who had a gunshot wound to the face.  The victim was transported to the hospital for medical treatment and is in stable condition.  Deputies canvassed the area to speak with any witnesses to the incident.  During the initial investigation it was determined

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Cherokee Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to a vehicle accident on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at 4:28pm on White Road near Sutallee Ridge Trail. When deputies arrived they located a Chevrolet Nova, which had been traveling westbound on White Road, had left the roadway and struck a tree.  The driver, Alan McIntire 62 years of age of White, was ejected from the vehicle and the passenger, Barry McMahon 73 years of age of White, received

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The Cherokee Sheriff’s Office K9 Unit would like to announce we have purchased two new K9s, Volt and X-Ray, that have begun a new dog training program with their assigned handler.  This new K9 training school will last approximately 3 months long and upon completion the dogs will get their title of K9.  The dogs will be trained in narcotics detection, patrol, tracking and evidence recovery. While in training the dogs will be seen out

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