Wednesday, May 1, 2013
The Cherokee Sheriff's Office SWAT Team arrested a dozen suspects on a variety of offenses in an all-day campaign to track down residents with outstanding warrants.
The Cherokee Sheriff's Office SWAT Team on Tuesday arrested 12 people on various charges during its search of residents with outstanding warrants. The team, a multi-agency group made up of officials from the Cherokee Sheriff’s Office, Cherokee County Fire and Emergency Services, Holly Springs Police Department and the Woodstock Police Department, canvassed the streets between noon and 10 p.m., conducting 20 searches of homes that resulted in the arrests. Arrested during the operation were: Don't miss any news from Woodstock-Towne Lake Patch! Subscribe to our newsletter by clicking here. Also, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter!
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Joselinne Rivera-Ruiz was arrested in connection with a domestic dispute, according to a Canton Police Department incident report.
Monday, May 7, 2012
The following arrest information was supplied by the Cherokee County Adult Detention Center. It does not indicate a conviction.
The Cherokee County Adult Detention Center supplied Patch with the mug shots and booking reports of the inmates who appear above. At the time of reporting, none of them has been convicted of the listed charges, and all should be presumed innocent. For questions about this blotter, email Woodstock-Towne Lake Patch editor Jessie Gable.
Thursday, February 2, 2012
Jarad Jones of Canton is accused of stealing a liquid pain killer from a county ambulance for his personal use, the spokesman for the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office said.
The second firefighter officials were looking at as part of an investigation into illegal drug use has turned himself in at the Cherokee County Detention Center. Jarad Jones of Canton has been charged with felony theft by taking. He is accused of stealing Fentanyl, a liquid pain killer, from a Cherokee County ambulance in 2011, said Lt. Jay Baker, spokesman for theCherokee County Sheriff's Office. "Investigators believe Jones stole the Fentanyl on more than one occasion and that the drug was used for his personal use," Baker said. News of Jones' arrest surfaced just hours after Sheriff Roger Garrison and Fire Chief Tim Prather discussed an investigation into illegal drug use within the agency during a 1:30 p.m. press conference. "It …
Officials discovered tampered medicine vials on a county ambulance.
A Cherokee County firefighter from Canton was arrested Wednesday and suspended without pay after an investigation revealed illegal drug use that could lead to more arrests. Johnathan Wayne Thomas, 34, is at theCherokee County Detention Center with no bond. He has been charged with the sell of hydrocodone, felony possession of marijuana, possession of a schedule II controlled substance, possession of a schedule III controlled substance and possession of a schedule IV controlled substance. Investigators were led to Thomas after officials discovered tampered medicine vials on a county ambulance. “Cherokee County fire officials reported the incident to the Cherokee Sheriff’s Office, who investigated the incident in conjunction with the …
Saturday, January 8, 2011
Sheriff Roger Garrison denies that the school system spokesman was at his house the night he was arrested for DUI.
Mike McGowan was arrested for his third DUI on the night of Dec. 17 and, according to the police report, told deputies that he was coming from Sheriff Roger Garrison’s house and was wearing the sheriff’s pants. Garrison said that was absolutely not true. “I am very disappointed that he used my name to leverage his bad position,” Garrison said. “But I’m very glad the deputies did their job and performed very professionally and were not influenced by his comments that he knew me.” McGowan stayed at Garrison’s house two nights before—the night an ice storm hit the county—after getting stranded in Canton, Garrison said. Garrison said he last saw McGowan on the morning of Dec. 16 when he left the sheriff’s house after borrowing fresh clothes. …