Press Releases



2018-05-03 LIVE PD(111)

We’re excited to announce our upcoming film project with A&E’s LIVE PD. Beginning tomorrow night at 9 pm, LIVE PD film crews will ride with our Field Operations deputies for the next six weeks as they perform their duties. The show airs on the A&E Network on Friday and Saturday nights from 9 pm – midnight (EST). We accepted LIVE PD’s invitation to film so that we can highlight the professionalism of our hardworking deputies and give citizens a realistic glimpse into the services we provide ...

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2017-11-19 COAG Scholarship Anouncement(110)

The Constitutional Officers of Gwinnett County – Sheriff Butch Conway, Clerk of Courts Richard T. Alexander, Jr. and Tax Commissioner Richard Steele – are pleased to announce a scholarship contest for Georgia high school seniors and current college undergraduates. Each year, the Constitutional Officer’s Association of Georgia (COAG) offers this scholarship opportunity to Georgia students. This year, the Association will offer three scholarships - one each in the amounts of $1,500, $1,000 and...

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2017-04-18 Special Ops Warrior Challenge(109)

For immediate release:The Gwinnett County Sheriffs Office is proud to host the Special Ops Warrior Challenge on Saturday, April 22 at 8:00 am and invites the media and public to attend.Fourteen teams comprised of federal and local law enforcement, fire and military personnel will compete against one another in an epic battle to finish our training obstacle course first. Members of the following agencies are participating: Gwinnett Sheriffs Rapid Response Team Gwinnett Co Fire & Rescue Hall Co Sh...

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2017-03-23 DEPUTY ARRESTS(108)

Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office investigators arrested two of their fellow deputies yesterday, charging them with theft of county property. Corporal Ronnie Rodriquez was charged with Felony Theft by Taking and Violation of Oath by Public Officer. Deputy Jason Cowburn was charged with Theft by Receiving Stolen Property and Violation of Oath by Public Officer. The arrests came after it was discovered that on Saturday, March 18th, Rodriquez took unused property from a supply storage area without ...

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2016-12-09 Pinnick Arrest(107)

Deputies assigned to our Fugitive and Investigative Services Units worked in tandem with US Marshals today to locate and arrest 20 year old Tariq Pinnick, who was wanted for murder charges in Will County, Illinois. After developing leads that Pinnick was at a residence in Norcross, investigators responded at approximately 6:30 this morning to a residence at 5111 Gulf Terrace in Norcross, where Pinnick was arrested without incident. A female at the residence was identified as 38 year old Cyn...

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2016-11-03 DEPUTY LOMAX ARREST(106)

For immediate release: A Gwinnett County Sheriff's Office deputy was arrested today after Gwinnett County Police investigators obtained a warrant charging him with Aggravated Child Molestation by Sodomy. Thirty one year old Michael Lomax is accused of performing oral sex on a 13 year old victim whom he met on Grindr, a gay social network app designed to allow users, according to its website, to “chat, share photos and meet up with guys near you.” Upon learning of the sexual encounter, t...

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2016-10-03 DEPUTY HENDERSON ARREST(105)

For immediate release:A former deputy with the Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office turned himself in today at the Butts County Sheriff’s Office after our Investigative Services Division deputies completed an investigation which revealed that 40 year old Terry Henderson engaged in illegal sexual activity with an inmate during a transport from another facility. The investigation into Henderson’s conduct began immediately following an inmate’s allegation on 9/14/16 that she engaged in sexual activity ...

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