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Clayton County Sheriff's Office, GA
Sunday November 12th, 2017 :: 04:25 p.m. EST


Car Theft Ring Disrupted By Sheriff Victor Hill’s Elite B.A.T. (Burglary-Auto theft-Truancy) Squad!

Criminals need transportation to get to and flee from the scenes of the crimes that they commit.  This is why they steal cars.  Without stolen cars they are stranded.


“Criminals are a cowardly lot” this is why they need guns.  Without them they can’t intimidate and rob people.  Criminals and juvenile delinquents can’t legally buy guns from a license dealer, so they steal them from homes, cars, and places that sells guns. 


Without a car and a gun, most criminals are inept and not much of a match for anyone.  Perhaps the best example of this is the two convicts that escaped from the Georgia State Prison and murdered two Guards with their own weapons earlier this year.  Once these two convicts wrecked their stolen vehicle and did not have anymore guns, they found themselves stranded and unarmed.   The first sight  of who they thought was a cop caused them to lay down on the ground surrender  showing their cowardice.


We need to keep all criminals unarmed and stranded.  This is why Sheriff Victor Hill authorized the creation of the B.A.T. (Burglary-AutoTheft-Truancy) Squad to interrupt the flow of guns and stolen cars to juvenile delinquents and criminals.


Just this week, Sheriff Victor Hill's Elite B.A.T. and Stalking Units detected unusual activities of young males driving different cars in and out of an apartment complex. The suspects were followed to the rear of the complex by B.A.T. where three stolen vehicles were discovered.  


Six suspects made up of males, females, and juveniles who were involved were located and arrested in an abandoned apartment.  They were also in possession of a stolen gun.  The suspects over 17 are now facing the wall at Georgia’s toughest para-military Jail.


How can you help the High Sheriff in his quest to make criminals stranded and unarmed?


#1 Most cars that are being stolen are left unlocked with the key fobs in them, or left running.  Just locking the doors and not leaving vehicles running can keep a higher number of criminals walking.  Most criminals have no cardio-vascular conditioning, so they will be easy for Sheriff Victor Hill's Deputies and PD Officers to run down with no transportation.


#2 Criminals look for unlock cars to steal firearms from.  Never leave your firearm in your car locked or unlocked.  If you need your firearm, it won't do you any good in the car anyway.  Also secure weapons that you leave in your home so that if someone does get inside your home, they cannot steal your firearms. Most criminals cannot fight, so without a gun they are helpless and no match for the Sheriff's elite squads or armed citizens.


With your help, we can keep criminals unarmed, stranded, and facing Sheriff Victor Hill’s wall at Georgia's toughest para-military jail!


  The Clayton County Sheriff's Office



"We defend those who cannot defend themselves"


                          Core Values




To proactively fight and reduce crime by prevention and control.


Clayton County Sheriff's Office, GA
9157 Tara Blvd
Jonesboro, GA 30236

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