Search for suspects in Jefferson County continues

JEFFERSON COUNTY (WJBF) – Jefferson County investigators looking for two people they say stole a backhoe.

Christopher Cash and Olivia Dodson are wanted in that crime.

Investigators say they went to Dodson’s daughter’s house in Avera, Georgia on Thursday to try to find the pair.

That’s when they saw Cash in the back yard, with a gun.

They say Cash ran into the woods. They surrounded him, and he took off running again.

The search was called off around 10 last night.

Investigators say if you see Cash, he should be considered armed and dangerous.

JEFFERSON COUNTY (WJBF) – Officers in Jefferson County, GA have called off their search for a suspect tonight.

They spent most of Thursday evening on the 1400 block of Hadden Pond Road in Jefferson County.

That’s just off Georgia Highway 88.

Details are very limited right now, but NewsChannel 6 has learned that Richmond County’s SWAT team is there right now, assisting the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.

Officers tried to serve a warrant on the man, he got away, and the search began. No word on whether they plan to try again on Friday.

When we get more information we will pass it along to you.

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