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Camilla Police Department New Release

On Friday May 13, 2022 Mitchell County 911 Center issued a “Be On The Lookout” (BOLO) over the radio to the Camilla Police Department. The BOLO was in regards to a black female attempting to purchase prepaid debit cards, using counterfeit money at a Dollar General on Thomasville Road in the city limits of Bainbridge.

The female was included as being a person of interest in the counties of Grady and Thomas counties, where the female had passed counterfeit money at local Dollar General Stores in the area.

Included in the BOLO, was the description of the vehicle the female was driving. The vehicle information was a dark burgundy Acura SUV with a luggage rack on top.

At the time of the BOLO, Camilla Investigators and Patrol Officers began setting up near the Dollar General in Camilla located on Oakland Street.

Captain Drew Davis was posted up on U.S. Hwy 19 near Broad Street, when he noticed a vehicle matching the description of the suspect vehicle.

Capt. Davis followed the vehicle north on Hwy 19. The suspect vehicle passed through the intersection of Oakland Street passing by the Camilla Dollar General store.

Capt. Davis made an Investigative stop with the suspect vehicle just north of the Big Slough Bridge and found that the driver was in fact a female driver matching the description of the earlier BOLO that was given out by Mitchell 911.

The Driver was identified as being Krystal Jackson (24) of Jonesboro Georgia. Investigators contacted Decatur, Grady and Thomas Counties and advised that the suspect was in custody. 

Jackson was found to have a suspended driver’s license and was in possession of marijuana less than an ounce (Local Charges).

It was found that Jackson was in fact in possession of counterfeit money and was in possession of several receipts from various Dollar Generals and Sherwin Williams Paint Stores throughout the South Georgia area where counterfeit money was used to purchase items to receive real U.S. Currency back as change.

All Mitchell County business may want to review their video surveillance camera footage to see if Jackson came into their store to pass counterfeit money on.

Lt. Michael Hall
Drug Unit Commander/ Criminal Investigator
Camilla Police Department