Category: Gordon County/Calhoun News

Body Identified

The Calhoun Police Department has said that a homeless man that was found deceased behind Walgreens on South Wall Street earlier this week was that of 62 year-old Bobby Commander.

Reports said that Commander’s body was found on Wednesday around 4 pm.

Police stated that two witnesses told them that they had gone to the area to check Commander, who was living in a tent behind the pharmacy.

Both told police that they had last seen Commander alive on Tuesday evening.

No foul play is suspected; the investigation is ongoing.

Body Found Behind Calhoun Dollar Store

Calhoun authorities said that the body of a person was found behind the Dollar General on Curtis Parkway Thursday.

According to Calhoun Police Chief Tony Pyle the body is believed to be that of a local homeless resident.

“We recognize him,” Pyle said. “He is one of our local people.

He added that foul play is not suspected, but has yet to be ruled out.


Man Threatens Family With Shotgun; Arrested After Stand Off

Gordon County deputy sheriffs responded to a private residence in Long Pointe Subdivision in response to a 911 report of a man having threatened his family with a firearm this week. When deputies arrived, a woman and her children had fled from the residence.

She told the deputies that her husband had threatened them with a shotgun. Deputies surrounded the house and attempted to make contact with the man inside by telephone. After a brief stand-off, a deputy trained in crisis intervention negotiated by telephone with the man, convincing him to surrender to the officers.

This man, subsequently identified as one Carter Dudley Sills, age 60, of 150 Long Pointe Road, was taken into custody without further incident. The firearm involved was recovered by investigating deputies. No one was injured in the course of these events, and Sills is lodged in the county jail facing charges of Aggravated Assault, Cruelty To Children, and Pointing a Firearm At Others.

Gordon County Man Arrested For Assault / Family Violence After Stand-Off on Long Pointe Road

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Guzman Brothers Arrested/ Made Threats Toward Officers and Their Family Members

Two Calhoun brothers, Miguel Angel Guzman, 27, and Rolando Cruz Guzman, 30, were arrested this week after police responded to a call about a man jumping in front of oncoming traffic.

Reports said that officers were dispatched to the intersection of Mauldin Road and Northview Drive and in the process locating an intoxicated Rolando Guzman jumping in front of cars.

Police stated that when they arrived on scene they saw Rolando grab a beer and stumble away while walking toward his home.  When officers followed him to the home they observed Miguel Guzman unconscious and laying on a ramp. Rolando was able to get inside the home and lock officers out.  However, after gaining entry, officers were able to take Rolando into custody.

While being taken to the Gordon County Jail, both Guzmans made threats toward officers and their family members. Miguel told officers that he was a member of the Jalisco New Generation Cartel while Rolando also kept making referencing to the cartel.

Miguel Angel Guzman is charged with terroristic threats and acts and obstruction or hindering of law enforcement officers. Rolando Cruz Guzman is charged with pedestrian under the influence, terroristic threats and acts, obstruction or hindering law enforcement officers, and a probation violation.

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