Dennis Ballard

Crawford County investigator charged after use of force investigation

Crawford County investigator charged after use of force investigation

A Crawford County sheriff's department investigator was arrested Wednesday stemming from an investigation into his use of force during an incident last month. Dennis Ballard, of Crawford County, was arrested and charged him with Aggravated Assault and Violation of Oath of Office. Ballard is an investigator with the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office and had been on administrative leave during a use of force investigation conducted by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. Ballard was booked into the Crawford County Jail. The GBI was asked by Crawford County Sheriff Lewis Walker to conduct a use of force investigation after an incident involving…
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