Twiggs Burglary Latest


JEFFERSONVILLE, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – A Saturday break-in into a Twiggs County home could be linked to a Tatnall county escaped inmate who authorities believed wrecked a stolen pick-up truck on Highway 96 in Twiggs County.

The sheriff’s office is working to determine if fingerprints left inside the home match those of Chad Everette Dasher.

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Dasher is wanted for breaking out of the Tatnall County jail last month. He was believed to have been in the Twiggs County area on Thursday. A deputy, spotted a pick-up truck on highway 96 that was stolen out of Long County.

Twiggs County Chief Deputy Billy Boney says someone stole a shotgun, a rifle and a .22 caliber hand gun, along with a large knife and television.

The thief also took a 1986 Volvo from the home located on highway 96, near the same area where the stolen truck was was found sitting upright in a ditch, Thursday.

Sheriff Derren Mitchum says deputies never actually laid eyes on Dasher during a county-wide search on Thursday and Friday.