Polk County authorities said that hours after Floyd County posted a mug shot of Billy Joe Hammonds, 45, (pictured left) as one of it’s “most wanted”he was captured in the area of Virginia Circle and Francis Drive in Cedartown.

Reports said that Hammonds was apprehended after he got his last drink from a lady’s birdbath in her back yard.

Hammonds was wanted for theft by receiving stolen property, felony theft by bringing stolen property into the state, failure to appear and four counts of theft by deception.


The Floyd County Sheriff’s Office is requesting your assistance in locating these individuals. If you have any information that would lead to their arrest or conviction please contact the Warrants Division at 706-291-4111 ext. 8825 or 706-236-2466. If there is no answer please leave a message. Your call is always anonymous. You may also private message us here on Facebook.

Click the link below to view our website’s Most Wanted list. To obtain complete details for each wanted person, left click the mugshots on the website.