FOUND: Ocilla burglary, theft suspect in custody

OCILLA, GA (WALB) - UPDATE: Cameron Elijah Smith is in custody.

A citizen came to the Ocilla Police Department with Smith in the backseat.

According to Doug Douglas with Ocilla Police, Smith was unaware of where the citizen was taking him until she pulled up at the police department.

Douglas also wants to credit Ocilla Police Department and Irwin County Police Department for making search efforts in the investigation.


The Ocilla Police Department is offering a reward for a suspect wanted for two different crimes in two different cities.

According to Doug Douglas with the Ocilla Police Department, Cameron Elijah Smith,18, is wanted in Ocilla for burglary and in Douglas for theft of a motor vehicle.

Ocilla law enforcement is offering a $500 reward for information leading to his arrest.

Smith also is diagnosed with bipolar disorder and doesn't have his medicine, according to Ocilla PD.

He is possibly armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information regarding Smith's whereabouts is asked to call (229) 468-7494.

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