Business Alert: Recent Commercial Break-Ins

The East Ellijay Police Department is currently investigating two recent commercial break-ins. Both incidents occurred after hours. The department is asking all commercial interests to be on the lookout and aware of these incidents. 

A few reminders:

1. You are encouraged to make nightly deposits to reduce the amount of cash on hand. 

2. Always set your alarm systems when closing up for the evening. 

3. Check (and double check) all exterior doors and windows to make sure they are secured and locked. 

4. Monitor your surroundings as you leave and report any suspicious activity to 911. 

 This message is brought to you by the Gilmer County Business Alert Program – a partnership of the Gilmer Chamber, Gilmer County Sheriff's Office, City of Ellijay Police Department, and the City of East Ellijay Police Department designed to update businesses and citizens of potential threats.   The Business Alert program can be reached at

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Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1076
Ellijay, GA. 30540

Phone: 706-635-4313
Fax: 706-635-7006