Stephens County Authorities Searching for Suspect

The Stephens County (GA) Sheriff’s Office is searching for Joel Keller, 38, who allegedly removed his GPS monitoring device while out on bond for aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer. On May 17, the monitoring company reported a tampering alert for Keller’s device. Deputies went to his residence on Fowlertown Road and found he had removed the GPS monitor and fled. Keller now has warrants for escape and interference with electronic monitoring devices. Anyone with information on his location should call 706-886-2525 or leave a confidential tip at 706-886-7048.