Georgia man gets probation time for reckless conduct, forgery, robbery charges

Jaylen Chism

Credit: Carroll County Sheriff's Office

Credit: Carroll County Sheriff's Office

Jaylen Chism

UPDATE [March 5, 2020]: Aside from his stalking case, Jaylyn Chism's other cases all concluded in December, according to Carroll County court records.

In the May 28, 2018, incident, he pleaded guilty to reckless conduct, while prosecutors dropped the aggravated assault charges. He received a year on probation. He also pleaded guilty to robbery by sudden snatching and two counts of first-degree forgery in his other cases, netting him 10 years on probation in total.

His stalking case is still pending.

ORIGINAL STORY [June 11, 2019]: A Georgia man was arrested Monday on several felony warrants stemming from two incidents last year.

Jaylen Chism, 22, of Villa Rica, is accused of shooting at two people in a car in May and stalking and assaulting his ex-girlfriend in December, Villa Rica police said in a Facebook post.

On May 28, 2018, he fired a handgun at the occupied car on Russell Street before running away, police said. He faces two counts of aggravated assault and a reckless conduct charge in connection with that incident.

On Dec. 8, Chism is accused of stalking his ex-girlfriend in the area of Villa Rica Highway in Carrollton before stealing her car keys. He reached into her vehicle and snatched the keys before running away, police said.

He was charged with robbery, stalking and simple battery in connection with that incident.

Carroll County jail records show he also faces a first-degree forgery charge, but it’s unclear if that’s related to either of these two incidents. has reached out to police and the sheriff’s office for more information.

He remains in jail on a $15,000 bond, records show.

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