Press Releases

Athens Man Arrested for Threats Made to Police Officer

April 27, 2016

Athens, GA – On Monday, April 26, 2016, an Athens man was arrested for threats he made on social media to an Athens-Clarke County Police Officer.  Joshua Jackson, age 23, of Athens, GA, was taken into custody after issuing a threat on a postin

GBI Investigates Officer Involved Shooting in Mableton, GA

April 18, 2016

Mableton, GA –  On Monday, April 18, 2016, at about  2:50 AM, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) responded to the scene of an officer involved shooting at the request of the Cobb County Police Department (CCPD) that resulted in the death of Deme

GBI Makes Arrests in Elderly Abuse Investigation

April 11, 2016

Hancock County, GA – On Friday, April 8, 2016, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office arrested Samantha Watkins, age 23, Makalia Hines, age 19, Jamaris Cooper, age 26, Sabreal, Taylor, age 28, and Sebreal Tayl

GBI Investigates Officer Involved Shooting in Jackson, GA

March 31, 2016

Jackson, GA –  On Wednesday, March 30, 2016, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) was requested by the Jackson Police Department to investigate an officer involved shooting in Jackson, GA that resulted in injuries to Thomas Lagano, age 52.

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