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Arrest of Cordele City Councilman

January 15, 2015

Cordele, GA – A joint investigation by the Americus office of the GBI and the Cordele Police Department has resulted in the arrest of Jamie Fernandez, 35 year old Hispanic male, who is a councilman for the city of Cordele.  At approximately 8:

Human Remains in Oglethorpe County Identified

January 15, 2015

Lexington, GA – Human skeletal remains found in Oglethorpe County in 1988 have been identified as Bonnie Marie Houston (born in 1954) from Norfolk, Virginia.  The skeletal remains of Houston were discovered on March 20, 1988, by a couple who h

Arrest Made in Moultrie Murder Case

January 12, 2015

Moultrie, GA - On Monday, January 12, 2015, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation announces that an arrest has been made in the death of Terrell Hawkins, 36, of 1428 Hutchinson Drive, Moultrie.

Four Year Old Child Fatally Wounded in Americus

December 31, 2014

Americus, GA – A joint investigation by the Americus office of the GBI and the Americus Police Department continues into the fatal shooting incident which occurred during the early morning hours of Tuesday, December, 30, 2014.  The shooting in

Shiloh Road Homicide Investigation

December 21, 2014

Thomson, GA. – On December 21, 2014, at approximately 1:00 PM, the GBI was requested to assist the Thomson Police Department with a homicide investigation that occurred at a residence in the 400 block of Shiloh Road.