Press Releases

Update-Coffee County Train Victim Identified

December 15, 2016

Douglas, GA— The body of a young man struck by a train in Coffee County has been identified.  The GBI Medical Examiner’s office positively identified Tydarius Akeem Reed, 17, of Douglas, as the victim found along the railroad track between Den

GBI Investigates Officer Involved Shooting in Hampton, GA

December 13, 2016

Hampton, Georgia – On Tuesday, December 13, 2016, the Henry County Police Department requested the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) investigate an officer involved shooting in Hampton.                             

Death Investigation in Coffee County, GA

December 12, 2016

Douglas, GA— On Monday, December 12, 2016, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Douglas Regional Office was requested by the Coffee County Sheriff’s Office to assist in a death investigation in Coffee County, GA. 

Americus, GA Officers Slain in the Line of Duty

December 9, 2016

Americus, Georgia – On Wednesday, December 07, 2016, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) was requested to investigate a shooting incident that resulted in the deaths of Americus Police Officer Nicholas Smarr, age 25, and Georgia Southwes

GBI Investigates Eatonton Death Case

December 5, 2016

Eatonton, GA. – On the afternoon of Friday, December 2, 2016 the Eatonton Police Department responded to a call involving a death at 307 West Walnut Street, Eatonton, Georgia.

Update: Kidnapping Suspect Arrested in Walton County

November 28, 2016

Barrow County/Walton County, GA – On November 28, 2016, John Calhoun was arrested by the Walton County Sheriff’s Office following a high speed vehicle pursuit in Walton County.  Prior to his arrest, Calhoun also allegedly assaulted another ind

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