Press Releases

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.

Tunnel Hill Police Officer Arrested

March 30, 2016

Tunnel Hill, GA - On Wednesday, March 30, 2016, Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) agents arrested Tunnel Hill Police Officer Scott Reneau, age 47, for one count of violation of oath of office and two counts of theft by taking.

Body Identified in Haralson County Homicide Investigation

March 23, 2016

Haralson County, GA – On March 23, 2016, the body of a previously unidentified male has been identified as Martin Page Prevost, age 45.  Prevost also uses the nickname MOTOR.  Anyone with any information is urged to contact the Haralson County Sheriff’