Press Releases

GBI Arrests Former Jones County Sheriff’s Deputy

June 13, 2019

On Thursday, June 13, 2019, at approximately 5:00 p.m., Georgia Bureau of Investigation agents arrested former Jones County Sheriff’s Deputy Michael Dee Thompson, age 48, for False Statements and Violation of Oath of Office.

Drug Arrests Made in White County

June 12, 2019

Cleveland, GA (June 12, 2019) – On Wednesday, June 5, 2019, the Cleveland Police Department, White County Sheriff’s Office, Georgia Department of Community Supervision (DCS), and the Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement Office (ARDEO) arreste

GBI Makes Arrest in Child Exploitation Investigation

June 10, 2019

Lowndes County, GA (June 10, 2019) – On February 15, 2019, the GBI was initially requested by the Lake Park Police Department to conduct an investigation of an individual who contacted a Lowndes County juvenile through Social Media in an attempt to try

Death Investigation in Screven County

June 7, 2019

Sylvania, GA (June 7, 2019) – On Thursday, June 6, 2019, the GBI was requested by the Screven County Sheriff’s Office to assist with a death investigation of Michael Edward Nichols, age 68, who was found dead inside his burned residence located at 3659