Press Releases

Police Search for Banks County Deputy Shooter

April 27, 2017

Commerce, GA – The GBI Forensic Artist has completed a sketch of the man wanted for shooting a Banks County Deputy Sheriff.  On Wednesday, April 26, 2017, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) was requested by the Banks County Sheriff’s Of

Update: Search for Banks County Deputy Shooter

April 27, 2017

Commerce, GA – The suspect in the shooting of a Banks County Deputy Sheriff may now be in the Atlanta area.  The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI), Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, and the Banks County Sheriff’s Office are presently invest

Arrest of Former Miller County Sheriff

April 19, 2017

Colquitt, GA – On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017, agents with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) arrested former Miller County Sheriff Shane Rathel on one count of Violation of Oath of Office (Felony), and sixteen counts of Theft by Taking

Commercial Gambling Search Warrants in Dougherty County

April 13, 2017

Albany, GA – On Thursday, April 13, 2017, the GBI’s Commercial Gambling Unit, along with the Dougherty Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office and the Albany Police Department, and in cooperation with the Georgia Lottery Corporation and th

Commercial Gambling Search Warrants in Lowndes County

April 12, 2017

Valdosta, GA – On Wednesday, April 12, 2017, the GBI’s Commercial Gambling Unit, along with the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office, the Valdosta Police Department, and in cooperation with the Georgia Lottery Corporation and the Georgia Department

GBI Announces Recruitment of Forensic Pathology Fellows

April 11, 2017

Decatur, GA – On Tuesday, April 11 2017, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Medical Examiner’s Office (GBI ME) after receiving approval from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), announced the recruitment efforts for two

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