Former Director of the McDonough Tourism Board Arrested

DECATUR – As a result of a GBI investigation requested by the McDonough Police Department, the former director of the McDonough Hospitality and Tourism Board has been charged with Theft by Taking.

The National Crime Information Center Identify Theft File

By Vernon M. Keenan, Director, and Marsha O’Neal, Criminal Justice Information System Operations Manager, Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Decatur, Georgia

Blairsville Bank Robbery Arrest

BLAIRSVILLE - On Tuesday, December 11, 2007, an individual entered the Appalachian Community Bank in Blairsville, Georgia and presented a note to the teller demanding money.  The individual was provided an undisclosed amount of money and left the bank.  His vehicle was spotted headed north on Hig

Former Pierce County Deputy Clerk Arrested for Theft

BLACKSHEAR- On November 7, 2007, former Pierce County Deputy Clerk of Court Kelley Byrd, 25, of Pierce County was arrested by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation in Blackshear, Ga.

Meriwether County Arrest for 1979 Rape

Arrest Made in 1979 Meriwether County Rape

Arrest in Jonesboro Murder

JONESBORO– The Jonesboro Police Department and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation announce the arrest of Timothy Alan Boothe for the murder of Geneva Strickland whose body was discovered in the early morning hours of November 1 by firefighters who had responded to the fire at Strickland’s reside

Athens-Clarke County Police Department Special Release

Prepared by Savannah Hembree


Prevent Child Abuse Georgia Web Site

Contact: Jeanette B. Meyer
PCA Georgia, 404-870-6588


Newton County Remains

DECATUR – The Newton County Sheriff’s Office and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation have identified the remains found in Newton County on October 30 as those of 49 year-old Leslyan Williams of Decatur.  Williams, whose head and torso are still missing, was identified by fingerprints. 

Baby Jane Doe

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office, the Smithville Police Department and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are seeking the public’s help in identifying the remains of an infant found in the Muckalee Creek on September 1, 2005.