Press Releases

VICTIM ASSAULTED IN HIS RESIDENCE

April 29, 2008

Blackshear- On Sunday April 27, 2008, at approximately 4:00 p.m., Pierce County Deputies were called to the residence of Ellis Lee Taylor located on

Money Hole Road
, in Blackshear

Arrest Made in Newton County Murder

April 26, 2008

DECATUR – Newton County Sheriff Joe Nichols and GBI Director Vernon Keenan announced that Abel Torres, 28, was arrested today in Birmingham, Alabama, for the murder of his roommate

Arrest Made in Gary Jones Murder

April 3, 2008

DECATUR – Newton County Sheriff Joe Nichols and GBI Director Vernon Keenan announced that Rodney Young, 40, was arrested today in Bridgeton, New Jersey, for the murder of Gary Lamar Jones.