Press Releases

ARREST MADE IN PEARSON HOMICIDE

October 31, 2008

PEARSON- An arrest has been made in the murder of a female in Pearson, Ga. The GBI obtained a felony murder warrant for Rashaad Maurice Bester, 26 YOA, of Douglas, Georgia. Bester was taken into custody without incident at approximately 9:30 p.m.

Woman's Body Found in Pearson

October 27, 2008

PEARSON- On Sunday, October 26, 2008, at approximately 12:07 p.m., Tri-County 911 received a call from an unknown female in reference to a body on the side of the road in Pearson, Ga.

Pearson Police Officer Arrested

October 8, 2008

PEARSON-On Friday October 3, 2008, the Atkinson County Sheriff’s Office and GBI arrested Pearson Police Officer Robert Julian “R.J.” Bennett, 28 years of age.