Lanier County High School Coach Arrested on Sexual Assault Charges

LAKELAND - A Lanier County High School basketball coach was arrested yesterday by the GBI on sexual assault charges. Robert E.

Pearson Police Officer Arrested

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. Bennett is charged with two counts of Bribery and two counts of Theft by Extortion.


WAYCROSS-The Ware County Sheriff’s office and GBI have arrested John Darwin Swain Jr., of Waycross, Ga., 27 YOA, for the murder of Charlie Calaway Johnson. Swain is charged with Malice murder, financial card fraud, theft by taking, and probation violation. 

Monroe Doctor Arrested on Sexual Battery Charges

MONROE, GA - On Wednesday, September 10, 2008, Officers with the Monroe Police Department and Agents of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation arrested Doctor Kallambella C.

Walker County Man Arrested for Child Porn

CHICKAMAUGA -  As a result of information provided by the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force in Pennsylvania, the GBI and Walker County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant yesterday on the home of a Chickamauga man and discovered numerous images of child pornography on his

Meriwether County Unidentified Remains

GREENVILLE, GA - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the Meriwether County Sheriff’s Department are seeking the public’s help in identifying a black male who was the apparent victim of a homicide.

GBI's DNA Database Reaches 1000 Confirmed Hits

DECATUR -   The DNA Database at the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) crime lab or CODIS (Combined DNA Index System) today reached 1000 hits to unsolved cases with the matching of DNA from an incarcerated state prisoner to DNA evidence from a 1987 rape of an 84-year-old Atlanta woman.  The of

Two Carroll County Lawyers Indicted on Theft Charges

DOUGLASVILLE – As a result of a GBI investigation, two Carroll County lawyers were indicted yesterday by a Douglas County Grand Jury on charges related to theft from the estate of a murder victim.  Candice Rader and Valerie Cooke, attorneys for Debra Post who was charged in September of 2002 with

Police Raid Two Illegal Drinking Establishments in Unadilla

UNADILLA - The Dooly County Sheriff’s Office, the Georgia Department of Revenue, the Georgia State Patrol, and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation executed search warrants this weekend at two illegal drinking establishments in Unadilla following citizen complaints of unruly behavior associated wi

Autopsy Completed on Michaele Carnahan

Decatur – An autopsy conducted this morning by Georgia Bureau of Investigation Deputy Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Jacqueline Martin has disclosed that Michaele Carnahan died from a heart abnormality.  Ms.