Press Releases

Arrests Made in Stolen Vehicle Ring

October 6, 2009

POLK COUNTY - As result of a lengthy investigation by the Northwest Georgia Criminal Enterprise Task Force (NGCETF) into a stolen vehicle ring, task force members, assisted by local, state and federal agencies, made eight arrests t

Georgia Tech Employee Arrested

October 2, 2009

ATLANTA - Today, agents from the GBI’s Atlanta Regional Office arrested Georgia Tech employee Merideth Durrah and charged her with Theft by Taking and Forgery (both felonies) for her role in stealing approximately $10,000 from Georgia Tech. 


September 29, 2009

Adel, Georgia, - On Monday, September 28, 2009, at approximately 10:32 a.m., the Cook County Sheriff's Office received a call in reference to Thomas Lindsey Parrish who had been found deceased in the yard of his residence.

Body Found in Burned Vehicle in Cordele Identified

September 16, 2009

CORDELE, GA - The charred body discovered on Wednesday, August 26, 2009, inside of a smoldering SUV in a cotton field near Blackshear Road in Cordele, Georgia, has been positively identified as 51-year-old Jerry Lee Lawrence.   Lawrence, of South Joe W