Press Releases

Cook County Inmate Death

November 15, 2010

Adel - On Saturday, November 13, 2010, at approximately 5:00 a.m., an inmate at the Cook County Jail collapsed at the jail and was transported to the Adel Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Three Charged in Ongoing Georgia Tech Investigation

September 24, 2010

ATLANTA, GA – Three Georgia Tech employees turned themselves in to the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office this morning as result of arrest warrants obtained by the GBI in connection with an ongoing investigation into misappropriation of funds and resources

Columbus Attorney Arrested on Drug Charges

September 23, 2010

COLUMBUS, GA - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has arrested Columbus attorney, Mark Shelnutt, on eight (8) counts of Distribution of a Controlled Substance. Shelnutt was arrested by agents today at the Columbus Government Center.


September 22, 2010

EPWORTH, GA - On Tuesday, September 21, 2010, Special Agents with the GBI’s Child Exploitation and Computer Crimes Unit (CEACC) along with members of the Fannin County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at the residence of Chris Welch, 777 Hamb

Hart County Investigation

September 17, 2010

HARTWELL, GA - On Monday, September 13, 2010, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation arrested Hart County Deputy David Luther Brown, 46, on two (2) counts of VGCSA – Possession of a Schedule II drug.  Later, on Wednesday September 15, 2010, the Georgia Bu