Special Agent Trent Hillsman of the Athens GBI Office receives the Sherm Applebaum Award

On Wednesday, May 12, 2010, Special Agent Trent Hillsman of the Athens GBI Office received the Sherm Applebaum Award given annually by the Athens Rotary Club to a deserving law enforcement officer who exemplifies professionalism and “service to others above self”.  Agent Hillsman was a co-recipie

Macon County Homicide Victim Identified

DECATUR, GA – The body found last Friday along a rural Macon County road has been identified as 21-year-old Michael Edwin Haegele of Mauk, Georgia, in Marion County.

Public's Help Sought in Identifying Macon County Homicide Victim

DECATUR, GA - The GBI and the Macon County Sheriff's Office are seeking the public's help in identifying a body found on Friday at approximately 5:00 p.m. alongside a rural Macon County road near the Macon-Taylor County line.
 

COFFEE COUNTY MAN INDICTED ON INTERNET CHARGES

DOUGLAS, GA - On October 23, 2008, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation Office in Douglas was notified by other law enforcement agencies about improper internet communications and transmissions allegedly being sent from a Douglas restaurant.

4th ANNUAL GEORGIA MISSING CHILDREN'S DAY - May 22

GEORGIA MISSING CHILDREN'S DAY 2010

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation will host the 4th Annual Georgia Missing Children's Day in conjunction with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children's Take 25 Campaign.

Saturday, May 22, 2010

Child Porn Arrest in Norcross

DECATUR, GA –Agents with the GBI’s  High Technology Investigations Unit (HTIU), assisted by the Gwinnett County Police Department, executed a search warrant on Wednesday at a residence on Hallbrook Drive in Norcross.  During the search, agents conducted an on-site forensic preview of an external

FORMER SHERIFF'S INVESTIGATOR ARRESTED

Lakeland, Georgia, - On Monday, April 12, 2010 former Cook County investigator Samuel Thomas Wills II, was arrested by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and Lanier County Sheriff’s Office at the Lanier County Sheriff’s Office in Lakeland, Ga.

Arrests Made in Ongoing Investigation into Theft of Electronic Benefit Cards

DECATUR, GA – On March 23, the United States Postal Inspection Service notified the GBI about potential theft/fraud concerning Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) cards issued by the Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS).  The GBI immediately contacted DHS and learned that DHS' Inspector Gener

Norcross Man Arrested for Possion of Child Porn

DECATUR, GA –Agents with the GBI’s  High Technology Investigations Unit (HTIU), assisted by the Gwinnett County Police Department, executed a search warrant today at an apartment on Pirkle Road in Norcross and discovered numerous images of child pornography on a laptop belonging to Louis Jerry Ja

Investigation into Habersham County Deaths

HABERSHAM COUNTY – The ongoing investigation by the Habersham County Sheriff’s Office and the GBI into the deaths of Nancy and Bruce Schaefer indicate that Bruce Schaefer shot his wife once then turned the gun on himself.  The couple were discovered in the bedroom of their home by relatives late