GBI Assisting with Elbert County Death Investigation

Elberton, GA - On Friday, September 6, 2013, at approximately 4:35 p.m., the Elbert County Sheriff's Office responded to 1048 Porter Drive in Elberton, Georgia and discovered a deceased male.  The male was identified as Rodney L.

Arrest made in Murder of Pregnant Woman in Terrell County

Dawson, GA.


Blackshear, GA- On Tuesday, August 27, 2013, at approximately 5:25 PM, the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office was called to a residence located on HWY 32, in Bristol, Pierce County GA., in reference to a gunshot victim.

Warrants Obtained in Murder of Pregnant Woman in Terrell County

Dawson, GA. – Arrest warrants were obtained today charging Charlie Amos Wilson, III with the murder of Tameda Ferguson and her unborn child.  Wilson, 26 years old, has been charged with one count of murder and one count of feticide. 

Search Warrant and Arrest at Breakthrough Independent Living Home in Thomasville, GA

Thomasville,GA- Agents and Officers with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Thomasville Police Department, Thomas County Sheriff’s Office and State Probation Office executed a search warrant  this morning at the Independent Living Home located at 1116 Cassidy Road in Thomasville, Thoma

“Elder Abuse: Hiding in Plain Sight” A Law Enforcement Roll Call Training Video to Be Released

LaGrange, GA –LaGrange Police Chief Lou Dekmar, Georgia Bureau of Investigation Director Vernon Keenan, and the Georgia Department of Human Services, Division of Aging are pleased to announce the release of a law enforcement roll call training video entitled “Elder Abuse: Hiding in Plain

Deaths Related to Prescription Drug Overdoses Increase Slightly in 2012

Decatur, GA  – An analysis of autopsies performed by the GBI Medical Examiner’s Office in 152 counties, which drug overdose was the cause of death or a significant contributing factor in the death, found there was a 3% increase in the number of prescription overdose deaths in 2012 compar

Accreditation Assessment Team Invites Public Comment

Decatur, GA – As part of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s (GBI) effort to gain re-accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc.

Virginia Man Arrested In Augusta For Criminal Attempt Aggravated Child Molestation

Augusta, GA –  The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) arrested John Tysarczyk, Jr.

Victim Identified and Arrest Warrants Obtained in Arcade Murder

Arcade, GA– The body of a deceased man that was found in his Arcade residence on Monday has been identified as Larry Durham, age 66.  The Athens Field Office of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the Arcade Police Department have been investigating several leads in multiple states i