GBI Requested to Investigate Officer Involved Shooting in Chatham County

Savannah, GA –Savannah Chatham Metropolitan Police Chief Julie Tolbert has requested the GBI investigate an officer involved shooting which occurred today at 11:08 AM on Augusta Avenue between Eagle Street and Cumming Street.  The initial investigation shows that officers arrested Charle

Oglethorpe County Death Investigation

Crawford, GA – On Monday, September 8, 2014, the body of a white female was discovered along the side of Georgia Highway 22 (Comer Road) in Oglethorpe County, Georgia. The body was identified as Ashley Leanne Watson, 31, of Crawford, Georgia.

Union County Sheriff’s Office Jailer Arrested

Blairsville, GA –  The Union County Sheriff’s Office received information that a Union County Jailer was involved in inappropriate contact with an inmate on August 19, 2014.  Information learned during an internal investigation prompted Sheriff Mack Mason to request the assistance of the

Man Arrested for Murder of Norcross Cab Driver

Arrest Made in Tallapoosa Death Investigation

Tallapoosa, GA – The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) has been requested to assist in the investigation of the death of Keith Donnal Lee, Jr., 22, this morning in Tallapoosa.  The Tallapoosa Police Department requested the GBI’s assistance after receiving a 911 call this morning at

Thomaston Man Arrested In Macon For Online Enticement of a Minor

Macon, GA –  Benjamin Craig Standard, Jr., 35, of 230 Reid Place Road, Thomaston, GA was arrested on July 31, after he traveled to Macon to meet and have sex with what he believed to be a 14 year old girl.  The arrest comes after a two week investigation involving undercover “chatting” w

Deaths Related to Drug Overdoses Decrease Overall While Deaths Related to Illicit Drugs Increase in 2013

Decatur, GA  – An analysis of autopsies performed by the GBI Medical Examiner’s Office in 152 counties, in which drug overdose was the cause of death or a significant contributing factor in the death has been completed.  The analysis revealed drug overdose deaths in 2013 were lower than

“Georgia Law Enforcement and the Open Records Act - A Law Enforcement Officer's Guide to Open Records in Georgia” Third Edition Released

Decatur, GA - The third edition of the “Georgia Law Enforcement and the Open Records Act - A Law Enforcement Officer's Guide to Open Records in Georgia" is being released today.

Allegations at Georgia Sheriff’s Youth Home

Hahira, GA - On Friday, July 25, 2014, at approximately 5:00 PM, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation arrested Jesus Gomez, 17, at the Valdosta DFACS Office, and charged him with child molestation. Gomez was a resident at the Georgia Sheriff’s Youth Home, Hahira, Georgia.

Arrest Made In Thomasville Infant Death

Thomasville, GA - On Thursday, July 25, 2014, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and Thomas County Sheriff’s Office arrested Damien Allan Holloway, 21, of 1525 Summerhill Road, Thomasville, for the death of his daughter, 9 month old, Madelyn Brooke Holloway.