Body in Brooks County Identified

Quitman, GA - On Wednesday, July 23, 2014, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation in Thomasville identified  the body found on West Hill Street in Quitman on Tuesday as Curtis Lee Baynard, 29, of 905 West Hill Street, Quitman, GA.

Pickens County Man Arrested on Child Pornography Charges

Fairmont, GA – Thomas Rodriguez, 36, of 191 West Destiny Drive in Fairmont was arrested yesterday and charged with four counts of Sexual Exploitation of Children (Possession of Child Pornography),   The arrest was made after the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) and the Pickens Count

Dawson Police Requests the GBI to Investigate Use of Force Incident

Dawson, GA – Dawson Police Chief Charlie Whitehead requested the GBI investigate an incident which occurred in Dawson last night involving an assault on one of its officers and that officer’s use of force during the incident.  At 10:16 PM last night, the Dawson Police officer responded t

Death Investigation in Union County Determines Death is Not a Random Act

Blairsville, GA - The GBI Medical Examiner’s Office performed autopsy examinations today on the bodies of Brandie Lawson, 27, and Todd Sparks, 47.  The results of the examination of Todd Sparks revealed the manner of his death was suicide caused by an intra-oral gunshot wound.

Commercial Gambling Search Warrants in Tift County

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Augusta State Medical Prison Homicide Investigation

Grovetown, GA – On Sunday, June 29, 2014, at approximately 07:00 AM, the GBI was requested to assist the Georgia Department of Corrections with a homicide investigation that occurred at Augusta State Medical Prison.

GBI Crime Lab Director Appointed to First Forensic Science Standards Board

Decatur, GA. – Dr. George Herrin, Jr., GBI Crime Lab Director, has been appointed to the first Forensic Science Standards Board of the Organization of Scientific Area Committees.  The appointments, made by the U.S.

Gordon County Man Arrested for Possession of Child Pornography

Calhoun, GA – Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) agents and Gordon County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested Robert “Duane” Crosby, 46, yesterday for possession of child pornography.  In a GBI undercover investigation, initiated by the DeKalb County Police Department, an individual us

Autopsy Results for Dennis Ronald Marx

Decatur, GA – On Saturday, June 7, an autopsy was performed on Dennis Ronald Marx at the GBI Crime Lab in Decatur.  Marx was killed on the morning of Friday, June 6, by Forsyth County Sheriff’s deputies after he drove onto the grounds of the Forsyth County Courthouse and shot a deputy wh

Arrest in Mitchell County Murder Investigation

Brandon Scott Vinavong, 18, of Sylvester, was arrested today for the murder of Bobby Anglon.  Anglon, 66, was killed at his residence, 8894 Morey Hill Road, Mitchell County on August 23, 2013. Anglon received multiple gunshot wounds to his torso.