Arrest in Mitchell County Murder Investigation

Thomasville, GA - On Thursday, June 5, 2014, Brandon Scott Vinavong, 18, of Sylvester, was arrested for the murder of Bobby Anglon.  Anglon, 66, was killed at his residence located at 8894 Morey Hill Road in Mitchell County on August 23, 2013.

GBI Requested to Investigate Habersham County Incident

Cleveland, GA. – Today at 2:00 p.m., GBI agents from the Cleveland office met with Brian Rickman, District Attorney of the Mountain Judicial Circuit.

Additional Charges Brought in Death of Five Year Old Heaven Woods

Forsyth, GA – On Friday, May 30, the GBI obtained additional arrest warrants for Amanda Hendrickson, 33, and Roderick Buckner, 34, related to the death of Heaven Woods.  Hendrickson, Heaven’s mother, and Buckner were both charged with one count of Felony Murder and one count of Aggravate

GBI Director Vernon Keenan Receives National Award for Contributions to the Criminal Intelligence Profession

Atlanta, GA – Vernon Keenan, Director of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI), is the recipient of the 2014 Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Units (LEIU) Distinguished Service Award, which is awarded in conjunction with LexisNexis® Risk Solutions.

Four Arrested in the Murder of Marcus Ellington

Ft. Gaines, GA – A joint investigation conducted by the Ft.

Local Pharmacist and Three Others Arrested on Drug Related Charges

Tifton, GA – A five month criminal investigation into the diversion of controlled substances conducted by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) Sylvester Field Office, Georgia Drugs and Narcotics Agency (GDNA), Mid South Narcotics Task Force (MSNTF), and the Drug Enforcement Administ

Death of Five Year Old in Forsyth Being Investigated as Homicide

Forsyth, GA – An autopsy of five year old, Heaven Woods, determined the cause of her death to be blunt force trauma to the abdomen.  The autopsy of Heaven was done at the GBI Crime Lab in Atlanta where the medical examiner determined the five year old also had multiple other injuries, ne

Reward Established in Montevious Flentall Homicide Case in Toccoa

Toccoa, GA – A reward fund has been established for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the murder of Montevious Flentall.  The reward fund was established in effort to encourage people with information about the Flentall murder to contact la


Hazlehurst, GA- On Thursday, May 16, 2014 at approximately 8:36 pm, the Hazlehurst Police Department and Jeff Davis County Sheriff’s Department responded to multiple gunshots at a residence on Harrison Nook in Hazlehurst, Georgia.

Clinch County Man Shot to Death at “912 Club”

Homerville, GA - On Saturday, May 10, 2014 at approximately 10:30 pm, the Clinch County Sheriff’s Department and Homerville Police Department responded to a multiple shooting in the “912 Club” in Homerville Georgia.  The Clinch County Sheriff’s Department requested assis