Press Releases

Heroin Submissions to GBI Crime Lab Increase

April 24, 2014

Decatur, GA – An analysis of drug submissions to the GBI Crime Lab found heroin submissions have increased annually since 2011.  During the three year period from 2011 to present heroin submissions have increased by more than 300%.  (GBI Crime

Sumter County Deputy Arrested on Drug Charges

April 21, 2014

Americus, GA – On Monday, April 21, 2014, William David Graham, 51, was arrested and charged with one count of Possession of Cocaine (felony), one count of Possession of Marijuana (misdemeanor), one count of Possession of Drug Related Objects

McIntosh County School Officials Arrested

April 16, 2014

Darien, GA – On Tuesday, March 18, 2014 the McIntosh County Sheriff’s Office requested the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s assistance reference allegations that McIntosh County school officials failed to report sexual abuse of a student by teacher,

Victims Identified in Burke County Shooting

March 17, 2014

Waynesboro, GA. – On Sunday, March 16, 2014, at approximately 1:43 AM, the Burke County Sheriff’s Office responded to a shooting that occurred at 4960 Highway 80 West in Waynesboro, Burke County, Georgia.

Whitfield County Murder Suspect Believed To Be In Atlanta

March 11, 2014

Dalton, GA – The Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) have obtained an arrest warrant for Skyy Raven Marie Mims, 21, charging her with one count of murder.  The two agencies are investigating a murder