Press Releases

“Operation Mayday” Targets On-line Child Predators

May 18, 2015

Decatur, GA – As a result of a proactive undercover investigation coordinated by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Child Exploitation and Computer Crimes Unit (CEACC), the Georgia Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force, and the Richmond

Gwinnett County Police Shooting Being Investigated by GBI

May 7, 2015

Lawrenceville, GA – The Gwinnett County Police Department has requested the GBI investigate a shooting involving two of their officers which resulted in the death of Joseph Roy, 72.  The initial information regarding the shooting is that two officers r

Randall Road Homicide Investigation

April 29, 2015

Dearing, GA. – On Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at approximately 4:45 AM, the GBI was requested to assist the McDuffie County Sheriff’s Department with a homicide investigation that occurred at a residence in the 3800 block of Randall Road.

Arrest Made in Sparks Murder Investigation

April 28, 2015

Sparks, GA – Vernon Goodwin, Jr., 24, was arrested on April 24 for the murder of Adam Robinson.  Robinson was murdered on March 1 in Cook County just inside the city limits of Sparks.   Goodwin has been charged with Murder, Armed Robbery, and Possessio

Child Fatality Review Panel Annual Meeting

April 17, 2015

Decatur, GA – The Annual Child Fatality Review Panel strategic planning meeting will take place today at the Marriott Evergreen Conference Center.  The meeting will focus on the prevention of infant deaths caused by co-sleeping.  The 17 member panel, c