Press Releases

Arrest of Rico Perell Arnold in Villa Rica, Georgia

March 16, 2015

Villa Rica, GA - On Monday March 9th, 2015, at approximately 2:30 PM., members of the GBI West Metro Regional Drug Enforcement Office executed a search warrant at 2045 Reflective Waters Road in Villa Rica, the residence of Rico Perell Arnold, 28.

Crawford County Officer Involved Use of Force Investigation

March 15, 2015

Roberta, GA - The GBI has been requested to investigate a use of force incident in Crawford County.  Initial information received about the incident is that on Saturday, March 14, at approximately 7:34 PM the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office received a

Arrest of Cordele City Councilman

January 15, 2015

Cordele, GA – A joint investigation by the Americus office of the GBI and the Cordele Police Department has resulted in the arrest of Jamie Fernandez, 35 year old Hispanic male, who is a councilman for the city of Cordele.  At approximately 8:

Human Remains in Oglethorpe County Identified

January 15, 2015

Lexington, GA – Human skeletal remains found in Oglethorpe County in 1988 have been identified as Bonnie Marie Houston (born in 1954) from Norfolk, Virginia.  The skeletal remains of Houston were discovered on March 20, 1988, by a couple who h

Arrest Made in Moultrie Murder Case

January 12, 2015

Moultrie, GA - On Monday, January 12, 2015, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation announces that an arrest has been made in the death of Terrell Hawkins, 36, of 1428 Hutchinson Drive, Moultrie.