Homicide Investigation in Blackshear, GA

Blackshear, GA— On Saturday, October 17, 2015, the GBI’s Douglas Field Office was requested by the Blackshear Police Department to assist with the homicide investigation of David Wilson, 37.  On the same date, the Blackshear Police Department responded to 310 Pomeroy Street, Apt D-3 in reference

GBI Investigating Rockmart Police Department Use of Force on a Juvenile

Rockmart, GA – On October 14, 2015, the Rockmart Police Department requested the GBI to investigate a use of force incident involving one of their officers during the arrest of a 16 year old juvenile.

GBI Investigating an Officer Involved Shooting in Barrow County

Winder, GA – The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigating an officer involved shooting in Barrow County, Georgia.  On Friday, October 16, 2015, deputies from the Hall County Sheriff's Office were searching for Jason Foreman, 45, in the area of Melinda Drive in Winder.

GBI Investigating Emerson Police Department Officer Involved Shooting

Cartersville, GA - The Emerson Police Department has requested the GBI to investigate a shooting involving one of their officers which resulted in the death of Brent Andrew Brannon, 27, during a traffic stop.

Update - “Operation Secret Guardian” Targets People Trading Child Pornography

Decatur, GA – Eighteen (18) people were arrested and charged with crimes related to possession, production, or distribution of images of child pornography after a  3-month statewide investigation by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Child Exploitation and Computer Crimes Unit (CEACC) and the

Gus Street Homicide Investigation

Thomson, GA. – On Monday, October 12, 2015, at approximately 11:00 PM, the GBI was requested to assist the Thomson Police Department with a homicide investigation that occurred at a residence in the 400 block of Gus Street.

Rape and Burglary Arrests Made in Randolph County

Cuthbert, GA – On October 5, 2015, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Randolph County Sheriff’s Office, and State Probation Officers arrested Dondrell Tells, 18, for burglary and 3 counts of rape.

GBI Investigating MARTA Police Officer Involved Shooting

Atlanta, GA – On October 3, 2015 at approximately 7:25 AM, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was called to investigate a shooting incident involving a MARTA police officer near the Ashby Street Station at 65 Joseph E. Lowery, Blvd.

GBI Investigating MARTA Police Officer Involved Shooting

Atlanta, GA – On October 3, 2015 at approximately 7:25 AM, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was called to investigate a shooting incident involving a MARTA police officer near the Ashby Street Station at 65 Joseph E. Lowery, Blvd.

UPDATE: Arrest made in Franklin, Georgia Homicide

Franklin, GA – On Wednesday, September 23, 2015, the GBI’s Columbus Regional Office was requested by the Heard County Sheriff’s Office to assist in the investigation of a partially decomposed body located in a wooded area near US Highway 27 and Edwards Road.