Press Releases

Murder of Eastman Police Officer Tim Smith

August 14, 2016

Eastman, Georgia – The shooter has been identified as Royheem Delshawn Deeds (pictured below), age 24.  Deeds is being sought by authorities for murder.  The GBI, Eastman Police, and the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office are seeking the public’s assistance

Arrests Made in Lavonia, GA Homicide Investigation

August 11, 2016

Lavonia, GA – On Thursday, August 11, 2016, Rayfondia Nashon Craft, age 45, of Hartwell, GA and Kristen Odister, age 30, of Bowersville, GA were arrested for the August 8, 2016 murder of Samuel Verner Harbin, age 82, of Lavonia, Georgia.

Cybertip Leads to Arrest of Registered Sex Offender

July 27, 2016

Atlanta, Georgia – A joint investigation by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Child Exploitation and Computer Crimes Unit and the Atlanta Police Department led to the arrest of a registered sex offender Monday evening, July 25, 2016 at a Northwest