Press Releases

GBI Investigates Officer Involved Shooting in Atlanta, GA

June 24, 2016

Atlanta, GA – On Thursday, June 23, 2016, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) was requested by the Atlanta Police Department (APD) to investigate an officer involved shooting that occurred at an apartment complex near Monroe Drive in Atlanta, Geo

Arrests Made in Alma, GA Homicide Investigation

June 23, 2016

Alma, GA— On Saturday, June 18, 2016, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Douglas Regional Office was requested by the Alma Police Department to assist in a homicide investigation that resulted in the death of Tony Overstreet, Jr, 30. 

Ex Dawson Police Corporal Pled Guilty

June 14, 2016

Dawson, GA – On Monday, June 6, 2016, Marquis Garland, age 31 of 1910 Elkhorn Lane, Albany, GA, was indicted in a Terrell County Grand Jury on multiple counts of Unlawful Acts Regarding Criminal History Record Information.

Former Assistant District Attorney Arrested for Theft

June 10, 2016

Homer, Georgia - On June 2, 2016, Samuel Elias Skelton, age 32, former Assistant District Attorney with the Piedmont Judicial Circuit, was indicted on thirty-three (33) counts of theft by taking.  The indictment was issued upon the conclusion of a crim

Clarksville man charged with Possessing Child Pornography

June 8, 2016

Clarksville, GA – Agents with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Child Exploitation and Computer Crimes Unit, along with the Clarksville Police Department and the Habersham County District Attorney’s Office executed a search warrant on Wednesday, Ju

Death Investigation on Springer Mountain

June 7, 2016

Fannin County, Georgia – On Saturday June, 4, 2016 at approximately 7:00 PM, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was requested by the Fannin County Sheriff’s Office and the United States Forestry Service to assist with a death investigation at a campsi