Press Releases

Colquitt County Fire/Death Investigation

May 19, 2016

Moultrie, Georgia – The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) is assisting the Colquitt County Sheriff’s Office with a house fire/death investigation that occurred Sunday morning on May 15, 2016.

Arrest of Bartow County Sherriff’s Office Deputy

May 17, 2016

Bartow County, GA –  On Tuesday, May 17, 2016, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) arrested Bartow County Sheriff's Office Deputy Josh Nelson, age 31, on violation of oath of office, possession of methamphetamine, and sexual assault by a person w

“Operation Riptide” Targets On-line Child Predators

May 16, 2016

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 Glynn Co

Athens Man Arrested for Threats Made to Police Officer

April 27, 2016

Athens, GA – On Monday, April 26, 2016, an Athens man was arrested for threats he made on social media to an Athens-Clarke County Police Officer.  Joshua Jackson, age 23, of Athens, GA, was taken into custody after issuing a threat on a postin