Reward for Capture of Prison Inmates

June 23, 2017

UPDATED 6-23-17 - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) committed to a $20,000 reward for information that led to the apprehension of prison inmates Dubose and Rowe.  After a thorough review of the information presented, a decision was made to split (50/50) $20,000 between two Tennessee civilian households.  Today, that reward was dispensed.

This is the initial stage of the total reward being dispensed and all stakeholders involved continue discussions to determine how the remaining sum will be dispersed.  There are a multitude of contributors from government and private entities.  As previously indicated, there were many factors involved in this investigation and this continues to be an active process.  Additionally, this investigation remains ongoing as additional evidence is collected and reviewed.

Decatur, GA – 6-16-17-  As the investigation into prison inmates Ricky Dubose and Donnie Rowe continues, information has revealed that the bravery of Tennessee civilians contributed to the apprehension of both inmates.  The reward will be dispersed at the appropriate time.  As there were several aspects involved in their apprehension, law enforcement will continue to review them and determine how it will be dispersed.   

Contact Information: 
Nelly Miles - Public Affairs Director - 404/270-8330