Press Releases

Fugitive Arrested in Bulloch County, GA

May 17, 2017

Statesboro, GA - After almost 12-months of evading arrest, TONY LANARD WILLIAMS, 41, of Swainsboro, GA is in custody. The arrest occurred on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 15 Woodrum Place in Statesboro.

Death Investigation in Coffee County, GA

May 15, 2017

Douglas, GA— On Saturday, May 13, 2017, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Douglas Regional Office was requested by the Coffee County Sheriff’s Office to assist in a death investigation in Coffee County, Ga. 

Kennedy Circle Homicide Investigation

May 12, 2017

Thomson, GA – On May 11, 2017, at approximately 5:10 PM, the GBI was requested to assist the Thomson Police Department with a homicide investigation that occurred at a residence in the 900 block of Kennedy Circle.

Reward Increase for Information on Jacob Conner

May 11, 2017

Fargo, GA –  A reward for information that leads to finding Jacob “Jake” Dewitt Conner has been increased to $15,000.  The Clinch County Sheriff’s Office and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation continue to investigate Conner’s disappearance wh

Jefferson County Officer Involved Shooting Investigation

May 7, 2017

Wrens, GA – On Saturday, May 6, 2017, at approximately 7:14 p.m., the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office 911 Center received a call from an individual advising a domestic violence incident occurred on Stapleton Acres Road in Stapleton, Georgia

GBI Issues Synthetic Opioids Alert

May 4, 2017

Decatur, GA – The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) is issuing a public safety alert regarding illegal synthetic opioids.  In the last four months, 17 deaths have been caused by the drugs U-47700 and/or furanyl fentanyl, equal to the numbe