Press Releases

GBI Investigates Officer Involved Shooting in Hall County

November 6, 2017

Braselton, Georgia  – On Friday, November 3, 2017, at approximately 10:00 a.m., the Gwinnett County Police Department (GCPD) attempted to arrest James Corey Heard, 36, in the 2300 block of Buford Highway in Gwinnett County.  Heard was wanted o

GBI Morgue Expansion Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

November 1, 2017

Decatur, GA –  On Wednesday, November 1, 2017, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the expansion of the GBI Headquarters morgue facility in Decatur.  The 17,511-square foot project for the Medical Exa

Arrest made in Leary Murder Investigation

November 1, 2017

Leary, GA  – On Monday, September 18, 2017, at approximately 2:25 p.m., the GBI Sylvester Regional Office was requested by Calhoun County Chief Deputy David Mosely for assistance in a death investigation.  The request was made after Leary Poli

GBI Investigates Death at Bulloch County Jail

October 30, 2017

Statesboro, Georgia – On Friday, October 27, 2017, at approximately 12:45 AM, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation responded to a death at the Bulloch County Jail at the request of Bulloch County Sheriff Noel Brown.

GBI Investigates Death in Screven County

October 25, 2017

Sylvania, GA – On Tuesday, October 24, 2017, at approximately 3:16 PM, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) responded to the scene of a house fire involving a death at the request of the Screven County Sheriff’s Office.

Child Pornography Arrest in Rome

October 24, 2017

Rome, Georgia  –  In August 2017, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) and the US Department of Homeland Security began a joint investigation into the distribution of child pornography.  The two law enforcement agencies originally receive

Levi Frady Case - 20 Years

October 22, 2017

Eleven-year-old Levi Frady was last seen on Wednesday, October 22, 1997, on Little Mill Road in Forsyth County. His body was found the next day in the Dawson Forest Wildlife Management Area in Dawson County.