Child Exploitation/Child Pornography Arrest in Cartersville

Cartersville, Georgia –  A multi-state investigation has led to the arrest of a couple on child exploitation charges and locating three child victims.  The Bartow County Sheriff’s Office originally received information that Shawn Ryan Budovic, 27, of Cartersville was possibly in possessi

GBI Morgue Expansion Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

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 Examiner’s Office creates much needed storage ca

Arrest made in Leary Murder Investigation

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 Police Chief LaKeisha Fleming responded to the re

GBI Investigates Death at Bulloch County Jail

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 Officer Involved Shooting in Glynn County

Brunswick, GA – On Tuesday afternoon, October 24, 2017, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Kingsland office, was requested by the Glynn County Police Department to investigate an officer-involved shooting that occurred behind the Kayak Exxon Gas Station located at 95 Nascar Boulevard,

GBI Investigates Death in Screven County

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

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 received information from the Online Child Exploitat

Levi Frady Case - 20 Years

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. Little Mill Road is a well-traveled road between Highway 306 and 369.

Arrest Made in Clarkston Murder

Clarkston, GA  –  On Friday, March 17, 2017, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) was requested by the Clarkston Police Department to assist with a murder investigation.   On that date, an altercation involving three males occurred inside the Texaco gas station located at 3906 East

GBI Investigates Double Murder in Fort Gaines

Fort Gaines, GA - On Thursday, October 12, 2017, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) was requested by Fort Gaines Police Chief Sam Sterling to assist with a murder investigation.  At approximately at 1:05 a.m., officers were dispatched to 206 College Street in reference to gunshots