Press Releases

GBI Investigates Child Death in Tattnall County

July 29, 2017

Reidsville, GA – On July 28, 2017, at approximately 7:55 PM, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) responded to the scene of the death of a 3-year-old child in Tattnall County, GA at the request of Tattnall County Sheriff, Kyle Sapp.

GBI Investigates In-Custody Death in Appling County

July 27, 2017

Baxley, GA— On Wednesday, July 26, 2017, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Douglas Regional Office was requested by Sheriff Mark Melton of the Appling County Sheriff’s Office to investigate the death of Kelsey Jerome Rayner Sr an inmate at

Gilmer County Shooting Death

July 26, 2017

Ellijay, GA – On Thursday, July 20, 2017 at approximately 4:00 AM, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was requested by the Gilmer County Sheriff’s Office to assist with a death investigation.  At approximately 3:30 AM, a 911 call for assistan

Arrest of Ruben Alexander Jimenez-Gamez in Coweta County

July 26, 2017

On Friday, July 21, 2017, Ruben Alexander Jimenez-Gamez, age 40, was arrested for Trafficking Methamphetamine.  This arrest was the result of a traffic stop conducted by the Georgia State Patrol (GSP).  The involved vehicle was stopped for a traffic vi

DeKalb County Officer Involved Use of Force Investigation

July 26, 2017

Decatur, GA - Approximately 2 weeks ago, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) was requested to conduct an independent investigation of the officer use of force incident that occurred on June 4, 2017, at the Chevron located at 3364 Glenwood Road in

Commercial Gambling Search Warrants in Bartow County

July 19, 2017

Cartersville, GA – On Wednesday, July 19, 2017, the GBI’s Commercial Gambling Unit and the Bartow-Cartersville Drug Task Force, in cooperation with the Georgia Lottery Corporation and the Georgia Department of Revenue, executed five (5) search

Gilmer County Shooting Death

July 11, 2017

Ellijay, GA – On Saturday, July 8, 2017 at approximately 6:00 PM, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was requested by the Gilmer County Sheriff’s Office to assist with a death investigation.  At approximately 5:37 PM, a 911 call for assistanc

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