Press Releases

Drug Arrest in Richland, Georgia

January 29, 2018

Richland, GA – On Friday January 19th, 2018, Eric Lenn Josey age 54, was arrested in Richland, Stewart County, Georgia culminating a months-long investigation by agents with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) West Metro Regional Drug Enforcement

GBI Douglas Office Telephone Number Spoofed

January 26, 2018

Douglas, GA – Please be advised that the telephone number for the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Regional Office in Douglas has been compromised as a result of telephone spoofing.  When a telephone number is spoofed, the caller ID of the ca

Suspect Charged in Violent Crime Spree

January 24, 2018

Macon County, GA –  A Montezuma man has been arrested after a month-long violent crime spree that included murdering three individuals, stabbing another, committing an armed robbery, shooting at Mercer University students, and stealing a vehic

GBI Investigates Officer Involved Shooting in Savannah

January 24, 2018

Savannah, Georgia – On Tuesday, January 23, 2018, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) was requested by the United States Marshals Service and the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department to investigate an officer involved shooting

Arrest in Richmond Hill Death Investigation

January 14, 2018

Richmond Hill, GA – On Sunday, January 14, 2018, Jeremiah Joel Watkins, 32, was arrested by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) and charged with murder for the death of his wife, Breona Watkins, 29.  Jeremiah Joel Watkins turned himself in to the

GBI Conducts Death Investigation in Emerson, GA

January 10, 2018

Emerson, Bartow County, GA (January 10, 2018) – On Wednesday, January 10, 2018, at approximately 8:00 am, the Emerson Police Department requested that the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) assist with a death investigation involving an unidentified