Press Releases

UPDATE: GBI Seeks Help with Identifying Remains

July 25, 2018

(July 25, 2018) The GBI continues to seek the public’s assistance in identifying human remains found near Interstate 85 in February of 2017.  The following list contains new information on this investigation:

UPDATE - Arrest in Thomson Homicide Investigation

July 23, 2018

Thomson, GA (July 23, 2018) - On Monday, July 23, 2018, Tobuyous Ramon Reynolds, 36, of Warrenton, GA turned himself in to the Warrenton Police Department for the murder of Stantavious Latimore, of Thomson, Georgia. Reynolds was transported to

GBI Continues Investigation into Deanna Shirey’s Death

July 18, 2018

Thomas County, Georgia (July 18, 2018) – On Wednesday afternoon, July 18, 2018, the GBI presented arrest warrants on Robert Carter II for the offenses of Malice Murder and Concealing the Death of Another regarding the death of Deanna Shirey.  The warra

Murder Suspect Extradited from Mexico

July 17, 2018

Cumming, GA (July 17, 2018) – Jorge Montiel, 32 of Mexico, was returned to Cumming, Georgia from Hidalgo, Mexico July 17, 2018 to stand trial for charges against him stemming from a 2010 Cumming, Georgia murder case.  Agents of the FBI Gainesville Offi

GBI Crime Lab Releases 2018 Drug Trends Data

July 16, 2018

Decatur, GA (July 16, 2018) – The GBI’s Forensic Chemistry section has released new data on the 2018 statewide drug trends in Georgia. This culmination of data is attributed to law enforcement seizures tested by the Crime Lab.