Press Releases

Arrest Made in Spee-Dee Foods Shooting

June 29, 2018

Thomson, GA (June 29, 2018) - On Thursday, June 28, 2018, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, the FBI Safe Streets Task Force, and the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office arrested D’Alviune Burnett, 17, at a residence in Martinez.

Kingsland Police Officer Arrested

June 27, 2018

Kingsland, GA (June 27, 2018) - On Wednesday, June 27, 2018, Kingsland Police Officer Zechariah Presley turned himself in to the Camden County Sheriff’s Office after arrest warrants were obtained by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.

Child Molestation Arrest Made in Hall County

June 22, 2018

Gainesville, GA – (June 22, 2018) On Friday, June 21, 2018, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) and the Hall County MANS Unit arrested Christopher White Batchelor, age 49, on charges of Criminal Attempt To Commit Child Molestation, Distributing O

GBI Investigates Forsyth County Officer Involved Shooting

June 20, 2018

Cumming, GA (June 20, 2018) - On Tuesday, June 19, 2018, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was requested by the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office to conduct an officer involved shooting investigation in the area of Carbonne Court in Cumming, Georgia. 

Murray County Child Cruelty Investigation

June 19, 2018

Murray County, GA - On Monday, June 18, 2018, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) and the Murray County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) arrested Joel Maggi, of Chatsworth, GA, age 22, for one count cruelty to children in the first degree for injuries sus

GBI Receives NIBRS Certification

June 19, 2018

Decatur, GA (June 19, 2018) – On Monday, June 11, 2018, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) received notification from the FBI of successfully meeting the requirements for National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) certification.  This cert