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Cairo, GA (December 3, 2019) – On Tuesday, December 3, 2019, the GBI arrested Cairo Chief of Police Keith Sandefur for two counts of theft by conversion.
UPDATE: The identity of the subject in this officer involved shooting is Jimmie Phillips, 68, of Morrow, GA.
Morrow, GA (December 2, 2019) – On Monday, December 2, 2019, at approximately 1:45 a.m., the GBI Atlanta Regional Office was requested by the Clayton County Police Department to conduct an officer involved shooting investigation.
A several month-long illegal drug and criminal street gang investigation conducted by the ARDEO ended with two search warrants being executed at two residences in Habersham County, GA. Multiple arrests were made from Tennessee and Georgia for various drug charges, Racketeering Influence Corruption Organization Act (RICO), Violation of Street Gang Terrorism and Prevention Act, and firearm charges. Multiple firearms, illegal narcotics, and drug objects were seized at both residences. Some of the individuals within the case are associates and/or members of the criminal street gang, “Aryan Brotherhood.”
Carrollton, GA (November 25, 2019) – On Monday, November 18, 2019, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was requested by the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office to investigate the death of Marquis Hayslett, 28.
Paulding County, GA (November 25, 2019) – On November 25, 2019, Agents with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation Region 1 Field Office arrested Paulding County Sheriff’s Deputy Steve Sorrells, age 48, for two counts of Child Molestation and Violation of Oath of Office.
Forsyth, GA (November 23, 2019) – On Saturday, November 23, 2019, the GBI arrested Jazma Rashiid Banks, 32, of Forsyth, GA for the murder of David Jordan, 41, of Forsyth, GA.
Nashville, GA (November 22, 2019) – On Wednesday, November 20, 2019, the GBI’s Douglas Regional Office received a request from the Berrien County Sheriff’s Office to assist with a death investigation.
UPDATE: On Friday, November 22, 2019, Deonquez Reid, 18, of Augusta, was arrested without incident at the Augusta Mart, 1713 MLK Jr. Blvd., Augusta, GA by GBI Agents and Richmond County Sheriff’s Office Investigators. Reid is charged with Tampering with Evidence (Felony) and is currently being held at the Richmond County Jail.
Hampton, GA (November 20, 2019) – On Wednesday, November 20, 2019, at approximately 3:52 a.m., the GBI Atlanta Regional Office was requested by the Hampton Police Department to conduct an officer involved shooting investigation.
Lumpkin County, GA (November 20, 2019) – On Wednesday, November 20, 2019, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was requested by the Lumpkin County Sheriff’s Office to investigate an officer involved shooting.