GBI Investigates In-Custody Death at the Coffee County Jail

Douglas, GA (November 12, 2019) – On Tuesday, November 12, 2019, the GBI’s Douglas Regional Office received a request from the Coffee County Sheriff’s Office to assist with an investigation regarding the death of an inmate at the Coffee County Jail.

GBI Investigates Officer Involved Shooting in Vidalia, GA

Vidalia, GA (November 11, 2019) – On Sunday, November 10, 2019, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was requested by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office to investigate an officer involved shooting and homicide investigation.

GBI Investigates Officer Involved Shooting in Rockdale County

Conyers, GA (November 8, 2019) – On Thursday, November 7, 2019, at approximately 8:00 p.m., the GBI Atlanta Regional Office was requested by the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office (RCSO) to conduct an officer involved shooting investigation.

GBI Makes Arrest in Gang Related Homicide in Bulloch County

Statesboro, GA (November 7, 2019) – On Thursday, November 7, 2019, acting on intelligence provided by the GBI Region 5 office, the U.S. Marshals Service out of Savannah, GA arrested Mickey Lewis Byrd, Jr., 27, of Claxton, GA, in Statesboro, GA at Madison Meadows Apartments. 

Several charged with Racketeering and Illegal Drugs Sales in Hart County

(Hart County, GA – 11/7/2019) On Thursday, November 7, 2019, Hartwell police officers, deputies with the Hart County Sheriff’s Office, and GBI agents from the Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement Office (ARDEO) executed search warrants at 414 Winding Way Hartwell, GA, 1380 North Forest Avenue Hartwell, GA, 2152 Anderson Highway Hartwell, GA, and 2132 Anderson Highway, Hartwell, GA.

GBI Investigates Officer Involved Shooting in Atkinson County

Pearson, GA (October 31, 2019) – On Thursday, October 31, 2019, the GBI’s Douglas Regional Office received a request from the Atkinson County Sheriff’s Office to conduct an officer involved shooting investigation.

GBI Makes Arrest in Embracery Investigation in Decatur County

Bainbridge, GA (October 31, 2019) – On October 30, 2019, three arrest warrants were issued for Chip William Nix, 43, on charges of two counts of Embracery and one count of Violation of Oath by Public Officer. Nix was the law enforcement prosecutor during a criminal trial.

GBI Investigates Officer Involved Shooting in Whitfield County

UPDATE:

October 30, 2019: The subject in this investigation has been identified as Matthew James Fleming.

ORIGINAL RELEASE:

Arrest Made in Baldwin Home Invasion - UPDATE

Baldwin, Georgia (October 28, 2019) – On Friday, October 25, 2019, arrest warrants were taken in Habersham County for James Childers II, 38, of Union, South Carolina, for charges related to a home invasion in Baldwin, Georgia.  The warrants issued for Childers were one count of armed robbery, two

GBI Investigates Officer Involved Shooting in Athens, GA

Athens, GA (October 27, 2019) – On Saturday, October 26, 2019, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was requested by the Athens-Clarke County Police Department to investigate an officer involved shooting.