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Rhine, GA (November 18, 2019) – On Sunday, November 17, 2019, the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office requested the assistance of the GBI Eastman Office with a death investigation that occurred just before midnight on November 16, 2019 at a residence located at 387 Mill Pond Road in Rhine, GA.
Moultrie, GA (November 15, 2019) – On Thursday, November 13, 2019, at approximately 5:10 pm, Jared Tavaris Taylor, aka, “JT,” age 19, was arrested at his residence located at 209 3rd Street, NW in Moultrie, GA. Taylor was arrested on warrants stemming from a shooting that took place in the 1000 block of 7th Street, NW on November 9, 2019. The warrants charge Taylor with Aggravated Assault and Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Crime.
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.
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.
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.
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.
(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.
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.
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.
October 30, 2019: The subject in this investigation has been identified as Matthew James Fleming.