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Thomasville, GA (January 11, 2019) – On Thursday, January 10, 2019, the GBI arrested William R. Cason, 51, of Thomasville, GA, on two counts of Child Molestation, one count of Cruelty to Children in the First Degree, and two counts of Sexual Battery.
Commerce, GA (January 11, 2019) – On Friday, January 11, 2019, Local, State and Federal Law Enforcement Officers executed 10 search warrants and 14 arrest warrants for members and suppliers of Larry “Lil Man” Fricks’ drug organization.
Metter, GA (January 10, 2019) – On Thursday, January 10, 2019, as a result of the December 28, 2018 discovery of human remains at a local scrap yard that originated from the property of Hodges Funeral Home in Metter, GA, the GBI charged and arrested Percy Hodges, 70, for Throwing Away or
DeKalb County, GA (January 10, 2019) - Two of the subjects involved in this officer involved shooting have been identified as:
Qasim Abdullah, age 20. Abdullah remains in the hospital.
Darion Jones, age 26. Jones is deceased.
Tifton, GA (January 10, 2019) – On Thursday, January 10, 2019, at approximately 10:51 am, Tift County 911 received a call in reference to a deceased subject found inside of a vehicle in a wooded area off of Emerson O’Bynes Avenue in Tifton, Tift County, GA.
Swainsboro, GA (January 9, 2019) – On Tuesday, January 8, 2019, the GBI arrested John Vernon Welch, 49, of Lyons, GA on charges of six counts of child molestation and two counts of aggravated child molestation.
Stone Mountain, GA (January 8, 2019) - The subject involved in this officer involved shooting has been identified as Robert Daniel Barger, 26, of Clarkston, GA.
McDonough, GA (January 8, 2019) - The subject involved in this officer involved shooting has been identified as Lance Kersey, 27, of Henry County, GA.
Thomaston, GA (January 4, 2019) – On Friday, January 4, 2019, the GBI arrested two individuals in connection with the death of Roderick Crawford, 46, of Barnesville, Lamar County, GA.
Crawfordville, GA. – On Tuesday, January 1, 2019, at approximately 8:50 p.m., the Taliaferro County Sheriff’s Office requested the assistance of the GBI regarding a death investigation which occurred on a logging road off Carters Ford Road in Crawfordville, Taliaferro County, Georgia.