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UPDATE: (December 30, 2020) - An autopsy performed on Marquavious Parks by the GBI Medical Examiner's Office on December 29 revealed that he drowned, with gunshot wounds contributing to his death. Parks was shot by a Georgia Department of Corrections officer on December 28, 2020.
Washington County, GA (December 28, 2020) – On Monday, December 28, 2020, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was requested by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and the Georgia Department of Corrections to investigate an officer involved shooting that occurred on the perimeter of the Washington State Prison in Davisboro, GA
Preliminary information indicates that on Sunday, December 27, 2020, at approximately 10:39 PM, two men were in Washington County for a contraband drop at the Washington State Prison in Davisboro, GA.
Unadilla, GA (December 30, 2020) – On Wednesday, December 30, 2020, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation arrested Unadilla Downtown Development Authority Chairman Bobby West, 59, of Unadilla, for Theft by Taking and Theft by Conversion. West was booked into the Dooly County Jail.
Newton, GA (December 29, 2020) – On Tuesday, December 29, 2020, Arlington Police Chief Cora Baker, age 39, was arrested and charged with three counts of Aggravated Assault following a Baker County Grand Jury indictment on December 3, 2020. She was booked into the Calhoun County Jail.
Fulton County, GA (December 29, 2020) – On Tuesday, December 29, 2020, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was requested by the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) to initiate an officer involved shooting investigation.
Preliminary information indicates that earlier the same day at approximately 6:40 a.m., members of the USMS Southeastern Regional Fugitive Task Force attempted to serve an arrest warrant for a male subject wanted out of Douglas County, Nebraska for 1st Degree Felony Murder and Use of a Firearm to Commit a Felony. Officers knocked on the front door and announced their presence at the residence. As an occupant of the residence opened the door, a male subject discharged a firearm towards officers. Two officers (one with the USMS and one with the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office) returned fire, striking the male subject. The male subject was pronounced dead on scene.
Douglasville, GA (December 28, 2020) – On Monday, December 28, 2020, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was requested by the Douglasville Police Department (DPD) to investigate an officer involved shooting.
Adel, GA (December 21, 2020) – On Saturday, December 19, 2020, the GBI and Adel PD arrested Lebray Berrian, 32, of Adel. Berrian was arrested and charged with one count of Felony Murder, one count of Aggravated Assault, one count of Possession of Firearm by Convicted Felon, and one count of Possession of Firearm during the Commission of a Crime, in connection to the death of Tenesha Mordon, 41, of Valdosta. Berrian was booked into the Cook County Jail.
Mitchell County, GA (December 21, 2020) - On Friday, December 18, 2020, at approximately 3:58 p.m., the GBI was requested by the Camilla Police Department to conduct an officer involved shooting that took place off of Bowen Street in Pelham, Georgia.
(December 18, 2020) UPDATE: The subject has been identified as Johnny Bolton, 49, of Austell. The warrant executed was a no-knock warrant.
Smyrna, GA (December 17, 2020) – On Thursday, December 17, 2020, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was requested by the Cobb County Sheriff’s Office to investigate an officer involved shooting.
McDonough, Henry County Georgia (December 15, 2020) – On Tuesday, December 15, 2020, former McDonough Police Department Major/Commander of the Flint Circuit Drug Task Force, Chad Rosborough, age 47, of Meansville, GA, was arrested on 3 Counts of Theft by Taking and 2 counts of Violation of Oath of Office. Rosborough was subsequently booked into the Henry County Jail.
(Clayton County, GA) - On Sunday, December 13, 2020, the GBI was requested by the Clayton County Sheriff’s Office to investigate an officer involved shooting.
Preliminary information indicates that at approximately 5:35 pm, the Clayton County Police Department and the Clayton County Sheriff’s Office were responding to a shots fired call related to a domestic incident on 7632 Ward Lane, Jonesboro, GA. A Clayton County Sheriff’s deputy arrived on the scene first and encountered a female, later identified as Twanetta Griffey, age 36, of Stone Mountain, in the 7600 block of Ward Ave, Jonesboro, GA. During the encounter, Griffey was shot by the deputy. Griffey was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. A gun was located in close proximity to Griffey.