GBI Investigates Shooting in Lanier County

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Lakeland, GA (August 16, 2022) - Rodarious "Rod" Swanson was arrested in Lowndes County on August 15, 2022 and charged with Felony Murder and Aggravated Assault.

ORIGINAL RELEASE:

Lakeland, GA (August 10, 2022) – The GBI arrested Travion Snell, age 22, of Douglas, on August 3, 2022, and charged him with Felony Murder and Aggravated Assault in relation to a shooting that happened on June 18, 2022. Shamond Campbell, age 18, of Douglas, was previously arrested for Felony Murder and Aggravated Assault.  Campbell and Snell are at the Lowndes County Jail. Rodarious “Rod” Swanson, age 24, is still wanted on the charges of Felony Murder and Aggravated Assault.

GBI Investigates Alleged Misconduct by West Point Police Department Officer

West Point, GA (August 16, 2022) – The GBI is investigating alleged misconduct by a West Point Police Department officer. The West Point Police Department requested the GBI to conduct an independent investigation on Tuesday, August 9, 2022.

GBI Arrests Marion County Man for Operating a Chop Shop

Buena Vista, GA (August 16, 2022) – The GBI arrested Jose Mezquite Ramirez, age 45, of Marion County, for operating a chop shop, three counts of buying, selling, receiving, concealing, using, possessing, or disposing of motor vehicle or part thereof from which identification has been removed or altered, theft by receiving stolen property - automobile, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.

Thomasville Couple Arrested on Theft and Other Charges

Thomasville, GA (August 15, 2022) –  On August 3, 2022, the GBI arrested and charged Susan Kuhns, age 47, of Boston, Georgia with eight counts of theft by taking, four counts of financial transaction card fraud, two counts of purchase of a controlled substance, and one count of computer invasion of privacy. The GBI also arrested and charged Justin Kuhns, age 50, of Boston, Georgia with one count of theft by taking.

GBI Investigates Union County School Shooting Incident

Union County, GA (August 12, 2022) - The GBI has arrested Dwight Anthony Brown, 64, of Blairsville, GA, and charged him with 3 counts of aggravated assault in connection to a shooting incident at Union County Primary School.  Brown was a maintenance employee for the Union County School System.

Miller County Sheriff Arrested in GBI Investigation

Colquitt, GA (August 10, 2022) – The GBI has arrested Miller County Sheriff Rick Morgan, age 54, of Colquitt, GA, and charged him with Sexual Battery and Violation of Oath by Public Officer.

GBI Investigates Officer Involved Shooting in Atlanta

Atlanta, GA (August 9, 2022) - The GBI is investigating an officer involved shooting in Atlanta, Georgia.  The Atlanta Police Department (APD) asked the GBI to conduct an independent investigation on August 9, 2022.  One man was shot, and he is in critical condition at Grady Memorial Hospital.  No officers were injured.  

GBI Arrests Former Lookout Mountain Drug Task Force Secretary in Theft Investigation

The GBI has arrested Danielle Sprouse, age 38, of Lafayette, GA, for 10 counts of financial card theft and one count of theft by taking.  Sprouse is a former secretary for the Lookout Mountain Drug Task Force (DTF).  She was arrested on Friday, August 5, 2022.

GBI Investigates Shooting in Metter

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Metter, GA (August 3, 2022) - Tekiera Hunter, age 32, has been arrested and charged with felony murder (party to the crime) and aggravated assault for her involvement in the death of Treyveon Lanier, age 15. She was booked into the Candler County Jail.

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Metter, GA (July 26, 2022) – Michael Mincy, age 34, of Metter, Georgia has been arrested and charged with felony murder, aggravated assault, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon for his involvement in the death of Treyveon Lanier, age 15. Mincy has been booked into the Candler County Jail.   

ORIGINAL RELEASE:

Metter, GA (June 15, 2022) – On Tuesday, June 14, 2022, at approximately 9:40 p.m., the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was requested by the Metter Police Department to assist with a shooting investigation.

GBI Investigates Officer Involved Shooting in Hall County

Buford, GA (August 3, 2022) – The GBI is investigating an officer involved shooting in Hall County, GA. The Hall County Sheriff’s Office asked the GBI to conduct an independent investigation on August 2, 2022. One man was shot and is deceased. Two women were found dead in the home when deputies entered. No law enforcement officers were injured in this incident.