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


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


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.

GBI Investigates Officer Involved Shooting in Forsyth County, GA

Update: October 25, 2019 - Information obtained from the early investigation shows that the gun that the subject had was a black BB gun with a laser sight.


GBI Arrests Former Crawford County Employee

On Wednesday, October 23, 2019, Denise Lucas, 37 years old, was arrested in Crawford County, Georgia.  Lucas was charged with Theft by Taking {O.C.G.A.

Wheeler County School Threat

Alamo, GA – On October 18, 2019, the GBI charged two juveniles with False Report of a Crime and Disruption of a Public School.  These charges stemmed from a school threat that was reported on October 9, 2019 involving Wheeler County Middle/High School.

GBI Investigates Death of Georgia Southern University Student in Statesboro, GA

Statesboro, Georgia (October 21, 2019) – On Monday, October 21, 2019, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) received a request for assistance from the Georgia Southern Police Department regarding the death of a Georgia Southern University (GSU) student and football player that occurred on Geo

GBI and Donalsonville Police Investigate and Make Arrest in Child Death

Donalsonville, GA (October 18, 2019) – On September 12, 2019, about 8:16 pm, the GBI was requested by the Donalsonville Police Department to help conduct an investigation into the death of a two year old male who was pronounced dead at a local hospital earlier that day.