Public's Help Sought in Locating Gary Hilton's Former Vehicle

CLEVELAND - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is asking for help in locating a 1996 white Chevrolet Astro van bearing Georgia tag 766XPZ which had belonged to Gary Michael Hilton.  This van was last seen approximately one month ago in an area in White County called Tray Mountain by a hunter at

Autopsy Completed on Meredith Emerson

DECATUR – Dr. Kris Sperry, Chief Medical Examiner for the State of Georgia, has determined that Meredith Emerson died from blunt force trauma to the head.    Dr. Sperry indicated that after Ms. Emerson received the lethal injuries, she was decapitated. 

Former Director of the McDonough Tourism Board Arrested

DECATUR – As a result of a GBI investigation requested by the McDonough Police Department, the former director of the McDonough Hospitality and Tourism Board has been charged with Theft by Taking.

The National Crime Information Center Identify Theft File

By Vernon M. Keenan, Director, and Marsha O’Neal, Criminal Justice Information System Operations Manager, Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Decatur, Georgia

Blairsville Bank Robbery Arrest

BLAIRSVILLE - On Tuesday, December 11, 2007, an individual entered the Appalachian Community Bank in Blairsville, Georgia and presented a note to the teller demanding money.  The individual was provided an undisclosed amount of money and left the bank.  His vehicle was spotted headed north on Hig

Former Pierce County Deputy Clerk Arrested for Theft

BLACKSHEAR- On November 7, 2007, former Pierce County Deputy Clerk of Court Kelley Byrd, 25, of Pierce County was arrested by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation in Blackshear, Ga.

Meriwether County Arrest for 1979 Rape

Arrest Made in 1979 Meriwether County Rape

Arrest in Jonesboro Murder

JONESBORO– The Jonesboro Police Department and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation announce the arrest of Timothy Alan Boothe for the murder of Geneva Strickland whose body was discovered in the early morning hours of November 1 by firefighters who had responded to the fire at Strickland’s reside

Athens-Clarke County Police Department Special Release

Prepared by Savannah Hembree


Prevent Child Abuse Georgia Web Site

Contact: Jeanette B. Meyer
PCA Georgia, 404-870-6588