Public’s Assistance Requested on the 6th Anniversary of Toccoa Murder

Toccoa, GA (March 18, 2020) – Today marks the 6th anniversary of Montavious Flentall’s murder. Agents and investigators want to bring closure to this case for Flentall’s family and justice to those responsible for his death. In recent weeks, the GBI and Toccoa PD have received promising information that may help solve Flentall’s murder. While the information is very important, there is still a need for the public to contact law enforcement and provide any small detail about the days surrounding Flentall’s murder that may help solve the case. 

GBI Investigates Officer Involved Shooting in Atlanta

Atlanta, GA (March 17, 2020) – On Tuesday, March 17, 2020, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was requested by the Atlanta Police Department (APD) to investigate an officer involved shooting.

GBI Investigates Officer Involved Shooting in College Park

College Park, GA (March 16, 2020) – On Sunday, March 15, 2020, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was requested by the College Park Police Department (CPPD) to investigate an officer involved shooting.

GBI Investigates Officer Involved Use of Force Incident in Douglas County

Douglas County, GA (March 13, 2020) – On Friday, March 13, 2020, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was requested by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office to investigate an officer involved use of force incident.

Preliminary information indicates that on Thursday, March 12, 2020, a Douglas County Deputy was at the WellStar Douglas Hospital with an inmate who was being medically treated. 

GBI Arrests Former Chatham County Recorder's Court Clerk Administrative Assistant

Savannah, GA (March 11, 2020) – On Thursday, March 5, 2020, the GBI arrested former Chatham County Recorder’s Court Clerk Administrative Assistant Veronica Culver, 51, for Theft by Conversion and False Statements and Writings stemming from a GBI investigation.   

GBI Arrests Former Lafayette City Court Clerk

Lafayette, GA (March 11, 2020) – On Tuesday, March 10, 2020, former Lafayette City Court Clerk Jan Bridges was arrested for Theft of Fiduciary – Theft of over $500.00. 

On Monday, October 7, 2019, the GBI Region 1 (Calhoun) Office was contacted by the Lafayette Police Department and requested to assist with an investigation into the City Court Services’ fines and fees as well as money missing from the Police Department. 

Three Arrested Following Search Warrants in Sumter County

Americus, GA (March 11, 2020) – On Sunday, March 9, 2020, the GBI arrested Willie Lee Mathis, 46, Milo Mumford, 33, and Deandre Wilburn, 28, for Trafficking Cocaine and Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute.

Gang Member Arrested on Drug and Weapons Charges

March 9, 2020 (Albany, GA) – On Tuesday, March 3, 2020, the GBI West Metro Regional Drug Enforcement Office was requested to assist the Georgia State Patrol with a traffic stop in Coweta County, GA. Georgia State Troopers had conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle from Randolph County, GA occupied by Stephen Michael Goodbread, 28, and Shawna Hutto, 32, going southbound on Interstate 85.

Fannin County Tax Commissioner Arrested

On Thursday, March 5, 2020, Fannin County Tax Commissioner Shirley Sosebee, 63, of Blue Ridge, was arrested for Forgery in the First Degree and Violation of Oath by a Public Officer.  Sosebee was booked into the Fannin County Detention Center.  A bond of  $10,000 was set for Sosebee.

GBI Seeking Public Assistance in 2011 Toccoa Murder Investigation

Toccoa, GA (March 5, 2020) – This month marks the nine year anniversary of the murder of Robert Lee Simmons, Jr. The GBI is seeking the public’s assistance with any information about Simmons’ last days and his murder. Simmons, 46, was found dead at his home at the Glendale Apartments on Norman Drive on March 1, 2011 by a family member. The Toccoa Police Department responded to the scene after receiving a 911 call. Simmons’ death was determined to be a homicide.