GBI Investigates Officer Involved Shooting in Atlanta

On Saturday, August 29, 2020, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was requested by the Atlanta Police Department (APD) to investigate an officer involved shooting. 

GBI Arrests Nashville, GA Mayor

Nashville, GA (August 28, 2020) – On Friday, August 28, 2020, the GBI arrested Nashville Mayor Taylor Scarbrough for Theft By Conversion and Theft Of Services. Mayor Scarbrough turned himself in to the Berrien County Jail without incident.

GBI Investigating Murder of 17 year old in Quitman

Quitman, GA (August 28, 2020) – On Friday, August 28, 2020, about 1:51 a.m., the GBI was requested by Chief Roy Hart of the Quitman Police Department to investigate a shooting that took place at a Barwick Road Apartment Complex in Quitman, Georgia. GBI responded to the scene where Cenquez Jermaine Perry, 17, appeared to have been shot while he was sleeping inside. Preliminary information gathered from the scene and through witness interviews, appears to indicate the shots were intentionally fired through an outside wall into the apartment.

GBI Investigates Death in Berrien County

Nashville, GA (August 26, 2020) – On Sunday, August 23, 2020, the GBI arrested Ray Webster Walker, 53, and charged him with one count of Felony Murder, one count of Aggravated Assault, and one count of Kidnapping.

GBI Investigates Officer Involved Shooting in Smyrna

Smyrna, GA (August 25, 2020) – On Monday, August 24, 2020, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was requested by the Smyrna Police Department (SPD) to investigate an officer involved shooting.

GBI Investigates Death in Warrenton  

Warrenton, GA (August 25, 2020) – On Saturday, August 22, 2020, at approximately 12:50 a.m., the GBI was requested to assist the Warrenton Police Department with a death investigation that occurred on Depot Street in Warrenton, Warren County, GA.

Muscogee County Man Arrested for the Sexual Exploitation of Children

Columbus, GA (August 25, 2020) – On Friday, August 21, 2020, Artis Haygood, 33, of Muscogee County, was charged with three counts of Sexual Exploitation of Children (Possession of Child Pornography) by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Columbus regional field office and the GBI Child Exploitation and Computer Crimes Unit (CEACC). An investigation into Haygood by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) began after information was received from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) regarding the possible upload and possession of child pornography by Haygood to a popular online platform. This investigation led to a search warrant of Haygood’s home and his subsequent arrest. The GBI was assisted in the search of Haygood’s home by the Muscogee County Sheriff’s Office.

GBI Investigates Officer Involved Shooting in Powder Springs

Powder Springs, GA (August 24, 2020) - On Sunday, August 23, 2020, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was requested by the Powder Springs Police Department (PSPD) to investigate an officer involved shooting.

GBI Investigates Officer Involved Shooting in Kingsland

Kingsland, GA (August 24, 2020) – On Sunday, August 23, 2020, at approximately 11:31 p.m., the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was requested by the Kingsland Police Department to investigate an officer involved shooting that occurred earlier on the same evening.

Remains Found in Effingham County Identified as Missing Bryan County Woman

Ellabell, GA (August 24, 2020) – On Thursday, July 16, 2020, at approximately 9:00 a.m., the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was requested by the Bryan County Sheriff's Office to assist with a missing person investigation. A friend reported Renee Reagan, 44, missing on July 8, 2020. The friend advised she last spoke with Reagan on October 21, 2019. The last known address for Reagan was 685 Homestead Drive, Ellabell, Bryan County, GA.