Press Releases

GBI Issues Data on Counterfeit Pills Study

May 25, 2017

Decatur, GA – The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) is issuing a public safety alert regarding counterfeit pills.  Since January 2015, the crime lab has received 454 exhibits of counterfeit pills.  Counterfeit pills contain drugs other tha

Arrest Made in Newnan, GA Elder Abuse Investigation

May 25, 2017

Newnan, GA – The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) has arrested a nursing assistant for causing injuries related to a 98-year-old patient’s death.  On Tuesday, May 23, 2017, Newnan Health and Rehabilitation reported to the Newnan Police De

Arrest Made in McRae, GA Murder

May 22, 2017

McRae, Georgia –  An arrest has been made in the death of a McRae women.  Jarvius Jemaine Woods, 30, was charged with murder today in the killing of Patrice Ellis.  Ellis’ body was found by her roommate on May 15, 2017 inside their residence. 

GBI Child Fatality Review Unit Releases Suicide Data

May 19, 2017

Decatur, GA – The Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Child Fatality Review Unit is releasing 2017 data on youth suicides.  So far in 2017, eighteen children have reportedly taken their own lives in Georgia, with 14 occurring in the past two mon

Arrests made in 2006 Ware County Murder Case

May 18, 2017

Waycross, GA— After almost 11 years, arrests have been made in a Ware County murder case.  On Sunday, June 18, 2006, the burned body of Anthony Dale Vickers, 36, of Waycross, was found near the intersection of Georgia Highway 122 and Clough Ba

Fugitive Arrested in Bulloch County, GA

May 17, 2017

Statesboro, GA - After almost 12-months of evading arrest, TONY LANARD WILLIAMS, 41, of Swainsboro, GA is in custody. The arrest occurred on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 15 Woodrum Place in Statesboro.

Death Investigation in Coffee County, GA

May 15, 2017

Douglas, GA— On Saturday, May 13, 2017, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Douglas Regional Office was requested by the Coffee County Sheriff’s Office to assist in a death investigation in Coffee County, Ga. 

Kennedy Circle Homicide Investigation

May 12, 2017

Thomson, GA – On May 11, 2017, at approximately 5:10 PM, the GBI was requested to assist the Thomson Police Department with a homicide investigation that occurred at a residence in the 900 block of Kennedy Circle.

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