Press Releases

Two Sought for Shooting at GBI Agents

May 21, 2009

MANCHESTER - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI), the Meriwether County Sheriff's Department and Manchester Police Department are currently searching for two individuals wanted in connection with an assault on two GBI agents.

ARRESTS MADE IN SPARKS MURDER

May 13, 2009

Sparks- The Cook County Sheriff’s Office, Sparks Police Department and Georgia Bureau of Investigation have made arrests in connection with the murder of James “Buster” Statum.  On Wednesday, May 13, 2009, the GBI obtained arrest warra

Cartersville Man Arrested Today on Child Porn Charges

April 23, 2009

CARTERSVILLE -   As result of a search warrant executed today by GBI Agents and the Bartow County Sheriff's Office at a residence in Cartersville, a 38-year-old man has been charged with three counts of possession of child pornography. 

Franklin County Remains Identified

March 27, 2009

DECATUR, GA - Skeletal remains found May 13, 2007 approximately 2 miles west of I-85 in Franklin County, Georgia, have been identified through DNA testing as those of Leslie Adams.   Adams had been reported missing to Lilburn Police in October of 2005.

Arrest Made in Taylor County Death

March 24, 2009

On Monday evening, March 23, 2009, the GBI Region 2 office in Columbus along with the Taylor County Sheriff's Office and Talbot County Sheriff's Office arrested ERIC RILEY, 35 yoa, at his residence, 186 Beagle Road, Box Springs, Georgia.

Nashville Police Officer Arrested

March 16, 2009

NASHVILLE-On Friday March 13, 2009, the GBI arrested Nashville Police Officer James Edwin Watson, 27 years of age. Watson is charged with one count of Solicitation of Sodomy.

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