Press Releases

Autopsy Completed on Meredith Emerson

January 8, 2008

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.

Blairsville Bank Robbery Arrest

December 12, 2007

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 individ

Arrest in Jonesboro Murder

December 5, 2007

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

Newton County Remains

November 11, 2007

DECATUR – The Newton County Sheriff’s Office and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation have identified the remains found in Newton County on October 30 as those of 49 year-old Leslyan Williams of Decatur.  Williams, whose head and torso are still missing