Press Releases

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

Jonesboro Homicide

November 7, 2007

Public’s Help Sought in Identifying Two Men in Sketches

Related to Jonesboro Murder         

Baby Jane Doe

November 7, 2007

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office, the Smithville Police Department and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are seeking the public’s help in identifying the remains of an infant found in the Muckalee Creek on September 1, 2005.