Suspect Sought in Jefferson Murder

Jefferson, Georgia – The Jefferson Police Department, the Athens-CLarke County Police Department and the GBI are asking the public’s help in locating Anthony Tyrone Appling, wanted in connection with the early morning murder of a woman whom he knew in Jefferson.

Social Circle Bank Robbed - $5,000 Reward Offered

Social Circle, Georgia The Social Circle Police Department, the FBI and the GBI are asking the publics help in identifying the man in the attached photos who robbed the Pinnacle Bank in Social Circle this morning at around 9:45.


Adel, Georgia, -  On Thursday, 5-19-11, shortly after 9:00 am, an unidentified black male entered The Trust Bank in Adel, Georgia at 607 West Fourth Street with a handgun and demanded money from a bank teller.

School Paraprofessional Arrested in Burke County

Swainsboro, Georgia – A paraprofessional at the River Quest School in Burke County has been charged by the GBI after an investigation indicated she had been involved in a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old student at the school.  River Quest is a multi-county school for children with emotiona

Probation Officer arrested after fleeing State of Georgia

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Georgia Department of Corrections Probation Officer on charges related to his relationship with a female that was currently serving a probation sentence.

Alma Police Officer Arrested

ALMA- On Thursday, April 21, 2011, Alma Police Department Corporal Christopher Wayne Harlin was arrested by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) on one count of sexual assault of a person in custody.

Burke County Middle School Counselor Arrested

Sardis, Burke County Georgia – As result of information developed by the Sardis Police Department, a Burke County Middle School counselor has been arrested by the GBI for having a sexual relationship with a student.

"Operation Innocent Justice" Targets 55 People Involved in Internet Child Porn Trade

DECATUR, GA – As a result of a 5-month investigation coordinated by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force, search warrants are being executed today in 40 Georgia counties in connection with the distribution of child porn over the Internet. 

Omega Police Chief Arrested

Tifton, Ga. - On Friday March 25, 2011, the Tift County Sheriff's Office requested the GBI to investigate allegations that Omega Police Chief Walter R. Young assaulted an inmate in custody at their facility.

Update on Dooly County Remains

Atlanta, GA:    The body found in Dooly County on March 9, 2011 was identified as Gladis Russell, 85, of Bellefontaine, Ohio, on March 10, 2011 at the GBI Crime Lab in Macon, Ga.  Mrs.