Press Releases

Search for Missing Soperton Woman

February 1, 2018

Soperton, GA - The Soperton Police Department and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are investigating the disappearance of Melissa "Lisa" Hackle, age 51.  Hackle is a white female, 5'3" in height, and 137 Pounds (see attached photos).

Clayton Police Department Officer Involved Shooting

February 1, 2018

Clayton, GA (February 1, 2018) - On Thursday, February 1, 2018, at approximately 3:09 AM, a Clayton Police Officer initiated a traffic stop for speeding in a Honda Accord on Georgia Highway 441 South in Clayton, Georgia.  The vehicle was trave

Drug Arrest in Richland, Georgia

January 29, 2018

Richland, GA – On Friday January 19th, 2018, Eric Lenn Josey age 54, was arrested in Richland, Stewart County, Georgia culminating a months-long investigation by agents with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) West Metro Regional Drug Enforcement

GBI Douglas Office Telephone Number Spoofed

January 26, 2018

Douglas, GA – Please be advised that the telephone number for the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Regional Office in Douglas has been compromised as a result of telephone spoofing.  When a telephone number is spoofed, the caller ID of the ca

GBI Investigates Officer Involved Shooting in Savannah

January 24, 2018

Savannah, Georgia – On Tuesday, January 23, 2018, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) was requested by the United States Marshals Service and the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department to investigate an officer involved shooting

Suspect Charged in Violent Crime Spree

January 24, 2018

Macon County, GA –  A Montezuma man has been arrested after a month-long violent crime spree that included murdering three individuals, stabbing another, committing an armed robbery, shooting at Mercer University students, and stealing a vehic