Press Releases

Gilmer County Shooting Death

July 26, 2017

Ellijay, GA – On Thursday, July 20, 2017 at approximately 4:00 AM, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was requested by the Gilmer County Sheriff’s Office to assist with a death investigation.  At approximately 3:30 AM, a 911 call for assistan

Commercial Gambling Search Warrants in Bartow County

July 19, 2017

Cartersville, GA – On Wednesday, July 19, 2017, the GBI’s Commercial Gambling Unit and the Bartow-Cartersville Drug Task Force, in cooperation with the Georgia Lottery Corporation and the Georgia Department of Revenue, executed five (5) search

Gilmer County Shooting Death

July 11, 2017

Ellijay, GA – On Saturday, July 8, 2017 at approximately 6:00 PM, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was requested by the Gilmer County Sheriff’s Office to assist with a death investigation.  At approximately 5:37 PM, a 911 call for assistanc

Arrest of Latavius McIntosh

July 10, 2017

Dawson, GA – On Wednesday, July 5, 2017, the Dawson Police Department requested investigative assistance from the Georgia Bureau of  Investigation regarding an allegation that Latavius McIntosh, age 27, pointed a gun at Shalarrious Mays, age 27, during

Two Fentanyl Analogues New to GBI Crime Lab Encountered

July 3, 2017

Updated – On Thursday, June 29, 2017, the Georgia State Board of Pharmacy voted to pass an Emergency Rule which regulates the newly identified synthetic fentanyl, tetrahydrofuran fentanyl, as a Schedule I substance.  This rule gives all Georgia Peace O

GBI Investigates Shooting in Bulloch County, GA

July 1, 2017

Statesboro, GA – On Friday, June 30, 2017, at approximately 3:10 PM, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation responded to the scene of a shooting that occurred in a vehicle, at the request of the Bulloch County Sheriff’s Department and the Jenkins

GBI Assessment of Fentanyl Spill

June 29, 2017

Decatur, GA – On Thursday, June 29, 2017, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) conducted an assessment of the fentanyl spill.  This assessment has determined that evidence containing a powder of fine furanyl fentanyl leaked through untape

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