Press Releases

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

Double Murder Investigation in Pulaski County

June 27, 2017

Hawkinsville, Georgia –  The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) and the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a double murder.  On Tuesday, June 27, 2017, at approximately 12:19 a.m., 911 received a call reporting two men dead a

GBI Investigates Shooting in Chatham County, GA

June 24, 2017

Savannah, GA – On Friday, June 23, 2017, at approximately 6:25 PM, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) responded to the scene of a shooting at the request of the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department (SCMPD).  The shooting occu

Reward for Capture of Prison Inmates

June 23, 2017

UPDATED 6-23-17 - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) committed to a $20,000 reward for information that led to the apprehension of prison inmates Dubose and Rowe.  After a thorough review of the information presented, a decision was made to spli

Richmond County Homicide Investigation

June 16, 2017

Augusta, GA – On Thursday, June 15, 2017, at approximately 4:43 p.m., GBI Region 7 Office in Thomson, Georgia was requested by Richmond County Sheriff’s Office to assist with a shooting investigation involving a Richmond County Deputy Gregory

Arrest Made in 2012 Thomson, GA Murder

June 14, 2017

Thomson, GA – On November 11, 2012, the GBI was requested to assist the Thomson Police Department with a death investigation of Ronald Alton Willoughby, who was 62 years old.  Willoughby died as a result of a single gunshot wound to the chest.  Through

Commercial Gambling Search Warrants in Bibb County

June 13, 2017

Macon, GA – On Tuesday, June 13, 2017, the GBI’s Commercial Gambling Unit and the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office, in cooperation with the Georgia Lottery Corporation, the Georgia Department of Revenue and the Macon Judicial Circuit District Atto