Press Releases

GBI Investigates Death in Ellabell

February 3, 2018

Ellabell, GA – On Saturday, February 3, 2018, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) responded to Ellabell, Georgia at the request of the Bryan County Sheriff’s Office regarding a death investigation.

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