Press Releases

“Operation Riptide” Targets On-line Child Predators

May 16, 2016

Decatur, GA – As a result of a proactive undercover investigation coordinated by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Child Exploitation and Computer Crimes Unit (CEACC), the Georgia Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force, and the Glynn Co

Athens Man Arrested for Threats Made to Police Officer

April 27, 2016

Athens, GA – On Monday, April 26, 2016, an Athens man was arrested for threats he made on social media to an Athens-Clarke County Police Officer.  Joshua Jackson, age 23, of Athens, GA, was taken into custody after issuing a threat on a postin

GBI Investigates Officer Involved Shooting in Mableton, GA

April 18, 2016

Mableton, GA –  On Monday, April 18, 2016, at about  2:50 AM, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) responded to the scene of an officer involved shooting at the request of the Cobb County Police Department (CCPD) that resulted in the death of Deme