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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

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

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