Press Releases

Three Search Warrants Executed in Rome, Georgia

March 10, 2017

On Wednesday, March 8th, 2017, members of the GBI West Metro Regional Drug Enforcement Office, GBI Region 1 Calhoun Office, and the Georgia State Patrol Post 38, concluded a six (6) month narcotics investigation resulting in the arrest of Tyson Brown,

GBI Identifies Human Remains Found in Atkinson County

March 1, 2017

Willacoochee, GA – The human remains found on Charlie Harper Road in Willacoochee on February 10, 2017 have been identified.  The discovered body is Kiree Hersey, 18, who had been missing since November 5, 2016 (see attachment).  Hersey’s deat

GBI Investigates Officer Involved Shooting in Atlanta, GA

February 26, 2017

Atlanta, Georgia – On Saturday, February 25, 2017, at approximately 11:07 PM, the Atlanta Police Department requested the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) to investigate an officer involved shooting in Atlanta, Georgia.  Preliminary infor

GBI Investigates Human Remains Found in Atkinson County

February 11, 2017

Willacoochee, GA - On Friday, February 10, 2017, at approximately 6:00 P.M., the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Douglas Regional Office was requested to assist the Atkinson County Sheriff’s Office with the recovery of human remains.  A civilian repo