Press Releases

Arrest of Moultrie Police Officer

January 6, 2017

Moultrie, GA –  On Friday, January 6th, 2017, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) arrested Moultrie Police Officer Sam Smith on one count of Violation of Oath of Office and one count of Assault under Color of Office. 

Bartow County Man Possesses Child Pornography

January 5, 2017

Cartersville, Georgia – A joint investigation by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Child Exploitation and Computer Crimes Unit, the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office, Homeland Security Investigations, and the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office

GBI Arrest Lamar County Probate Court Clerk

January 4, 2017

Barnesville, GA – On Wednesday, December 21, 2016, the City of Milner Police Department Chief Jake Sutton requested the GBI to investigate the allegation of missing funds from the City of Milner’s traffic court bank account.  The Lamar County

GBI Investigates Officer Involved Shooting in Clayton County, GA

January 4, 2017

Clayton County, Georgia – On Tuesday, January 3, 2017, the Atlanta Police Department (APD) requested the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) to investigate an officer involved shooting in Clayton County, Georgia.                             

Update-Coffee County Train Victim Identified

December 15, 2016

Douglas, GA— The body of a young man struck by a train in Coffee County has been identified.  The GBI Medical Examiner’s office positively identified Tydarius Akeem Reed, 17, of Douglas, as the victim found along the railroad track between Den