Press Releases

Americus, GA Officers Slain in the Line of Duty

December 9, 2016

Americus, Georgia – On Wednesday, December 07, 2016, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) was requested to investigate a shooting incident that resulted in the deaths of Americus Police Officer Nicholas Smarr, age 25, and Georgia Southwes

GBI Investigates Eatonton Death Case

December 5, 2016

Eatonton, GA. – On the afternoon of Friday, December 2, 2016 the Eatonton Police Department responded to a call involving a death at 307 West Walnut Street, Eatonton, Georgia.

Update: Kidnapping Suspect Arrested in Walton County

November 28, 2016

Barrow County/Walton County, GA – On November 28, 2016, John Calhoun was arrested by the Walton County Sheriff’s Office following a high speed vehicle pursuit in Walton County.  Prior to his arrest, Calhoun also allegedly assaulted another ind

Arrest in the Shooting Death of Abdul Lucas

November 21, 2016

Rhine, Georgia – Arrests have been made in connection with the shooting death of Abdul Lucas.  Lucas was shot to death at his residence in Rhine, GA on November 1st while in the presence of immediate family members.

GBI Investigates Homicide in Monroe, GA

November 21, 2016

Monroe, Georgia – On Saturday, November 19, 2016, the Monroe Police Department with the assistance of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) Athens Field Office began a death investigation at 525 Baron Drive, Monroe, GA.

Southside Savannah Shooting

November 17, 2016

Savannah, GA – On Wednesday, November 16, 2016, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) was requested by the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department (SCMPD) to investigate a  shooting near the intersection of White Bluff Road and Wil