Press Releases

GBI and Cairo Police Investigate Shooting - UPDATE

August 26, 2019

UPDATE Cairo, GA (August 26, 2019) – Marcel Tavonto Williams, age 24, has been arrested and charged with two counts aggravated assault, 1st degree home invasion, 1st degree burglary, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime

Arrest of Ringgold Police Officer

August 26, 2019

Ringgold, GA (August 26, 2019) – On Monday, August 26, 2019, the GBI arrested and charged Ringgold City Police Officer Blake Ballew, age 27, with aggravated sexual assault, violation of oath of office, and false imprisonment. 

Jakari Malique Reddish Murder Investigation

August 21, 2019

Jesup, GA (August 21, 2019) – On Tuesday, August 13, 2019, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was requested to assist the Jesup Police Department in a shooting that resulted in the death of Jakari Malique Reddish, age 24. 

GBI Investigates Officer Involved Shooting in Murray County

August 14, 2019

Murray County, GA (August 8, 2019) – On Thursday, August 8, 2019, the GBI Calhoun Office was requested by the Murray County Sheriff’s Office to investigate an officer involved shooting.  Deputies from the Murray County Sheriff’s Office responded to a r