Press Releases

Arrest of Murray County Middle School Teacher

May 20, 2016

Murray County, GA –  On Friday, May 20, 2016, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) arrested and charged Bagley Middle School Teacher Shari Clanton, age 55, with one count of simple battery for allegedly hitting a special needs student at the Middl

Colquitt County Fire/Death Investigation

May 19, 2016

Moultrie, Georgia – The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) is assisting the Colquitt County Sheriff’s Office with a house fire/death investigation that occurred Sunday morning on May 15, 2016.

Arrest of Bartow County Sherriff’s Office Deputy

May 17, 2016

Bartow County, GA –  On Tuesday, May 17, 2016, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) arrested Bartow County Sheriff's Office Deputy Josh Nelson, age 31, on violation of oath of office, possession of methamphetamine, and sexual assault by a person w

“Operation Riptide” Targets On-line Child Predators

May 16, 2016

Decatur, GA – As a result of a proactive undercover investigation coordinated by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Child Exploitation and Computer Crimes Unit (CEACC), the Georgia Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force, and the Glynn Co