Press Releases

Stewart County Homicide Investigation Arrest

July 17, 2015

Lumpkin, GA – The Americus office of the GBI is announcing the arrest of James Eggleston, 71, of 340 Hall Road Lumpkin, Georgia, for the murder of Richard Byrd.  Byrd was discovered murdered on Tuesday, July 14, 2015, deceased from injuries sustained f

Arrests Made in Norman Park Murder Case

July 16, 2015

Norman Park, GA - On July 5 at approximately 11:56 PM the Colquitt County Sheriff’s Office responded to a shooting at 353 Georgia Highway 256, in Norman Park.  Family members reported finding John Hester shot outside his residence.

Stewart County Homicide Investigation

July 14, 2015

Lumpkin, GA – On Tuesday, July 14, 2015, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) was requested by the Stewart County Sheriff’s Office to assist in a homicide investigation.  At 10:15 am, sheriff’s deputies responded to 340 Hall Road Lumpkin, Georgia,

Three Arrested After One Hundred Kilos of Cocaine Seized

July 2, 2015

Marietta, GA - On June 25 members of the GBI West Metro Regional Drug Enforcement Office, along with the Georgia State Patrol and the Motor Carrier Compliance Division of the Georgia Department of Public Safety conducted a joint investigation resulting