Press Releases

Conviction in Pickens County Murder

August 13, 2018

(Jasper, GA) August 13, 2018 – On Monday, August 6, 2018, in the Pickens County Superior Court, a jury, after just over an hour of deliberation, found Christopher Byers, 34, guilty on all counts, including malice murder and felony murder. Byer

GBI Arrests Two People in Toccoa Murder

August 10, 2018

(Toccoa, Georgia) August 10, 2018 - The GBI has charged two people in the death of Joel Keshon Green, 18, of Toccoa, Georgia.  Kentavius Broudmain Walker, 21, of Toccoa and Ty’Jai Trammel, 23, of Toccoa were arrested and charged with malice murder and

GBI and Cairo Police Department Conduct Death Investigation

August 10, 2018

Cairo, Georgia (August 10, 2018) – On Thursday, August 9, 2018, about 4:20 pm, the GBI was requested to assist the Cairo Police Department with the death investigation of Willie Bell who was located in the yard of his residence in the 600 block of 15th

GBI Arrests Two People in Toccoa Shooting

August 10, 2018

(Toccoa, Georgia) August 10, 2018 – The GBI has charged two people in connection with the shooting of Spencer Reason, 17, of Toccoa.  Between August 8-9, 2018, Kentavius Walker, 21, of Toccoa and Samantha Breanna George, 17, of Toccoa were arrested for

Commercial Gambling Search Warrant in Atlanta

August 9, 2018

Atlanta, GA (August 9, 2018) – On Thursday, August 9, 2018, the GBI’s Commercial Gambling Unit, along with the Atlanta Police Department (Zone 3), and in cooperation with the Georgia Lottery Corporation and the Georgia Department of Revenue ex

Arrest Made in Threat to University Professor

August 8, 2018

(Lumpkin County, GA) August 8, 2018 – On Wednesday, August 1, 2018, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was requested by the University of North Georgia Police Department to assist in an investigation involving threats of violence made to a un

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