Press Releases

Georgia Tech Employee Arrested

October 2, 2009

ATLANTA - Today, agents from the GBI’s Atlanta Regional Office arrested Georgia Tech employee Merideth Durrah and charged her with Theft by Taking and Forgery (both felonies) for her role in stealing approximately $10,000 from Georgia Tech. 


September 29, 2009

Adel, Georgia, - On Monday, September 28, 2009, at approximately 10:32 a.m., the Cook County Sheriff's Office received a call in reference to Thomas Lindsey Parrish who had been found deceased in the yard of his residence.

Body Found in Burned Vehicle in Cordele Identified

September 16, 2009

CORDELE, GA - The charred body discovered on Wednesday, August 26, 2009, inside of a smoldering SUV in a cotton field near Blackshear Road in Cordele, Georgia, has been positively identified as 51-year-old Jerry Lee Lawrence.   Lawrence, of South Joe W

Newnan Police Officer Arrested

August 5, 2009

NEWNAN – As a result of an investigation requested on July 28 by Newnan Police Chief Douglas Meadows, a Newnan PD officer was arrested yesterday by the GBI on child molestation charges.

Body Recovered in Flint River

August 3, 2009

AMERICUS, GA - On Sunday, August 02, 2009, at approximately 8:00 a.m., the body of a black male was discovered floating in the Flint River.  The victim, later identified as Tommie Lee Lewis (age 50), was last seen on Saturday morning, August 01, 2009,