Press Releases

Arrest Made For 2012 Murder of Adel Infant

April 30, 2014

Adel, GA - The Cook County Sheriff’s Office requested the GBI‘s assistance in the investigation of the death of Edward Gonzalez- Zavala, four months old.  The incident occurred on December 22, 2012 at a Pine Lane address in Cook County.

Heroin Submissions to GBI Crime Lab Increase

April 24, 2014

Decatur, GA – An analysis of drug submissions to the GBI Crime Lab found heroin submissions have increased annually since 2011.  During the three year period from 2011 to present heroin submissions have increased by more than 300%.  (GBI Crime

Sumter County Deputy Arrested on Drug Charges

April 21, 2014

Americus, GA – On Monday, April 21, 2014, William David Graham, 51, was arrested and charged with one count of Possession of Cocaine (felony), one count of Possession of Marijuana (misdemeanor), one count of Possession of Drug Related Objects

McIntosh County School Officials Arrested

April 16, 2014

Darien, GA – On Tuesday, March 18, 2014 the McIntosh County Sheriff’s Office requested the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s assistance reference allegations that McIntosh County school officials failed to report sexual abuse of a student by teacher,

Victims Identified in Burke County Shooting

March 17, 2014

Waynesboro, GA. – On Sunday, March 16, 2014, at approximately 1:43 AM, the Burke County Sheriff’s Office responded to a shooting that occurred at 4960 Highway 80 West in Waynesboro, Burke County, Georgia.