Press Releases

Arrest Made in Manassas Drive Homicide

November 13, 2013

Thomson, GA  - A 16 year old juvenile has been charged as an adult with the murder of Reginald Roberts, 38.  Roberts’ body was discovered by Thomson Police at 336 Manassas Drive when police responded to a 911 call for an ambulance.  It appeare

Dawson Mayor Christopher Wright Shot

November 1, 2013

Dawson, GA – On Thursday night, October 31, 2013, the Dawson Police Department and Terrell County EMS were notified of a shooting on Crawford Street.  Officers responded and learned that the victim was Christopher Wright, the Mayor of the City

Commercial Gambling Search Warrant

October 24, 2013

Lawrenceville, GA  – On Wednesday, October 23, 2013, the GBI’s newly created Commercial Gambling Unit, along with the Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office, the Georgia Department of Revenue and in cooperation with the Georgia Lottery Corporation e

GBI Asked to Investigate Death of Rabun County Deputy

October 23, 2013

Hiawassee, GA – On Sunday, October 20, 2013, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was requested by the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office to assist with a death investigation involving an off-duty Rabun County Deputy Sheriff.  GBI Agents responde


October 3, 2013

Decatur, GA -Members of the GBI West Metro Regional Drug Enforcement Office (RDEO) and the Cobb County District Attorney’s Office executed five search warrants at various locations today, culminating an 18 month long narcotics investigation.

GBI Investigates New Hope Counseling

September 25, 2013

Gainesville, GA – The GBI executed search warrants yesterday at 322 Spring Street in Gainesville and 330 Dahlonega Street in Cumming as part of an investigation of New Hope Counseling of Gainesville and Cumming.