Press Releases

Unidentified Human Remains Found in Dooly County

March 9, 2011

Dooly County, GA - At approximately 11:15AM today, a farmer was working on a well in a cotton field and located a body near the field and a wooded area.  The farmer contacted the Dooly County Sheriff’s Office and they notified the GBI for investigative

Rockmart Police Officer Arrested

February 24, 2011

Rockmart, Ga. – As result of a GBI investigation requested by Rockmart Police Chief Keith Sorrels, agents have arrested Rockmart police officer Randy Poole on one count of cruelty to children, second degree.


February 8, 2011

ROME, GA - On Tuesday, February 8, Special Agents with the GBI’s Child Exploitation and Computer Crimes Unit (CEACC) along with members of the Floyd County Police Department executed a search warrant at the residence of Freddy Douglas Wright, Jr, at 19

Man Charged with Murder of Missing Taylor County Victim

January 13, 2011

KNOXVILLE – Authorities charged a Crawford County man today with the murder of James Dudley “Trey” Byers, age 22, of Reynolds, who was reported missing from Taylor County on December 21, 2010.  Cody Daniel Jackson, age 21, of Musella, is accused of kil

Cook County Inmate Death

November 15, 2010

Adel - On Saturday, November 13, 2010, at approximately 5:00 a.m., an inmate at the Cook County Jail collapsed at the jail and was transported to the Adel Hospital where he was pronounced dead.