Press Releases

Seven charged in RICO case

July 14, 2010

MILLEDGEVILLE, GA. - On Monday, July 12, 2010, a Baldwin County grand jury indicted seven (7) individuals for violating the State’s RICO Act (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations).


July 6, 2010

Lakeland, Ga. - On Sunday, July 4, 2010, at approximately 10:00 a.m., the Lanier County Sheriff’s Department requested the GBI to assist with the investigation into the death of Leroy Lopez Salazar who was 23-years-old.

GBI Investigating Paulding County Sheriff's Deputy

July 5, 2010

DALLAS, GA. - The GBI’s Regional Office in Calhoun was requested by the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office on Sunday at approximately 2:00am to conduct an investigation into an incident involving Paulding County Sheriff’s Deputy Patrick Huston.

Newnan Man Arrested on Child Porn Charges

June 21, 2010

NEWNAN, GA - As result of a search warrant executed on Thursday, June 17, 2010, by GBI Agents with the High Technology Investigations Unit and officers with the Newnan Police Department, Curtis Arnold II has been charged with possession of child pornog

Training Coordinator Arrested

June 17, 2010

TOCCOA, GA –As part of the ongoing GBI investigation into the status of training records of the drug task force officer involved in the shooting death of Jonathan Ayers in Toccoa on September 1, 2009, agents have arrested the Training Coordinator for t