Press Releases


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.

Three Charged in Ongoing Georgia Tech Investigation

September 24, 2010

ATLANTA, GA – Three Georgia Tech employees turned themselves in to the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office this morning as result of arrest warrants obtained by the GBI in connection with an ongoing investigation into misappropriation of funds and resources

Columbus Attorney Arrested on Drug Charges

September 23, 2010

COLUMBUS, GA - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has arrested Columbus attorney, Mark Shelnutt, on eight (8) counts of Distribution of a Controlled Substance. Shelnutt was arrested by agents today at the Columbus Government Center.