Press Releases

Arrest in Jonesboro Murder

December 5, 2007

JONESBORO– The Jonesboro Police Department and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation announce the arrest of Timothy Alan Boothe for the murder of Geneva Strickland whose body was discovered in the early morning hours of November 1 by firefighters who had

Newton County Remains

November 11, 2007

DECATUR – The Newton County Sheriff’s Office and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation have identified the remains found in Newton County on October 30 as those of 49 year-old Leslyan Williams of Decatur.  Williams, whose head and torso are still missing

Jonesboro Homicide

November 7, 2007

Public’s Help Sought in Identifying Two Men in Sketches

Related to Jonesboro Murder         

Baby Jane Doe

November 7, 2007

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office, the Smithville Police Department and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are seeking the public’s help in identifying the remains of an infant found in the Muckalee Creek on September 1, 2005.

Northeast Georgia Banks Offer $6,000 Reward

November 6, 2007

HIAWASSEE, GA - A group of Northeast Georgia banks are offering a $6,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons involved in four branch bank robberies in Rabu

Hiawassee Bank Robbery

October 24, 2007

HIAWASSE – The GBI and the Hiawassee Police Department are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man believed to be responsible for several of the recent bank robberies in Northeast Georgia.

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