Press Releases

Franklin County Remains Identified

March 27, 2009

DECATUR, GA - Skeletal remains found May 13, 2007 approximately 2 miles west of I-85 in Franklin County, Georgia, have been identified through DNA testing as those of Leslie Adams.   Adams had been reported missing to Lilburn Police in October of 2005.

Arrest Made in Taylor County Death

March 24, 2009

On Monday evening, March 23, 2009, the GBI Region 2 office in Columbus along with the Taylor County Sheriff's Office and Talbot County Sheriff's Office arrested ERIC RILEY, 35 yoa, at his residence, 186 Beagle Road, Box Springs, Georgia.

Nashville Police Officer Arrested

March 16, 2009

NASHVILLE-On Friday March 13, 2009, the GBI arrested Nashville Police Officer James Edwin Watson, 27 years of age. Watson is charged with one count of Solicitation of Sodomy.


February 16, 2009

CHATSWORTH - The Murray County Sherriff's Office and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are seeking the public's help in locating Rhonda Dilynn Sosebee (AKA Ronda Sosebee Young) who has been charged with murdering her ex-husband, Stephen Young.  Young

GBI Brings State Charges against David Dietz

January 4, 2009

MADISON, GA - At the request of Madison Police Chief Travis Stapp, agents with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation's Milledgeville Regional Office have been investigating the shooting incident where David Dietz allegedly fired shots at


December 23, 2008

Blackshear- The Pierce County Sheriff's Office and GBI Douglas Office have arrested three adult males and one juvenile male in reference to a shooting which occurred on Thursday, December 18, 2008 in P

Indictment Returned on 1986 Murder

December 11, 2008

DAWSONVILLE - Northeastern Judicial Circuit District Attorney Lee Darragh announced today that the Dawson County Grand Jury has indicted Manford Bruenn for the March 1986 murder of Donald Wade Smith.