Press Releases

Meriwether County Unidentified Remains

August 26, 2008

GREENVILLE, GA - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the Meriwether County Sheriff’s Department are seeking the public’s help in identifying a black male who was the apparent victim of a homicide.

GBI's DNA Database Reaches 1000 Confirmed Hits

August 25, 2008

DECATUR -   The DNA Database at the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) crime lab or CODIS (Combined DNA Index System) today reached 1000 hits to unsolved cases with the matching of DNA from an incarcerated state prisoner to DNA evidence from a 1987

Two Carroll County Lawyers Indicted on Theft Charges

August 22, 2008

DOUGLASVILLE – As a result of a GBI investigation, two Carroll County lawyers were indicted yesterday by a Douglas County Grand Jury on charges related to theft from the estate of a murder victim.  Candice Rader and Valerie Cooke, attorneys for Debra P

Autopsy Completed on Michaele Carnahan

July 31, 2008

Decatur – An autopsy conducted this morning by Georgia Bureau of Investigation Deputy Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Jacqueline Martin has disclosed that Michaele Carnahan died from a heart abnormality.  Ms.

Arrest of Former Arnoldsville Volunteer Fire Chief

July 22, 2008

On Monday, July 21, 2008, Agents with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation in Athens arrested former Arnoldsville Volunteer Fire Chief Albert “Joe” Siegert, age 33, presently of an Athens address.  Siegert was arrested and charged with three (3) felony

Georgia CIT Program Recognized by IACP

July 16, 2008

DECATUR – GBI Director Vernon Keenan is proud to announce that the Georgia Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) has been selected by the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) as a 2008 IACP Civil Rights Award recipient in the Multi-Agency Team