Woman arrested for Decatur burglary, fire

Release: ATLANTA – Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King announced today that Shakeerjha Tejha Parker, 20, was arrested on 1st Degree Arson and Burglary charges in connection with a Decatur County fire that…

Armed robbery suspect arrested in Valdosta

Release: On Saturday, February 6 a male entered the Triangle Food Mart, 4946 Highway 41 South and after milling around the store pulled a handgun and demanded money from the clerk.  The clerk cooperated, giving…

Man arrested after stealing running car

Release: On February 12, 2021, at approximately 9:30 pm, patrol officers with Valdosta Police Department responded to EnMarket (701 East Park Avenue) about a vehicle that had just been stolen. Emergency 911 Dispatch related the…

Man arrested for stealing from elderly in Brooks,…

Release: Brooks County, GA (February 6, 2021) – On Wednesday, November 11, 2020, the GBI was requested by the Brooks County Sheriff’s Office to initiate an investigation into multiple thefts of monies from an elderly couple…

Arrest made in Monticello theft

Release: Monticello, GA (December 2, 2020) – GBI Special Agents from the Georgia Cyber Crime Center have charged Edward Porter Allen, III, age 68, for the offense of Computer Theft relating to the theft of approximately…

Valdosta carjacking leads to assault on officers

Release: On Wednesday, November 25, 2020, at approximately 3:15 am., a citizen called 911 and reported that an unknown person, later identified as James Burdette, had physically assaulted him in the 400 block of Jones…

Arrest made in Bacon County theft

Release: Alma, GA (September 28, 2020) – On Friday, September 25, 2020, the GBI arrested Constance “Connie” Johnson, 54, and charged her with Felony Theft By Taking. On Wednesday, December 4, 2019, the GBI’s Douglas Regional…