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Push to test old rape kits creates backlog for GBI crime lab

...rapists will be caught by using the widest net.On March 4, GBI Director Ver non Keenan sent a bulletin to all Georgia law enforcement...of rape kits stored in evidence rooms."Confusion about the GBI policy might have been one reason untested kits piled up in some...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-07-27/push-test-old-rape-kit
City Ink: VIPs turn out to honor former sheriff Ronnie Strength

...the widow of former Georgia House Speaker Jack Con nell; sheriff's office top administrators; deputies; and folks from the GBI and FBI, just to name a few.Strength's longtime friend, attorney Freddie San ders, who was a deputy when he began his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-08-01/vips-turn-out-h
Lincoln County authorities investigating death

The body of a 33-year-old woman has been sent to the GBI crime lab in Atlanta after she was found dead Monday, Lincoln County Sheriff Bruce Beggs said.The woman, identified as Tiffany...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-07-27/lincoln-county-authori
GBI officials meet with coroners, lawmakers about crime lab concerns

For the first time Wednesday, GBI officials met face-to-face with area...the major legislative victories for the GBI this year came when its forensic pathologists...area is familiar.The city is home to the GBI's Eastern Regional Crime Lab on Phinizy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-06-17/gbi-officials-meet-cor
Grady Hospital releases rape evidence

...remaining rape kits." The flood of evidence has strained resources at the GBI's forensics labs. The agency lacks the manpower and funding to handle the additional workload, said GBI Deputy Director George Herrin, who runs the agency's forensic lab...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-31/grady-hospital-releases-rape
Lincoln man took own life, GBI says

A GBI investigation has determined a 73-year-old man found dead on Sunday following a domestic dispute with a Lincoln County sheriff's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-08/lincoln-man-took-own-l
Georgia Bureau of Investigation-Medical College of Georgia fellowship could fill medical examiner vacancies

...local coroners and lawmakers Wednesday, GBI Chief Medical Examiner Kris Sperry explained...Medical Examiner Daniel Brown retired from the GBI's Eastern Regional Crime Lab on Phinizy...expenses, no one has come forward.The GBI hopes it will be able to cultivate in-state...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-06-20/gerogia-bureau-investi
Local delegation to meet with GBI about crime lab complaints

...Coroner Mark Bowen received word from the GBI crime lab in Atlanta that Dunn died from...is to make sure Augusta officials and the GBI are on the same page, state Sen. Harold...the Atlanta lab is problematic, while the GBI says it's doing the best it can."I...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-22/local-delegation-meet-
GBI reopens inquiry into fatal shooting by Union City officer

...additional information about the incident," GBI spokeswoman Sherry Lang said Monday...and WSB stories.McElroy also says the GBI never interviewed him.McElroy wasn't...immediately respond to messages Monday.Two GBI officers interviewed Lewis about what happened...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-18/gbi-reopens-inquiry-fatal-sho
Local authorities get assist from GBI in drug disposal

...This month he's also taking about 100 guns to hand over to the GBI for disposal.The small room, which is accessible only to two...pounds.The sheriff's office has been destroying drugs with the GBI for about four years, but before that they worked with a Savannah...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-20/local-authorities-get-