Georgia Bureau of Investigation

04/22/2024 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 04/22/2024 20:25

GBI Arrests Toccoa Man in Shooting Investigation

April 22, 2024

GBI Arrests Toccoa Man in Shooting Investigation

Toccoa, GA (April 22, 2024) - On Thursday, April 18, 2024, the GBI arrested Cornelius Devaughn Curry, age 20, of Toccoa, Georgia, in Athens-Clarke County during a warrant operation. Curry has been charged with four counts of Aggravated Assault, four counts of Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of Certain Crimes, two counts of Aggravated Battery, and four violations of the Georgia Street Gang Terrorism Prevention Act.

On Sunday, March 31, 2024, at about 12:30 a.m., the GBI was requested by the Toccoa Police Department to assist in a drive-by shooting investigation that occurred on West Whitman Street. The shooting resulted in two people injured with gunshot wounds. Both victims were treated and released from local hospitals.

The GBI's regional investigative office in Cleveland and the GBI Gang Task Force conducted a multi-faceted investigation. On Thursday, April 18, 2024, a search warrant/arrest operation was conducted in Athens-Clarke County near Vintage Court with the assistance of the Athens-Clarke County Police Department and multiple GBI work units, including the regional investigative office in Athens. During that operation, police arrested Curry for the above charges.

Additional arrests are pending in this case.

Once the investigation is complete, the case file will be given to the Mountain Circuit Judicial Circuit District Attorney for prosecution.


Special Agent in ChargeKim Williams