Harold R. Banke Justice Center
9151 Tara Boulevard
Jonesboro, GA 30236
Phone: (770) 477-3450
Fax: (770) 477-4577
Brian D. Busch, Chief Investigator
The Chief Investigator is responsible for the overall day-to-day supervision of the Criminal Investigators employed by the District Attorney. All District Attorney Investigators are POST certified peace officers. Some of their duties include: locating victims and witnesses, conducting interviews, serving subpoenas, and testifying in court proceedings and preparing cases for indictment.
Allen Crenshaw, Deputy Chief Investigator
Judges Rooks Malone & Powers
Kimberly Arnzen, Deputy Chief Investigator
Major Case, all courtrooms
Pat Ponder, Deputy Chief Investigator
Judges Carter, Mack & Mason
Indictment/Trial Unit and Juvenile Court
Richard Lee, Investigator
Judge Rooks Malone
Tyrone Walls, Investigator
Rodney Boles, Investigator
Ken MacGillivary, Investigator
Steve Maddox, Investigator
Todd Murphy, Investigator
Toni Thomas, Investigator
Angie Clements, Investigator
Ponda Maine, Investigator
Geoffery Holtzclaw, Investigator
Brian Hoe, Investigator
Judge Rooks Malone
Major Case/Crimes Against Women & Children Unit
Chuck Blissitt, Major Case Investigator
James Windon, Major Case Investigator
John Gosart, Major Case Investigator
Matthew Simonds, Major Case Investigator
Judge Rooks Malone
Luis Gomez, Major Case Investigator
Indictment Division/Trial Division
Indictment/Trial Division Investigators are responsible for preparing cases bound over after the preliminary hearing to the point of filing an accusation or indictment. The assigned Investigator gathers documentation to support the criminal activity described in the criminal warrant or warrantless arrest affidavit. This documentation includes police incident reports, accident reports, bank records, telephone records, medical records, victim/witness statements, photographic line-ups, restitution information, criminal history, and driving history information on the defendants. The case is then prepared for approval by an assistant district attorney.
Major Case Division
Major Case Division Investigators are responsible for working major felony and high profile cases. These Investigators follow their cases through the entire criminal justice process. The cases handled by the Major Case Division include murder, vehicular homicide, home invasion, carjacking, armed robbery, aggravated assault with injury, involved financial crimes, and other complicated high profile, politically sensitive cases. The case is then prepared for approval by an assistant district attorney.
Crimes Against Women and Children Unit
The Crimes Against Women & Children Unit’s Investigators are responsible for preparing cases for indictment or accusation that have been bound over by the Magistrate Court to the Superior Court. The assigned investigator gathers all documentation to support the criminal charges. The case is then prepared for approval by an assistant district attorney.
The Juvenile Court Investigator is responsible for working cases up from intake to adjudication at the juvenile court level. This investigator gathers documentation to support the delinquent activity described in the juvenile petition. This documentation includes police incident reports, accident reports, victim/witness statements, restitution information, juvenile history, and driving history information on the accused. This investigator must pick up evidence when needed for court, as well as serve subpoenas on the people involved in the court action. In addition to working with police agencies, this investigator also assists juvenile court officers with juvenile complaints filed by citizens.