Walker County Fire Ruled Arson

Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King announced today that a recent Walker County fire has been ruled an act of arson. The fire occurred just after 3 a.m. on the morning of May 3rd at a vacant residence on Jones Street in LaFayette.

Crisp County Vehicle Fire Ruled Arson

Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King announced today that a Crisp County vehicle fire has been ruled an act of arson.

Albany Woman Charged With Insurance Fraud

Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King announced today that Tonya Yvette Taylor, 51, of Albany, has been charged with three counts of Insurance Fraud in connection with a Dougherty County case.

Fannin County Man Arrested for Arson

Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King announced today that Justin Davenport, 29, was arrested in connection with a Fannin County fire. The suspect is being charged with Arson in the 1st Degree.

Three Arrested in Connection With Athens Fire

Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King announced today that Raekwon Lackey, 23, and two juveniles were arrested in connection with a Clarke County fire. Mr. Lackey is being charged with Arson in the 1st Degree, Criminal Damage, Vandalism, and Contributing to Delinquency. The two juveniles are being charged with Arson in the 1st Degree.

Sylvester Insurance Agent Charged With Fraud, Theft

Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King announced today that arrest warrants have been issued for Richard Burrell, 54, of Sylvester, for Insurance Fraud and Theft by Conversion. Mr. Burrell is charged in connection with a Cook County case.

Commissioner King and Staff Deploy to Bryan County

Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King today announced that he, along with members of his Consumer Services and Criminal Investigations Divisions, was heading to Bryan County in response to the damaging tornado that hit the area on Tuesday, killing at least one and injuring several others.

Fayetteville Woman Charged With Fraud, Forgery

Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King announced today that arrest warrants have been issued for Nichelle Robinson, 53, of Fayetteville, for Insurance Fraud and Forgery in the 1st Degree. Ms. Robinson is charged in connection with a Fayette County case.

Commissioner King Statement on Georgia Mental Health Parity Act

Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King today released the following statement on Governor Brian Kemp’s signing of House Bill 1013, the Georgia Mental Health Parity Act:

Man Arrested in Connection with Summerville Fire

Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King announced today that Jimmy M. Gordon, 19, was arrested in connection with a Chattooga County fire. The suspect is being charged with Arson in the 1st Degree, Burglary, and Criminal Damage in the 2nd Degree.