David Gibson indicted on 14 counts including 11 felonies


6.22 David Gibson

David Gibson has been indicted on 14 counts, including 11 felonies.


A grand jury on Sept. 15 handed down a 14-count indictment against David Gibson, formerly the captain of the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office Uniform Patrol Division.

Gibson was on Sept. 10, 2015, arrested by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation on criminal ten warrants obtained one day prior by Special Agent Jared Coleman.

The true bill issued Sept. 15 by a Spalding County grand jury included the following charges related to the original charges for which he was arrested – one count of aggravated assault, two counts of aggravated sexual battery, one count of public indecency, one count of sexual battery, one count of simple battery and one count of violation of oath by public officer.

In addition, Gibson was also charged with seven additional counts of violation of oath by a public officer related to other alleged criminal and other acts.

Griffin Judicial Circuit District Attorney Scott Ballard previously estimated Gibson’s criminal case may be ready for trial as soon as October.

Gibson, Spalding County Sheriff Wendell Beam and Spalding County are also the subjects of six federal civil rights law suits, five filed by current of former SCSO employees and one civilian.

For additional articles on the full history of this issue, please visit www.the-grip.net.


  1. Renye Finch says:

    No big surprise scso is under investigation by the Feds all I can say is it’s about time and thankful it’s finally happening they went by there own laws but it looks like the feds see it differently, good job of the Feds and the ppl who brought it to the attention of the feds

  2. Lelia WHITLEY says:

    I hope Gibson is found guilty. He was hateful to women when he came out on a call. And neve r did anything to help.

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