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Successes

Statistics

Since the inception of the Macon Regional Crimestoppers program, tips provided through the hotline have resulted in over 6,216 arrests. During the same period, Crimestopper’s tips have led to over $792,193.00 in Recovered Property and over $310,320.00. in confiscated drugs. The total rewards paid through August 2021 are $1,014,596.00

  • 11840

    Total Warrants

  • 9940

    Cases Cleared

  • $ 792193

    Recovered Property

  • $ 310320

    Recovered Drugs

  • $ 1014596

    Rewards Paid

  • $ 38429

    YTD Rewards Paid

  • 6216

    Total Arrest

 

Case Studies

Since its inception, Macon Regional Crimestoppers tips have resulted in over 6,216 arrests. Some of the stories are dramatic, and leads provided through the Crimestoppers hotline have led to some high-profile arrests. Here are some case studies that illustrate how the Crimestoppers program helps catch criminals.

August 2021 - Apprehension

1. Spires, James I.

Apprehended by the Bibb County Sheriff Office.  The fugitive was WANTED by the Bibb County Sheriff Office for Theft by Receiving – Motor Vehicle.  This fugitive was in possession of a motor vehicle that had been reported stolen by a Bibb Deputy an hour previous.

 

August 2021 - Apprehension

2. Patterson, Tillman Jr.

Apprehended by the Bibb County Sheriff Office. The fugitive was WANTED by the Bibb County Sheriff Office for Aggravated Assault. This fugitive fired shots from a firearm during an argument at the coffee station of a local convenience store.

August 2021 - Apprehension

3. Whitaker, Christopher C.

Apprehended by the Bibb County Sheriff Office. The fugitive was WANTED by the Bibb County Sheriff Office for Theft of Mislaid Property. The fugitive picked up a dropped wallet in a parking lot and kept it versus turning it in as Found Property.

August 2021 - Apprehension

4. Parker, Makalah

Apprehended by Bibb County Sheriff Office. The fugitive was WANTED by the Bibb County Sheriff Office for Criminal Attempt to Commit Murder.  The fugitive shot two individuals during a fight.

August 2021 - Apprehension

5. Williams, Harry L.

Apprehended by the U.S. Marshal’s Southeast Fugitive Task Force.  The fugitive was WANTED by the Bibb County Sheriff Office for Rape, Statutory Rape, and Aggravated Child Molestation.

August 2021 - Apprehension

6. Barthelemy, Robert K.

Apprehended by the S. Marshal’s Southeast Fugitive Task Force. The fugitive was WANTED by the Bibb County Sheriff Office for Armed Robbery and Theft by Taking – Auto.  This fugitive took items from another while an accomplice pulled out a knife and pointed at the victim.  This fugitive once in custody and handcuffed in a patrol car back seat climbed through the partition of the deputy’s vehicle and drove away from the scene.