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Successes

Statistics

Since the inception of the Macon Regional Crimestoppers program, tips provided through the hotline have resulted in over 5,554 arrests. During the same period, Crimestoppers tips have led to over $771,444.00 in recovered property and over $254,320.00. in confiscated drugs. The total rewards paid through August 2018 are $857,098.00

  • 5554

    Total Arrests

  • 10235

    Total Warrants

  • 8381

    Cases Cleared

  • $ 771444.00

    Recovered Property

  • $ 254320.00

    Recovered Drugs

  • $ 857098.00

    Rewards Paid

  • $ 60119.00

    YTD Rewards Paid

 

Case Studies

Since its inception, Macon Regional Crimestoppers tips have resulted in over 5,500 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.

November 2018

Fugitive Griffin, Aundrae & Dixon, Quentin – apprehended.

Wanted by Baldwin County Sheriff Office – Griffin was charged with Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Distribute, 3 counts of Fleeing or Attempting to Elude Police, Use of Communication Facility in Commission of a Felony involving controlled substances, Traffic Offenses.

Dixon was charged with Possession of F/A during Commission of a Crime, Trafficking Cocaine, Violation of the Criminal Street Gang Act, Possession of a F/A by Convicted Felon, Possession on Marijuana.

 

 

 

Novemebr 2018 – Leveratta, Patrick Coretta – apprehended.

Wanted by Bibb Sheriff Office for Armed Robbery, Theft by Taking and Probation Violation.

November  2018 – reedy, Amy  – apprehended.

Wanted by Houston County Sheriff Office for Theft of Services, Violation of Georgia Controlled Substance Act – Possession of Scheduled I -II Drugs, & use of Drugs, and Bail Jumping.

November 2018 – Dodd, Georgina & Winkfield, Deandre  – apprehended.

Wanted by Houston County Sheriff Office Dodd was charged with 2 counts of Aggravated Assault, Possession of F/A by Convicted Felon.

Dodd was charged with Violation of Georgia Controlled Substance Act – Possession of Methamphetamine, Obstruction, Aggravated Assault Against Peace Officer – 2 counts, Theft by Receiving Stolen Property, Fleeing & Attempting to Elude Police, Criminal Damage to Property, Giving False Name to Police, Driving While License Suspended.

November 2018 – Hicks, Martin – apprehended.

Wanted by Georgia Pardons & Parole for parole Violation.  When Bibb Sheriff Office Deputies secured a search warrant of the residence methamphetamine, Xanax pills, approximately $4400. in U.S.currency, along with multiple firearms were recovered.

November  2018 – Ates, Cortavious  – apprehended.

Wanted by Bibb Sheriff Office Ates was charged with Homicide.

Novemebr 2018 – Howard, Dequavious – apprehended.

Wanted by Bibb Sheriff Office Howard was charged with Homicide.

June 30, 2017

U.S. Marshals, with the Southeastern Regional Fugitive Task Force, Bibb County Sheriff’s Investigators, and Bibb County Sheriff’s SWAT Team, captured and arrested 16-year-old Aurie Mathis Friday afternoon, June 30, at around 3:00 p.m. Mathis was arrested at a local motel off Holiday Drive North in Bibb County. It was reported that information was received on Mathis through a Crimestoppers Tip. Mathis is charged with Murder for the deadly shooting on Bradstone Circle during a burglary.

March 14, 2017

At approximately 1:01 a.m. on Thursday, March 2, 2017, officers responded to a call at Jus One More, a bar and grill located at 4993 Russell Parkway Suite 100, Warner Robins, due to shots fired and an active shooter situation. 24-year-old Kenny Odel Hart Jr. and 26-year-old Jabrial Odeal Adams, both of Warner Robins, suffered gunshot wounds to the chest area and were pronounced deceased.

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On March 14, 2017, The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Houston County Sheriff’s Office Warrants Division and the U.S. Marshalls Office, arrested 26-year-old Travis Bernard Thomas Jr. in a residential area in Jasper County, South Carolina, after receiving a Crimestoppers tip. Thomas was taken into custody without incident. His charges will be two counts of murder, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, and two counts of aggravated assault.
March 1, 2017

In a joint effort with investigators from the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office, Macon Regional Crimestoppers, and the U.S. Marshals Southeastern Regional Fugitive Task Force, an arrest was made in the homicide investigation of 67-year-old Jimmy Lee Daniels of 967 Elder Street. Phillip Lance Rozier Sr., 54 years old, of Macon was arrested without incident at a house located on Carroll Street at around 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, March 1. A Crimestoppers tip led to Rozier’s arrest. Rozier was transported to the Bibb County Law Enforcement Center and booked on the charge of murder.