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Month: April 2018

Macon – A Chauncey man pleaded guilty to armed robbery Monday in the Nov. 8, 2017, hold-up of a Citgo station on Shurling Drive. Ronald Edward Goucher, 44, was sentenced to 20 years in prison during a hearing in Bibb County Superior Court. Goucher must serve his entire sentence without the possibility of parole. If…
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Macon – The Macon Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office will match all funds raised today at the Family Counseling Center of Central Georgia’s 4th annual golf tournament held at Healy Point Country Club. The money will be used to help the center provide free services to victims of domestic violence, rape, child abuse and other…
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Macon – After participating in a two-day presentation and discussion, prosecutors, representatives from the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice, Bibb County School District and other government and community partners have developed the framework for a new school-justice partnership. The partnership, modeled on successes experienced by Clayton County’s schools and juvenile court, will focus on addressing…
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Macon – A woman who formerly worked in two Macon medical offices pleaded guilty Monday to 49 counts of theft by taking and one count of forgery. Melissa Dyan Zediker, 46, was sentenced to 30 years, five of them in prison. She also must pay $711,881 in restitution. If the case had gone to trial,…
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Macon – The Macon Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office is set to host a site visit Monday and Tuesday for a new Bibb County school-juvenile justice partnership. Representatives from the district attorney’s office, Bibb County Sheriff’s Office, Bibb County School District, Bibb County Juvenile Court, Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice, Bibb County Department of Family…
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Macon – Bibb County jurors deliberated for more than two hours Thursday before finding a man guilty of malice murder in the 2016 fatal shooting of 37-year-old Marcus Braswell. Brandon Trayvon Haywood, 27, also was found guilty of felony murder and aggravated assault. He was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.…
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