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Month: July 2018

Macon – A Macon man was sentenced to 15 years, eight of them in prison, Thursday afternoon in connection with a 2017 shooting on Hawkinsville Avenue. Kevin Tremaine Johnson, 30, pleaded guilty to aggravated assault during a hearing in Bibb County Superior Court. If the case had gone to trial, prosecutor Sandra Matson would have…
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Macon – A woman was sentenced to a dozen years in prison Thursday after she pleaded guilty her part in the 2015 molestation of a preteen girl. After her release from prison, 36-year-old Latalia Santoria Hutchings must serve eight years on probation with sex offender conditions. She also must register as a sex offender. Hutchings…
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Macon – A new juvenile justice initiative will be in place Aug. 1 when students begin classes in Bibb County public schools. Representatives from several Bibb County offices and state agencies signed the Macon-Bibb County School-Justice Partnership Agreement Tuesday, agreeing to handle specific “Focused Act” offenses that typically are seen in schools outside the traditional court…
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Macon – Bibb County grand jurors indicted defendants in two Macon murder cases Tuesday: Jaquavius Terrion Moore and Malcolm Bernard Peek, both 17 and of Macon, are each charged with malice murder and felony murder in the June 18, 2017, fatal shooting of 57-year-old Emanuel Stroud Sr. Tirell Darnell Mitchell, 26, of Macon, is charged…
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Macon – A Macon man pleaded guilty to armed robbery Thursday in a Jan. 10, 2017, home invasion in north Macon’s Barrington Hall subdivision. Quatrell Jamar Spearman, 21, was sentenced to 20 years, 13 of them in prison, as part of a plea agreement. If the case had gone to trial, prosecutor John Regan would…
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Roberta – A Crawford County man who choked a woman at a Roberta motel in April pleaded guilty Friday to aggravated assault and was sentenced to 10 years, four of them in prison. Prosecutor Neil Halvorson called 26-year-old Stephen Strange a “menace to society” during the plea hearing in Crawford County Superior Court. Strange was…
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