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Month: August 2018

Macon – A Macon man was sentenced to 15 years in prison Monday after he pleaded guilty to three July 15, 2017, armed robberies. Antonio Dewayne Ivey Sr., 33, entered his plea to three counts of armed robbery during a hearing in Bibb County Superior Court. He will not be eligible for parole. If the…
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Macon – A Macon woman was sentenced to 15 years, five of them in prison, Friday after she pleaded guilty to taking an elderly woman’s purse in a Walmart parking lot last summer. Cora Lee Trice, 53, pleaded guilty to robbery by sudden snatching during a hearing in Bibb County Superior Court. The plea was…
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Bibb County jurors found a 41-year-old Macon gang member guilty of murder Wednesday in the 2017 fatal shooting of a rival gang’s leader. Calvin Stapleton was convicted on charges of malice murder, felony murder and aggravated assault. A judge sentenced him to life in prison without the possibly of parole Wednesday afternoon. Prosecutors John Regan…
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Macon – Bibb County jurors deliberated for about an hour Wednesday afternoon before finding a Macon man guilty of molesting two 6-year-olds between May 2015 and May 2016. Tommy Barzella Tinsley, 52, was convicted of two counts of cruelty to children in the first degree, two counts of aggravated child molestation and three counts of…
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