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Macon – Bibb County grand jurors voted Tuesday to indict five defendants in a racketeering case on charges including burglary and theft by receiving stolen property. Defendant charged in the indictment include: Frankie Lee Barnes, 51, of Macon; Cornelius Antonio Redding, 32, of Macon; Marcus Deshawn Robinson, 40, of Macon; Antuane Mcquell Simmons, 33, of…
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Macon – Bibb County grand jurors voted Tuesday to indict two men in a Jan. 4, 2020, armed robbery outside the Zaxby’s restaurant located at 4622 Hartley Bridge Road in south Bibb County. Terrell Benjamin Grayer Jr., 37, and Anthony Maurice Wright, 20, are each charged with one count of armed robbery, according to an…
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Please see the following statement from District Attorney David Cooke: The Macon Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office shares our community’s concerns about this year’s record number of homicides. These crimes are occurring at a time of unprecedented stress on all of us, but especially on our community’s most vulnerable members and those who can least…
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Knoxville – A Lizella man was sentenced to prison Friday in the 2017 fatal shooting of a man in Crawford County. Thomas Gary Palmer, 61, pleaded guilty to malice murder during a hearing in Crawford County Superior Court. As part of a plea agreement, Palmer was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of…
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Macon – After reviewing initial results of the GBI’s investigation into a May 19 use of force case involving Bibb County deputies and the death of 30-year-old Keith Young, Macon Judicial Circuit District Attorney David Cooke announced Monday that the deputies’ actions were justified. Numerous interviews conducted during the investigation revealed Mr. Young had threatened…
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