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MPD to Hold Gun Safety Class

MPD to Hold Gun Safety Class

MACON, GA.--The Macon Police Department hold a Gun Safety Class in May.

The class is from 6-9 p.m. on May 23 and 24. The class is limited to 20 people and is on a first come, first served basis.

To attend, you'll need to bring a registered gun and 30 rounds of ammunition. 

The class will be at the Chief Ben T. Watkins Training Academy at 1166 Jackson Street.

Register by calling 478-803-2704.

Jones Woman Accused of Murder is in Custody

A Jones County woman is charged with killing a missing Atlanta-area businessman.

The Jones County Sheriff's Office says Pamela Moss was taken into custody Monday night, and is at the Wayne County Memorial Hospital.

An arrest warrant says Jones County officials suspect Pamela Moss of murdering Doug Coker last week.

Unloaded Handgun Found at Westside High

Westside High School in Bibb County was placed on a code red lockdown this morning after an officer found an unloaded handgun in the ceiling of a boys bathroom.

A district news release says campus police officer Mike Cheek found the gun a little after 10 a.m. during a routine campus check near the gym.

Officers searched the school and didn't find any more contraband, the release says.

The lockdown was lifted about 50 minutes later.

School spokesman David Gowan didn't know what type of handgun it was and said it probably was placed there yesterday.

Gowan said this is the eighth gun incident at a Bibb campus during this school year. Three of them were at Howard High.

Campus police encourage anyone with information on this incident at Westside High to call Macon Crimestoppers at 877-68-CRIME.

Meth Lab Bust in Bibb County

Bibb County drug investigators serving a burglary warrant, actually busted a meth lab.

According to Lt. Sean DeFoe, investigators went to a home on Fulton Mill Road in Bibb County, after getting a tip that a suspect in the burglary of Chi-Chester's was there.

Officers found and arrested Christopher Todd Potts and another man with a working meth lab, some methamphetamine, and 5 rifles.

Potts is charged with burglary, drug possession, and manufacturing drugs.

The other man arrested is Mark Thomas Strickland.

He is charged with possession of a fire arm during a felony by a convicted felon, probation violation, drug possession, and manufacturing drugs.

Both are in the Bibb County jail without bond.

Macon Police Arrest Three Men After Alleged Threats

Macon Police arrested three men after they allegedly threatened security officers at a Macon club.

A news release says the men were asked to leave Club Asylum after allegedly harassing several girls.

The release says the men left, but returned in front of the club in a black Cadillac.

According to the release, the front passenger, 21-year-old Isiah Cayton, pointed a pistol at the security guards. It also says the driver had a gun in his lap and the rear passenger threatened one of the guards.

22-year-old Stuart Thompson and 22-year-old Kenneth Hardwick were both arrested for terroristic threats, but have been released on $2,950 bond.

Cayton remains in jail on aggravated assault charge with deadly weapons charges.

Bibb Sheriff's Office Makes 3 Drug Arrests in Just Over 24 Hrs

The Bibb County Sheriff's Office made three different drug arrests in just over 24 hours.

Lieutenant Sean Defoe with the sheriff's office says deputies arrested 40-year-old Corey Pounds on Wednesday at his home on Darlington Drive. Defoe says they made the arrest while serving a drug warrant. He says investigators found 9 ounces of marijuana, with a street value of $1800.

Defoe says Pounds faces charges of marijuana with intent to distribute and possession of drugs 1000 ft of school zone. Pound was released from the Bibb County LEC on Thursday after posting a $6800 bond.

On Thursday, deputies arrested 30-year-old Joshua Lee Ussery and 20-year-old Stephanie Alisha Kilchriss. Defoe says investigators collected about 60 grams of ICE from their home on Fulton Mill Road. He says the drugs had a street value of $6000. Defoe says they also found nine Roxicodone pills, two Hydrocodone pills, $1548 in cash, and a stolen television.

Macon Police Arrest Indecent-Exposure Suspect Again

Macon police announced they have re-arrested the indecent-exposure suspect who was released from jail on bond earlier in the week.

They said Timothy Marcus of Byron turned himself just after midnight on Saturday morning.

Macon police say Marcus is suspected of exposing himself to several women on busy streets in the Vineville Avenue-Forsyth Road neighborhood.

Police arrested Marcus, 46, of Byron Thursday at his job in Perry. According to the Georgia Sex Offender Registry, Marcus was convicted of child molestation in 1996 and registered for the sex-offender registry last April.

Police charged him Thursday with one count of indecent exposure and now have a warrant for a second charge. Police say Marcus also violated superior court probation out of Marietta.