Macon-Bibb Crime Files | News
Date: May 7
Incident type: Shoplifting
Location: Walmart, 6020 Harrison Road
A Milledgeville man was arrested after stuffing $64 worth of meat in his pants. Walmart security called the sheriff's office after they noticed the man walking in the infant's department of the store, putting the food in his pants. The items recovered were three packs of thin rib eye steaks, a pack of beef ribs, beef spare ribs and a pack of T-bone steaks.
Date: May 8
Incident type: Arson
Location: 2800 block Walmar Drive
A resident heard a "boom" on the side of her home and went outside to see what made the noise. When she got outside, she noticed a flaming bottle on her front lawn. She put the fire out and called 911. The case was turned over to the Macon-Bibb County fire investigators.
Date: May 7
Incident type: Battery, theft by taking
Location: 4200 block Pio Nono Avenue
A man told deputies he was robbed and beaten by three other men after he picked up a woman he only knew by the name "Malaysia." He met the woman at a mutual friend's house and took her to his room at Liberty Inn. "Malaysia" left the room and when she returned, three men rushed in, started flipping over mattresses, hitting him and yelling "where's the money?" The men took about $15 in change that was in a jar and ran off. The woman went with them. Police went to the mutual friend's house to inquirer about "Malaysia" and was told that's probably not her real name and she's a prostitute.
Date: May 2
Incident type: Car jacking, shoplifting, aggravated assault
Location: 1200 block Gray Hwy and 5000 Bass Pro Boulevard
A Macon man was arrested after 5 p.m. after he allegedly stole a woman's car at knife-point at Bank of America on Gray Highway. Bibb deputies say after Ket Peacock, 50, took the car, he headed to Bass Pro Shop where he tried to steal a gun. Deputies caught him as he was trying to drive away from the store in the car taken from Bank of America. No one was injured during the incidents.
Date: May 4
Incident type: Recovered stolen gun
Location: 400 block of Hemlock Street
A Macon doctor was doing some landscaping when he noticed a gun on the ground. He called Bibb deputies who responded to the area and found the gun, a rusted revolver, loaded and cocked. Deputies tried, unsuccessfully to de-cock the gun and called for back up. After securing the gun, investigators traced the gun's serial number to a gun stolen from Richmond County in 1989.
Date: May 4
Incident type: Terroristic threats, shoplifting, obstructing peace officer
Location: 5900 block Zebulon Road
Deputies responded to Walmart for a report of shoplifting. A manager told the officer that a man left the store with 12 cases of beer without paying. They were able to find the man near the store in the area where he tried to hide the beer in a retention pond. Deputies arrested Antonio Smith.
The following items are from incidents reports filed by Macon-Bibb County Sheriff's deputies.