Date/Time: December 16, 2018/ approximately 8:19AM
Location: 300 block of Ridgestone Drive
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On Sunday, December 16, 2018 at approximately 8:19AM officers responded to the 300 block of Ridgestone Drive in reference to a shots fired call.
When officers arrived they found 37 year old Joel Lamar Graham with at least one gun shot wound. He was transported to The Medical Center Navicent Health where he later died of his injuries. The autopsy revealed he died as a result of two gunshot wounds.
22 year old Tadarius Dykes sustained a possible knife wound to the face area and was treated at the scene. At this time, what occurred prior to the altercation is still under investigation.
This incident is still under investigation. At this time no charges have been filed. Officers are also investigating two residential burglaries that occurred in the area around the same time, possibly involving Joel Lamar Graham.
Anyone with additional information should contact Sgt. Gossman at 478-302-5380 or Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.
From 6AM (12/13) to 6AM (12/14) our officers responded to
From 6AM-6PM (12/13) 7 officers and 3 supervisors were on duty.
From 6PM(12/13)-6AM(12/14) 8 officers and 3 supervisors were on duty.
Our department hosted the last Coffee with a Cop for 2018 Wednesday at the Cuban Island Cafe on Highway 247. We enjoyed the conversation, thank you for joining us.
If you missed this event, we hope you'll join us for our next Coffee with a Cop in February 2019. The location is to be determined. Check back with our blog or social media pages for updates.
Sgt. Mullins and K9 Kojak enjoyed their visit to Huntington Middle School earlier this week for Career Day. Don't forget our agency is currently hiring for police officers. Visit our website to learn more about starting your journey to a career in law enforcement.
Date/Time: December 4, 2018/ approximately 12:20PM
Location: 200 block of Keith Drive
UPDATE: 19 year old Devonta Mikal Williams was arrested on December 12, 2018 and charged with Armed Robbery and Aggravated Assault in this incident. Additional charges are possible.
On Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at approximately 12:20PM officers responded to the Pizza Hut at 1406 Watson Boulevard in reference to a 57 year old male with a least one stab wound to the chest area. The male was transported to The Medical Center Navicent Health.
So far our investigation reveals the 57 year old male was delivering pizza to a residence on the 200 block of Keith Drive when he was stabbed at least once in the chest area.
The victim then drove back to Pizza Hut where the emergency call was made.
This incident is still under investigation. Anyone with additional information should contact Det. Peck at 478-302-5380 or Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.
From 6AM(12/11) to 6AM (12/12) our officers responded to
From 6AM-6PM (12/11) 8 officers and 3 supervisors were on duty.
From 6PM (12/11) to 6AM (12/12) 8 officers and 2 supervisors were on duty.
For the second year in a row our agency partnered with the Wingate by Wyndham to spread holiday cheer to children in our community.
With the help of our school resource officers and school counselors approximately 150 students were selected to participate in the event. Each child received $50 to Shop with a Cop on Tuesday, December 11th at the Walmart on Watson Boulevard.
Our department is honored to be a part of this community building initiative and would like to thank all of our community partners that made this event possible.