Labor Day Weekend Keeps Macon Police Busy
This Labor Day weekend kept the Macon Police Department busy and led to several suspects behind bars.
Officers responded Sunday morning to the Checkers on Pio Nono Avenue where an active alarm was sounding. Upon arrival, officers discovered that a burglar made entry through a roof hatch that was unsecured. There was no sign of forced entry. Macon police are reporting this incident as a safe burglary.
Also on Sunday, Officers responded to a robbery by intimidation on Manchester at Canterbury. An 18-year-old male was jumped by two minor teenagers and another teen of legal age who took his cell phone and gold grill teeth. The three suspects were apprehended. The two minors were released to their parents. 18-year-old Jaquavius Willente Hooten was transported to the Bibb County LEC and has been charged with robbery by Intimidation and Hindering and Interference. This is Hooten's 5th arrest since November of 2011. His bond is set at $1,300.
On Labor Day, officers responded to the Marathon on Walnut Street. Upon arrival, a 59-year-old white male was located and spoke with officers regarding the identity of the suspect.
Officers canvassed the area and located 35-year-old Antonial Tontee White near the intersection of MLK Jr. Blvd. and Riverside Drive. The victim was able to successfully identify White, who was transported to the Bibb County LEC where he remains, charged with Robbery by Force and a Superior Court Probation Violation. This is White's 22nd arrest since November of 2002. His bond was set at $11,200.
If you have any information on these incidents or on possible suspects, please call MPD at 751-7500 or Crimestoppers at 1-877-68-CRIME.