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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.

Four Arrested and Charged in Hunting Club Burglary

Crawford County Sheriff's Office has arrested four men accused of robbing Trophy Ridge Hunting Club on Ray Frost Road. That's according to a news release from the sheriff's office.

The release says investigators found several campers damaged and burglarized when they responded to a burglary call at the hunting club on Feb. 17.

Sheriff Lewis Walker says items from some of the campers were recovered at a home on Giles Circle in Byron.

According to the sheriff, 45-year-old Johnny Eugene Giles of Byron and 36-year-old James Wiley Moore of Knoxville were arrested Feb. 20. They are charged with 11 counts of burglary.

On February 22, Sheriff Walker says 26-year-old Leonard Roseman Partain of Byron was also arrested and charged with 11 counts of burglary.

14 People Accused in Major Meth Bust

Officers in three counties arrested 14 people last week in connection with what they call a major meth ring.

SLIDESHOW: 14 arrested in meth bust

Parent Poll: Schools and Crime

Parent Poll: Schools and Crime

We’re reporting today on an alleged rape at Northeast High School in Macon.

Do you think your child's school is forthcoming with information about crime and violence at school?

If so, what are your concerns as a parent? How does this affect your children and family?

You can reply in the comments section below or feel free to share your insight with us at eyewitnessnews@13wmaz.com

Safety Tips for Holiday Shoppers

Safety Tips for Holiday Shoppers

 

  • Shop with a group- Criminals will most likely not target large groups.
  • Don’t carry a purse if possible; put your identification, checks, debit/credit cards in your pocket. This way you will not leave your purse unattended and not a target for a snatch and grab.
  • Park under lights or as close to them as possible.
  • Shop early.
  • Don’t carry large amounts of cash on your person.
  • Have designated meeting points and times for family members.
  • Have your cell phones. 

--Bibb County Sheriff's Office

If you see something suspicious call your local law enforcement agency or 911.

FVSU Crime Decreases

 

Safety is the number one concern for the parents of first-year college students. This week, as new and returning Wildcats check into campus housing, they can take comfort in knowing that Fort Valley State University's crime rate is at a record low. A recent report shows the university's crime stats dropped for the second year in a row.