Bibb County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a Crimestoppers tip on one of the Top 15 Most Wanted. Deputies received a tip that 32-year-old Kenon Mekeal Newbill was at a residence in the 1100 block of Rocky Creek Road.
While deputies were approaching the residence they noticed that Kenon’s family member 55-year-old Andre Byron Newbill pulling a gun out of his pocket. Deputies drew their weapons and instructed Andre to put the gun down and he did. Andre was taken into custody without incident. Deputies checked Andre and it was determined that he was a felon.
Deputies then entered the residence and were able to take Kenon into custody without incident.
Andre Newbill was taken to the Bibb County Jail and charged with Possession of a Firearm by a Felon and Carrying a Concealed Firearm. He is being held on an $8,670.00 bond at this time.
Kenon Newbill was taken to the Bibb County Jail and charged with Violation of Probation per a warrant and Failure to Register as a Sex Offender per a warrant. He is being held on an $11,200.00 bond at this time.
Anyone with information in reference to this incident is urged to contact the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500 or Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.