Bibb County Sheriff’s Office deputies recovered drugs and a stolen rifle while investigating a domestic dispute.

On May 12, 2023, at 8:46a.m., deputies responded to a residence in the 3400 block of Houston Avenue after receiving a distress call. When deputies arrived, they discovered the victim with bruising. Deputies made contact with the suspect, 25-year-old James Levunta Allen. Allen was taken into custody. While investigating, deputies discovered an opened bookbag that belonged to the suspect. Inside the bag was marijuana, ecstasy, scales, and packaging material. Deputies also discovered a AK-47 rifle in the residence. The rifle was reported stolen. James Allen was transported to the Bibb County Law Enforcement Center.

James Levunta Allen is charged with Aggravated Assault, False Imprisonment, Battery, and Cruelty to Children (Family Violence). He also faces charges of Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, Possession of a Firearm during the Commission of a Felony, Possession of Marijuana with Intent, Possession of a Schedule I Drug with Intent, Possession of a Controlled Substance within Government Housing with the Intent to Distribute and Criminal Street Gang Activity.