On October 19, 2023, members of the S.R.T. and K-9 Interdiction Unit served warrants on 22-year-old Raquan Jeremiah Parker, of Macon. Parker was arrested on warrants for Murder and two counts of Aggravated Assault for the murder of 23-year-old Dakari Faulker that occurred on October 29, 2022. Parker is currently being held in the Bibb County Jail without bond.

Media Release

October 29, 2022

Death Investigation on Willis Drive

The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a death that occurred in the 2500 block of Willis Drive just before 11:30 p.m. Friday night.

Deputies responded to Willis Drive in reference to a person shot.  Upon arrival deputies found a 23-year-old male later identified as Dakari Faulkner, suffering from a single gunshot wound. Faulkner was transported to Atrium Health where he was later pronounced deceased by medical staff. According to Coroner Leon Jones, the next of kin has been notified.

Bibb County Sheriff’s Office Investigators are still determining what led up to the shooting. Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact the Bibb Sheriff’s Office at 478-751 -7500 or the Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.