On February 8, 2024, the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office Gang Unit in coordination with the Special Response Team, Special Investigations Unit, Department of Community Supervision, Georgia Bureau of Investigation Gang Task Force, and the Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force, implemented a detail entitled Operation Clean House.

During the operation, four teams strategically executed several arrest warrants in targeted locations to apprehend the Department of Community Supervision’s top gang members in Bibb County. During the apprehension, seven were taken into custody. Deputies recovered three firearms, one of which was reported stolen. Also recovered by deputies were several ounces of marijuana and grams of cocaine. The operation was carried out without incident.

The following were arrested during Operation Clean House. All were wanted in Bibb County for Violation of Probation. Additional Charges are listed and pending.

Jawarren James Balkcom (26)

Probation Violation (Robbery by Force)

Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon

Charles Antonio Balthrop (36)

Probation Violation (Robbery by Intimidation)

Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon

Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Crime

Trafficking Cocaine

Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute

Theft by Receiving Stolen Property.

Tyrik Juwan Carswell (24)

Probation Violation (Possession of Cocaine)

George Devin Dawson (35)

Probation Violation (Cruelty to Children)

Sylvester Dugger Jr. (25)

Probation Violation (Burglary)

Demartez Lashawn Little (27)

Probation Violation (Aggravated Assault)

Probation Violation (Criminal Street Gang Activity)

Santez Deshawn Mattox (24)

Probation Violation (Robbery by Force)

Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon

All subjects are in custody at the Bibb County Law Enforcement Center and currently do not have a bond.