Bibb County Sheriff’s Office deputies made over a dozen arrests in connection with a Conspiracy to Commit a Felony investigation.

On October 13, 2023, it was reported to the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office by representatives of Elite Pre-Settlement LLC., that their company had a large undisclosed amount of funds that was stolen by fraudulent means. It was further reported multiple individuals, as part of a scheme led by a now former employee of the Ken Nugent Law Firm, 37-year-old Jennifer Croom Denton, made false settlement claims to obtain checks from Elite Pre-Settlement LLC. Those individuals then cashed those fraudulently obtained checks.

Sixteen arrests have been made in the investigation. The investigation is ongoing and additional arrests may be made.

Among those arrested are:

Jennifer Croom Denton 37-year-old

Ty’ceanna Brown 26-years- old

Brittany Goolsby 36 -years -old

Essie Hargrove 56 -years old

Tamica Howard 38-years-old

Jakaylin Lucas 21-years-old

Markessa Lucas 36-years-old

Evette Oliver 59-years-old

Shenita Rainey 57-years-old

Tequandra Singletary 39-years-old

Eatasha West 49-years-old

Timothy West 30-years-old

Tykita Curtis 40-years-old

Doris Harris    39-years-old

Eugenia McCrary 40-years-old

Sonya Wynes 58-years-old

Anyone with information in reference to this incident is urged to contact the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500 or the Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.