The Bibb County Sheriff’s Criminal Investigations Division is investigating an incident that occurred at Elam Elementary School, where a 14 year old male student was physically assaulted by a teacher. The child’s arm was broken after he was tackled on the ground by the teacher. He is currently employed by the BOE.

The incident was reported to the Department of Family and Children Services on January 26, 2016 by the school. The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office was notified on February 24, 2016 by a DFACS employee who wanted to make sure the Sheriff’s Office was aware.

Bibb County Sheriff’s Crimes against Children Investigators issued an arrest warrant for 63 year old William E. Wright III for Cruelty to Children in the First Degree. Wright is a black male, 6 feet in height and weighs 250 pounds.

The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Wright.  Anyone knowing the whereabouts of Williams E. Wright III is urged to contact the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500, or Macon Regional CrimeStoppers at 1-877-68-CRIME.

William E. Wright III