The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an incident that was reported at the Creekside at Macon Apartments, located at 2139 Merriwood Drive at 11:55 a.m.

It was reported that there was a person on the property that was refusing to leave. When deputies arrived, they were informed by the Apartment Management that former Mayor C. Jack Ellis was asked to leave the property and had refused. During the incident, Ellis was detained and later released pending further investigation to determine if there was a criminal violation.

The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office Internal Affairs is also looking into the incident.

Anyone with information in reference to 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.