Bibb County Sheriff’s Office received a call at 10:42am in reference to an abandoned vehicle located behind a home at the 3500 block of Log Cabin Drive. When deputies and investigators arrived they were able to determine that the burned – out Saturn Vue was the vehicle that was used in Prakafh Patel on June 18, at the Sunoco gas station located at 3306 Bloomfield Drive. 

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


June 20, 2016

Bibb County Sheriff’s Office Is Asking For Public’s Assistance In Locating Vehicle Used In Homicide And Armed Robbery At Convenience Store

Bibb County Sheriff’s Investigators are asking for the Public’s Assistance in locating a 4-door 2008 Saturn Vue, charcoal gray in color. The vehicle has clear tape on the trunk and was last seen displaying a Georgia License Plate, PSH3378.

The vehicle is wanted in connection to the Murder and Armed Robbery of 40 year old Prakash Patel, who was fatally shot during the armed robbery of the Sunoco Gas Station and Convenience Store located at 3306 Bloomfield Drive, early Saturday morning. The vehicle was taken in a carjacking that occurred on Friday night at around 10:45p.m. from the Reliance Food Mart at 3590 Mumford Road.  The victim was not injured in that incident.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of this vehicle is urged to call the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500, or Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-68-CRIME.