Bibb County Sheriff’s Special Response Team members arrested two juveniles in connection with a burglary in progress that took place at the Autumn Trace Apartments, located at 1745 Rocky Creek Road. The incident took place at 4:16 p.m., Wednesday evening .
It was reported that Bibb Sheriff’s Special Response Team deputies were patrolling an area near Rocky Creek Road when a call of a “Burglary in Progress” was dispatched. Sheriff’s Response Team deputies responded to the call and saw two males run from the apartment that was reported to have been burglarized. The males led deputies on a brief foot pursuit. One of the males was holding a handgun and dropped it as soon as deputies caught up with him. The other male was apprehended in the store parking lot, next to the apartment complex. While deputies were investigating the incident, it was discovered that the handgun was reported stolen out of Bibb County.
Bibb Sheriff’s Special Response Team deputies identified both males as being juveniles. The male juvenile ages were 15 and 16. The 16-year-old juvenile was charged with Burglary, Obstruction, Possession of a Firearm During a Felony, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, and Theft by Receiving Stolen Property. The 15-year-old was charged with Burglary and Obstruction.
Both juveniles were turned over to the Youth Detention Center.
Anyone with information in reference to this incident is urged to contact the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500 or Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.