On July 7, 2019, just before 01:00 a.m. Bibb County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Deputies were patrolling the area of Pine Street Lane and Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard when they witnessed a Chevy Silverado driving without headlights on.

Deputies conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle and made contact with the three occupants of the vehicle. While talking to people in the car the deputies could smell a strong odor of Marijuana coming from the vehicle.

While checking the vehicle it was discovered that the rear passenger 38-year-old Orin Kareem Threatt was in possession of 9mm pistol. When deputies checked Threatt it was determined that he was a convicted felon.

Threatt was taken to the Bibb County Jail and charged with Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon. He was released on a $5,700.00 bond on July 7, 2019.   

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 Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.