The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office and members of the US Marshals Southeastern Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested two men with outstanding arrest warrants after the men attempted to elude law enforcement officers at around 10:00 a.m. Monday morning.
Law enforcement officers spotted 19 yr. old Gregory Bernard Pettigrew Jr. and passenger 19 yr. old Jerome Parris Grayer as they were attempting to make a right turn from Tredway Drive onto New Clinton Road. Pettigrew was driving a silver Chrysler 200. Fugitive Task Force members turned on their blue lights as they blocked off New Clinton Road, in an attempt to stop Pettigrew’s vehicle. Pettigrew drove pass the law enforcement vehicles, striking one of the vehicles, as he attempted to elude officers. Pettigrew erratically swerved into the oncoming lane of travel and then back into the correct lane of travel. Deputy Beltran’s vehicle was hit head-on as Pettigrew attempted to flee. Pettigrew went off of the roadway and down an embankment. Law Enforcement officers were able to take both men into custody at the scene.
Pettigrew was sought by the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office for three counts of Aggravated Assault, in connection to an incident that occurred in east Bibb County on October 22, 2017.
According to the arrest warrant, 21 yr. old Alexus Burnette was shot in the hip area, at the Rain Tree Apartments. Another friend was visiting Burnette when the shots were fired into the apartment. A bullet also struck the wall, inside of another apartment. (See original media release below).
It was discovered that the passenger, Jerome Grayer, had several outstanding warrants in Jones County.
Both men have been taken to the Bibb Sheriff’s Office Investigation office to be interviewed.  Deputy Beltran was transported to the Navicent Health and was listed to be in stable condition. He has since been released from the hospital.
The Georgia State Patrol is investigating the wreck incidents.
Additional charges pending further investigation.
October 22, 2017
Aggravated Assault Incident in East Bibb County
The Bibb Sheriff’s Office is investigating an Aggravated Assault incident that occurred at 1737 Graham Road, Rain Tree Apartment at 11:33 p.m. Saturday night. It was reported that 21 yr old Alexus Burnette heard beating at her front door. Moments later an unknown suspect fired several shots through the door. It was reported that Burnette was struck in the left leg. It was reported by witnesses that two black males wearing all black with hoodies shot at the apartment. One suspect was seen carrying a long gun and the other suspect was seen carrying a hand gun. Burnette was transported to the Navicent Health Center where she is listed in critical condition. No one else was injured in the incident. No other information about suspect(s) is available at this time.
The incident is still under Investigation anyone with information in reference to this incident is urged to contact the Bibb Sheriff’s Office at 478-751 -7500, or Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.