Bibb Sheriff’s deputies were flagged down by an employee from the CVS Pharmacy, located at 1615 Forest Hill Road. The employee told deputies that a white male had just committed a theft and left the area in a “U-Haul” truck. The vehicle was last seen headed down Forest Hill Road. This incident occurred at around 8:18 a.m. Saturday morning.

Bibb deputies located the truck near the intersection of Forest Hill Road and Wimbush Road. As deputies attempted to stop the vehicle, the driver sped off, leading the deputies on a brief pursuit. The pursuit ended as the driver lost control of the vehicle and ran into a utility pole. The accident took place at the corner of Ernest Street and Grady Street. The male ran from the vehicle and was immediately captured by deputies.

Deputies discovered that the male had stolen approximately $900.00 worth of cosmetics from the CVS Pharmacy. The cosmetics were returned to the CVS Pharmacy and the male was taken into custody.

The suspect was identified as 39-year-old Zachary Darrell Sikes of Macon. He is currently being held in the Bibb County Law Enforcement Center for the charges of Theft by Shoplifting (Felony), Aggressive Driving, and Attempting to Flee and Elude a Police Officer (Felony). Sikes has a bond of $6,100.00.