Bibb County Sheriff’s Patrol Deputies arrested a Macon man with a stolen gun on May 4, 2019, just before 9:00 p.m. Deputies were patrolling the area of Peter Street and Grosso Avenue when they observed a truck stuck on the curb.
When deputies made contact with the two men who were attempting to get the truck off the curb. The owner of the truck, 25-year-old Tevin Shaquille Griggs, of Macon, stated he was waiting on a friend to come push the truck off the curb.
Deputies noticed an empty pistol holster in the seat of the truck. Deputies also noticed an empty alcohol container in the vehicle. It was at this time that Griggs tried to flee from deputies but was detained after being tased. During a check of the truck, a pistol was located. It was determined that the gun was stolen out of Bibb County on June 26, 2018, in an entering auto case. A small metal container of Methamphetamine was also located in the vehicle.
Griggs was taken to the Bibb County Jail and charged with Theft by Receiving Stolen Property, Possession of Firearm by Convicted Felon, Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony, Willful Obstruction of Peace Officer and Possession of Schedule II Controlled Substance. He is being held on a $15,050.00 bond at this time.
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.