Attached is an updated BOLO with tip line numbers, for reporting tips on the escaped inmates. Bibb County Sheriff’s Office with the help of Crimestoppers are offering a $1000.00 reward for tips leading to an arrest for each inmate.

Investigators are asking anyone with information on this case or the escapees to please contact Crimestoppers at1-887-68CRIME or Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500 or the tip line at 478-310-4502 or 478-310-4485.


October 16, 2023

Asking for the Public’s Help in Locating Detention Center Inmate Escapees

The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in finding four inmates who escaped from the Bibb County Detention Center. The inmates fled from the detention center through a damaged day room window and a cut fence. A blue Dodge Challenger pulled up to the location and helped the inmates flee at 3:00 a.m., Monday.

The inmates are 52-year-old Joey Fournier. Fournier is a white male with gray hair, and blue eyes, is five feet and nine inches tall, and weighs 140 pounds. He was being held in the Bibb County detention center for Murder.

The second inmate is 24-year-old Marc Kerry Anderson. Anderson is a black male with dreads, five feet and nine inches tall, and weighs 165 pounds. He was being held for Aggravated Assault.

The third inmate is 37-year-old Johnifer Dernard Barnwell. Barnwell is a black male with braids, five feet nine inches tall, and weighs 190 pounds. He was being detained by the United States Marshals.

The fourth inmate is 29-year-old Chavis Demaryo Stokes. Stokes is a black male, with black hair, five feet seven inches tall, and weighs 160 pounds. He was being detained for Possession of a Firearm, and Drug Trafficking.

The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force, FBI, and United States Marshals Office are currently looking for the inmates.

Anyone with information in reference to the location of the inmates or the vehicle is urged to contact the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500 or Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.