Escaped inmate, Ha’Keem Romaire Barrett, was located Sunday morning and is currently receiving medical treatment.

The Macon-Bibb 911 Center received a call from Barrett’s sister at 6:47a.m., Sunday morning. Investigators determined that Barrett showed up at his sister’s home on Bloomfield Road in civilian clothes and was reported to be sick. Soon after arriving at his sister’s residence, Barrett became unresponsive and she contacted the Macon-Bibb 911 Center.

EMS and Bibb deputies responded and Barrett was transported to the hospital by ambulance. Barrett is currently listed to be in critical condition.

The original media release is attached below.

This is an ongoing investigation. 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 Crimestoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.

February 4, 2022

Inmate Fled from Hospital

A Bibb County Sheriff’s Office inmate fled from the Atrium Health Navicent on Friday at around 4:00 p.m.  It was reported that 20-year-old Ha’Keem Romaire Barrett was at the Atrium Hospital for a medical issue. Barrett became sick while in his hospital room. While using the restroom, Barrett climbed through the ceiling and made his way to an adjacent hallway. Barrett fled from the hospital and was last seen running towards High Street.

Barrett is described as a black male with a “dreadlock” hairstyle.  He is around five feet ten inches in height, and he weighs approximately 175 lbs. He was last seen wearing a white “long john” shirt, white boxers shorts, and white socks.

Barrett  was  in jail for Armed Robbery and Aggravated Assault charges.  Additional charges will be issued in reference to Barrett fleeing from the hospital.

Updated photographs of Barrett are attached to this media release.

Anyone with information in reference to the location of Barrett is urged to contact the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500, or you can call Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.