On November 3, 2019, at 01:00 a.m. an off-duty deputy working a part-time job spotted a wanted suspect. Deputies were working at Prime Time 41, 426 Walnut Street, when they saw 22-year-old Tyree Percadon Welch.

Deputies went to arrest Welch, but when he saw them, he ran on foot. Deputies were able to apprehend Welch after he ran into the Ocmulgee River. Deputies had to use Pepper Spray to get Welch to comply with their commands.

Welch was checked by medical staff and cleared on the scene for a minor injury when he fell on the rocks, while running from deputies. He was then taken to the Bibb County Jail on warrants for the charges of Simple Battery Family Violence, Criminal Damage to Property, Simple Battery, Theft by Taking Felony, Terroristic Threats and Acts and Criminal Street Gang Activity. He is being held without bond at this time.

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 Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.

Original Release

July 26, 2019

Public’s Assistance Requested in Locating Suspect Wanted for Gang Activities and Other Charges

The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating 22-year-old Tyree Percadon Welch. Welch is wanted in regards to Criminal Street Gang Activities.

In a video that was found on social media, you can see Welch teaching and instructing two minor children on how to fight and describing which rival street gang members to shoot and attack.

Welch also has warrants for Terroristic Threats, two counts of Simple Battery Family Violence, Criminal Damage to Property, Theft by Taking and Violation of Probation in connection to unrelated cases.

Welch is known to hang out in the west Macon and Bloomfield area. He is five foot eight inches tall and around a hundred and fifty pounds with light brown skin tone. A picture of Welch is attached to the release.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Tyree Percadon Welch is urged to contact the Bibb Sheriff’s Office at 478-751 -7500 or the Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.