Two teens arrested for Macon neighborhood car break-ins


MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Bibb deputies have arrested two teens they believe were involved in several car break-ins in the Southfork neighborhood in Macon. They’re still searching for two more.

The sheriff’s office got a call Sunday morning around 1:30 am from neighbors who said they saw multiple people trying to get into cars on Southfork Drive.

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When deputies arrived, the four suspects tried to run off but two were eventually caught. The first suspect was a 16 year-old boy, and the second was 17 year-old Jaquavius Terrion Moore.

The 16 year-old was caught after a short chase on foot while Moore was caught trying to get back into the stolen car the thieves were using.

Moore, who had a weapon on him, was taken to the Bibb County Sheriff’s Criminal Investigative Division to be interviewed.

He told deputies during the interview, that he and the 16 year-old went into multiple cars in the area.

Moore was charged with Entering Auto, theft by receiving auto, obstruction of peace officer, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, possession of a pistol by a person under 18 years-old and carrying a concealed weapon.

The juvenile was charged with entering auto and taken to Macon Regional Youth Developmental Center.

The investigation is still on-going as well as the search or those two other suspects who ran off into the woods.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Bibb Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500, or Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.