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MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – A Toomsboro man is in custody after deputies say he drove his pickup truck into a Macon convenience store Wednesday.
Deputies say it happened at Exxon, located at 4290 Dellwood Drive, just after 7 p.m.
The store clerk told deputies that 33-year-old John Andrew Gillespie became irate and started yelling in the parking lot before crashing his Dodge Ram truck into the store multiple times.
No one reported any injuries in this incident.
Deputies say Gillespie crashed his truck into a ditch on Thomaston Road near the Bibb/Monroe County line and became stuck, and that’s when he was taken into custody.
Authorities arrested Gillespie and took him to the Bibb County Jail. They charged him with the following:
- (2) counts of Hit and Run
- (1) count of Criminal Damage to Property
- Possession of Methamphetamine
Authorities have set no bond for Gillespie.
Anyone with information
If you have any additional information, call the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at (478) 751-7500. You can also call Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-68-CRIME.