Internal Affairs Investigation reports revealed on 4 Bibb County Deputies

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office released the Internal Affairs Investigation reports on the 4 deputies facing federal charges for corruption.

All 4 men had multiple accusations brought against them during their careers with the Bibb County Sheriff’s office. In some cases, the deputies actions’ were found to have no criminal intent. Other cases involved repercussions as sever as suspensions.

Two inmates accused Jermaine Hill of bringing in contraband, such as tobacco and marijuana, to an inmate that was his cousin. According to the investigation report, after an extensive investigation into these allegations, it was found that no criminal intent was discovered by the actions of Deputy Hill.

An inmate alleged that Jimmie Denson made sexual advances towards her while he transported her to Pulaski State Prison in Hawkinsville. Among other allegations, Denson received a written disciplinary notice for poor work performance and violation of department rules.

According to a notice of pending disciplinary action, Arthur Howard received a one day suspension without pay for allegedly leaving an undercover 1998 Saturn unsecured, running, and unattended in December of 2007. The vehicle was stolen.

DeCarlos Latimore received a one day suspension without pay for allegedly falsely arresting a man in 2010, according to a notice of disciplinary action.

Denson, Howard, and Latimore are charged with attempted extortion. A pre-trial hearing in their cases is scheduled for next week.

Hill’s sentencing is set for October.

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