Man arrested with stolen gun, marijuana near Hartley Bridge Road

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Bibb County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Valdosta man for possession of a stolen firearm and marijuana.

Deputies say the incident happened around 4 a.m. on Wednesday.

Authorities say deputies patrolled I-475 south near Hartley Bridge Road when they witnessed a black Saturn Vue failing to maintain its lane.

Deputies say they stopped the car. They identified the driver as 21-year-old Jonathan Keion Harris.

Deputies say that they smelled marijuana coming from inside the car. Authorities say deputies checked Harris and found ten grams of marijuana.

Sheriff’s deputies also checked the car and found a Hi-Point pistol reportedly stolen out of Valdosta Georgia in 2017.

Authorities took Harris to the Bibb County Jail and charged him with the following:

  • Theft by Receiving Stolen Property
  • Possession of Marijuana Less Than an Ounce

Harris is being held on a $5,480.00 bond.

Anyone with information

If you have information about this incident, call one of the following agencies:

  • Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500
  • Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME
  • Valdosta Police Department at 229-242-2606
Categories: Bibb County, Local News

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