SAVANNAH, GA (June 13, 2013): Two additional associates of Terah Kamel Jones have been arrested and charged in a widespread burglary investigation by Islands and Central Precinct detectives of the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department.
Jones, 23, was arrested by officers of the U.S. Marshal’s Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force and Central Precinct detectives on Newell Street Wednesday night. Jones had been sought on two burglary charges and parole violation charges and was wanted for questioning on at least nine other burglaries. He also has been charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and is being questioned on offenses in other municipalities.
Arrested with him was Robert Jamal Benton, 29, on charges of possession of marijuana, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and a parole violation. Later Wednesday evening, Central Precinct officers arrested Teco Tujuara Jones, 40, mother of Terah Jones. She was taken into custody on the 100 block of Montgomery Street and charged with hindering apprehension of a fugitive.
Another suspect, Mark Anthony Smalls Jr., 21., turned himself in to Metro police this morning on a probation violation charge. He was arrested May 13 for the April 30 burglary of a house on Beckman Avenue and charged with three counts of burglary, possession of marijuana less than an ounce and burglary in the second degree. He was released on bond May 22.
The investigation continues by Islands and Central precinct detectives, violent crimes detectives and investigators in other municipalities.