NOTE: Martique Nashawn King, 27, of the 3300 block of Ogeechee Road, was arrested by SCMPD today after a foot race through a wooded area off Staley Avenue and a tussle with K9 officer Flash. Anthony Gene King, 30, of an East 65th Street address, was arrested without incident Sunday morning at a motel on West Montgomery Crossroads after a tip via Crimestoppers. Diqwane Dreshawn Butler, 19, of the 800 block of Tatem Street, remains at large. Anyone with information on his location is asked to call Crimestoppers at (912) 234-2020 or text CRIMES (274637). Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.
SAVANNAH, GA (September 6, 2013): Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Investigators are searching for additional three suspects following the arrest of seven others charged in a west Savannah copper theft ring.
Metro investigators believe that at about 10:35 p.m. on Aug. 25, thieves breached a locked fence at Southern Metals Recycling on the 2800 block of Tremont Road, entered the building, and made off with roughly $6,000 of bare bright metal wiring stored inside.
The next day, Metro responded to reports of a man attempting to sell the stolen scrap metal back to the company. The suspect ran when approached by a Metro patrol officer, resulting in a foot chase and arrest of 24-year-old Devon Washington of a Franklin Street address, in a wooded area near 48th and Edwin streets.
Investigation by SCMPD uncovered six additional suspects: Antonio Easterling – 800 Block of Tatum Street; Elliot Moore, 28, of the 900 block of Staley Avenue, Sherica Williams, 32, of the 40th block of Lawton Street, Darrell McPherson – 800 Block of Sherman Avenue; Ceairra Heyward, 27, of Yamacraw Village, and Craig Reed, of the 5100 Block of Wendell Street. All arrested subjects face conspiracy charges including criminal attempt at burglary, criminal damage to property in the 2nd degree, and possession of tools for the commission of a crime.
Three additional suspects remain at large. Being sought are Diqwane Dreshawn Butler, 19, of the 800 block of Tatem Street, a black male with short hair, weighing 180 pounds and standing 5-8; Martique Nashawn King, 27, of the 3300 block of Ogeechee Road, a black male standing 5-11 and weighing 170; and Anthony Gene King, 30, of an East 65th Street address, a black male 6-1, 162. All are known to frequent the 800 block of Tatem Street and have connections in East Savannah around Pennsylvania and Gwinnett as well as Ogeechee Road near I-516.
Anyone with information on the location of these suspects is asked to call Crimestoppers at (912) 234-2020 or text CRIMES (274637). Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.