Arthur Newton

SAVANNAH, GA (September 12, 2016): Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department’s Violent Crimes detectives charged two men for an armed robbery that occurred at approximately 9 p.m. on Sept. 7 in the Tatemville area.

Antwan Drayton, 31, and Arthur Newton, 23, robbed Dominque Powell, 24, and both parties exchanged gunfire. Investigators revealed that Powell shot Drayton and Newton in self defense.

Newton was served with his arrest warrant at the Chatham County Detention Center, where he was being held on an unrelated felony warrant. Drayton was served with his arrest warrant at the hospital and will be transported


Antwan Drayton

to CCDC after his release from the hospital.

Anyone with information about this investigation should contact the SCMPD tip line by dialing (912) 525-3124.

Information may also be forwarded to CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.