Witness tip leads to arrest of three burglary suspects

A tip from a neighbor of a house being burglarized led to the arrest of three people Saturday.

The incident happened at about 1 p.m. on Bel Air Drive, according to a Bibb County Sheriff’s Office release. The witness reported seeing three black males kick in the rear door of the residence, then run out carrying items.

Deputies caught three suspects near the scene and recovered the stolen items. A 14-year-old and a 16-year-old were taken to the Regional Youth Development Center. Quintaurus Harris, 17, of Macon, was taken to the Bibb County Law Enforcement Center. All three are charged with burglary.

The incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff’s office at 478-751-7500 or Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.