Crime

Police: Macon teen robbed his great-grandmother

A Macon teenager has been arrested on charges he robbed his great-grandmother at her Williams Street residence on her birthday.

Shamonte Remeze Rowland, 17, of Williams Street, is charged with armed robbery, according to a police news release. He turned himself in to police early Thursday afternoon.

Sarah Johnson, 93, told police she was awakened Monday on her birthday to the sound of two people breaking through her back door at 639 Williams St.

A gunman robbed her and two other women who were asleep in their beds.

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