Crime

Macon man sought for December assault incident

A Macon man is being sought in connection with an aggravated assault from December.

According to a news release from the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office, Johntellis Montez Mathis, 27, is wanted for aggravated assault after making threats to a victim while brandishing a gun at Macon Garden Apartments. The complex is located at 3601 Mercer University Drive.

Mathis is associated with a local gang, the Blacc Team, and was believed to be participating in criminal street gang activity during the incident, according to the release. He is a 5-foot-11 black male and weighs approximately 225 pounds.

Anyone with information about Mathis’ whereabouts is asked to call the sheriff’s office at 478-751-7500 and ask to leave a message for the on-call Gang Unit investigator, or call Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 877-68-CRIME.

To contact writer Jeremy Timmerman, call 744-4331.

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