The use of Flock cameras helped law enforcement in Statesboro arrest three individuals in a recent stolen vehicle case.
The Statesboro Police Department says it responded to Enmarket on Fair Road on August 1 in reference to a stolen vehicle report. The owner had walked into the store leaving the keys in the vehicle. An offender then drove away in the car.
Using Flock tag reader cameras, officers and detectives were able to narrow the search for the stolen car to Lanier Drive. A detective spotted the stolen car parked in Park Place Apartments . Officers surrounded the location and detained three individuals who were located in a car next to the stolen vehicle.
Subsequent investigation determined that the adjacent vehicle had also been reported stolen to the
Bibb County Sheriff’s Office and contained a firearm. All three detainees were arrested and charged with a variety of offenses :
- Courtney Futch (25, Park Place Apts, Statesboro): Theft by Taking Motor Vehicle,
Felony Theft by Receiving Stolen Property, Possession of a Firearm by a
Convicted Felon, and Giving False Information
- Lacy Waren Smith (33, Macon, Ga): Theft by Taking Motor Vehicle, Possession of
a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, and Suspended License.
- Christopher Bernadeau (27, Macon, Ga): Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted
Anyone with information regarding these cases should contact Det. Donald White at
912- 764- 9911or submit an anonymous tip to www.tips oft.com or by texting 274637 and
entering “TIPSSPD” plus your message
No mugshot was provided in the August 2, 2023 booking report for Lacy Waren Smith.