ALMA — A third suspect wanted in connection with the June 17 murder of a man in Alma has been taken into custody, said Alma Police Chief Michael Leslie.
At 9:16 a.m. Monday, Keitric McCaskey, 21, was arrested after a traffic stop in Jesup, said Leslie.
“Jesup Police officers stopped a vehicle on U.S. Highway 84 South and located McCaskey in the vehicle,” said Leslie. “McCaskey was arrested without incident. All three suspects in the June 17 murder of Tony Overstreet Jr. are now in custody.”
McCaskey is charged with felony murder, armed robbery and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, Leslie said.
Overstreet’s body was found in some bushes near the intersection of 11th Street and North Ware Street on Saturday, June 18, said Leslie. He had been shot.
The night before, lawmen discovered an abandoned rental car at the intersection of 11th Street and North Ware Street following a report of shots being fired. Overstreet’s body was found near that same intersection the next morning, Leslie said.
Two others were arrested last week on murder charges, Leslie said.
Pierre Alston, 24, is charged with felony murder, armed robbery and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, Leslie said. He was in the Bacon County jail.
Jerome Maxwell, 20, is charged with felony murder, armed robbery and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, Leslie said. Maxwell was being held in the Ware County jail.
The Alma Police Department acknowledges its appreciation to all of the agencies that assisted APD and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation Douglas Regional Office with the investigation, said Leslie.
The assisting agencies include agents and officers with the Bacon County Sheriff’s Office, Georgia State Patrol, Long County Sheriff’s Office, GBI Kingsland Regional Office, Jesup Police Department, Wayne County Sheriff’s Office, Georgia Department of Community Supervision, Ware County Sheriff’s Office and Waycross Police Department.
“Although all of the suspects have been arrested, this investigation is still active,” said Leslie.
Anyone with knowledge of the events of Overstreet’s murder, before and/or after, is encouraged to contact APD or GBI, he said.

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