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Fugitive Arrested in Metter for Assault, False Imprisonment, Car Theft, Trafficking Drugs, More Charges

A fugitive, Rickey Raheem Hendrix of Claxton, was arrested in Metter this week by U.S. Marshals.


Statesboro Police Department received a call on March 21 from a female about a male acquaintance that had threatened her with a firearm before taking her car. Arrest warrants were issued and turned over to U.S. Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force. The suspect, Hendrix, was not at the Statesboro residence where the warrant was served, but a subsequent search by SPD detectives uncovered powder and crack cocaine, methamphetamine, fentanyl, marijuana, pills, and two firearms.

Hendrix was located, arrested on several charges, and remains at the Bulloch County Jail.

From Statesboro Police Department:

On 3/21/22 a female complainant reported to SPD that a male acquaintance, Rickey Raheem Hendrix (32 years old, Claxton, Ga), had threatened her with a firearm and then taken her car from Mulberry Court in Statesboro. The vehicle, a silver Nissan Altima bearing Georgia tag P3154748, has not been recovered.

Detectives issued arrest warrants for Hendrix and turned these warrants over to the U.S. Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force for service. On 4/20/22, Marshals attempted to serve the arrest warrants at a residence on Gordon Street in Statesboro. Although Hendrix was not there, detectives developed probable cause to issue a search warrant for the residence. The subsequent search by detectives and SPD’s Impact Team uncovered a trafficking amount of powder cocaine, a trafficking amount of methamphetamine, a trafficking amount of fentanyl, and quantities of crack cocaine, marijuana, and pills. Two firearms were also seized.

Hendrix was subsequently arrested by U.S. Marshals in Metter, Ga. He has been returned to the Bulloch County Jail where he is held on the following charges: Aggravated Assault, False Imprisonment, Theft by Taking-Motor Vehicle, 2 counts of Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, Trafficking Cocaine, Trafficking Fentanyl, Trafficking Methamphetamine, Felony Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Crack Cocaine, Possession of Schedule II drug, and Possession of a Firearm during the Commission of a Crime.

SPD would like to thank its partners with the U.S. Marshals for their hard work in locating Hendrix. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of the Nissan Altima or any other information on this case should contact Det. Katie Reese at 912-764-9911 or submit an anonymous tip to tips@statesboroga.gov. Anyone with information on drug activity in the City of Statesboro should contact the Impact Team at the same number and confidential email.

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