The Richmond County Sheriff’s Department released a brief statement Wednesday night that the orange Jeep Compass Trailhawk sought in connection with the Jan. 8 shooting death of Arbrie Anthony had been located.
The 8:21 p.m. email from Sgt. William McCarty, internal affairs/public information officer, said
“The investigation is ongoing and no further information is released at this time.”
No information was available on where the vehicle was found.
The sheriff’s department had been looking for the orange vehicle with black top, moon roof and black stripe on the hood as the vehicle used during the shooting.
In other developments Wednesday, only one of three men arrested Jan. 10 at a traffic stop in Grovetown remained in custody in the Columbia County jail. One was released on bond while the other was never jailed in Columbia County.
According to a news release from the Grovetown Department of Public Safety, the traffic stop was in relation to the Anthony murder investigation.
Antoine Rodrigues Redfield, 21, is being held on a charge of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
Also taken into custody were 25-year-old Devonte Juanye McNeil and 20-year-old Henri Ramone Beach, both on a charge of financial transaction card theft.
Maj. Steve Morris of the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office said McNeil was booked into the jail but posted bond and was released overnight.
Beach is being held in the Charles B. Webster Detention Center in Richmond County.
The Grovetown public safety news release said additional charges related to the firearms and narcotics are forthcoming. Those are the only charges yielded from the traffic stop.
Any questions regarding the on-going murder investigation should be directed to the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office. Anyone with information regarding the investigation is encouraged to contact the Criminal Investigation Division at (706) 821-1020.