According to the Bulloch County Sheriff"s Department, deputies were dispatched to Pulaski Road near the Candler County line for a reported bicycle theft. The victim said she had seen a black male riding the bicycle in the area. Deputy First Class located the man, later identified as 25 year old Anthony Lamar Brown of Wilma Brown Road.
While speaking with him Sims notice Brown reaching into his waistband. Sims held Brown at gunpoint until other deputies arrived and place him handcuffs. The report said Brown had been reaching for a concealed pistol.
Investigators determined the pistol had been stolen in a burglary at a residence on Pulaski Road June 9. The bicycle had been stolen June 20 from a residence on Brook Run Drive.
Brown had been convicted in both Jenkins and Burke counties for entering auto and terroristic threats. He was released from prison last March. Investigators said he was also a member of the Gangster Disciples, a group linked to several recent violent pisodes.
Brown is being held without bond in the Bulloch County Jail on two counts of Burglary and one count each of Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, Possession of a Firearm during the Commission of a Crime, Carrying a Concealed Weapon, Theft by Taking (misdemeanor), obstruction and Participating in Criminal Gang Activity.