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Albany fugitive nabbed in Macon

Albany home invasion suspect captured

Darius Alonzo Myers

Darius Alonzo Myers

ALBANY — An Albany fugitive was apprehended at a traffic stop in Bibb County Saturday and returned to Dougherty County to face charges of aggravated assault, armed robbery and battery, officials say.

According to Lt. Sean DeFoe with the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office, Darius Alonzo Myers, 25, was taken into custody then returned to Dougherty County on a “hold” order from the Albany Police Department.

Myers is accused of taking part in a home invasion on the 200 block of North Carroll Street, where three to five masked men with guns pushed their way into a home. According to officers, 36-year-old Leonard Polk was shot in his left arm and side, and robbed of cash. Marvin Womack, 35, was pistol whipped and also robbed of cash, a food stamp card and a cell phone, officials say.

Officials say Polk and Womack were transported to Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital for treatment of their injuries.