Bus stop fight leads to two arrests

Published 10:08 pm Tuesday, June 3, 2014

A Clayton man was charged with attempted murder and another man was charged with assault in connection with a fight that took place with juveniles last week.

Timothy Russaw, 29, was being held in the Pike County Jail. Derrick Russaw also was charged with third degree assault.

Brundidge Police Chief Moses Davenport said the incident occurred about 3:45 p.m. May 28 on County Road 3320, after two students exited a Pike County School bus.

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“According to witnesses, another male juvenile, who had not attended school that day, was at that location and the two males got into a fight,” said Sgt. Charles Beasley of the Brundidge Police Department. “The female juvenile tried to break up the fight, and Derrick Russaw reportedly hit her with a stick.”

Beasley said the female was “on the ground trying to get away” when Timothy Russaw “pulled a gun and held her down and shot at her three times but missed.”

The female was not injured in the attack, officers said.

“God had her covered. That just had to be,” Beasley said.

In other arrests, Davenport said an armed robbery occurred on May 21 at Houston Place Two on South Main Street in Brundidge. A warrant has been issued for Jamarius Kevante McIntyre, 18, of 413 County Road 1101, Troy, and charged with armed robbery first and assault two.

“The incident occurred around 9:13 p.m. when the suspect approached a male and a female in the parking lot at Houston Place Two,” Davenport said. “He asked the man for money and, when he didn’t get any money, he hit the female and took her purse and cell phone.”

Davenport said anyone who has information about the suspect and his location is asked to call the BPD at 334-735-3333.

In another incident, the suspect in the burglary at Driscoll Auto Parts in Brundidge has been arrested. Samuel Doster, 18, of County Road 3309, Lot 303, is charged with burglary third degree. Two juveniles were also involved. They have been released into the custody of their parents.