Forest Park man indicted on child sex charges

By Kathy Jefcoats


JONESBORO — A Forest Park man is being held in the Clayton County Jail on $100,000 bond on child sex charges, according to court records.

Mohammed Azozz Maqrouf, 40, was indicted Wednesday on child molestation and sexual battery charges. Prosecutors allege Maqrouf molested a child under 16 in June.

Anthony Tyrelle Willis, 21, of Atlanta is being held on $180,000 bond on charges related to a shooting that cost the alleged victim his left eye. Prosecutors indicted Willis on two counts of aggravated assault, aggravated battery, armed robbery and theft by taking. 

Police allege Willis shot another man in the eye, causing him to lose it. Willis is also accused of threatening others with a BB gun and a knife, to steal the keys to a vehicle, which he also took.

In other indictments:

• Bashon Tarik Collins and Demarco Deonte Head were indicted for possession of tools used during the commission of a crime, entering an auto and loitering. Police said the pair had a tire iron and wrench commonly used to break into cars Sept. 26, 2011.

Collins is also charged with giving a false name. Head faces a charge of driving without a license.

• Herbert Randolph Thomas II was indicted for a May 27 alleged rape, aggravated assault, sodomy, simple battery and sexual battery.

• Venus Aunnette Wolliston was indicted for aggravated assault for an alleged knife attack on her child. Wolliston was also indicted for obstruction of an officer and battery under the Family Violence Act.

• Norico Altovia Webb was indicted for terroristic threats and criminal trespass. Police said Webb kicked the doors of a car Oct. 21, causing less than $500 in damage.

• Lorenzo Anthony Grimmage was indicted for possession of tools for the commission of a crime, attempted theft by taking, criminal damage to property and criminal trespass. Prosecutors allege Grimmage tried to take a smoker that he planned to cut into pieces using a cutting torch May 10.

• Jerica Shanece Watson was indicted for allegedly lying to police about a theft. Prosecutors allege that Watson stole seven pairs of shoes and 15 shirts and told police her boyfriend broke into her home. Watson also allegedly lied to police about not disposing of property taken in a theft, obstructing an active investigation.

All suspects should be considered innocent until proven guilty.