REX — Two people are in custody after U.S. Marshals Service agents and Clayton County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Clayton County’s most wanted fugitive in Rex Sept. 17.

Larry Demon Edwards, 31, of Jonesboro was wanted, according to Clayton County Superior Court records, on 57 charges stemming from five home invasion incidents in Jonesboro, Morrow and Ellenwood and involving three other suspects in an 80-count true bill bench warrant. Edwards also had an outstanding warrant for probation violation on two counts of obstructing law enforcement and possession of tools while committing a crime.

A tip led law enforcement to a Rex home where Edwards’ girlfriend, Alantis Danielle Duffy, lived. According to CCSO, Edwards absconded in February while on probation and the tipster indicated Edwards had been traveling back and forth between Alabama and Duffy’s house.

When law enforcement knocked on Duffy’s door, CCSO said, she peeked out the window but did not answer, despite continued knocking. After some time, the garage door opened and officers saw Edwards behind the wheel of a black BMW with the engine running. As Edwards threw the car in reverse, CCSO says, “units intercepted him” and both Edwards and Duffy surrendered.

Edwards faces four charges of home invasion, 10 charges of armed robbery, six counts of kidnapping, 15 counts of aggravated assault, 14 counts of weapons possession during a crime, one count of hijacking a motor vehicle, three counts of cruelty to children and four counts of firearms possession by a convicted felon.

The other home-invasion suspects are:

♦ Quincy Timothy Maxwell Northern, 27, of Newnan, who was booked Aug. 20 and faces four counts of home invasion, 10 counts of armed robbery, six counts of kidnapping, 15 counts of aggravated assault, 14 counts of weapons possession during a crime, one count of hijacking a motor vehicle and three counts of cruelty to children.

♦ Gregory Dwon Fletcher, 34, of Jonesboro, who was booked Aug. 22 and is charged with four counts of home invasion, 10 counts of armed robbery, six counts of kidnapping, 15 counts of aggravated assault, 14 counts of weapons possession during a crime, once county of hijacking a motor vehicle, three counts of cruelty to children and 4 counts of firearms possession by a convicted felon.

♦ Dmario Latron Beard, 32, of Jonesboro, who was booked Aug. 28 and charged with four counts of home invasion, 10 counts of armed robbery, six counts of kidnapping, 12 counts of aggravated assault, 14 counts of weapons possession during a crime, one count of hijacking a motor vehicle, three counts of cruelty to children and 5 counts of firearms possession by a convicted felon.

According to CCSO, Edwards allegedly took part in at least four incidents:

♦ A July 1, 2015 home invasion in Jonesboro, in which he allegedly struck a woman in the face and told her to shut up, then stole cash and other items;

♦ A July 9, 2015 home invasion in Jonesboro, in which investigators say Edwards and others broke in, used a gun to hit two people in the head, pointed a gun at the te♦ mple of a third victim, demanded money, and stole cash and items, including a laptop that turned up at a local pawn shop;

♦ A July 12, 2015 home invasion in Morrow, where officers say Edwards and others attacked a family that had just come home, with one perpetrator allegedly putting the father in a bear hug while others ransacked the house and stole items, and leaving the man with scrapes and a bloody nose;

♦ An Aug. 17, 2015 home invasion in Jonesboro, during which police allege Edwards and others kicked in the back door of a home where a couple was sleeping, then kicked in the parents’ and childrens’ bedroom doors, struck the man with a gun, slapped the woman, demanded money, then stole cash and other items.

According to CCSO, Edwards also allegedly took part in a Sept. 17, 2015 home invasion, during which one invader used a gun to knock a man unconscious, while others brandished weapons and stole cash from several other victims in the home.

All four suspects remain in the Clayton County Jail as of press time. Hundreds of thousands of dollars of bond was granted, in varying amounts from $1,000 to $10,000 along with court fees between $300 and $1,200 on each charge, except for Edwards’ probation violation. Arraignment is scheduled for Oct. 2 at 8:30 a.m. in Room 402 before Superior Court Judge Shana Rooks Malone.

On Sept. 18, Chief Magistrate Court Judge Wanda Dallas denied a warrantless arrest charge against Duffy for allegedly obstructing or hindering law enforcement in Edwards’ arrest. Court records show Duffy is charged with “transaction noncontrolled represented as controlled substances,” while her jail record shows a Morrow address and a charge of possession of a Schedule One drug. Duffy remains in jail on $10,000 bond and is scheduled for an Oct. 3 preliminary hearing at 8 a.m. in Room 202 before Magistrate Court Judge William West.

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