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Deputy responding to burglary arrests three, finds gun, locates missing teen
Demonta Head
Demonta Head

COVINGTON, Ga. – A deputy responding to a report of a burglary in progress Wednesday morning arrested three people, including two juveniles, found a firearm and located a missing teen.

According to a Newton County Sheriff’s Office incident report, the deputy was dispatched to the home at 120 Oak meadows Place just before 7 a.m. July 11 when a realtor contacted 911 after being advised by a neighbor that people had entered the residence.

All three suspects were reportedly found hiding in an upstairs bedroom closet. A .40-caliber pistol was also found in the closet. One of the suspects was later found to be a juvenile who had been reported missing in Newton County.

Demonta Head, 19. was arrested and transported to the Newton County Jail charged with felony criminal damage to property, possession of a firearm or knife during the commission or attempt to commit a crime and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

According to the report, one of the juveniles was detained and the other was released to parents.