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UPDATE: Covington man arrested for involvement in Womack Rd shooting
Crowe BOLO

NEWTON COUNTY — Newton County deputies responded to a call on Womack Rd in Covington on Jan. 9. A person — a 41-year old male — was shot with the shooter “possibly still inside the residence”, per a Newton County Sheriff’s Office (NCSO) official Facebook post. 

Later, authorities determined that the shooter was not inside and the NCSO issued a BOLO. 

The BOLO was for Thomas Crowe, 38, of Covington for his involvement in the shooting. He was charged with one count of aggravated assault. 

Crowe was found in Monroe and Monroe Police Department brought him into custody on Jan. 10. Since then, he was brought back to the Newton County Detention Center. 

“Sheriff Ezell Brown extends his gratitude to the men and women of the Newton County County Sheriff’s Office, Monroe Police Department and Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office for their assistance in this case,” an NCSO Facebook post stated. 

The victim was airlifted to a local incident. 

NCSO has deemed the shooting an “isolated incident” and the public was never in danger.

UPDATE No. 1: Thomas Crowe, also known as "TR", has officially been taken into custody, according to the Newton County Sheriff's Office (NCSO). 

Crowe was initially the subject of a wanted BOLO released around 1 p.m. on Jan. 10. where he was wanted for charges on aggravated assault. It is currently not clear what charges he was officially arrested on.

This is an ongoing story and The News will update this story as more information is made available.


NEWTON COUNTY – The Newton County Sheriff’s Office (NCSO) issued a wanted BOLO on a man involved in a shooting in Covington.

Deputies say that Thomas Crowe, also known as “TR”, is wanted for his involvement in a shooting that took place on Jan. 9 on Womack Rd. He is currently wanted on the charges of aggravated assault. 

Crowe is described as a White male with blue eyes and blonde hair. He stands at approximately 6-feet-tall and weighs approximately 215 pounds.

According to the BOLO, Crowe should not be approached as he is considered to be “armed and dangerous.” Anyone who may come in contact with Crowe is urged to call 911.

For anyone with information regarding this case, you can contact Investigator Alberto at or by phone at 678-625-1429.