Ty Ty man charged with October murder

Authorities have arrested Adrian Golson in connection with a murder last October. / Tift County Jail

Tift County Sheriff, Gene Scarbrough announced this morning that Adrian Lamar Golson was arrested in connection with the October shooting death of Arlester Jackson Jr.

Sheriff Scarbrough reports that Deputy Casey Williamson received information that Golson was at a residence in Ty Ty and went out to investigate that tip.

When he arrived at the home a woman answered the door and claimed that Golson was not there. Police then entered the home and found Golson hiding in a closet.

Officials report that Golson was arrested without incident, and added that the woman at the home, 27-year-old Mattie Mae Monroe, was also arrested on charges of hindering the apprehension of a fugitive.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is assisting Tift County Sheriff's Office with the investigation.

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