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Seven charged in RICO case

Seven charged in RICO case

July 14, 2010

MILLEDGEVILLE, GA. - On Monday, July 12, 2010, a Baldwin County grand jury indicted seven (7) individuals for violating the State’s RICO Act (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations). The indictments stemmed from a 3-year investigation conducted by the GBI’s Regional Office in Milledgeville regarding staged vehicle accidents and insurance fraud. 

On Wednesday, July 14, 2010, five (5) of the seven (7) were arrested and transported to the Baldwin County Jail. The GBI was assisted in the investigation and arrests by the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office, the Jones County Sheriff’s Office, the Georgia Department of Transportation, and the NICB (National Insurance Crime Bureau).  Additional arrests are expected as the investigation continues.

Those arrested to date are as follows:

Riley Hardling Duncan , Jr., 40
109 Smith Drive, Macon, Ga. (Jones County)

Tolisa Cannon, 45
924 Gray Highway, Haddock, Ga.

Dax Bolston, 37
202 Emily Circle, Milledgeville, Ga.

David Middlebrooks, 58
972 Highway 22 East, Haddock, Ga.

Richard Stevens, 44
251 Logan Drive, Milledgeville Ga.

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Contact Information: 
Special Agent-in-Charge Tom Davis - 478-445-4173