March 12-- Four people are under arrest in connection with the shooting and robbery of a farm worker last week on the Bo Herndon Onion Farm south of Lyons.
Toombs County Sheriff Junior Kight identifies those arrested as Arreon Lashun Jackson and Lorenzo Devonte Bennett, both 19 of Lyons, 25-year-old Krista Sagaon of Uvalda and a juvenile. They are charged with armed robbery and aggravated assault and more charges are pending, according to the sheriff.
A 27-year-old Vidalia man, Antonio Mayweather was investigated in connection with the incident but cleared, Sheriff Kight reports. He's still facing charges of cocaine possession and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
The worker, 36-year-old Juan Ortega, was shot twice and is hospitalized in stable condition.