Missing: Juveniles Kamya Jones and Kyla Jones

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is currently looking for two missing/presumed runaway juveniles: Kamya Jones and Kyla Jones.

Kyla Jones, 15 years of age, was last seen on May 20th, 2019 in Macon, Georgia, unknown clothing description. Kyla Jones is described as 5’3, 110lbs, brown hair, and brown eyes.

Kamya Jones, 14 years of age, was last seen on May 31st, 2019 in Douglasville, Georgia, unknown clothing description. Kamya Jones is described as 5’5, 140lbs, brown hair, and brown eyes.

Please contact Inv. Darrell Black with any information at 770-920-4914 or 770-949-5656 or dblack@sheriff.douglas.ga.us

These juveniles are believed to have left of their own volition, and our investigators have tried to exhaust any possible leads (friends, family, known hang-outs) before releasing this information.

Teen Arrested for Murder

At approximately 12:45am on Monday June 10th, 2019 the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a concerned citizen who stated they heard a loud noise and saw a group of teens running from one of the residences in Lakeside Mobile Home Park located off Bankhead Highway in Lithia Springs, Georgia. Deputies responded to the location and began investigating the source of the noise and the reason for the teens running. Deputies soon learned that in one of the residences there were two teens that had engaged in an argument over a video game controller. The argument lead to one of the teens, Gabriel Martinez Cruz, firing a handgun and striking the victim, Gonzalo Lamar Gonzalez-Abara, causing his death. This case is actively under investigation and no further information is being released at this time.

Gabriel Cruz of Lithia Springs has been arrested on charges of malice murder and tampering with evidence.

FOUND: Elderly Person Ronald Avery

UPDATE: 06/11/2019 @ 2:27pm Mr. Ronald Avery has been located. Thank you to everyone who has contacted us and/or shared his info.


The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office needs your help locating Mr. Ronald Avery. He was last seen around 6:00pm on Monday June 10th, 2019, in the Del Ridge Drive area of 92 South of I-20 wearing a blue button-front shirt, blue pants, and no shoes. His picture is shown here. He is a white male with gray hair, beard and brown eyes, 70 years old with diminished mental capacity. If you have seen Mr. Avery, please call our emergency dispatch at 770-949-5656. Please share with friends in Carroll, Fulton, Paulding, and Cobb County because Mr. Avery is very mobile.