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Sheriff’s Office Investigators assigned as part of the Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force with the United States Marshal’s Service accompanied by other members of the Marshal’s Fugitive Task force responded to the location identified as 481 SE Church Street in Greenville, Florida.
Antwan Maurice Miller was in fact located at the residence and was apprehended and the arrest warrant executed without further incident. Miller was transported to the Madison County Jail and charged with attempted murder. The investigation remains pending.
By Jacob Bembry
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Michael Malphurs, a 32-year-old white male, is in jail in Leon County following an attempted murder and a carjacking in Madison.
According to Madison County Sheriff Ben Stewart, at approximately 9 p.m. Thursday evening, Oct. 20, the Sheriff’s Office received a call from two witnesses who were present at Leon Roland’s home on 221 South. The witnesses had found Roland on his bed, bleeding. He had apparently been stabbed in the face. His home had apparently been ransacked and he had been robbed.
Deputy Odell Livingston and Madison County EMS arrived at the scene. A suspect was developed. Deputies began searching for Malphurs.
At approximately 8:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 21, a suspect matching the description of Malphurs stole a vehicle from the Dollar General in Greenville. He took the car and headed towards Tallahassee.
Later that morning, Malphurs was arrested by the Tallahassee Police Department. He is being held on charges from Madison County of attempted murder, aggravated battery on a person over 65 years of age, carjacking and grand theft auto.
There is no bond set for Malphurs at this time.
Roland is reportedly recovering in a Tallahassee hospital.
The City of Madison Police Department is investigating an Attempted Murder, Aggravated Battery and Attempted Armed Robbery that occurred between 5 and 6 am on Friday July 29th, at Wells Fargo Bank ATM on Orange Ave. The Suspect was described as a Black, Male with a short afro style haircut and was between 5’9” and 6’, wearing a light colored shirt, dark colored shorts with a dark colored bandana over his face. The suspect was armed with a black semi-automatic pistol, and is considered armed and dangerous. The suspect reportedly fled from the scene on foot, headed north on Orange Ave.
Investigator Ebberson collected numerous items as evidence and is awaiting Forensic analysis.
The Victim was treated and released by Madison County Emergency Medical Services.
The Police Department urges anyone with any information concerning this investigation to call Madison Police Department at 973-5077 and speak with an officer.
Sgt. Benton S. Ebberson
Madison Police Department
310 S. W. Rutledge St.
Madison, FL 32340
(850) 973-5077 ext. 303 Office