Day: March 23, 2021

Columbia motorcycle shop employee latest charged in deadly parking lot brawl | Columbia

COLUMBIA — A Columbia motorcycle dealership employee is the fourth person charged in a parking lot brawl at the shop March 11 that left a man dead.

Dawonda Thomas-Powell, 49 of Columbia, was arrested March 22 and charged with first-degree mob assault and obstruction, the Richland County Sheriff’s Department.

Thomas-Powell is an employee at Capital City Cycles, the shop on Two Notch Road where authorities say rival bike gangs clashed in the parking lot and an Aiken County man died from his injuries.



Rival biker gangs clashed in deadly melee at Columbia motorcycle shop: 'It was mayhem'

The sheriff’s department said in a release that Thomas-Powell allegedly was charge with allegedly conspiring with members of one gang to confront the other. She was also accused of trying to cover up her involvement.

She was booked at Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center and remained jailed March 23 awaiting a bond hearing, online records showed.

Thomas-Powell does not yet have an attorney listed on

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Coroner IDs Bibb man killed in Broadway motorbike wreck

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Tyrone Glover, 45, who died early Sunday in a motorcycle wreck on Broadway in Macon.

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Tyrone Glover had in recent years fallen in love with motorcycling.

Whenever the Black Sabbath motorcycle club, which he was vice president of, hosted or participated in a ride, off Glover would go on his Harley-Davidson.

“He loved that Harley,” his sister, Letsha Farrar, said. “ When he joined the bike club, he was a part of something. It was a part of his life. He was so dedicated to it. … Within a year, he had moved up and become vice president. He wanted to get all those (ride) patches, … every patch he could get.”

Farrar said that Glover, 45, her only sibling, had been on a late-night ride with friends from his biking club in wee hours of Sunday morning.

Bibb County sheriff’s officials have said that Glover and two other

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Stolen motorcycle recovered and returned to Independence man | FOX 4 Kansas City WDAF-TV

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — FOX4 was working for you with a recent story of a metro area man desperately trying to find his stolen custom motorcycle. FOX4 viewers went to work for him. Amazingly, the man got his prized motorcycle back. 

Jesse Glidewell worked on his custom bike for years with his dad. When it was stolen, he thought he’d never see it again. 

“I can’t buy another one of these. It’s priceless. It’s irreplaceable,” Glidewell said.

When FOX4 shared his story with you, hundreds of people shared it hoping to find the custom bike. Tom Meyer said he saw a young man walking the motorcycle over the weekend with a flat tire. He offered to pay him $250 for it.

“He was supposed to bring me the title. He gave me a nice sob story,” Meyer said. “I took a picture and sent it to my friend Phil up north.

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