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Second of Two Defendants Charged in May Road Rage Incident Booked into Oconee County Jail


Derek Lydell Coleman


Enrico Natfonza Mayes

(Walhalla, SC)-------------------------------------The second of two defendants in a May 2023 road rage incident, which occurred along and near I-85 in Oconee County, was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center last Friday afternoon.


45 year old Enrico Natfonza Mayes, of Hatchett Road in Petersburg, VA, was transported from the Hart County (GA) Detention Center last Friday afternoon and booked into the Oconee County Detention Center around 4:04pm on August 25th. Mayes, who remains in jail today on a combined $507,120.00 surety bond, was served arrest warrants on two counts of Attempted Murder, one count of Possession of a Weapon during Commission of a Violent Crime, and one count of Malicious Injury to Personal Property.


The other defendant in the incident, 42 year old Derek Lydell Coleman of Montreal Avenue, Prince George, VA, was transported from the Hart County (GA) Detention Center to the Oconee County Detention Center on May 17th and served with arrest warrants charging him with two counts of Attempted Murder, one count of Possession of a Weapon during Commission of a Violent Crime, and one count of Malicious Injury to Personal Property in relation to the same incident.


Coleman also remains in jail on a combined $250,000 surety bond. Both Mayes and Coleman will have to wear electronic monitoring devices, as a condition of bond, should they be released.


An Investigator from the Criminal Investigations Bureau obtained arrest warrants against Mayes and Coleman on May 10th of this year in relation to the road rage incident, where shots were fired.


During the course of the investigation on May 10th, Coleman and Mayes were placed under arrest and transported to the Hart County (GA) jail after a Nissan that Mayes was driving, and in which Coleman was the passenger, was located along Georgia Highway 77.


The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is continuing its investigation.

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