Third Suspect in Video Beating Surrenders to Police

UPDATE: On 02/22/2012, at approximately 10:30 pm, Darael Demare Williams surrendered to the Erie Bureau of Police without incident.  On 02/23/2012, at approximately 11:30 am, Williams was arraigned on Pennsylvania State Fugitive from Justice charges.  Williams’ bail was set at $250,000 cash. He is currently being detained in the Erie County Prison.  An extradition hearing will be scheduled.  It is anticipated Williams will be extradicted to Atlanta, GA early next week.

ATLANTA (WAOK)-The FBI has identified the “third” suspect in the attack on 20-year-old Brandon White at 1029 McDaniel Street. White, a gay man, was “jumped” by three men in front of the convenience store in Southwest Atlanta on February 4th, 2012. The beating was videotaped and posted on the internet.

The FBI says Dareal Demare Williams, is currently hiding out in the Erie, Pennsylvania area.  Williams is a known member of the “Pittsburgh Jack City Gang”. He is believed to be staying with friends and relatives in the Erie Area.  The “Pittsburgh Jack City Gang” also known as “Jack City 1029” is a violent street gang based out of Atlanta, Georgia.  An arrest warrant was issued for Williams for aggravated assault and robbery in the case.  Williams is a minor but faces charges as an adult for his role in the robbery and assault. Two other suspects have already been arrested.  Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Williams should call the Erie FBI office at 814-452-4516 or after hours 412-432-4000 or the Erie Police Department.

If  you have any information on this person you can also call either Crime Stoppers Atlanta at 404-577-8477 or Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers at 1-800-472-8477. You will be eligible for the $25,000 being offered for information leading to Williams’ arrest and conviction. As always, anyone providing information may remain anonymous.

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