CONYERS — One suspect has been arrested and a second is being sought for allegedly running an unlicensed personal care home and exploiting the emotionally disabled women living there.

Rockdale County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Tomeka Moses Williams, 45, on March 22. She has been charged with running an unlicensed personal care home on Rogers Court and also faces eight counts of exploitation of disabled adults. When deputies went to the home, they found eight emotionally disabled females living in the house.

Williams’ alleged accomplice, Toney Benay Powell, 48, is also being sought by the Sheriff’s Office, which has issued a Be On The Lookout (BOLO) for Powell. The BOLO stated that Powell is wanted on charges of aggravated assault, exploitation of disabled adults, simple battery, and intimidation of disabled adults.

Powell is described as being a black male, 6 feet, 1 inch in height, weighing 250 pounds, bald, with brown eyes.

Anyone with information about the location of Powell is asked to call Investigator D. Murrain at 770-278-8159, or the RCSO 24-hour number at 770-483-4200.

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Senior Reporter

Born and raised in Decatur, Ga. Graduated from Shorter College in Rome, Ga. in 1979 with B.A. in Communications. Worked in community newspapers for 26 years. Started at Rockdale Citizen/Newton Citizen in January 2016.

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