Man accused of killing Gwinnett County officer appears in court
GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - The teenager accused of aggravated assault in the murder of a Gwinnett County Police officer appeared before a judge Friday.
Isaiah Pretlow, 19, of Snellville will continue to be held without bond the judge decided.
Investigators said Pretlow and 18-year-old Tafahree Maynard were parked in a car at Shiloh Middle School on Oct. 20 when Officer Antwan Toney and a second officer approached to investigate.
RELATED: Remembering Gwinnett County's Officer Antwan Toney
Police said Maynard shot and killed Officer Toney before both fled the scene in the same car.
During the manhunt, police said Pretlow pointed a gun at an officer and fled back into the woods. He was captured a few hours later.
Maynard was corners just two days later in a closed wooden shed outside one of the homes along Mistletoe Lane. Police said he refused to comply with verbal commands and was holding a lawnmower blade, forcing officers to open fire when police said he made an aggressive move towards them.
No word on Pretlow’s next court appearance date.
RELATED: Police: Man accused of killing Gwinnett County officer is dead