Calvin Harvard, 28, of Covington, was charged with tampering with evidence and theft by receiving stolen property. Investigators said Harvard has the car of Rossana Delgado, which had been reported stolen.
Harvard is the first arrest in the case, but investigators said they are searching for four more people. Investigators said he also had two of the cars belonging to the other suspects. All three cars are being combed over by a forensic team for any potential evidence.
Nationwide manhunt continues
Authorities said they are still searching for Megan Alyssa Colone, 30, of Stone Mountain, Juan Ayala-Rodriguez, 35, of Gainesville, Oscar Manuel Garcia, 26, of Austell, and Mario Alberto Barbosa-Juarez, 29, of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Investigators believe those four suspects fled Georgia and a nationwide manhunt is underway for the suspects.
Investigators said Colone may be using the alias Grace Beda and traveling with her children.
Details surrounding Harvard's arrest were not immediately available.
The GBI said more charges against Harvard are expected.
Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Colone, Ayala-Rodriguez, Garcia, or Barbosa-Juarez is asked to call the GBI tip line at 1-800-597-TIPS (8477).
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