Man taken into custody for murder
Quinton Rashod Tumbling, 30, of Tifton was taken into custody Nov. 27, 2022, and was being held at the Cook County Jail on a special presentment bench warrant for aggravated assault and murder, according to the Cook County Sheriff’s Office.
Tumbling was convicted of aggravated assault on Nov. 2, 2016 in Tift County Superior Court. He completed a prison sentence in the Tift County case and is awaiting arraignment for the Cook County charges, according to court records.
On May 10, 2021, the Cook County Grand Jury indicted three men for felony murder, aggravated assault, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon in connection with the Aug. 26, 2017, shooting of Carl Edward Kaiser in Adel.
They were also each indicted for a second count of aggravated assault in connection with the shooting of the murder victim’s brother Bobby L. Kaiser.
The indictment identifies the three defendants as Cervantez Bernard Pertilla of Adel or Tifton; Quinton Tumbling, a.k.a “Quint Tumbling” or “Hot” of Tifton; and Danny Deonta Deshaud Alexander, a.k.a “Trapback” or “Danny Alexander Jr.,” of Tifton.
Pertilla was initially arrested Oct. 13, 2017, and charged with murder and aggravated assault (two counts), according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. Senior Superior Court Judge Howard McClain issued a a special presentment bench warrant against Pertilla on the new indicted count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
The judge also issued special presentment bench warrants for the arrests of Tumbling and Alexander on the indicted counts of felony murder, aggravated assault (two counts), and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
On Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, the Adel Police Department requested that the GBI Region Four Office investigate the death of Carl Edward Kaiser.
On Aug. 26, 2017, at approximately 4:04 p.m., the Adel Police Department received a 911 call about shots fired at 301 S. Oak St. in Adel.
Officers arrived on the scene and found brothers Carl Edward Kaiser, 51, and Bobby L. Kaiser, 46, suffering from gunshot wounds. Both were transported to South Georgia Medical Center in Valdosta. Carl Kaiser was pronounced dead upon arrival, and Bobby Kaiser was treated for a non-life-threatening wound. An autopsy was performed on Carl Kaiser at the GBI Crime Lab in Macon.
A third subject, identified as Cervantez Pertilla, 37, drove himself to the Cook Wellness Center in Adel, where he was treated for a gunshot wound, according to the GBI. Pertilla was later transported to South Georgia Medical Center for treatment. Pertilla was in critical but stable condition at SGMC. He later was released from the hospital.
The possession of a firearm by convicted felon charges result from:
- Pertilla’s conviction for fraud in obtaining a controlled substance on April 27, 2017, in Tift County Superior Court.
- Tumbling’s conviction for aggravated assault.
- Alexander’s conviction for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon on Dec. 21, 2016, in Tift County Superior Court.