Americus Times-Recorder, Americus, Georgia

Area Beat

January 31, 2013

Area Beat: January 31, 2013

AMERICUS — Americus Fire and Emergency Services

• Firefighters assisted EMS on three calls.

Americus Police Department


• Shakima A. Shingles, 18, of 103 Shady Bottom Road, Americus is charged with theft by taking, and was released on bond.

• Esco Whitlock, 45, of 56 B Brunson St., Americus is charged with failure to pay child support, and was jailed.


• Burglary was reported on Jones Street.

• Drug activity and a suspicious vehicle were reported on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

• Theft by shoplifting was reported at the Corner Store on North Lee Street.

• Aggravated assault was reported on Parker Street and Barbara Battle Way.

• Burglary and theft by taking were reported on Lonnie Lane where a TV and other electronics were taken.


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