Americus Times-Recorder, Americus, Georgia

Area Beat

March 26, 2012

Area Beat: March 27, 2012

AMERICUS — Americus Fire and Emergency Services

• Firefighters assisted EMS on four calls.

• A smoke scare was reported on East Forsyth Street.

• Firefighters removed a tree limb in the roadway on Academy Street.

• An alarm activation was reported on Elm Avenue and Jackson Street.

Americus Police Department

Arrests

• Johnny C. Barker, 56, of 205 E. Rockhill Subdivision, Americus is charged with theft by shoplifting and non-compliance, and was jailed.

• Travis G. Goober, 37, of 403 Rogers St., Americus is charged with probation violation and failure to pay child support, and was jailed.

• Eric C. Hardy, 30, of 128 Highland Drive, Americus is charged with driving while license is suspended or revoked and driving while declared a habitual violator, and was jailed.

• Joseph J. Hill, 27, of 229 Horton Drive, Americus is charged with battery, and was jailed.

• Durante P. Nimmons, 20, of 909 Ridge St., Americus is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.

• Jimmy L. Westbrook, 25, of 311 Hosanna Circle, Americus is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.

• Leonardo D. Williams, 47, of 1753 Ga. Highway 49 South, Americus is charged with failure to pay child support, and was jailed.

Incidents

• Criminal trespass and theft by taking were reported on Bessie Mays Circle.

• Animal complaints were reported on Burton Circle and South Lee Street.

• Hit and run was reported on U.S. Highway 280 West, Prince Street and South Lee Street.

• Criminal trespass was reported on Murphy Mill Road.

• Entering an auto and criminal trespass were reported on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

• Burglary was reported at Perry Wellness Center on East Furlow Street.

• Burglary and criminal damage to property were reported on Hosanna Circle.

• Theft by taking was reported on East Lamar Street.

• An animal complaint was reported on Cotton Avenue.

• Theft by shoplifting was reported on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

• Criminal trespass was reported on Patterson Street.

• Failure to report a traffic accident was reported on Tripp Street.

• Criminal trespass was reported on Knollwood Drive.

• An unruly juvenile was reported on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

• Criminal trespass was reported on Felder and East Lamar streets.

• Criminal trespass was reported on Winn Street.

• Assault- battery was reported on North Lee Street.

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