Americus Times-Recorder, Americus, Georgia

Area Beat

January 18, 2012

Area Beat: January 19, 2012

AMERICUS — Americus Fire and Emergency Services

• Firefighters responded to eight calls for medical assistance,

• Firefighters responded to a small electrical fire in a dishwasher at Magnolia Manor, 2001 S. Lee St.

• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident with injuries on West Forsyth Street.

Americus Police Department

Accident

• Police investigated a traffic accident shortly after 5 p.m. Tuesday at West Forsyth and North Lee streets.

According to the accident report, Coneisha C. Leverette of 235 Academy St., Americus, driving a 2001 Mitsubishi Diamante, was traveling west on Forsyth. Hannah M. Ekkel of 1197 U.S. Highway 280 East, Americus, driving a 1995 Jeep Wrangler, was also traveling west on Forsyth, behind Leverette’s vehicle.

The report states that Ekkel’s Jeep struck Leverette’s vehicle in the rear.

Leverette was taken to Phoebe Sumter Medical Center by Vital Care.

Ekkel is charged with following too closely.

Arrests

• Tyrone E. Angry, 37, of 120-A Forrest Park, Americus is charged with obstructing or hindering law enforcement officers, and was jailed.

• Robert Q. Ferrell, 26, of 1009 Boarder St., Americus is charged with criminal trespass and giving a false name, and was jailed.

• Christopher J. Ferguson, 40, of 103 Sun Valley Drive Apt. 10, Americus is charged with theft by shoplifting, possession of a Schedule I controlled substance and possession of cocaine, and was jailed.

• Shaquena Mack, 22, of 805 Douglas Drive, Americus is charged with criminal trespass.

• Bradley A. Engram, 25, of 202 Morse Ave., Americus is charged with driving while license is suspended or revoked (third offense).

• Shawn E. Robinson, 19, of Fort Valley is charged with disorderly conduct and underage consumption/possession of alcohol.

• Jacob R. Benford, 20, of 4398 Ga. Highway 228, Ellaville is charged with obstruction, open container and underage consumption/possession of alcohol.

• Angelique E. Sullivan, 19, of Savannah is charged with DUI, underage consumption/possession of alcohol and driving wrong way on a one-way street.

• George Ellis Jr., 28, of 2143 Horton Drive, Americus is charged with operating a motor vehicle while registration is suspended, canceled or revoked, and driving while license is suspended or revoked.

• Paula E. Price, 55, of 602 Wildwood Circle, Americus is charged with failure to maintain lane and DUI.

• Meghan Y. Cole, 20, of 141 Lonnie Lane, No. 231, Americus is charged with no brake lights and driving while unlicensed.

• Charles J. Cecil, 49, of 127 Jasmine Drive, Americus is charged with driving while license is suspended or revoked.

• Rick Cosby, 28, of 120 Belinda Circle, Americus is charged with assault-battery.

• John Harris IV, 29, of 1018 Simmons Drive, Americus is charged with speeding, driving while license is suspended or  revoked, and misdemeanor possession of marijuana.

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