Americus Times-Recorder, Americus, Georgia

Area Beat

February 11, 2013

Area Beat: February 12, 2013

AMERICUS — Americus Fire and Emergency Services

• Firefighters assisted EMS on 11 calls.

• Firefighters responded to a smoke scare on Patterson and North Lee streets.

• Firefighters responded to a downed power line on Willet Way.

• Firefighters responded to arcing electrical equipment at North Lee and Bay streets.

• Firefighters responded to an oil spill at Ga. Highway 49 North and Upper River Road.

Americus Police Department

Arrests

• Horace L. Bell, 53, of 396-B Middle River Road, Americus is charged with probation violation, and was released on bond.

• Travis L. Stone, 29, of 122 Lexington Circle, Lot C, Americus is charged with public indecency/indecent exposure, and was jailed.

• Connie N. Wallace, 28, of 202 Schley St., Plains is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.

• Marquis J. McCoy, 22, of 1005 Washington St., Americus is charged with tag light required and illegal possession of a controlled substance, and was jailed.

• Samuel J. Miller, 49, of 542 S. Hampton St., Americus is charged with disorderly conduct.

Americus Probation Office

Arrest

• Robert B. Ledbetter, 29, of 127 South Forty Drive, Americus is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.

Georgia State Patrol Post 10

Arrests

• Thomas D. Skipper, 38, of 1629 Willie Shirah Road, Buena Vista is charged with DUI, and was released on bond.

• Edgar T. Warren, 36, of 111-A Horton Drive, Americus is charged with  open container, driving while license suspended or revoked and probation violation, and was jailed.

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office

Arrests

• Cornelius T. Hawkins, 36, of 321 Lacrosse Road No. 28-A, Americus is charged with child molestation and aggravated sodomy, and was jailed.

• Quentin J. Perkins, 23, of 301 Flint Drive, Montezuma is charged with failure to appear in court, and was jailed.

• John I. Tidd, 24, of 192 S. Dudley St., Americus is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.

• Lisa M. Bell, 37, of 108 Lily Lane, Americus is charged with deposit account fraud, driving while license is suspended or revoked and driving with suspended registration, and was released on bond.

• Marquis A. Butler, 25, of 139-A Cherokee St., Americus is  charged with disorderly conduct.

• William K. Russell, 18, 205 Sharon Drive, Americus is charged with maintaining a disorderly house and furnishing, purchasing and possession of alcoholic beverages by persons below legal age, and was jailed.

• Charcia A. Sims, 25, of 157 Lakeview Circle, Americus is charged with simple battery and criminal trespass, and was jailed.

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