Americus Times-Recorder, Americus, Georgia

Area Beat

March 10, 2012

Area Beat: March 11, 2012

AMERICUS — Americus Fire and           Emergency Services

• Firefighters assisted EMS on 13 calls.

• An outside rubbish fire was reported on Judy Lane.

• A gas odor was reported on West Lamar Street; firefighters advised the resident to contact building owner to investigate for mold.

• A controlled burn was reported on Bumphead Road.

• Firefighters performed a smoke detector detail on Carter Street.

• Firefighters responded to minor traffic accidents on Tom Hall Circle, at Mayo and Forsyth streets, and at Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Davenport Street.

• Firefighters responded to a false call on Anthony Street.

• Firefighters responded to an accidental alarm on South Lee Street.

Americus Police Department

Arrests

• Eddie D. Covin, 28, of Leesburg is charged with driving while license suspended or revoked and DUI, and was released on bond.

• A juvenile was charged with theft by shoplifting at Discount Tobacco, 704 N. Lee St.

• Maria D. Gonzalez, 22, of 426-A S. Lee St., Americus is charged with driving while unlicensed (second offense).

• Charcia Sims, 25, of 157-B Lakeview Circle, Americus is charged with disorderly conduct.

• Dominique Shelton, 22, of 150 W. Rockhilll Drive, Americus is charged with misdemeanor possession of marijuana.

• Robert L. Bailey, 60, of 205 Murphy Mill Road, Americus is charged with failure to maintain lane, DUI and driving while unlicensed.

• A juvenile was charged with runaway and unruliness on Hanson Drive.

• A juvenile was charged with runaway and unruliness at Eastview Apartments.

• Broderick T. Snead, 33, of 117 J.R. Campbell Sr. St., Americus is charged with inoculation, restraint, tagging of animals; and pens or enclosures within 300 ft. of building.

• Erica S. Lusane, 21, of 140 Lonnie Lane, No. 232, Americus is charged with operating a motor vehicle while registration is suspended, canceled or revoked, and no proof of insurance.

• Anthony G. Cane, 22, of 87 E. College St., Ellaville is charged with reckless driving, colliding with a fixed object, headlight requirements, fleeing or attempting to elude police officer, failure to maintain lane and DUI, and was jailed.

• Brantley D. Easom, 18, of 155 Jimmy Wolfe Drive, Americus is charged with underage possession of alcohol, and was released on bond.

• Forrest H. Savage, 18, of 126 E. Hill St., Americus is charged with reckless driving.

• Matthew B. Calcutt, 18, of 209 W. College St., Americus is charged with open container and underage possession/consumption of alcohol.

• Christopher Eastwood, 19, of Lilburn is charged with failure to obey traffic control device and underage consumption/possession of alcohol.

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