Americus Times-Recorder, Americus, Georgia

Area Beat

January 29, 2013

Area Beat: January 29, 2013

AMERICUS — Americus Police Department

Arrests

• Dwayne K. Carter, 40, of 1109 Montgomery St., Americus is charged with theft by taking, and was jailed.

• Cordarra Lockhart, 23, of 50-C Reddick Drive, Americus is charged with  criminal trespass, and was jailed.

• Logan J. Tookes, 44, of 1109 Oglethorpe Ave., Americus is charged with DUI, and was released on bond.

• Alfonza Wright, 50, of 618 Dismuke St., Americus is charged with theft by taking, and was released on bond.

Incidents

• Entering an auto with intent to commit theft or felony  was reported on Felder Street where a checkbook, driver’s license and Social Security card were taken.

• Burglary was reported on Lindsay Lane where a electronics, prescription medicine and money were taken.

• Forgery was reported on North Lee Street.

• Theft by taking was reported on West Lester Street.

• Theft by taking and criminal trespass were reported on Tripp Street.

• Theft by shoplifting was reported at Fred’s on East Forsyth Street.

• An unruly juvenile was reported on East Jefferson Street and Sunset Drive.

• Identity fraud was reported on West College Street.

• Burglary was reported on Ridge Street where an iPod, laptop computer and flat screen television were taken.

• Forgery was reported at Wayne’s World on East Forsyth Street and Discount Tobacco on North Lee Street.

• Disorderly conduct was reported on Reddick Drive.

• Criminal attempt was reported on Taylor Street.

• Hit and run was reported on East Lamar Street.

• Entering an auto with attempt to commit theft or felony was reported on Murphy Mill Road.

• No driver’s license was reported on Tripp Street.

• Theft by taking was reported on Tripp street where steel rebar was taken.

Georgia State Patrol Post 10

Arrest

• Marcus R. Mack, 36, of 359 R.W. Jones Road, Leslie is charged with DUI, and was jailed.

Sumter County Fire Department

• Firefighters assisted EMS on 11 calls.

• A grass fire was reported on Lower Five Points Road.

• Firefighters responded to an unauthorized burn on Cartwright Road Extension.

• Firefighters responded to a brush fire on U.S. Highway 280 West.

• Firefighters responded to alarm activations on Austin Road

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