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Area Beat: Sept. 2, 2015

Americus Fire & Emergency Services

• Firefighters responded to eight calls for medical assistance.
• Firefighters responded to a vehicle vs. pedestrian accident at Horton Drive and Southerfield Road.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident at Douglas Drive and Copperhill Circle.
• Firefighters responded to Southerfield amd Basket Factory roads to a report of a natural gas odor. No hazards were found.
• Firefighters responded to an alarm on Martin Marietta Drive. No hazards were found.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident at Knollwood Drive and Ga. Highway 27 East.
• Firefighters responded to Forrest Street to a report of a smoke-filled structure. They ventilated the structure.

Americus Police Department

Arrests
• Trenell O. Durham, 17, of 609 S. Hampton St., Americus is charged with simple battery, and was jailed.
• Broderick J. Jones, 22, of 212-A Horton Drive, Americus is charged with operating motor vehicle while registration is suspended, canceled or revoked; DUI; no proof of insurance and expired tag/registration.
• A juvenile was charged with criminal trespass and unruliness on Eastview Circle.
• Chantas M. Little, 25, of Reynolds is charged with theft by shoplifting.
• Keelan V. Pope, 34, of 206 E. Forsyth St.., Americus is charged with criminal trespass and obstruction of law enforcement officer, and was jailed.
• Thomas J. Reagan III, 32, of 123 Melody Lane, Americus is charged with failure to maintain lane and DUI.
• Leroy Richardson, 60, of 411-A Crawley St., Americus is charged with failure to dim headlights and DUI.
• Edwin T. Rhyme, 43, of 112 Holly Drive, No. 18, Americus is charged with failure to maintain lane, DUI and seat belt violation.

Georgia State Patrol Post 10, Americus

Arrests
• Lisa M. Daniels, 34, of 1004 Cobb Cheek Road, Cobb is charged with open container and DUI, and was released on bond.
• Gordon K. Eason, 55, of 113 Ga. Highway 27 East, Americus is charged with DUI and obstruction of law enforcement, and was released on bond.
• Eric C. Hardy, 34, of 116 Pecan Terrace, Americus is charged with improper stopping on roadway, fleeing or attempting to elude police officer, driving while license is suspended or revoked, failure to obey stop sign, probation violation, driving while license is suspended or revoked, failure to appear in court for finger printable charge and felony failure to appear in court for finger printable charge, and was jailed.
• Sarah A. Hatzke, 40, of 106 Renecker Road, Americus is charged with DUI and child restraint violation, and was released on bond.
• Quincy N. Terry, 27, of 446 Dixon Drive, Ellaville is charged with DUI, open container and failure to maintain insurance, and was released on bond.
• Judith J. Turner, 42, of 175 Shiloh Road, Americus is charged with DUI, failure to maintain insurance, failure to maintain lane and expired or no registration or title, and was released on bond.
• Steven L. Wieczorek, 29, of 633 Flintside Drive, Cobb is charged with obstruction of law enforcement officer and DUI, and was jailed.

Sumter County Fire & Rescue

• Firefighters responded to 10 calls for medical assistance.
• Firefighters responded to U.S. Highway 280 West to a fire evacuation drill.
• Firefighters responded to a smoke complaint on Irene Drive; the occupant had a burn permit.
• Firefighters responded to a report of a vehicle fire on South Georgia Tech Parkway. They found transmission fluid had spilled onto the exhaust manifold, causing smoke. There was no fire.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident at Three Bridges Road and U.S. Highway 19 South.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident on Ga. Highway 49 South.
• Firefighters responded to a report of a power pole fire at North Ellaville and Winder streets in Andersonville. The found a power line down.
• Firefighters responded to Ga. Highway 45 South and Carter Fish Pond Road where they removed a tree from the roadway.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident on U.S. Highway 280 West.
• Firefighters responded to Shiloh Road where they removed a tree from the roadway.

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office

Arrests
• Tordera Barner, 27, of 113 Melody Lane, Americus is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.
• Demetrio Garcia, 40, of 286 Cartwright Road, Americus is charged with driving while license is suspended or revoked, DUI, two counts of endangering a child by driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs and failure to dim lights, and was released on bond.
• Robert M. Gosa, 42, of Leesburg is charged with DUI and open container, and was jailed.
• Latricia F. Green, 25, of Byromville is charged with theft by deception, and was released on bond.
• Derrick A. Henry, 40, of 414 Ga. Highway 45 South, Plains is charged with false report of a crime, speeding, fleeing or attempting to elude police officer, reckless driving, failure to maintain lane and obstruction of law enforcement officer, and was jailed.
• Anthony L. Loyless, 46, of 272 Wiggins Road, Smithville is charged with DUI and too fast for conditions, and was released on bond.
• Michael J. McGarrah, 46, of 271 New Point Church Road, Plains is charged with DUI and was released on bond.
• Joseph F. McGeachy, 56, of 321 LaCrosse Road, Lot 32, Americus is charged with DUI, and was released on bond.
• Jazmanekka N. Peters, 22, of 925 Ridge St., Americus is charged with driving while license is suspended or revoked, and was released on bond.
• Andre Pierce, 50, of 1708 Armory Drive, Americus is charged with DUI and driving on wrong side of undivided street, and was jailed.
• Chacley B. Prince, 22, of 406 Sharon Drive, Americus is charged with battery, simple battery and theft by taking, and was released on bond.
• Centair M. Robinson, 30, of 154 Stanton Drive, Americus is charged with driving while license is suspended or revoked, and was jailed.
• Cedric B. Scott, 36, of 236 E. Rockhill Drive, Americus is charged with criminal trespass and two counts of probation violation, and was jailed.
• Narodrick J. Stevens, 24, of 157 Apple Lane, Preston was arrested on a bench warrant, and is charged with driving while license is suspended or revoked, and was jailed.
• Arthur B. Thomas, 37, of 501 Allen St., Americus is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.
• Douglas S. Tsagaris, 32, of Columbus is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.
• Shelly B. Tyson, 35, of 106 Loop Road, Plains is charged with obstruction of law enforcement officer, misdemeanor theft by shoplifting and probation violation, and was jailed.

Citations
• Jacob T. Baker, 22, of Ashville, Ala., is charged with seat belt violation.
• Ti’Shema O. Billups, 22, of 703 E. Furlow St., Americus is charged with speeding (79 in a 55-mph zone).
• George G. Boyd, 44, of Columbus is charged with speeding.
• Hardy Breedlove, 57, of Americus is charged with seat belt violation.
• Glenn E. Brown, 53, of Cobb is charged with seat belt violation.
• Tadriana L. Brown, 19, of 124 Santa Rosa Drive, Americus is charged with speeding (72 in a 55-mph zone).
• Tamie E. Brown, 48, of Unadilla is charged with speeding.
• Bernard Carter, 27, of Cordele is charged with passing school loading/unloading.
• Eduardo E. Cortes, 61, of 105 Jasmine Drive, Americus is charged with expired or no registration or title.
• Freddie M. Culpepper, 72, of 2349 Dr. Deryl Hart Road, Buena Vista is charged with seat belt violation.
• Diamon S. Dorsey, 19, of 162 Sylvan Road, Americus is charged with speeding.
• John J. Farmer, 24, of 1627 Ga. Highway 30 West, Americus is charged with seat belt violation.
• Chuck A. Foster, 53, of 907 Cypress Drive, Americus is charged with unlawful use of blue lights.
• Jennifer R. Gruber, 23, of 122 Southland Road, Lot C, Americus is charged with seat belt violation.
• William T. Gruber, 22, of 122 Southland Road, Lot C, Americus is charged with seat belt violation.
• Desmond M. Hall, 25, of 103 Sun Valley Drive, Apt. 13, Americus is charged with expired or no registration or title.
• Jeremy D. Hamilton, 29, of 105-P Country Club Drive, Americus is charged with expired or no registration or tag and driving while unlicensed.
• Timothy M. Hudgins, 18, of Dixon Mill, Ala., is charged with speeding.
• Shante Z. King, 47, of 319-B S. Jackson St., Americus is charged with child restraint violation.
•  Maurice K. Lundy, 22, of 150 Pheasant Drive, Americus is charged with speeding.
• Stephen L. McLain, 56, of LaGrange is charged with speed less than minimum.
• Larry A. Moen, 41, of Eufaula, Ala., is charged with speeding (77 in a 55-mph zone).
• Keandra B. Nicholson, 21, of 1889 Drayton Road, Montezuma is charged with speeding.
• Kristina S. Parker, 22, of Snellville is charged with speeding.
• Alexandra L. Reed, 22, of 714 Sunset Drive, Americus is charged with knowingly driving motor vehicle on suspended, canceled or revoked registration.
• Ai’den Q. Sanford, 17, of 907 Ga. Highway 49 South, Americus is charged with speeding.
• Sekeithia S. Sims, 25, of 249 Mockingbird Drive, Americus is charged with speeding (82 in a 55-mph zone).
• Robert B. Stringfellow, 23, of 199 N. Stevens St., Ellaville is charged with seat belt violation.
• Rashaun A. Tomlin, 31, of 126 Starlight Circle, Americus is charged with speeding.
• Keira T. Tyson, 22, of 255 Brookdale Drive, Americus is charged with speeding.
• Jerardo Velazyuez, 21, of 122 Lexington Circle, Lot 22, Americus is charged with DUI.
• Thomas C. Welch, 19, of 703 Douglas Drive, Americus is charged with underage furnishing, purchasing and possession of alcoholic beverage.
• Joshua Williams, 34, of Preston is charged with speeding.
• Rondale T. Worthington, 26, of 105 McLittle Bridge Road, Americus is charged with speeding.
• Ken D. Young, 61, of Dawson is charged with expired or no registration or title.

Webster County Sheriff’s Office

Arrest
• Ontario T. Boyd, 43, of Magnolia is charged with misdemeanor failure to appear in court for a finger printable offense, and was released to another jail.