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Area Beat: Sept. 26, 2015

Americus Fire & Emergency  Services

• Firefighters responded to 30 calls for medical assistance.
• Firefighters responded to an alarm on West Lamar Street which was accidentally set while work was underway on the A/C unit.
• Firefighters responded to an incident at South Lee and Taylor streets where a tree limb had fallen on a vehicle, resulting in injury.

Americus Parole Office

Arrest
• Charles N. Robbins, 48, of 255 Bailey Lane, Ellaville is charged with parole violation, and was jailed.

Americus Police Department

Arrests
• Dennis L. Bess, 52, homeless is charged with theft by taking, and was jailed.
• Devon J. Burns of Mauk is charged with failure to yield at intersection of roadways.
• Derrick J. Davis, 34, of 840 Railroad St., Americus is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.
• Kamesha S. Davis, 25, of 503 E. Jefferson St., Americus is charged with battery and simple battery, and was jailed.
• Claude Deriso III, 22, of 1313 Douglas Circle, Americus is charged with  criminal trespass and misdemeanor possession of marijuana, and was jailed.
• Brandon M. Douglas, 23, of 2008 Armory Drive, Americus is charged with terroristic threats and acts, and was jailed.

Georgia  Southwestern State University Police

Arrest
• Zachary A. Cassidy, 19, no address provided, is charged with reckless conduct, giving false statements or writings/conceal facts or fraudulent documents in matters of government, and sale/distribution or possession of dangerous drugs, and was released on bond.

Georgia State Patrol Post 10, Americus

Arrests
• Stacy J. Bowen, 46, of 2356 Ga. Highway 153, Ellaville is charged with DUI and speeding, and was released on bond.
• Dontavin M. Christmas, 25, of 78-B Barbara Battle Way, Americus is charged with DUI, and was released on bond.