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Area Beat: Sept. 30, 2015

Americus Fire & Emergency Services

• Firefighters responded to seven calls for medical assistance
• Firefighters responded to Harrold Avenue to a report of a water leak. The found a leaking, malfunctioning water heater.
• Firefighters responded to an alarm on Wheatley Street which turned out to be false.
• Firefighters responded to Ashby Street to remove smoke from a residence which had been caused by a food on the stove.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident on South Hampton Street.
• Firefighters responded to a Crawford Street where they assisted someone turning off a water spigot.
• Firefighters responded to an alarm on Glenwood Road.
• Firefighters responded to Ashby Street to check on a light fixture which was shorting out and popping.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident on Crawford Street.
• Firefighters stood by at Southland Academy for a football game.
• Firefighters responded to a structure fire on Barbara Battle Way. They found a fire in the kitchen which they extinguished.

Americus Police Department

Arrests
• Apoliana V. Gomez, 39, of 113-B Sun Valley Drive, Americus is charged with expired tag/registration and driving while unlicensed.
• Brittany N. Ingram, 23, of 307 McCoy St., Americus is charged with restraint of dogs and prohibition against nuisances, cruelty to animals, and inoculation/registration/tagging of animals.
• Edmond L. Jones, 28, of 118 Laurel Circle, Americus is charged with DUI, and was released on bond.
• Four juveniles were charged with criminal trespass at Lexington Apartments, 1130 Felder St.
• A juvenile was charged with simple battery on Ridge Street.
• Two juveniles were charged with unruliness on Mayo Street.
• A juvenile was charged with disorderly conduct on Lonnie Lane.
• Jasmonique M. Lumpkin, 23, of 703 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., 1-D, Americus is charged with operating motor vehicle while registration is suspended, canceled or revoked, driving while license is suspended, seat belt violation and child restraint violation.
• Wilbert Mitchell, 55, of 120 Reddick St., Americus is charged with aggravated assault, and was jailed.
• Deondrick J. Pina, 25, of 1018-B Elizabeth St., Americus is charged with reckless conduct, battery and false imprisonment, and was jailed.
• Courtney B. Pressey, 34, of 123 Easy St., Americus is charged with operating motor vehicle while registration is suspended, canceled or revoked, and driving while license is suspended or revoked.
• Nicholas R. Pulmano of Sugar Hill is charged with no brakes.
• Timothy L. Robinson, 35, of 905 Douglas Circle, Americus is charged with habitual violator with revoked license convicted on operating motor vehicle after five years/before driver license issues and seat belt violation, and was jailed.
• Robert S. Rogers of Preston is charged with failure to maintain lane.
• Christopher R. Ross, 38, of 1036 E. Forsyth St., Americus was arrested in an outstanding warrant.
• Johnnie L. Sims, 43, of 145-A Swisher Road, Americus is charged with DUI, and was released on bond.
• Kalishna S. Sims, 35, of 1005-A Southerfield Road, Americus is charged with affray, and was jailed.

Georgia State Patrol Post 10, Americus

Arrests
• Corey James Cross, 35, of 103 Arcadian St., Americus is charged with failure to maintain lane and DUI, and was released on bond.
• Anthony F. Deriso, 25, of 114 Ga. Highway 308, Plains is charged with DUI, and was jailed.
• Felicia H. Powell, 36, of 156-B Forest Park Road, Americus is charged with speeding (79 in a 55-mph zone) and DUI, and was released on bond.

Oak Ridge Care  Center Inc.

Arrest
• Keshawn A. Thomas, 24, of 113 Shady Bottom, Americus is charged with probation violation, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, receipt/possession/or transfer of firearm by convicted felon or felony first offender, misdemeanor theft by receiving stolen property and  felony first-degree burglary, and was jailed.

Sumter County Fire & Rescue

• Firefighters responded to 10 calls for medical assistance.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident on Young’s Mill Road.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident at Southerfield Road and South Georgia Tech Parkway.
• Firefighters responded to Brady Road where they assisted EMS.
• Firefighters responded to Ga. Highway 49 South where they assisted with lifting someone.
• Firefighters responded to a possible structure fire on Hooks Mill Road. They found occupant had burned food on stove and smoked the house.

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office

Arrests
• Gregory M. Bell, 20, of 374 Parkers Crossing, Americus is charged with felony second-degree burglary, and was jailed.
• Anitha D. Brantley, 49, of 244 Railroad St., DeSoto is charged with driving while license is suspended or revoked, and was released on bond.
• Sherman Butts, 35, of 303-A E. Glessner St., Americus is charged with violation of child support order, and was jailed.
• Tyler M. Butts, 21, of 125 Lane Store Road, Americus is charged with theft by taking and illegal possession of a controlled substance, and was jailed.
• Eric S. Clinkscale, 24, of Killeen, Texas, is charged with driving while license is suspended or revoked, and was released on bond.
• David C. Comer, 49, of Columbus is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.
• Brian J. Daigle, 28, of 121 Jade Road, Americus was released per Drug Court. He was later jailed.
• John L. Floyd, 69, of 168 Floyd Road, Americus is charged with deposit account fraud, and was released on bond.
• Lisa L. Goldman, 36, of 516 College St., Montezuma is charged with misdemeanor battery (Family Violence Act) and third-degree cruelty to children/allow children to witness a felony battery, and was jailed.
• Gregory J. Harris, 33, of 838 Ga. Highway West, Americus is charged with driving while license is suspended or revoked and DUI, and was jailed.
• Kenneth L. Harvey, 29, of 120 Grover Drive, Americus is charged with DUI and failure to maintain lane, and was released on bond.
• Matthew T. Hendley, 26, of Leesburg is charged with DUI and failure to maintain lane, and was released on bond.
• Suleima Hernandez, 22, of 107 Woodcrest Drive, Americus is charged with driving while license is suspended or revoked, and was released on bond.
• Grant B. Holloway, 28, of 140 Buttercup Lane, Americus is charged with peeping tom, and was jailed.
• Mariah G. Johnson, 19, of Waleska is charged with failure to dim head lights, DUI and underage furnishing/purchasing/possession of alcoholic beverages, and was released on bond.
• Marquice T. Johnson, 20, of 8-3 Ridge St., Americus was arrested on a bench warrant, and was jailed.
• Nathon Johnson, 17, of 132 N. Village Drive, Americus is charged with driving while license is suspended or revoked and failure to obey stop sign, and was released on bond.
• Ryan L. Johnson, 23, of 303 E. Glessner St., Apt. 18, Americus is charged with simple battery (Family Violence Act) and criminal trespass, and was jailed.
• Dantrell D. Jordan, 20, of 1529 Hooks Mill Road, Leslie is charged with misdemeanor theft by receiving stolen property, and was jailed.
• Jada A. Lassiter, 20, of 119 Daisy Drive, Americus is charged with misdemeanor battery (Family Violence Act), and was jailed.

Citations
• Laquita L. Adams, 23, of 623 S. Hampton St., Americus is charged with speeding.
• Martha J. Braddy, 72, of Centerville is charged with speeding.
• Dustin L. Breedlove, 22, of Cordele is charged with knowingly driving motor vehicle on registration that is canceled, suspended or revoked.
• Jeremy L. Campbell, 19, of 188 Deer Camp Road, Preston is charged with speeding.
• Tina L. Denmark, 33, of 1211 Oglethorpe Ave., Americus is charged with seat belt violation.
• Edna L. Dunning, 53, of 222 Ed Carson Road, Americus is charged with driving wrong side of road.
• William M. Easterlin, 37, of 104 South Forty Circle, Americus is charged with speeding.
• Deon D. Flint, 21, of 108 Laurel Circle, Americus is charged with speeding.
• Tierra D. Floyd, 41, of 127 Sharon Circle, Americus is charged with driving wrong side of road.
• Patricia G. Grimes, 29, of Pitts is charged with speeding.
• Jonathan W. Gunn, 21, of Reynolds is charged with knowingly driving motor vehicle on registration that is suspended, canceled or revoked.
• Terrance D. Harris, 21, of 120 Wild Azalea, Americus is charged with failure to maintain insurance.
• Adam W. Hathaway, 40, of 108 Candy Cane Lane, Ellaville is charged with speeding.
• Reginald K. Holtzcolth, 27, of 1005 Washington St., Americus is charged with failure maintain insurance and knowingly driving motor vehicle on suspended, canceled or revoked registration.
• Broderick J. Jones, 22, of 212-A Horton Drive, Americus is charged with speeding.
• Diana R. Jones, 47, of 265 Ga. Highway 49 South, Americus is charged with speeding.
• Reggie C. Jones, 19, of 105 Bivins St., Americus is charged with littering from a motor vehicle.
• Clay S. Law, 17, of 639 Peeds Pond Road, Montezuma is charged with speeding/
• Renee L. Levett, 42, of Conyers is charged with speeding.
• Gregory C. Lloyd, 42, of 524 S. Lee St., Americus is charged with speeding.
• Nicole D. Mable, 31, of Americus is charged with passing in a no-passing zone.