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Area Beat: Oct. 3, 2015

Americus Fire & Emergency Services

• Firefighters responded to 15 calls for medical assistance.
• Firefighters responded to an outside rubbish fire on Horton Drive. They found a small pile of clothing burning in a trash hobo which they extinguished.
• Firefighters responded to Magnolia Manor Nursing Center to the report of a possible structure fire. They were told by personnel they had found a light ballast that was smoking.
• Firefighters removed a tree limb from the roadway at Douglas Circle and Ridge Street.
• Firefighters responded to Rigas Road to a large tree blocking the roadway.
• Firefighters responded to power lines down on South Hampton Street. It was a cable line in a yard.
• Firefighters responded to South Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard to a report of smoke in a residence. They found the AC unit was blowing out fog, not smoke.
• Firefighters responded to an alarm on Laurel Circle caused by someone burning pizza in the oven.
• Firefighters responded to Barnum Drive to a report of an odor. No hazards were found with a has detector.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident on North Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident at Adderton Street and Armory Drive.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident at Angus Drive and Rees Street.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident at Adderton Street and North Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.
• Firefighters responded to a water leak on Murphy Mill Road.
• Firefighters responded to East Forsyth Street to an alarm problem.
• Firefighters responded to a water leak on East Glessner Street. The found a leak inside a bathroom wall and advised owner.
• Firefighters responded to a chirping smoke detector on Maple Street. They replaced the battery.
• Firefighters responded to an alarm on West Church Street accidentally set off by cooking toast.
• Firefighters responded to Knollwood Drive where they removed a tree blocking the roadway.
• Firefighters responded to Cornelia Drive to a report of s tree that had fallen on two sheds.
• Firefighters responded to Forsyth Street to a report of lines down.
• Firefighters responded to North Jackson Street to a report of a tree on a power line.
• Firefighters responded to West College Street to a report of lines down.
• Firefighters responded to Matt Hart Drive and First Montgomery Street to a report of flooding in a structure.
• Firefighters responded to Peggyanne Drive to a report of a power line down. They found wind damage to a section of the carport.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident at East Lamar and Prince streets.
• Firefighters responded to an alarm on North Jackson Street. They disabled the system and advised personnel on scene to contact the alarm company.
• Firefighters responded to Pinecrest Drive to a report of a structure fire. They found light gray smoke coming from the unoccupied structure. All the doors were locked. They forced entry and found heavy smoke and a light fire coming from food left on the stove. They extinguished it.

Americus Police Department

Arrests
• Shakeilla S. Smith, 28, of 110 Melody Lane, Americus is charged with seat belt violation.
• Jetonia L. Stuckett, 32, of LaGrange is charged with disorderly conduct.
• Tanisha W. Turner, 128 Belinda Circle, Americus is charged with DUI, and was released on bond.
• Justin J. Velez, 22, of Providence, La., is charged with theft by shoplifting.
• Eddie M. Walker, 36, of 710 Sunny Dale Circle, Americus is charged with violation of headlight requirements, driving while license is suspended or revoked and giving false identification information to law enforcement, and was jailed.
• Amber D. Westbrook, 21, of 140 Lonnie Lane, No. 222, Americus is charged with disorderly conduct.
• Michael R. Wilson, 31, of 320 Brady Road, Americus is charged with seat belt violation, expired tag or registration and driving while license is suspended or revoked.
• Crystal M. Wright, 29, of 143 Hosanna Circle, Americus is charged with affray, and was jailed.

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office

Arrests
• Kenneth B. Lewis, 27, of Vienna is charged with driving while license is suspended or revoked, failure to have license on person, giving false name/address/birth date to law enforcement officer and obstruction of law enforcement officer, and was jailed.
• Robert J. Lynn, 49, of 435-B Ed Stephens Road, Cobb is charged with simple battery and first-degree cruelty to children, and was jailed.
• Travis L. Milledge, 32, of 915 Parker St., Americus is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.
• James J. Mims, 33, of 154 Gary Brewer Road, Cobb is charged with obstruction of law enforcement officer, and was jailed.
• Terrica D. Parker, 19, of Columbus is charged with DUI, and was jailed.
• Marcedes M. Pope, 35, of Atlanta is charged with failure to dim head lights and trafficking in cocaine, illegal drugs, marijuana or methamphetamine, and was jailed.
• Enrique Retana, 35, of 106 Lexington Circle, No. 36, Americus is charged with disorderly conduct, and released with time served.
• Christi S. Sapp, 42, of Oglethorpe is charged with DUI and violating restrictions of driver’s license, and was released on bond.
• Kelvin T. Sims, 40, of 509 W. Church St., Americus is charged with obstructing or hindering persons making emergency telephone call, simple battery and probation violation, and was jailed.
• Roy K. Sims, 33, of 206 Bessie Mays Circle, Americus is charged with violation of child support order, and was jailed.
• Chasmon D. Smith, 28, of 105 Norman Cole St., Americus is charged with misdemeanor theft by receiving stolen property, and was released on bond.
• Dennis H. Smith, 21, of Macon is charged with criminal trespass, simple battery (Family Violence Act) and probation violation, and was jailed.
• Antwain S. Taylor, 30, of Stone Mountain is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.
• Jasmine M. Thomas, 21, of 119 Daisy Drive, Americus is charged with misdemeanor battery (Family Violence Act), and was released on bond.
• Derrick D. Wafford, 40, of 105 Town Creek Circle, Americus is charged with driving while license is suspended or revoked and DUI, and was jailed.
• Donta T. Walton, 18, of 312 Ashby St., Americus is charged with giving false name/address/birth date to law enforcement officer and misdemeanor theft by receiving stolen property, and was jailed.
• Angela S. Waters, 31, of 813 Douglas Drive, Americus is charged with speeding (80 in a 65-mph zone), driving while license is suspended or revoked, open container and DUI, and was jailed.
• Robert C. Wiley, 30, of 773 Flintside Drive, Cobb is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.
• Chantavious M. Williams, 21, of 128 Santa Rosa Drive, Americus was charged with probation violation. His warrant was dismissed and he was released.
• Shagavia M. Williams, 35, of 832 Vienna Road, Oglethorpe is charged with two counts of probation violation, and was jailed.
• Antwan D. Wilson, 32, of Austell is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.
• Antonio M. Worth, 30, of 205 Railroad St., DeSoto is charged with seat belt violation, and was jailed.

Citations
• Kayla N. Mallard, 23, of Leesburg is charged with speeding.
• Ealer R. Mann, 56, of 308 Tabby Lane, Americus is charged with expired or no registration or title.
• Carlos Mata-Santana, 23, of 101 Woodline, No. 10, Americus is charged with driving while unlicensed and speeding.
• Michael A. Moir, 37, of 120 E. Glessner St., Americus is charged with failure to obey stop sign.
• Rodrigo R. Morales, 57, of Buena Vista is charged with speeding.
• Shaquille A. Morgan, 21, of Plains is charged with speeding/
• Joshua L. Moses, 23, of Preston is charged with seat belt violation.
• Shirley J. Owens, 20, of McDonough is charged with speeding
• Jessica S. Ross, 34, of 167 Mallard Lane, Americus is charged with speeding.
• Amanda B. Saratsiotis, 39, of 319 Shirley Road, Americus is charged with driving wrong side of road.
• Eddie J. Smith, 49, of Americus is charged with speeding.