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Area beat: 1-9-16

Americus Fire & Emergency Services

• Firefighters responded to 11 calls for medical assistance.
• Firefighters responded to a smoke detector activation at Magnolia Manor Nursing Center, 2001 Nursing Center Drive. The west wing had been evacuated and firefighters searched the area and found that dust had activated the detector.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident on Brady Road.
• Firefighters responded to an alarm on North Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.
• Firefighters responded to East Church Street to a report of a possible structure fire. They found an electrical problem with the heater, but no fire.

Augusta State Medical Prison

Arrest
• Jervin D. Taylor, 26, of Thomson is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.

Georgia State Patrol Post 10, Americus

Arrests
• Juwan A. High, 18, of 233 Lexington Circle, Americus is charged with DUI, and was released on bond.
• Douglas L. Melton, 40, of 249 Horton Drive, Americus is charged with DUI, and was released on bond.
• Nicholas M. Pope, 21, of 264 U.S. Highway 19 North, Americus is charged with DUI and tag light requirement, and was released on bond.
• Maxino Sanchez, 50, of 528 U.S. Highway 280, Lot 17, Americus is charged with speeding and driving while unlicensed, and was released on bond.
• George A. Sims, 51, of 1311 Salter’s Mill Road, Plains is charged with DUI, and was released on bond.
• Sara K. Williams, 18, of 115 Indian Road, Americus is charged with DUI and open container, and was released on bond.
• April S. Yearby, 24, of 701 Pine Ave., Americus is charged with DUI, and was released on bond.

Plains Police Department

Arrest
• Janet R. Sutton, 36, of Lyons is charged with no insurance, and was released on bond.

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office

Arrests
• Anthony S. Bishop, 24, of Dawson is charged with DUI, and was released on bond.
• Shane D. Eggers, 36, of 111 S. Oglethorpe St., Andersonville is charged with probation violation, driving while license is suspended or revoked, and knowingly driving motor vehicle on suspended, revoked or canceled registration, and was jailed.
• Joseph B. Ellis, 43, of Ocilla is charged with endangering a child by driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, failure to dim lights, DUI, improper lane change and obstruction of law enforcement officer, and was jailed.
• Lindsay Hester, 29, of 1280-D Young’s Mill Road, Plains is charged with battery, and was jailed.
• Leon R. Johnson, 22, of 616 Jackson Ave., Americus is charged with DUI, driving while unlicensed and failure to dim lights, and was jailed.
• Marie D. Leverette, 36, of 140 Lonnie Lane, Apt. 227, Americus is charged with DUI and misdemeanor possession of marijuana, and was jailed.
• Pamela Manghram, 45, of 264 Courtney Court, Montezuma is charged with DUI and improper/erratic lane change, and was released on bond.
• Jeremy R. Royal, 27, of 100 Autry Road, Ellaville is charged with violating the terms of Drug Court, and was jailed.
• Christopher Smith, 32, of 1280-D Young’s Mill Road, Plains is charged with misdemeanor battery (Family Violence Act), and was jailed.

Citations
• Mary L. Adams, 37, of 927 Ridge St., Americus is charged with failure to obey stop sign.
• Brianna K. Boone, 21, of 1410 N. Jackson St., Americus is charged with speeding.
• Regina N. Crimes, 24, of 187 Deer Camp Road, Preston is charged with speeding and child restraint violation.
• Rupert J. Floyd, 38, of Americus is charged with speeding and seat belt violation.
• Beatriz A. Gonzalez, 27, of 303 E. Glessner St., Apt. 54, Americus is charged with speeding.
• Lee W. Gooden, 30, of 804 N. Lee St., Americus is charged with knowingly driving motor vehicle on suspended, canceled or revoked registration.
• Joshua N. Holder, 25, of 707 Pine Ave., Americus is charged with speeding.
• Winford D. Holmes, 25, of 118 Lake Jennifer Drive, Americus is charged with speeding.
• Dorothy A. Mackey, 45 of Plains is charged with child restraint violation.
• Robert Marks, 41, of 1636 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Americus is charged with seat belt violation.
• Jimmy R. Outler, 29, of Perry is charged with failure to dim lights.
• John E. Purvis, 43, of 215 Sun Valley Drive, Americus is charged with speeding.
• Joshua D. Ross, 25, of Lizella is charged with speeding.
• Tyra Y. Taylor, 19, of Griffin is charged with speeding.
• Fredrick L. Williams, 53, of Columbus is charged with speeding.

Webster  County    Sheriff’s Office

Arrest
• Khalil R. Rivers, 19, of Richland is charged with felony second-degree burglary, and was jailed.