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Area beat: Feb. 6, 2016

Americus Fire & Emergency Services

• Firefighters responded to 42 to calls for medical attention.
• Firefighters responded to a structure fire on Murphy Mill Road which is under investigation.
• While eating lunch at the DQ Grill and Chill Restaurant, 1321 E. Lamar St., Capt. Zane Newman was asked to extinguish a small fire in the grill.
• Firefighters responded to a report of smoke in the area of Plum Street. The occupant advised he had a truck in his shop that was smoking and turned on an exhaust fan to clear it. No hazards were found.
• Firefighters responded to Mayo and Jefferson streets to a possible gas leak. No hazards were found.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident on Mayo Street.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident on East Lamar Street.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident at Hudson Street and Fetner Drive.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident involving a pedestrian on Magnolia Street.
• Firefighters responded to a carbon monoxide alarm on Tabby Lane. No hazards were found.

Americus Parole Office

Arrest
• Cordero O. Asberry, 17, of 1781 Heath Road, Ellaville is charged with parole violation, and was jailed.

Americus Police Department

Arrests
• Hakeem D. Barthell, 20, of 702 Sunset Drive, Americus is charged with speeding and driving while unlicensed.
• Omar Clark, 17, of 509 Bessie Mays Circle, Americus is charged with misdemeanor theft by taking.
• Cathy L. Crawford, 44, of 1185 Fox Creek Road, Preston is charged with open container, violation of traffic citation signature requirements, DUI and seat belt violation, and was jailed.
• Justin R. Durham, 24, of 607 Wildwood Circle, Americus is charged with misdemeanor possession of marijuana.
• Kinte R. Edge, 25, of 709 Mary St., Americus is charged with first offense theft by taking, possession of cocaine and obstruction of law enforcement officer, and was jailed.
• Antonio P. Gomez, 23, of 111 Broad St., Buena Vista is charged with violation of headlight requirements, no proof of insurance and DUI.
• Mildred R. Green of Albany is charged with failure to yield while entering roadway.
• Rodney J. Greene, 22, of 213 Walnut Drive, Americus is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.
• Jermaine Harvey, 33, of 513-A Bessie Mays Circle, Americus is charged with misdemeanor theft by taking.
• Johnny L. Hunter Jr., 58, of 705-A E. Furlow St., Americus is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.
• A juvenile was charged with unruliness, obstruction of law enforcement officer and misdemeanor possession of marijuana on Country Club Drive.
• A juvenile was charged with unruliness on Laurel Circle.
• Two juveniles were charged with unruliness on Harris Street.
• Two juveniles were charged with simple battery and unruliness on Lewis Lowe Court.
• Dontavious Jackson, 19, of 1334 Second Montgomery St., Americus is charged with disorderly conduct.
• Toveors J. Johnson, 34, of Americus is charged with no helmet, violation of operating restrictions for off-road vehicles, violation of headlight and tail light requirements, no insurance for motorcycle and driving while license is suspended or revoked.