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Area beat: Feb. 14, 2016

Americus Fire & Emergency Services

• Firefighters responded to 35 calls for medical assistance.
• Firefighters responded to Wildwood Circle to a report of power lines down.
• Firefighters responded to East Church Street to a report of a gas leak. No hazards were found.
• Firefighters responded to a burn complaint on Bozeman Circle. Upon arrival, the fire had been extinguished.
• Firefighters responded to an alarm on GSW State University Drive.
• Firefighters responded to Felder Street to a report of a transformer on fire. They found no fire or hazards.
• Firefighters responded to a report of power lines down at Walker Street and Eastview Drive. They blocked traffic and after Georgia Power removed the power lines, firefighters cut the fallen limbs and removed all hazards from the roadway.
• Firefighters responded to Pineview Drive to a carbon monoxide detector activation. No hazards were found.
• Firefighters responded to a report of power lines dowm on Brinson Street.
• Firefighters conducted smoke detector detail on Parker Street.
• Firefighters responded to Varsity Drive to a report of wires down. They found a telephone wire across the road and removed it.
• Firefighters responded to a smoke scare on Crawford Street. No fire was found.
• Firefighters responded to an alarm on Crawford Street caused by a sprinkler system being worked on.
• Firefighters responded to an alarm on Martin Marietta Drive which had been set off by sheet rock dust.
• Firefighters responded to Crawley Street to a report of a possible structure fire. No smoke or fire were found.
• Firefighters responded to a gas spill on Crawford Street which they put oil dry on.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident at North Dudley and West Lamar streets. They found water coming from a damaged water meter.
• Firefighters responded to a kitchen fire on Barbara Battle Way caused by a pot left on the stove. They ventilated the structure.
• Firefighters responded to responded to Town Creek Circle to a report of a possible structure fire. The occupant told them the inside of the freezer was red and hot. They found no hazards but unplugged the refrigerator and advised the occupant to have it checked by a technician.

Americus Police Department

Arrests
• Quinterrious J. Allen of 103 W. Rockhill Drive, Americus is charged with following too closely.
• Chavion Baisden, 23, of 517-B Bessie Mays Circle, Americus is charged with open container.
• Tadriana L. Brown, 20, of 134 Santa Rosa Drive, Americus is charged with misdemeanor possession of marijuana.
• Gabrieal Carter, 39, of 1008 Douglas Circle, Americus is charged with reckless conduct, and was jailed.
• Jeffery K. Johnson, 21, of 113-A Bush Circle, Americus is charged with misdemeanor possession of marijuana.
• A juvenile was charged with unruliness and obstruction of law enforcement officer on Bozeman Circle.
• A juvenile was charged with unruliness and obstruction of law enforcement officer on Roney Street.
• Two juveniles were charged with unruliness and criminal trespass at Americus-Sumter High School, 805 Harrold Ave.
• David S. King, 26, of 507-B Bessie Mays Circle, Americus is charged with driving while unlicensed.
• Valerie Lewis of Jeffersonville is charged with improper left turn.
• Travis L. Moore, 34, of 104 Bill Cross St., Americus is charged with misdemeanor possession of marijuana and seat belt violation.
• Jacobo Perez, 18, of 803 Fairfield Ave., Americus is charged with failure to stop at stop sign and driving while unlicensed.
• Antonette D. Searcy, 34, of 108 Hosanna Circle, Americus is charged with violation of headlight requirements and DUI.
• Shonbrica S. Smith of 123 Hosanna Circle, Americus is charged with failure to stop at stop sign.
• Eugene M. Walker, 33, of 69-A Cherokee St., Americus is charged with theft by shoplifting, and was jailed.
• Kierra M. Warren, 23, of 209-B Murphy Mill Road, Americus is charged with felony theft by taking, simple battery, stalking  and criminal trespass, and was jailed/
• Tawana N. Watts, 31, of 1114 N. Jackson St., Americus is charged with following too closely and obstruction of law enforcement officer.
• Alexander C. West, 20, of Vienna is charged with reckless driving and DUI.

Georgia State Patrol, Post 10, Americus

Arrests
• Dominique D. Muff, 31, of 548 Oak Ave., Americus is charged with DUI, driving while license is suspended or revoked and probation violation, and was jailed.
• Chasmon D. Smith, 28, of 105 Norman Cole St., Americus is charged with driving while license is suspended or revoked and speeding (72 mph in a 55 zone), and was released on bond.
• Michelle L. Sowell, 26, of 441 Lightner Road, Ellaville is charged with driving while license is suspended or revoked, and was released on bond.
• Demetrius D. Williams, 37, of 4318 Ga. Highway 541, Preston is charged with driving while license is suspended or revoked, unlawful to possess/control/manufacture/deliver/distribute/dispense/administer/purchase/sell etc. any controlled substance in Schedule II except narcotics, and was jailed.

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office

Arrests
• Yajaira D. Centeno, 34, of 410 W. Hill St., Americus is charged with driving while unlicensed, and was released on bond.
• Rodney D. Hartage, 40, of 1410 N. Jackson St., Americus is charged with probation violation, and was released for time served.
• Willie A. Holmes, 52, of 604 Frieda Lane, Americus is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.
• Shambretta B. Mann, 23, of 206n E. Rockhill Drive, Americus is charged with driving while license is suspended or revoked, and was jailed.
• Latasha D. Grady, 38, of 1120 Magnolia St., Americus is charged with DUI, open container and probation violation, and was jailed.
• Braylen C. Odums, 22, of 221 Burton Circle, Americus is charged with speeding and driving while license is suspended or revoked, and released on bond.
• Quentin J. Perkins, 26, of 301 Flint Drive, Montezuma is charged with misdemeanor failure to appear in court for a finger printable charge, and was jailed.
• Valerie L. Porter, 43, of 101 Town Creek Circle, Americus is charged with misdemeanor failure to appear in court for a finger printable charge, and was jailed. Her fine was paid and she was released.
• Erik D. Reese, 35, of 456 Arch Helms Road, Lot E, Americus is charged with giving false name, address or birth date to law enforcement officer, and was released on bond.
• Victoria Reyes, 29, of 145 Meadow Drive, Ellaville is charged with driving while license is suspended or revoked, and was released on bond.
• Torryce J. Roberts, 28, of 701 Davenport St., Apt. 8-A, Americus is charged with felony failure to appear in court for finger printable charge, and was jailed.
• Lawanna D. Ross, 37, of 335 Kings Drive, Plains is charged with criminal trespass and felony first-degree burglary, and was jailed.
• Hugo S. Salvidar,  37, of 244 Loop Road, Plains is charged with driving while unlicensed, following too closely and passing in a no-passing zone, and was released on bond.
• Sanchez N. Savage, 25, of Cordele was arrested on a bench warrant, and was jailed.
• Lisa Y. Sellers, 50, of 3689 Lee Street Road, Americus is charged with theft by taking, and was released on bond.
• Herman B. Stephens, 28, of 105-B Bessie Mays Circle, Americus is charged with battery, and was released on bond.
• Lane Stucky, 52, of Vienna is charged with misdemeanor deposit account fraud, and was released on bond.
• Quincy N. Terry, 27, of 446 Dixon Drive, Ellaville is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.
• Logan J. Tookes, 27, of 936 N. Jackson St., Americus is charged with driving while license is suspended or revoked and child restraint violation, and was released on bond.
• Larry O. Trull, 30, of 2549 Brady Road, Leslie is charged with misdemeanor possession of marijuana, and was jailed.
• Jarvis M. Tyson, 26, of 711 Brooklyn Terrace, Americus is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.
• Justin J. Velez, 22, of Lithonia is charged with misdemeanor possession of marijuana, driving under the influence of multiple substances and following too closely, and was jailed.
• James Ward, 19, of 286 Harold Harris Road, Buena Vista is charged with failure to appear in court on a finger printable charge, and was released on bond.
• Stephanie N. Williams, 40, of Warner Robins is charged with driving while license is suspended or revoked, and was released on bond.
• Tyrone C. Williams, 30, of 1331 Second Montgomery St., Americus is charged with speeding, driving while license is suspended or revoked, misdemeanor failure to appear in court for finger printable charge, felony failure to appear in court for finger printable charge and probation violation, and was jailed.
• Christopher B. Worth, 36, of 106 Foster St., Americus is charged with violating the terms of drug court, and was released on time served.

Citations
• Deonte O. Fulks, 24, of 521 Winder St., Andersonville is charged with speeding and failure to maintain lane.
• Paige K. Glass, 26, of 178 Small Piece Road, Plains is charged with speeding.
• John F. Harker, 48, of Winter Garden, Fla., is charged with speeding.
• Dionna D. Harris, 31, of 148 Swisher Road, Americus is charged with failure to obey stop sign.
• Thomas Haugabook, 23, of 914 Post Way, Americus is charged with speeding.
• Martika C. Holmes, 25, of 137 Lexington Circle, Americus is charged with seat belt violation.
• James E. Horn, 39, of 130 Woodland Acres, Americus is charged with speeding.
• Ebony L. Jones, 32, of Kathleen is charged with speeding.
• Raymond A. Jordan, 36, of 5791 Ga. Highway 41 North, Preston is charged with passing in a no-passing zone.
• Yacouba Keita, 24, of Atlanta is charged with expired or no registration or title.
• Joseph R. Lindsey, 46, of Lenox is charged with speeding.
• Sharon D. Manns, 47, of 1350 Ga. Highway 27 East, No. 14, Americus is charged with speeding (75 mph in a 55 zone).
• Thomas E. Midulla, 61, of Brandon, Fla., is charged with speeding.
• Sarah E. Mills, 17, of Cordele is charged with speeding.
• Gregory A. Muff, 29, of 301-C Lower Five Points Road, Americus is charged with expired or no registration or title.
• Charlesia D. Owens, 21, of Smithville is charged with failure to obey signs or control devices and failure to have license on person.
• Keon Q. Rembert, 26, of Richland is charged with speeding.
• Tamra T. Robinson, 21, of 39-B Reddick Drive, Americus is charged with failure to have license on person.
• Robert S. Saunders, 52, of 474 Cole Jernigan Road, Buena Vista is charged with speeding.
• Denise L. Smith, 43, of 121 Andrews Drive, Americus is charged with knowingly driving a motor vehicle with expired, canceled or revoked registration.
• Brandi L. Sutton, 29, of Vienna is charged with knowingly driving a motor vehicle with expired, canceled or revoked registration.
• Huntington S. Trollinger, 19, of 749 Wheatley St., Americus is charged with speeding.
• Mary M. Turton, 18, of Cordele is charged with speeding.
• Alma Walton, 57, of 517-A Bessie Mays Circle, Americus is charged with failure to maintain insurance and knowingly driving a motor vehicle with expired, canceled or revoked registration.
• Sheree N. White, 44, of Duluth is charged with speeding.
• Alfonza Wright, 53, of 618 Dismuke St., Americus is charged with failure to yield right of way to vehicle.
• George C. Woods, 19, of 433 Mayo St., Americus is charged with speeding (80 mph in a 55 zone).

Webster County Sheriff’s Office

Arrests
• Andrew L. Chester, 49, of Lumpkin is charged with felony first-degree burglary, and was jailed.
• Michael L. Haggins, 32, of Columbus is charged with driving while license is suspended or revoked and speeding, and was jailed.
• Chris L. Jones, 37, of Richland is charged with possession of a controlled substance and was released to Webster County.