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Area beat: Feb. 17, 2016

Americus Fire & Emergency Services

• Firefighters responded to 15 calls for medical assistance.
• Firefighters responded to an alarm on Park Row Extension where they found someone grilling in the back yard and smoke had entered the residence.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident at East Lamar and Tripp streets.
• Firefighters responded to a fuel spill on North Lee Street. They out dry oil on the diesel spill.
• Firefighters responded to Douglas Drive to a report of someone having locked the keys inside a car with a child inside. Upon arrival they found no child inside the car and instructed the woman that they do not unlock vehicles unless life is in danger. They also gave her the name of a wrecker service.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident on East Forsyth Street.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident on Southerfield Road.

Americus Police Department

Arrests
• Trenedrick C. Bishop, 22, of 205 E. Lester St., Americus is charged with disorderly conduct, and was jailed.
• Jason L. Peeples, 22, of 609 Lewis Lowe Court, Americus is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.

Georgia State Patrol Post 10, Americus

Arrest
• Zentilya M. Martin, 20, of Rochelle is charged with driving while license is suspended or revoked and speeding, and was jailed.

Sumter County Fire & Rescue

• Firefighters responded to 18 calls for medical assistance.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident at Ga. Highway 27 East and Packing House Road.
• Firefighters responded to Sumter County Youth Development Campus, 300 McMath Mill Road, to a report of a gas odor. They found a gas leak in the air conditioning room.
• Firefighters responded to and extinguished a small grass fire at Memorial Mile and McArthur Road.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident on Ga. Highway 49 North.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident on U.S. Highway 280 West.
• Firefighters responded to a report of a structure fire on Faircloth Road where they found a shorting utility box.
• Firefighters responded to an alarm on Holmes Road which was canceled in route.

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office

Arrests
• Carolyn D. Brown, 45, of 248 S. Village Drive, Americus is charged with disorderly conduct, and was jailed.
• Anthony T. Capps, 23, of 129 Bailey Road, Cobb is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.
• Shannon E. Cranford, 25, of 374 Parkers Crossing, Americus is charged with false statements or writings, conceal facts or fraudulent documents in matters of government; and obstruction of law enforcement officer, and was jailed.
• Amanda N. Cross, 24, of 212-A Horton Drive, Americus is charged with DUI, expired or no driver’s license and possession of a drug-related object, and was jailed.
• Monique L. Dowell, 26, of 175 Ga. Highway 49 South, Lot H, Americus is charged with driving while license is suspended or revoked and speeding (71 mph in a 55 zone), and was released on bond.
• Tommy O. Gamble, 31, of Forrest Park is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.
• Mario Garcia, 38, of 410 W. Hill St., Americus is charged with driving while license is suspended or revoked and failure to dim head lights, and was released on bond.
• Deon P. Jackson, 30, of 610 S. Hampton St., Americus is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.
• Kip L. Kornegay, 23, of 208 Maple St., Americus is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.
• Maxino Sanchez, 51, of 528 U.S. Highway 280, Lot 17, Americus is charged with violation of tail light/tail light lenses requirements and driving while unlicensed, and was released on bond.
• Lagarius E. Stephens, Jr., 37, of 508 Cross St., Montezuma is charged with failure to maintain insurance and driving while license is suspended or revoked, and was jailed.
• Andrea N. White, 28, of Leesburg is charged with driving while license is suspended or revoked, and was released on bond.
• Michael R. Wilson, 31, of 320 Brady Road, Americus is charged with felony theft by receiving stolen property, and was jailed.
• Stephen G. Wilson, 24, of 320 Brady Road, Americus is charged with felony first-degree burglary, possession of firearm or knife during commission of or attempt to commit certain felonies, and first-degree criminal damage to property, and was jailed.

Citations
• Patricia G. Andrews, 62, of 5166 Hamilton St., Preston is charged with speeding.
• Alejandro C. Barrios, 25, of 109 Forestside Circle, Americus is charged with speeding.
• Robert S. Borel, 18, of Columbus is charged with speeding.
• Regina N. Crimes, 25, of 187 Deer Camp Road, Preston is charged with child restraint violation.
• Subrina A. Daniel, 54, of  202 Elliot St., Americus is charged with failure to yield after stopping at a stop sign.
• Charlie K. Fountain, 25, of 1723 Tallent Store Road, Americus is charged with driving while unlicensed.
• Roy Guerrero, 25, of 1602 Crawford St., Americus is charged with speeding.
• Michael J. Harrell II, 21, of Leesburg is charged with violating the Move Over Law.
• Meionne J. Harvey, 19, of Cordele is charged with speeding.
• Derrick A. Henry, 41, of Plains is charged with speeding.
• Martika C. Holmes, 26, of 137 Lexington Circle, Americus is charged with seat belt violation.
• Alexis N. Isom, 18, of Warner Robins is charged with speeding.
• Pathesia S. Joiner, 41, of 616 N. Dooly St., Montezuma is charged with failure to obey stop sign.
• Jimmy Jordan, 66, of 709 Carver St., Americus is charged with passing in a no-passing zone.
• Ashley D. Ray, 39, of 343 Sam Bradley Road, Americus is charged with knowingly driving a motor vehicle on expired, canceled or revoked registration.
• Sharon M. Simpson, 52, of Baxley is charged with speeding.
• Willie F. Washington, 34, of 1420 Jones Lane, Americus is charged with violation of registration and license requirements.
• Christina E. Williams, 31, of Columbus is charged with speeding.