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Area beat: Feb. 20, 2016

Americus Fire & Emergency Services

• Firefighters responded to five calls for medical assistance
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident at South Lee and East Lamar streets.
• Firefighters responded to Beale and New streets to a report of a wild land fire. They found a chair on fire, which they extinguished.

Americus Police Department

Arrests
• Bobby L. Battle, 4, of 533-A Ashby St., Americus is charged with misdemeanor possession of marijuana.
• Theresa A. Chambers of Sasser is charged with inproper lane change.
• Tiffany L. Collins, 26, of Columbus is charged with assault/battery.
• Kenneth A. Cross, 34, of 314 Poplar St., Amewricus is charged with aggravated assault, and was jailed.
• Kineta N. Dunning, 35, of 233 W. Lester St., Americus is charged with parking in the wrong direction, no driver’s license on person, misdemeanor possession of marijuana and DUI, and was jailed.
• Jeffery S. Gordon Jr., 31, of 322 W. Glessner St., Americus is charged with DUI.
• Gerard K. Harvey, 26, of 208 W. Church St., Americus is charged with battery (Domestic Violence Sct) and third-degree cruelty to children, and was released on bond.
• Quincy B. Johnson, 22, of 135-B Foster St., DeSoto is charged with misdemeanor possession of marijuana, and was jailed.
• Freida J. Jones, 64, of 252 Howard Johnson Road, Americus is charged with following too closely and DUI.
• A juvenile was charged with unruliness on Sunset Drive.
• A juvenile was charged with unruliness and simple battery (Domestic Violence Act) on Bessie Mays Circle.
• Calvin C. Minter II of 2002 Hickory Drive, Americus is charged with following too closely.
• Chacley B. Prince of 406 Sharon Drive, Americus is charged with having no child safety seat.
• Dontavious A. Sims, 23, of 433 N. Mayo St., Americus is charged with disorderly conduct, and was jailed.
• Antonio J. Snipes, 38, of 436 S. Lee St., Americus is charge with driving while license is suspended or revoked.
• Kelley Tyner, 36, of 301 Pinecrest Drive, Americus is charged with restraint of dogs and prohibition against nuisances.
• Annie E. Williams of 221 Sun Valley Drive, Americus is charged with following too closely.