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Area beat: April 23, 2016

Americus Fire & Emergency Services

• Firefighters responded to 24 calls for medical assistance.
• Firefighters responded to an alarm on South Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, triggered by construction.
• Firefighters responded to an alarm on Strife Street activated by cooking.
• Firefighters responded to a structure fire on East Forsyth Street. Inside, they found smoke and cooking fire that had been extinguished by the occupant. They ventilated the structure.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident on Beale Street.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident on South Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.
• Firefighters responded to Crawford Street to a report of gas leak. They found a pickup truck leaking gasoline. The truck’s owner told them he had two tanks and had filled the wrong on. They put out dry oil and told the driver to have the truck towed for repair.
• Firefighters responded to South Lee Street to a report of a tree in the roadway. The cut the tree into sections and removed it.
• Firefighters responded to an alarm on South Lee Street caused by construction.
• Firefighters responded to an alarm on North Lee Street activated by a smoke machine.

Sumter County Fire & Rescue

• Firefighters responded to five calls for medical assistance.
• Firefighters stood by on Albany Dawson Road Annex for a tree on a power line.
• Firefighters responded a traffic accident on U.S. Highway 280 East.
• Firefighters responded a traffic accident on Lamar Road. They located a driver who had pulled over to sleep.
• Firefighters responded a traffic accident on Ga. Highway 49 South and Dogwood Drive.
• Firefighters responded to the report of a structure fire on LaCrosse Road. They extinguished the fire which had started in the kitchen by food being left on the stove.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident on Ga. Highway 30 West.
• Firefighters responded to a report of power lines down on Albany Dawson Road Annex.

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office

Arrests
• Eleuterio C. Arcos, 42, of 1169 Ga. Highway 49 North, Andersonville is charged with misdemeanor battery (Family Violence Act) and simple battery (Family Violence Act), and was jailed.
• Jason R. Bartholome, 41, of Kissimmee, Fla., is charged with DUI and failure to maintain lane, and was jailed.
• Joseph C. Blaine, 32, of 171 Sylvan Drive, Americus is charged with driving while license is suspended or revoked, and was released on bond.
• Anitha D. Brantley, 49, of 244 Railroad St., DeSoto is charged with criminal trespass, and was jailed.
• Brittany A. Cladd, 27, of 106 Oakridge Drive, Americus is charged with misdemeanor failure to appear in court for finger printable charge, and was jailed.
• Courtney A. Douglas, 39, of Atlanta is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.
• Crawford L. Fallin, 30, of Albany is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.
• Christopher R. Graydon, 28, of Columbus is charged with two counts of probation violation, and was jailed.
• Rodney D. Hartage, 41, of 1410 N. Jackson St., Americus is charged with failure to dim lights, DUI, violation of limited license conditions and probation violation, and was jailed.
• Barbara A. Hawkins, 41, of 304 Hosanna Circle, Americus is charged with probation violation, and was released on time served.
• Bernard Kimbrough, 47, of 1430-B Jones Lane, Americus is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.
• Octavious Lyons, 17, of Sumter Youth Development Campus (YDC), 300 McMath Mill Road, Americus is charged with obstruction of law enforcement officer, and was jailed.
• Martin Martinez-Reyes, 30, of failure to maintain insurance, driving while unlicensed and expired or no registration or title, and was released on bond.
• Amanda L. McClendon, 25, of 608 Jackson Ave., Americus is charged with driving under the influence of multiple substances, and was released on bond.
• Vaucheaun F. McNeal, 38, of 310 E. Forsyth St., Americus is charged with driving while license is suspended or revoked, driving without insurance and knowingly driving motor vehicle on suspended, canceled or revoked registration, and was jailed.
• Adrian K. Merritt, 33, of 214 Wand Way, Americus is charged with violating child support order, and was released when fine was paid.
• Shimon S. Perry, 30, of 222 Roy Circle, Americus is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.
• Brenda Philipe, 50, of Seedville is charged with criminal trespass, and was jailed.
• Joseph Pittman, 33, of Portland, Ore., is charged with violation of a child support order, and was jailed.
• James E. Postell, 34, of 998 Ga. Highway 49 South, Americus is charged with reckless driving, and was jailed.
• Pete B. Quintanilla, 27, of 282 Wiggins Road, Lot B, Americus is charged with felony first-degree burglary, and was jailed.
• Samuel C. Ratliff, 24, of 372 Pennington Road, Andersonville is charged with possession of a Schedule I controlled substance, possession and use of drug-related object and receipt/possession or transfer of firearm by a convicted felony or felony first offender, and was jailed.
• Johnny C. Reese, 52, of 225 Lexington Circle, Americus is charged with violation of child support order, and was jailed.
• Quendarius L. Robinson, 22, of Macon was arrested on a bench warrant, and was jailed.
• Jonathan D. Smith, 32, of 719 Shiloh Road, Americus is charged with violation of child support order, and was jailed.
• Tammy F. Smith, 48, of 393-B Three Bridges Road, Smithville is charged with violation of child support order. Her fine was paid, and she was released.
• Charles E. Stewart, 37, of 333 Wiggins Road, Smithville is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.
• Fabian J. Terry, 41, of Douglasville is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.
• Patrick O. Thomas, 32, of 152 Carter Fish Pond Road, Plains was jailed for violation of Drug Court
• Deshone O. Watson, 21, of Albany is charged with DUI and failure to maintain lane and was released on bond.
• Dimitri Wilson, 24, of Columbus was arrested on a bench warrant, and was jailed.
• Victor Woods, 40, of 123 Linnie St., Americus is charged with violating child support order, and was jailed.

Citations
• Jamese A. Abney, 19, of Lithonia is charged with speeding.
• Joseph B. Bass, 19, of Warwick is charged with violating restrictions on use of blue lights.
• Bryant W. Brazier, 43, of Lumpkin is charged with speeding.
• Brittany B. Davis, 21, of Lizella is charged with speeding.
• Mark Gilbert, 58, of 185 Dellwood Drive, Americus is charged with knowingly driving motor vehicle on suspended, canceled or revoked registration and driving while license is suspended or revoked.
• Shakita Deriso, 24, of 109 Sun Valley Drive, Apt. 2, Americus is charged with child restraint violation.
• Louis M. Hurley, 37, of 192 Forest Park Road, Americus is charged with failure to maintain insurance.
• Christina E. Jenkins, 39, of 1330 S. Lee St., Americus is charged with failure to maintain insurance.
• Serina A. Johnson, 21, of 864 Mask Road, Americus is charged with expired or no driver’s license.
• Gloretta J. King, 45, of Buena Vista is charged with speeding.
• Barbara McKellar, 58, of 237 Orbit Circle, Oglethorpe is charged with child restraint violation.
• Erica L. McKellar, 20, of 237 Orbit Circle, Oglethorpe is charged with child restraint violation.
• Nickey McKellar, 22, of 207 Whiteline St., Montezuma is charged with child restraint violation.
• Elizabeth Moreles, 20, of Byromville is charged with speeding.
• Amber L. Sapp, 36, of Auburn, Ala., is charged with speeding/
• Otisia E. Seay, 32, of 136 Pecan Terrace, Americus is charged with speeding.
• Corderious M. Smith, 21, of 100 Pecan Terrace, Americus is charged with speeding.
• Imani R. Sutton, 20, of Bonaire is charged with speeding.