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Area beat: June 1, 2016

Sumter County Fire & Rescue

• Firefighters responded to a woods fire on Pryor Cobb Road.
• Firefighters responded to Allen Chappell Road where they removed a tree from the roadway.
• Firefighters responded to an alarm on Sunset Park Drive caused by something being left on the stove.
• Firefighters installed smoke detectors as a public service on Joe Harper Road Extension and on Fern Street.
• Firefighters responded to the report of a structure fire on Thomas Street. Food left in the oven set off the smoke detector.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident on Popwell Drive and Ga. Highway 27 East.
• Firefighters responded to a report of a structure fire on U.S. Highway 280 East where they found a fire in the oven. They removed the stove from the residence and ventilated the structure.
• Firefighters responded to an alarm on Quail Trail where they found something had been burned on the stove.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident on Lee Street.
• Firefighters responded to a vehicle-deer accident on Ga. Highway 195 North.

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office

Arrests
• Eleuterio C. Arcos, 42, of 1169 Ga. Highway 49 North, Americus is charged with first-degree cruelty to children and third-degree cruelty to children, and was jailed.
• Kelvin G. Arnett, 47, of Homeland is charged with driving while license is suspended or revoked, and was released on bond.
• Darolyn J. Askew, 25, of Fort Gaines is charged with driving under the influence of drugs, illegal possession of a controlled substance and possession and use of drug related objects, and was jailed.
• Damion M. Burns, 38, of 208 Jackson St., Plains is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.
• Terell Cannon, 33, of 229 E. Rockhill Drive, Americus is charged with harassing communications and terroristic threats and acts, and was jailed.
• Michael J. Dice, 50, of Lot 61, ABC Trailer Park, Americus is charged with DUI and driving too fast for conditions, and was released on bond.
• Rico C. Fields, 18, of 1506 W. Highland Ave., Americus is charged with obstruction of law enforcement, and was released back to Sumter County Youth Development Campus.
• John E. Harvey, 50, of 138 North Village Drive, Americus is charged with misdemeanor first-degree battery (Family Violence Act) and third-degree cruelty to children, and was jailed.
• Claude A. Johnson, 35, of Leesburg is charged with DUI and driving while license is suspended or revoked, and was released on bond.
• Tyrone Jones, 38, of Richland is charged with felony failure to appear in court for a finger printable charge, and was jailed.
• Gail P. Jowers, 56, of 977 Ga. Highway 153 North, Preston is charged with probation violation, and was released on time served.
• Kevin M. Lewis, 35, of 125 North Pointe Circle, Americus is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.
• Marquis J. McCoy, 26, of 611 Dismuke St., Americus is charged with misdemeanor battery (Family Violence Act), and was jailed.
• Humberto B. Ocampo, 18, of Pearson was arrested on a bench warrant, and was released after paying a fine.
• William S. M. Phippen, 21, of Byron is charged with DUI and failure to maintain lane, and was released on bond.
• Gunner L. Phipps, 35, of 255 Bailey Lane, Ellaville is charged with  probation violation, and was jailed.
• Dantavious A. Sims, 23, of 107 Knollwood Drive, Apt. A-3, Americus is charged with first-degree forgery, driving under the influence of multiple substances, misdemeanor driving without a valid license, failure to dim lights and misdemeanor failure to appear in court for a finger printable charge, and was jailed.
• Jalecia M. Smith, 26, of 140 Lonnie Lane, Apt. 208, Americus is charged with DUI, and was released on bond.
• Shonemeca N. Thomas, 34, of 1101 Douglas Circle, Americus is charged with criminal trespass, and was released on bond.
• Lucas C. Villegas, 24, of 298 Brady Road, Americus is charged with battery against a female who is pregnant and probation violation, and was jailed.
• Jonathan O. Wilkerson, 26, of 1423 N. Lee St., Americus is charged with armed robbery, aggravated assault, possession of firearm or knife during commission of a crime, possession of firearm by a convicted felon, misdemeanor contributing to the delinquency of a minor and kidnapping, and was jailed.
• Quinton F. Wilson, 30, of 129 Swisher Road, Americus is charged with probation violation, and was released after time served.

Citations
• Quinterrious J. Allen, 21, of Americus is charged with speeding.
• Sean V. Bacon, 37, of 302 S. Hampton St., Americus is charged with speeding.
• Kadijah R. Banks, 22, of 514 Varsity Drive, Americus is charged with speeding.
• Cordera D. Bridges, 26, of Warner Robins is charged with speeding (74 mph in a 55 zone).
• Temmy Chinn, 58, of 1474 Johnny Miller Road, Ellaville is charged with child restraint violation.
• Vivian E. Cowan, 48, of 122 Starling Drive, Americus is charged with failure to main insurance, and knowingly driving motor vehicle on expired, canceled or revoked registration.
• Alica F. Ellenburg, 35, of 502 Old Plains Road, Plains is charged with failure to maintain insurance.
• Alexia D. Faggins, 32, of Lumpkin is charged with speeding.
• Dante D. Hill, 21, of Ellenwood is charged with speeding.
• Miya E. Ingram, 26, of 1306 Douglas Circle, Americus is charged with failure to obey stop sign.
• Candace N. Josey, 29, of 223 Laudig Lane, Americus is charged with speeding.
• Claretha Marshall, 45, of 103 Short Lane, Americus is charged with failure to maintain insurance and knowingly driving motor vehicle on expired, canceled or revoked registration.
• Bentura L. Nunez, 19, of Vienna is charged with driving in violation of license restrictions.
• Kanasha S. Perry, 36, of 128 Rainbow Terrace, Americus is charged with child restraint violation.
• Marquis D. Sherman, 20, of Cordele is charged with speeding.
• Niteshia L. Wilkerson, 23, of 1108 First Montgomery St., Americus is charged with speeding.