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Area beat: June 8, 2016

Americus Fire & Emergency Services

• Firefighters responded to 19 calls for medical assistance.
• Firefighters responded to an alarm at Magnolia Manor, 2001 S. Lee St. which was an unintentional alarm at the nursing center.
• Firefighters responded to an alarm on Bozeman Circle which was activated by cooking.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident on South Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.
• Firefighters responded to a vehicle fire on Horton Drive. The found a large school bus overheated. There was no fire.
• Firefighters responded to an oil spill on East Forsyth Street where they found a vehicle with a leak in the oil pan.
• Firefighters responded to Southerfield Road where they removed a tree from the roadway.
• Firefighters responded to South Lee Street to a report of a tree in the roadway which was removed by a civilian with a backhoe.

Georgia State Patrol Post 10, Americus

Arrests
• Lashonda D. Waymon, 34, of Warner Robins is charged with speeding, and was jailed.

Plains Police Department

Arrest
• Sarah A. Bacon, 65, of 126 Belinda Circle, Americus is charged with obstruction of law enforcement officer and simple battery, and was released on bond.

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office

Arrests
• Robert R. Brantley, 47, of Arabi is charged with simple battery, and was released on bond.
• Shamus J. Britt, 32, of 223 W. Rockhill Drive, Americus is charged with battery, first-degree cruelty to children, and receipt, possession or transfer of firearm by convicted felon or felony first offender, and was jailed.
• Kevin B. Dowdell, 38, of 114 Town Creek Circle, Americus is charged with disorderly conduct, and was released on summons to appear in court.
• Kenyatta B. Harvey, 25, of 130 Lonnie Lane, Apt. 136, Americus is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.
• Turaus T. Hubbard, 41, of Leslie is charged with DUI, failure to obey stop sign, failure to maintain lane, too fast for conditions, open container, reckless driving and fleeing or attempting to elude police officer, and was released on time served.
• Devontae T. Jackson, 22, of 220 Horton Drive, Americus is charged with battery, criminal trespass, and misdemeanor simple battery against person 65 years old or older or is pregnant at time of offense, and was jailed.
• Sam H. Jackson, 58, of 424 New St., Americus is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.
• Daniel C. Jordan, 45, of 119 Bear Branch Road, Americus is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.
• Kaitlan B. McKinnon, 26, of 129 McMath Mill Road, Americus is charged with misdemeanor possession of marijuana, and was jailed.
• Dejhawnn Norrington, 19, of Riverdale is charged with possession of items prohibited for possession by inmates, and was returned to the Sumter County Youth Development Campus.
• Jason L. Peeples, 23, of 609 Lewis Lowe Court, Americus is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.
• Christopher J. Rogers, 32, of 124 Sharon Drive, Americus is charged with disorderly conduct, and was released on summons to appear in court.
• Octavius S. Ross, 22, of 243 S. Dudley St., Americus 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.
• Larry W. Streeter, 55, of 114 Africana Drive, Plains is charged with criminal trespass and reckless conduct, and was jailed.
• 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.
• Shalonda J. Walton, 37, of 817 Mayo St., Americus is charged with criminal trespass, 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.
• Kenneth Williams, 52, of 107 Sun Valley Drive, Apt. 6, Americus is charged with terroristic threats and acts and felony failure to appear in court for a finger printable charge, and was jailed.
• Willie F. Williams, 55, of 112 Rainbow Terrace, Americus is charged with probation violation, 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.
• Annie Clayton, 23, of 152 Lonnie Lane Store Road, Americus is charged with speeding (76 mph in a 55 zone).
• 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.
• Quashawn Q. Durham, 22, of 585-A U.S. Highway 280 West, Americus is charged with speeding.
• 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.