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Area beat: June 15, 2016

Americus Fire & Emergency Services

• Firefighters responded to eight calls for medical assistance.
• Firefighters responded to a report of a smoke scare at West Church and Forrest streets, but nothing was found except a barbecue grill.
• Firefighters responded to Pecan Drive where they removed a tree which had fallen on a vehicle and blocked the roadway.
• Firefighters responded to an alarm at the Windsor Hotel, 125 E. Lamar St. No hazards were found.
• Firefighters responded to a report of a grass fire at East Jefferson Street and Lorraine Avenue. They found a 10’ x 10’ area of pine needles and grass burning, and extinguished it.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident at Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Adderton Street.

Americus Police Department

Arrests
• James M. Peavy, 21, of 226 Brown St., Americus is charged with knowingly driving motor vehicle on suspended, canceled or revoked registration, and driving the wrong way on a one-way street, and was released on bond.
• Woodrow A. Terry, 36, of 446 Dixon Drive, Ellaville is charged with driving while license is suspended or revoked, speeding, DUI and obstruction of law enforcement officer, and was jailed.

Georgia State Patrol Post 10, Americus

Arrests
• Rebecca L. Horne, 32, of 551 Henry Hart Road, Leslie is charged with driving under the influence of multiple substances, and was released on bond.
• Vincent E. Leverett, 46, of Columbus is charged with driving under the influence of multiple substances, and was released on bond.
• William R. McIlwraith, 51, of 351 Lowery Road, Ellaville is charged with DUI, and was jailed.

Sumter County Fire & Rescue

• Firefighters responded to 14 calls for medical assistance.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident at Ga. Highway 30 West and Dupree Road.
• Firefighters responded to Pryor Road to a report of a utility line down. A utility pole was on fire.
• Firefighters removed a tree from the roadway at Eastshore Drive and U.S. Highway 19 North.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident on Brickyard Road.
• Firefighters responded to an alarm on Lane Store Road, caused by a malfunction.
• Firefighters responded to an alarm on North Hunter Drive, caused by a malfunction.
• Firefighters extinguished a grass fire on Arch Helms Road.
• Firefighters responded to a grass fire in the woods on Brady Road.
• Firefighters responded to an alarm on Lane Store Road. Nothing was found.
• Firefighters responded to an alarm on Carter Street.
• Firefighters responded to a woods fire at Ga. Highway 27 East and Lane Store Road.
• Firefighters responded to a report of a tree in the roadway on Tallent Store Road. Nothing was found.
• Firefighters stood by at South Georgia Technical College during the annual meeting of Sumter EMC.
• Firefighters stood by on U.S. Highway 280 West for a fireworks show.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident at Brady and Mask roads.
• Firefighters responded to a vehicle fire on Cooper Road.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident at Hooks Mill and Mask roads.
• Firefighters responded to an alarm on Upper River Road caused by a system malfunction.
• Firefighters responded to an alarm on Carter Street; nothing was found.
• Firefighters responded to a trash fire on Rainbow Terrace. It was extinguished.
• Firefighters responded to a report of power lines down at Dogwood Hills and Peacock Alley. They found a truck had pulled the phone cable off the power poles.

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office

Arrests
• Raymond Bullard, 45, of 103 Blacksmith Road, DeSoto is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.
• James A.W. Davis, 33, of 1004 Turner St., Americus is charged with driving while license is suspended or revoked and giving false name, address or birth date to law enforcement officer, and was jailed.
• Tony M. Davis, 29, of Mount Vernon, Ga., is charged with aggravated assault, and was released on bond.
• Chauncey N. Goodwin, 20, of 133 Hosanna Circle, Americus is charged with aggravated assault, possession of firearm or knife during commission of or attempt to commit certain felonies, reckless conduct and probation violation, and was jailed.
• Omar G. Hernandez, 28, of 485 Arch Helms Road, Americus is charged with driving while unlicensed and expired or no registration or title, and was released on bond.
• Charlie F. Howzine, 40, of 840 Railroad St., Lot 2, Americus is charged with driving while license is suspended or revoked, and was jailed.
• Jasmine T. Mullins, 27, of 801-A Hawkins St., Americus is charged with following too closely, hit and run, and driving while license is suspended or revoked, and was released on bond.
• Jacori D. Peters, 17, of 124 Laurel Circle, Americus is charged with misdemeanor theft by receiving stolen property, and was released on bond.
• Narodrick J. Stevens, 27, of 708 Sun Valley Drive, Americus is charged with fourth-degree forgery, and probation violation, and was jailed.
• Carl D. Varnum, 47, of 832 U.S. Highway 280 East, Americus is charged with aggravated assault, and was jailed.
• Antonio D. Walker, 37, of 228 Barnum Drive, Americus is charged with violation of Sex Offender Registration, probation violation and felony failure to appear in court for a finger printable charge, and was jailed.
• Lynwood K. Williams, 34, of 720 Harris St., Apt. 33, Americus is charged with felony failure to appear in court for a finger printable charge, and misdemeanor failure to appear in court for a finger printable charge, and was jailed.
• Ronquillo T. Wilson, 35, of 2015 Armory Drive, Americus is charged with riving while license is suspended or revoked. DUI, failure to maintain lane, and violation of child support order, and was jailed.
• Harry P. Wright, 64, of 155 Irene Drive, Americus is charged with terroristic threats and acts, and was jailed.