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Area beat: July 30, 2016

Americus Fire & Emergency Services

• Firefighters responded to 19 calls for medical assistance.
• Firefighters responded to South Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard to a report of wires down. They found a power line down in the parking lot of Muckalee Park.
• Firefighters responded to Sharon Drive to a report of a smoke detector chirping. They changed the battery.
• Firefighters responded to Hawkins Street to assist someone who was locked out of their apartment.
• Firefighters responded to a vehicle fire on Railroad Street which is under investigation.
• Firefighters responded to a smoke alarm on Beale Street.  They replaced the batteries.

Americus Police Department
Arrests
• Melissa A. Angry, 29, of 520-A W. College St., Americus is charged with DUI and violation of tail light requirements, and was jailed.
• Lakel M. Barthell, 22, of 623 Winn St., Americus is charged with assault/battery and misdemeanor possession of marijuana.
• De’Andre Bowen, 20, of 221-A Horton Drive, Americus is charged with operating motor vehicle while registration is suspended, canceled or revoked, no proof of insurance, and removing or affixing license plate to conceal identity of vehicle.
• Shernone R. Butts of 1302 N. Lee St., Americus is charged with failure to obey traffic control device.
• Angela Green, 30, of Fort Valley is charged with simple battery, and was jailed.
• Donatavius J. Harper, 24, of 617 Winn St., Americus is charged with terroristic threats and acts and probation violation, and was jailed.
• Joshua N. Jackson of 1018 Simmons Drive, Americus is charged with a driver’s license violation.
• Lorenzo Jenkins, 39, of 1601 Lafayette St., Americus is charged with felony failure to appear in court for a finger printable charge, and was jailed.
• Brandi Johnson, 27, of 701 Davenport St., 6-A, Americus is charged with assault/battery.
• A juvenile was charged with runaway on East Jefferson Street.
• Reginald K. Mathis, 50, of 908 Elm Ave., Americus is charged with theft by shoplifting, and was jailed.
• William McCrary, 30, of 178 Buttercup Lane, Americus is charged with misdemeanor possession of marijuana.
• Danielle H. McGee, 27, of Cuthbert is charged with theft by shoplifting, and was jailed.
• Kendara C. Mercer, 20, of 916 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Americus is charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute, and possession of firearm during commission of a felony, and was jailed.
• Torriano S. Mercer, 19, of 916 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Lot 12, Americus is charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute, and possession of firearm during commission of a felony, and was jailed.
• Timothy C. Payne, 18, of 205 E. Jefferson St., Americus was sent to boot camp.
• James A. Reese, 28, of 711-A  Harris St., Americus is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.
• Jacob D. Riv, 23, of 403 Sharon Drive, Americus is charged with misdemeanor simple battery against a person 65 years or older or is pregnant at the time of the offense, and was jailed.
• Laquasha M. Robinson of 45-C Reddick Drive, Americus is charged with assault/battery.
• Jacob D. Sanders, 23, of 403 Sharon Drive, Americus is charged with misdemeanor simple battery against a person age 65 or older or is pregnant at the time of the offense, and was released on bond.
• Pamela S. Smith, 42, of 143 W. Patterson St., Americus is charged with failure to maintain lane, DUI and driving while license is suspended or revoked.
• Carson R. Speir, 21, of 101-G Country Club Drive, Americus is charged with DUI, and was released to the Americus Police Department.
• Chandra D. Spires, 49, of 712 Varsity Drive, Americus is charged with DUI and expired or no registration or title, and was jailed.
• Travis D. Tarver, 36, of Atlanta is charged with violation of noise ordinance.
• Keyla J. Torres, 32, of 130-A Fairway Two, Americus is charged with failure to stop at stop sign and driving while unlicensed, and was jailed.
• Darren J. Trice, 30, of 83-A Barbara Battle Way, Americus is charged with possession/use of drug related object, and giving false identity information to law enforcement, and was jailed.
• Samantha J. Warrat, 36, of 594 Coogle Road, Andersonville is charged with driving while license is suspended or revoked.
• Michael Wilson, 41, of Albany is charged with speeding and driving while unlicensed.
• Santwan C. Woods, 18, of 225-A Horton Drive, Americus is charged with simple battery and criminal trespass, and was jailed.
• David Woods Jr., 20, of 408-B Academy St., Americus is charged with misdemeanor theft by taking.

Americus Probation Office
Arrest
• Samuel K. Green, 37, of Albany is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.

Ellaville Police Department
Arrests
• Tiffany N. Hunt, 33, of Atlanta is charged with felony theft by receiving stolen property, receipt/possession/ transfer of firearm by convicted felon or felony first offender, possession of firearm of knife during commission or attempt to commit certain felonies, and falsifying identification document, and was jailed.
• Shakinah J. Withers, 31, of Atlanta is charged with possession of firearm of knife during commission or attempt to commit certain felonies, possession of marijuana, felony theft by receiving stolen property, and receipt/possession/ transfer of firearm by convicted felon or felony first offender, and was jailed.

Georgia Patrol Post 10, Americus
Arrests
• Joyce A. Dismuke, 45, of Albany is charged with driving while license is suspended or revoked, and was released on bond.
• William J. Dupree, 46, of 431-B Stevens Road, Cobb us charged with DUI, speeding, open container, and failure to have license on person, and was jailed.
• William E. Gaines, 63, of 105-D Eastview Apartments, Americus is charged with driving while license is suspended or revoked and DUI, and was jailed.
• Walter J. Hawkins, 54, of 2213 U.S. Highway 280 East, Americus is charged with DUI, speeding and expired or no registration or title, and was released on bond.
• Jock Hunter, 56, of Panama City Beach, Fla., is charged with DUI, and was jailed.
• Julian Layfield, 76, of 821 Lane Store Road, Americus is charged with DUI, improper stopping on roadway, open container and driving while license is suspended or revoked, and was ailed.
• Bradley L. Terry, 56, of 503 Winder St., Andersonville is charged with seat belt violation and driving while license is suspended or revoked, and was released on bond.

Sumter County Fire & Rescue

• Firefighters responded to 32 calls for medical assistance.
• Firefighters responded to South Bond Street in Plains to a report of a utility line down.
• Firefighters responded to  a grass fire at Ga. Highway 49 East and Church Street.
• Firefighters responded to Ga. Highway 49 and U.S. Highway 280 West to a report of  a tree down. It was a false report.
• Firefighters responded to traffic accident on County Line Snead Road, which was canceled en route.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident on U.S. Highway 280 West.
• Firefighters responded to with automatic aid to a structure fire on Howell Street in Leslie.
• Firefighters provided trucks for a public safety education event at Ga. Highway 49 North and New Era Road.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident at Hooks Mill and Old Hooks roads.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident on Ga. Highway 49 North.
• Firefighters responded to a trash fire on Flintside Drive.
• Firefighters responded to an alarm on Sullivan Drive caused by a malfunction.
• Firefighters responded to Ga. Highway 49 South and Arch Helms Road to a report of a woods fire. It turned out to be an authorized burn.
• Firefighters responded to Greystone Drive to a report of a structure fire. There was no fire.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident at Middle River and District Line roads.
• Firefighters responded to North Beauchamp Road where they controlled a woods fire from spreading to homes. Georgia Forestry cut a fire break and Sumter County soaked the area.

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office
Arrests
• James Angrish, 44, of 115 Town Creek Circle, Americus is charged with driving while license is suspended or revoked, failure to obey stop sign and violation of child support order, and was jailed.
• Trumell J. Brown, 26, of Cordele is charged with DUI, speeding, three counts of reckless driving, two counts of driving while license is suspended or revoked, driving on wrong side of road, improper U-turn, two counts of failure to maintain lane, open container, and two counts of fleeing or attempting to elude officers for a felony offense, and was jailed.
• Sherman S. Butts, 36, of 506 Hartman St., Americus is charged with driving while license is suspended or revoked, and was released on bond.
• Michael A. Coleman, 23, of 117-B Fairway Two Drive, Americus is charged with misdemeanor possession of marijuana and possession and use of drug related object, and was released on bond.
• Samuel C. Dickerson, 21, of Cordele is charged with felony failure to appear in court for finger printable charge, and was jailed.
• Julia L. Duggar, 32, of 855 Ga. Highway 49 South, Americus is charged with DUI, failure to maintain lane and open container, and was released on bond.
• John V. Galloway, 68, of 230 U.S. Highway 280 West, Americus is charged with driving while unlicensed, and was released on bond.
• Brittany N. Grantham, 21, of 122 Jade Road, Americus is charged with disorderly conduct, and was released.
•  Tevin T. Harper, 50, of 148 Africana Village Drive, Plains is charged with enticing a child for indecent purposes, and was jailed.
• James Hawkins, 41, of Albany is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.
• Girard L. Heath, 49, of 112 Easy St., Americus is charged with violation of child support order, and was jailed.
• Shakeira D. Hinton, 38, of Cordele is charged with felony failure to appear in court for a finger printable charge. The charge was dismissed.
• Jashun Howard, 19, of East Point is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.
• Bailey L. Horton, 19, of 152 Santa Rosa Drive, Americus is charged with disorderly conduct, and was jailed.
• Casey L. Jones, 34, of Cordele is charged with felony failure to appear in court for a finger printable charge, and was jailed.
• Victor M. Jones, 32, of 105 Knollwood Drive, Apt. 1-B, Americus is charged with criminal trespass and probation violation, and felony failure to appear in court for a finger printable charge, and was jailed.
• Michael S. Kirksey, 41, of Leesburg is charged with DUI, and was released on bond.
• Kip L. Kornegay, 23, of 2008 Maple St., Americus is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.
• Stephen U. Lee, 39, of 317 Bob Hill Road, Plains is charged with driving while license is suspended or revoked, and was released on bond.
• Cedrick O. Marshall, 36, of Albany is charged with criminal trespass, and was jailed.
• Kelby J. Mathis, 28, of 510 Millard Fuller Blvd., Americus is charged with felony failure to appear in court for a finger printable offense, and was jailed.
• Sammie J. McCormick, 63, of Cordele is charged with driving while license is suspended or revoked, and knowingly driving motor vehicle on suspended, canceled or revoked, and was released on bond.
• Tanner B. McSpadden, 18, of 130 E. Hill St., Americus is charged with misdemeanor possession of marijuana, and was jailed.
• Walter R. Moore, 54, of 118 Myrtle Springs Road, Americus is charged with deposit account fraud, speeding and DUI, and was jailed.
• Timothy T. Page, 38, of 440 S. Bron St., Ellaville is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.
• Shelly C. Peel, 25, of Poplar Ridge Road, Ellaville is charged with misdemeanor failure to appear in court for a finger printable charge, and was released on bond.
• Bianca S. Proctor, 26, of 108 Pecan St., Montezuma is charged with DUI, failure to maintain insurance and knowingly driving motor vehicle on suspended, canceled or revoked registration, and was released on bond.
• Demarkus D. Riley, 19, of Lumpkin is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.
• Ivan A. Rivera-Rodas, 33, of Winston-Salem, N.C., is charged with driving while unlicensed and speeding, and was released on bond.
• Dixie T. Rouse, 40, of 2984 Lamar Road, Cobb is charged with DUI and two counts of failure to maintain lane, and was released on bond.
• Jeremy O. Russell, 25, of Albany is charged with driving while license is suspended or revoked, and was released on bond.
• Charles R. Shingles, 53, of 103 Shady Bottom, Americus is charged with disorderly conduct, and was released on time served.
• Letha A. Smith, 48, of 222 Roy Circle, Americus is charged with failure to appear in court for a finger printable charge, and was released on bond.
• Christopher B. Stokes, 29, of 247 Rockdale Loop, Americus is charged with seat belt violation and driving while license is suspended or revoked, and was released on bond.
• Narada M. Waters, 29, of 107 Pecan Terrace, Americus is charged with misdemeanor battery (Family Violence Act), and was jailed.
• Lavorris T. West, 34, of 102 Clara Drive, Americus is charged with two counts of probation violation and violation of child support order, and was jailed.
• Alonza Wright, 54, of 618 Dismuke St., Americus is charged with misdemeanor failure to appear in court for a finger printable charge, and was released on bond.

Citations
• Haley C. Brantham, 19, of 426 S. Lee St., Apt. A-5, Americus is charged with seat belt violation.
• Cornelius A. Clinkscales, 25, of 702 Mayo St., Americus is charged with speeding.
• Preston J. Davis, 35, of 113 GA. Highway 27 East, Apt. B-7, Americus is charged with speeding.
• Robert Fiske, 61, of Beacon, N.Y., is charged with speeding (85 in a 55-mph zone).
• Geoffrey F. Garrod, 60, of Conyers is charged with passing in a no-passing zone.
• Lawrence M. Goodman Jr., 71, of Willingboro, N.J., is charged with failure to yield right of way to vehicle.
• Heinz F. Heidenreich, 52, of Napa, Calif., is charged with speeding.
• Amanda M. Huddleston, 41, of Tallahassee, Fla., is charge with speeding.
• Irma Y. Johnson, 41, of Lithonia is charged with speeding.
• Alton J. Jones, 57, of Sylvester is charged with speeding (115 in a 55-mph zone).
• Emma P. Jones, 59, of Buena Vista is charged with improper passing of emergency/towing/highway vehicle.
• Danielle T. Keesee, 22, of Dawson is charged with speeding.
• Tequila S. Reddick, 29, of 123 Town Creek Circle, Americus is charged with speeding.
• Shakedrian T. Ross, 29, of Ellaville is charged with failure to maintain insurance, and requiring or permitting unlawful use of vehicle.
• Joshua K. Salter, 19, of 171 Hillcrest Grange Drive, Americus is charged with expired or no registration of title.
• George A. Sims, 47, of 508 Pineview Drive, Americus is charged with failure to secure load.
• Zelda W. Styck, 51, of 746 Wise Road, Plains is charged with failure to obey signs or control devices.
• Deddrick K. Thornton, 19, of Ellaville is charged with speeding and passing in a no-passing zone.
• Virginia D. Tullis, 58, of 352 Martin Luther King Drive, Plains is charged with failure to obey traffic signal or light.
• Tamika L. Wilkerson, 39, of 108 Highland Drive, Americus is charged with passing in a no-passing zone, and expired or no registration of title.