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Area beat: Aug. 10, 2016

Americus Fire & Emergency Services

• Firefighters responded to 24 calls for medical assistance.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident at Southerfield Road and Basket Factory Drive.
• Firefighters responded to an alarm on West Lamar Street. There was no fire.
• Firefighters responded to Rees Street for an alarm. There were no hazards.
• Firefighters responded to an alarm on West Church Street. There was no fire.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident at South Lee and Hill streets.
• Firefighters responded to Anthony Drive where they removed a tree from the roadway.
• Firefighters responded to an alarm on Second Montgomery Street. The homeowner was advised to have the alarm system checked by the alarm company.
• Firefighters responded to Griffin Lane to a report of downed power lines. They found a tree laying across the lines.
• Firefighters responded to an alarm on South Lee Street which was activated by construction workers putting in a new dry wall.
• Firefighters responded to Lorraine Avenue to a report of a possible structure fire. The homeowner said she had smelled smoke in the hallway, but nothing was found.
• Firefighters responded to Stanley and Anderson streets to remove a tree limb from cable lines.
• Firefighters responded to traffic accident on U.S. Highway 280 West where they extricated the driver.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident at Church and Hampton streets.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident at East Hill Street and Elm Avenue.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident at Oak Avenue and Hill Street.
• Firefighters responded to Taylor Street where they removed a large tree limb that had fallen into the roadway.

Americus Probation Office

Arrests
• Antonie C. Gunder, 55, of 421 Allen St., Americus is charged with probation violation. He was later released.
• Rebecca L. Hancock, 32, of 236-A Wanda Way, Americus is charged with probation violation, and being held for Florida authorities.

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office

Arrests
• Marvin Alexander, 24, of 298 Brady Road, Americus is charged with driving while unlicensed and speeding, and was released on bond.
• Nicholas Alexander, 17, of the Sumter County Youth Development Campus, 300 McMath Mill Road, Americus is charged with obstruction of law enforcement officers, and was released back to the YDC.
• Michael K. Bellamy, 41, of 105 Grover Drive, Americus is charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of firearm during commission of crime, and was jailed.
• Jessica R. Fountain, 25, of 408 W. Hill St., Americus is charged with possession of a Schedule II controlled substance, and was jailed.
• Virginia R. Fuller, 45, of 105-A Magnolia Court, Americus is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.
• Ashley N. Green, 23, of 140 Grover Drive, Americus is charged with criminal trespass and probation violation, and was jailed.
• James D. Hardee, 53, of Thomasville is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.
• Joseph Harris, 49, of 220 Railroad St., DeSoto is charged with violation of child support order, and was jailed.
• Tenesha S. Huckaby, 29, of Dawson is charged with driving while license is suspended or revoked, and was released on bond.
• Karl S. Jarrett, 40, of 905 Adderton St., Americus is charged with possession of a Schedule I controlled substance, possession of firearm or knife during commission of crime, and DUI, and was jailed.
• Reggie C. Jones, 20, of 105 Bivens St., Americus is charged with aggravated assault, and was released on bond.
• Mario A. Lemus-Marin, 19, of 711 Varsity Drive, Americus is charged with driving while unlicensed, and was released on bond.
• Jasmonique M. Lumpkin, 24, of 730 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Apt. 1D, Americus is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.
• Jasmine T. Mullins, 27, of 801-A Hawkins St., Americus is charged with battery, and was released on bond.
• Jammie R. Norman, 29, of 1841 Ga. Highway 30 West, Americus is charged with disorderly conduct, and was jailed.
• Jose A. Nunez, 23, of 155 Kelly Road, West, Ellaville is charged with two counts of fleeing or attempting to elude police, expired driver’s license, speeding, failure to obey stop sign, failure to maintain lane, driving wrong side of undivided street, too fast for conditions, failure to obey signs or control devices, failure to exercise due care, and was released on bond.
• Christina D. Pugh, 28, of 447 Brady Road, Americus is charged with possession of a Schedule II controlled substance, and was jailed.
• Regina E. Sanders, 42, of Box Springs is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.
• Terrance T. Walker, 40, of 203 Smith St., Americus is charged with felony theft by receiving stolen property.

Citations
• Alisia M. Alston, 38, of Albany is charged with speeding,
• Bernedette R. Battle, 33, of 935 N. Jackson St., Americus is charged with seat belt violation.
• Kendall J. Barner, 27, of Smithville is charged with failure to obey signs or control devices.
• Shamere N. Brown, 22, of 129-B Cherokee St., Americus is charged with failure to obey stop sign.
• Michael J. Carter, 23, of 214 Maple St., Americus is charged with seat belt violation.
• Shanita Coleman, 24, of 104 Patterson St., Americus is charged with speeding (82 mph in a 55 zone).
• Tavoris D. Davis, 30, of 107 Palm Court, Americus is charged with
• April Ferra, 42, of 216 W. Church St., Plains is charged with failure to maintain insurance.
• Danielle D. Flint, 22, of 229 S. Hampton St., Americus is charged with speeding (66 mph in a 45 zone).
• Richard I. Franklin, 52, of 383 U.S. Highway 280 West, Americus is charged with seat belt violation.
• Angela R. French, 46, of 4576 Ga. Highway 228, Ellaville is charged with seat belt violation.
• Kiva Hall-Brady, 41, of Albany is charged with speeding.
• Jarrell D. Hillmon, 23, of Ashburn is charged with failure to obey railroad gates/signals.
• Melvin L. Hudson, 31, of 79 Andrew Jackson Court, Buena Vista is charged with mud flap violation.
• Cammie R. Johnson, 26, of Opelika, Ala., is charged with speeding.
• Charlie Johnson, 45, of 326 LaCrosse Road, Ellaville is charged with seat belt violation.
• Kenneth D. Kennedy, 55, of Dawson is charged with seat belt violation.
• Ebony S. Lawson, 27, of 1314 Douglas Circle, Americus is charged with child restraint violation.
• James N. Lester, 32, of Unadilla is charged with speeding.
• Willie L. Levant, 58, of Cordele is charged with seat belt violation.
• Sammie J. McCormick, 63, of Cordele is charged with suspended license plate.
• Jason E. McGrother, 38, of 203 W. Oglethorpe St., Ellaville is charged with littering from a motor vehicle.
• Brittney J. McKenzie, 26, of Warner Robins is charged with failure to obey signs or control devices.
• Eldridge Mercer, 64, of 1330 Second Montgomery St., Americus is charged with seat belt violation.
• Elizabeth Moreles, 20, of Byronville is charged with speeding and child restraint violation.
• David T. Phelps, 65, of Byromville is charged with speeding.
• Karen B. Pope, 54, of Americus is charged with seat belt violation.
• Gerald R. Roberson, 39, of 105 Sherwood Road, Americus is charged with seat belt violation.
• Brittany D. Rutledge, 23, of Oglethorpe is charged with passing in a no-passing zone.
• Cedric B. Scott, 37, of 236 E. Rockhill Drive, Americus is charged with seat belt violation.
• Marshall S. Selph, 61, of Hahira is charged with seat belt violation.
• Drury A. Shierling, 17, of Leesburg is charged with load dragging on highway and failure to secure load.
• Gregory J. Shingles, 19, of 1107-A Oglethorpe Ave., Americus is charged with speeding.
• Owen J. Stapleton, 52, of Richland is charged with seat belt violation.
• Sarah D. Studdard, 44, of Buena Vista is charged with seat belt violation.
• Charles J. Tookes, 39, of Americus is charged with seat belt violation.
• Kerry E. Waldron, 38, of 155 Mills Road, Smithville is charged with seat belt violation.
• Rufus Walker, 64, of 194 Jenkins Road, Americus is charged with seat belt violation.