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Area beat: Sept. 17, 2016

Americus Police Department

Arrests
• Keith C. Tuff Jr., 33, of 923 Felder St., Americus is charged with misdemeanor possession of marijuana, driving while unlicensed, and expired tag/registration.
• Kadarius M. Washington, 17, of 151-B Cherokee St., Americus is charged with first-degree burglary, and was jailed.
• Jezreel L. Wiggins, 31, of 120 Howard Ave., Ideal is charged with failure to maintain lane, DUI (second offense), driving while license is suspended or revoked, and obstruction of law enforcement officer.

Americus Probation Office

Arrest
• Benjamin W. Bailey, 37, of 607-D Oak Ave., Americus is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.

Georgia State Patrol Post 10, Americus

Arrest
• James A. Perkins, 20, of 9826 Ga. Highway 26 East, Oglethorpe is charged with speeding and illegal possession of controlled substance, and was jailed.

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office

Arrests
• Traves D. Johnson, 37, of 107 Norman Cole St., Americus is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.
• Emmaneull T. Merritt, 44, of Duluth is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.

Citations
• Shakedrian T. Ross, 29, of Ellaville is charged with failure to maintain insurance, and requiring or permitting unlawful use of vehicle.
• Montrevius D. Rouland, 19, of 120 Andrews Drive, Americus is charged with failure to maintain lane.
• Susan Ruckman, 40, of 250 U.S. Highway 19 North, Americus is charged with failure to maintain insurance.
• Joshua K. Salter, 19, of 171 Hillcrest Grange Drive, Americus is charged with expired or no registration of title.
• Steffanee L. Shewmake, 23, of 129 Second Ave., Buena Vista is charged with seat belt violation.
• George A. Sims, 47, of 508 Pineview Drive, Americus is charged with failure to secure load.
• George A. Sims, 69, of 119 S Village Drive, Americus is charged with passing in a no-passing zone.
• Fernando Soto, 24, of 217 Maple St., Americus is charged with speeding.
• Zelda W. Styck, 51, of 746 Wise Road, Plains is charged with failure to obey signs or control devices.
• Arthur B. Thomas, 38, of 474 Oglethorpe St., Americus is charged with speeding.
• 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.
• Marcus E. Vaughn, 26, of Perry is charged with mud flap violation.
• Lamuel S. Ware, 26, of 246 Wiggins Road, Smithville is charged with failure to maintain insurance.
• Kevinall G. Wheeler, 32, of Baconton is charged with speeding.
• 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.
• Carol M. Williams, 48, of 123 Beauchamp Road, Smithville is charged with improper passing of emergency/towing/highway vehicle.
• Mesino B. Yadira, 33, of Phenix City, Ala., is charged with driving wrong way on one-way street.

Webster County Sheriff’s Office