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Area beat: Dec. 17, 2016

Americus Fire & Emergency Services
• Firefighters responded to North Lee and Ashby streets to a report of someone something burning in a back yard. They found a small pile of leaves and sticks burning, and advised the occupant about the city’s no-burn policy.

Americus Police Department

Citation
• Jakhari M. White of 808 Thrasher Road, Plains is charged with failure to yield while turning left.

Georgia Southwestern State University Police

Arrest
• Henry L. Bell, 26, of 103-K Country Club Drive, Americus is charged with reckless driving, and was released to another agency.

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office

Arrests
• Jordan Z. Belcher, 19, of 116 E. Allen St., Leslie is charged with misdemeanor simple battery, disorderly conduct, public drunkenness, reckless conduct, and criminal trespass, and was jailed.
• Towan A. Boone, 30, of Jonesboro is charged with failure to obey child support order, and was jailed.
• Keith O. Bowens, 50, of 145 Rom Circle, Americus is charged with simple battery, and was jailed.
• Will Cobb, 50, of Albany is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.
• Tracey M. Driver, 26, of 317 Bob Hale Road, Plains is charged with aggravated assault and cruelty to children, and was jailed.
• Brian K. Griffin, 31, of 194 Gary Brewer Road, Cobb is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.
• Jacob J. Ingram, 23, of 622 Winn St., Americus is charged with terroristic threats and acts, and was jailed.
• Quantavius C. Johnson, 23, of Albany is charged with second-degree criminal damage to property, and was released on bond.
• Daniel C. Jordan, 46, of 119 Bear Branch Road, Americus is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.
• Shaquena C. Mack, 27, of 1009 Douglas Circle, Americus is charged with probation violation, and was released.
• Jonathan D. McCarty, 42, of 720 McMath Mill Road Extension, Americus is charged with disorderly conduct, and was jailed.
• Bobby F. Middlebrooks, 50, of 105 Daisy Drive, Americus is charged with driving while license is suspended or revoked and failure to obey traffic signal or light, and was released on bond.
• Bobby Prince, 27, of 405-A Bessie Mays Circle, Americus is charged with DUI and driving while license is suspended or revoked, and was released on bond.
• Markece K. Sanford, 34, of 838 Davenport St., Americus was released after serving 48 hours.
• Christopher Walker, 46, of 120 Tom Hall Circle, Americus is charged with failure to obey child support order, and was jailed.
• Edgar T. Warren, 40, of 111-A Horton Drive, Americus is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.
• Edward C. Williams, 53, of Cordele is charged with felony failure to appear in court for a finger printable charge, and was jailed.
• Travis A. Williams, 32, of 304 Crawley St., Americus is charged with cruelty to children, and was jailed.
• Mary C. Wohlwender, 77, of 147 Honeysuckle Hollow Road, Americus is charged with two counts of livestock running at large, and was released on bond.
• Leah H. Yates-Mehta, 22, of 950 Anthony Drive, Apt. 9-B, Americus is charged with misdemeanor theft by taking, misdemeanor possession of marijuana, and felony second-degree forgery, and was jailed.