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Area beat: Dec. 28, 2016

Americus Police Department

Arrests
• Dametria N. Brown, 24, of 86-A Dixon Drive, Americus is charged with misdemeanor failure to appear in court for a finger printable charge, and was jailed.
• Flinza S. Davis, 23, of 509 W. Church St., Americus is charged with two counts of probation violation, felony second-degree forgery, possession of firearm or knife during commission or attempt to commit certain felonies, possession of firearm by a convicted felon, possession of marijuana, possession of a Schedule IV controlled substance, obstruction of law enforcement officers, and fourth-degree forgery, and was jailed.
• Antavious M. Leverett, 17, of 806 N. Lee St., Americus is charged with loitering and prowling,  obstruction of law enforcement officers, and criminal attempt to commit a felony, and was jailed.
• Mathew Lewis, 63, of 118-B Hanson Drive, Americus is charged with disorderly conduct, and was jailed.
• Richard C. Pitts, 46, of 396 Middle River Road, Americus is charged with theft by shoplifting and possession of drug-related objects, and was jailed.
• Markece K. Sanford, 34, of 838 Davenport St., Americus is charged with possession of cocaine, loitering, and obstruction of law enforcement officer, and was jailed.
• James Young, 60, of 612-B Elm Ave., Americus is charged with possession of cocaine, and was jailed.

Georgia State Patrol Post 10, Americus
Arrests
• Rocael Barrics-Garcia, 25, of 1101 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Americus is charged with DUI and driving while license is suspended or revoked, and was released on bond.
• Reginald G. Crimes, 21, of 1501 Poplar Springs Road, Preston is charged with driving while license is suspended or revoked, and was released on bond.