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Area beat: Jan. 14, 2017

Americus Fire & Emergency Services

• Firefighters responded to three calls for medical attention.
• Firefighters responded to U.S. Highway 280 West to a report of an unauthorized burn. They found a small fire of sticks and leaves. The individual was apprised of the City’s no-burn policy, and extinguished the fire.

Americus Police Department

Arrests
• Latoya Boger, 33, of 106 Town Creek Circle, Americus is charged with disorderly conduct.
• Porcha N. Brantley, 25, of 817 Winchester St., Americus is charged with reckless driving, driving while license is suspended or revoked, and simple assault (Family Violence Act), and was jailed.
• Lakeisha M. Bridges, 26, of 151 Stonewall Drive, Americus is charged with disorderly conduct.
• Jaleel T. Brooks, 17, of 119 Highland Drive, Americus is charged with felony aggravated assault, criminal attempt to commit a felony, and possession of firearm of knife during commission or attempt to commit certain felonies, and was jailed.
• Donovan N. Brown, 19, of Warner Robins is charged with driving while license is suspended or revoked and window tint violation.
• Abril Cradic, 25, of 538 Oak Ave., Americus is charged with tag light violation, misdemeanor possession of marijuana, and was driving while unlicensed.
• Erika R. Gordillo of 503 Jackson Ave., Americus is charged with driving while unlicensed.
• Euveka S. Haugabook, 38, of 211 Poplar St., Americus is charged with possession of a Schedule I controlled substance (crack cocaine), and was jailed.
• Laquanta S. Jackson, 24, of 1505 E. Lamar St., Americus is charged with third-degree cruelty to children, criminal trespass, and simple battery, and was released on bond.
• Edmond L. Jones, 29, of 139-A Brannan Ave., Americus is charged with second-degree criminal damage, and was jailed.
• Three juveniles were charged with curfew violation at South Lee and Church streets.
• A juvenile was charged with curfew violation and driving while unlicensed at South Lee and Church streets.
• Mario A. Lemus-Chavez, 39, of 711 Varsity Drive, Americus is charged with third-degree cruelty to children, and battery, and was jailed.
• Obie Lyles Jr. 28, of 113 Horton Drive, Americus is charged with engaging in, promoting, encouraging, aiding, abetting a fight.

Citations
• Claudette L. Jackson of 334 U.S. Highway 280 West, Americus is charged with failure to maintain lane.
• John Turner of 401 Pinecrest Drive, Americus is charged with failure to yield right of way when entering or crossing roadway.

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office

Arrest
• Reginald B. Adams, 52, of 216-A Horton Drive, Americus is charged with misdemeanor battery (Family Violence Act), obstructing or hindering persons making an emergency phone call, and reckless conduct, and was jailed.