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Area beat: Jan. 28, 2017

Americus Fire &  Emergency Services

• Firefighters responded to 14 calls for medical assistance.
• Firefighters responded to Hudson and East Lamar streets to a blown transformer. They were advised by Sumter County Sheriff’s Chief Deputy, Col. Eric Bryant that a bird flew into the power lines and caused a momentary loss of power. The dead bird was found at the vase. There were no hazards.
• Firefighters responded to an alarm on North Lee Street. It was determined that a child pulled the alarm.
• Firefighters responded to a report of a power line down on Pineview Drive. It was a cable line.
• Firefighters responded to Pineview Drive to a report of a tree on a house. No one was in the house at the time.

Americus Police Department

Arrests
• Bianca S. Bridges, 38, of 201-A Graham St., Plains is charged with simple battery, and was released on bond.
• Derrick T. Brooks, 20, of 119 Highland Drive, Americus is charged with aggravated assault, possession of firearm or knife during commission of or attempt to commit certain felonies, and criminal attempt to commit a felony, and was jailed.

Americus Probation Office

Arrest
• Kendrick D. Mathis, 45, of 120 Lonnie Lane, Americus is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.

Georgia State Patrol Post 10, Americus

Arrest
• Robert J. Hawkins, 50, of 171 Grover Drive, Americus is charged with driving while unlicensed, and was jailed.

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office

Arrests
• Juarez A. Adelaida, 28, of 528 Hooks Mill Road, Americus is charged with driving while unlicensed, and was released on bond.
• Katherine A. Aley, 37, of 160 Ginger Drive, Americus is charged with disorderly conduct, and was released on time served.
• Jessie J. Bateman, 71, of 65-A Masonic St., Americus is charged with misdemeanor deposit account fraud, and was released on bond.
• David K. Battle, 37, of 205 Barnum Drive, Americus is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.
• Tyquan Bowman, 17, of Savannah is charged with obstruction of law enforcement officer, and was jailed.
• Keldrick J. Brown, 25, of Fort Valley is charged with DUI, failure to signal lane change or turn, and expired of no registration or title, and was released on bond.
• Chadwick T. Cromer, 36, of 416-A W. Ellaville St., Andersonville is charged with disorderly conduct, and was released on time served.
• Daryl S. Cromer, 42, of 2604 LaCrosse Road, Ellaville is charged with theft by taking, and was jailed.
• Thomas E. Dean, 38, of 226-B S. Lee St., Americus is charged with violating a drug court order, and was jailed.
• Kenny B. Floyd, 35, of 155 Lexington Circle, Americus is charged with headlight requirements and driving while unlicensed, and was released on bond.
• Reginald B. Green, 33, of 118 Graystone Drive, Americus is charged with terroristic threats or acts, and was jailed.
• Jamie B. Harbuck, 29, of 219 Young’s Mill Road, Americus is charged with aggravated assault, false report of a crime, obstruction, and parole violation, and was jailed.
• Jamie L. Harris, 32, of 259 Ga. Highway 49 South, Americus is charged with obstruction, and was released on bond.
• John E. Harvey, 50, of 401 Ashby St., Americus is charged with harassing phone calls, and was jailed.
• Robert L. Haynes, 49, of Jacksonville, Fla., is charged with disorderly conduct, and was released on time served.
• Deborah M. Hines, 56, of 113 Ga. Highway 27 East, Apt. J2, Americus is charged with DUI and failure to maintain lane, and was jailed.
• Esco M. Hurt, 26, of 1023 Simmons Drive, Americus is charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, two counts of possession of firearm or knife during commission of a crime or attempt to commit certain felonies, and probation violation, and was jailed.
• Jeanna R. Johnson, 48, of Bainbridge is charged with conspiracy to commit a felony, and was jailed.
• Rico R. Johnson-Verrett, 26, of 920 Cypress Drive, Americus is charged with speeding and DUI, and was released on bond.
• Dexter L. Jordan, 27, of 702-C Davenport St., Americus is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.
• David W. Law, 65, of 2498 Brady Road, Leslie is charged with hunting without a permit and taking over the bag limit, and was released on bond.
• Shambretta B. Mann, 24, of 206 E. Rockhill Drive, Americus is charged with DUI, hit and run, driving while license is suspended or revoked, and failure to maintain lane, and was jailed.
• Vinson M. Mann, 37, of 741 Middle River Road, Unit A, Americus is charged with misdemeanor theft of lost or mislaid property, and (theft of) pecans on public right of way, and was released on bond.
• Carmen L. Mansfield, 57, of 1310 Norris Circle, Americus is charged with driving under the influence of multiple substances and failure to maintain lane, and was released on bond.
• Alton W. Mims, 29, of 154 Gary Brewer Road, Cobb is charged with driving while license is suspended or revoked, and was jailed.
• Christopher O. Norton, 35, of Bonaire is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.
• John E. Purvis, 44, of Americus is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.
• Heather L. Potter, 26, of 149 Crisp Drive, Americus is charged with possession of marijuana, and was jailed.
• Clinton D. Reagan, 37, of Gay is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.
• Keith L. Salter, 47, of 1287 Ga. Highway 27 East, Americus is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.
• Icetilyer R. Slaton, 27, of 13 Spankley Ave., Oglethorpe is charged with felony failure to appear in court for a finger printable charge, and was jailed.
•  Jamarcus A. Stone, 24, of 900 South Georgia Tech Parkway, Americus is charged with DUI, and was released on bond.
• Oscar L. Sutton, 50, of Athens is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.
• Elizabeth J. Weld, 22, of 386 Beaver Run Road, Ellaville is charged with possession of marijuana, and was jailed.
• Carlos M. West, 35, of 1609-B Lafayette St., Americus is charged with DUI and failure to maintain lane, and was released on bond.
• Nicholas R. Westbury, 34, of 121 Jade Road, Americus is charged with misdemeanor theft by taking, criminal trespass, and obstruction of law enforcement officers, and was jailed.
• Sandra Wooden, 53, of 412 W. Forsyth St., Americus is charged with theft by taking, and was jailed.

Citations
• Eloisa E. Gonzalez, 45, of 106 Lexington Circle, Lot 49, Americus is charged with violation of child restraint law.
• Chesabreika Q. Hayes, 28, of 907 Ridge St., Americus is charged with failure to maintain insurance.
• Lotzin H. Lotzin, 41, of Logansville is charged with failure to obey stop sign.
• William T. Hodges, 66, of 294 Marshall Dykes Road, Americus is charged with failure to obey stop sign.
• Larry L. Johnson, 19, of Albany is charged with racing, reckless driving, and driving wrong side of undivided street.
• Chancy A. Joiner, 23, of 130 Oak Grove Court, Americus is charged with speeding.
• Jacob A. Kemp, 34, of 425 Ga. Highway 153, Ellaville is charged with driving while unlicensed.
• Sierra N. Mann, 21, of 118-B Bozeman Circle, Americus is charged with failure to maintain insurance.
• Zorria S. Mann, 19, of Griffin is charged with reckless driving.
• Joshua B. McCoy, 26, of Jeffersonville is charged with illegal stop/stand/park where prohibited.
• Matthew C. McKenzie, 26, of 302 Virginia Ave., Americus is charged with expired or no registration or title.
• A’Braylor K. Mercer, 18, of 106 Hosanna Circle, Americus is charged with failure to obey traffic signal or light, and failure to have license on person.