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Area beat: Feb. 1, 2017

Americus Police Department

Arrests
• Omar S. Barron, 21, of 110 Foster St., Americus is charged with aggravated battery, terroristic threats or acts, possession of cocaine, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession and use of drug-related objects, illegal possession of a controlled substance, obstruction of law enforcement officers, and parole violation, and was jailed.
• Larry D. Chittum, 50, of 708 E. Church St., Americus is charged with disorderly conduct.
• Jarkell D. Fann, 21, of 1334 Second Montgomery St., Americus is charged with first-degree forgery, and was jailed.
• Reggie C. Jones, 20, of 105 Bivins St., Americus is charged with simple battery misdemeanor battery (Family Violence Act), criminal trespass, and two counts of third-degree cruelty to children, and was jailed.
• A juvenile was charged with theft by taking at Roman Oven, 1604 E. Forsyth St.
• A juvenile was charged with unruliness on Melody Lane.
• Robert L. Lockhart, 57, of Albany is charged with theft by shoplifting and obstruction of law enforcement officer, and was jailed.
• Dianne Mathews, 64, of 902 Hawkins St., Americus is charged with false alarm to police or ambulance.
• Mary F. Thomas, 23, of 603 District Line Road, Americus is charged with DUI (second offense) and driving while license is suspended or revoked.
• Charleston A. Wilbon, 43, of 513-A Bessie Mays Circle, Americus is charged with misdemeanor failure to appear in court for a finger printable charged, and was jailed.

Americus Probation Office

Arrests
• Gregory C. Daniels, 24, of 206 Lakeview Drive, Americus is charged with probation violation, misdemeanor failure to appear in court for a finger printable charge, criminal trespass, and battery, and was jailed.
• Qwinterrious J. Dodson, 23, of 205-M Murphy Mill Road, Americus is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.

Ellaville Police Department

Arrest
• Nehemiah M. Sowell, 30, of 440 S. Broad St., Lot 3, Ellaville is charged with contempt of child support order, and was jailed.

Georgia State Patrol Post 10, Americus

Arrests
• Antonio L. Colbert, 20, of 409 S. Hampton St., Americus is charged with misdemeanor possession of marijuana, driving while license is suspended or revoked, and DUI, and was released on bond.
• Marquetta D. English, 32, of 702-D Davenport St., Americus is charged with misdemeanor failure to appear in court for a finger printable charge, and was released on bond.
• Brandon C. Gordon, 22, of Cordele is charged with driving with expired license and misdemeanor possession of marijuana, and was released on bond.

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office

Arrests
• Pedro Avila-Belmontes, 22, of 541 E. Furlow St., Americus is charged with driving while license is suspended or revoked, and was released on bond.
• Michael T. Banks, 37, of 201 Wanda Way, Americus is charged with violation of child support order, and was released after time served.
• Karl E. Booker, 47, of 859-C McMath Mill Road, Americus is charged with open container and DUI, and was released on bond.
• Lance K. Butler, 49, of 207 E. Church St., Americus is charged with DUI, and was released on bond.
• Andre D. Copeland, 22, of LaGrange is charged with items prohibited for possession by inmates, and was released to another jail.