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Area beat: March 17, 2017

Americus Fire & Emergency Services

• Firefighters responded to 27 calls for medical assistance.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident on East Lamar Street.
• Firefighters responded to a report of a transformer on fire on East Forsyth Street. Nothing was found.
• Firefighters responded to a report of a possible structure fire on Knollwood Drive. They found no fire but a lighting ballast had broken down.
• Firefighters responded to Ridge Street to the report of a burn in the backyard. They found a small fire confined to a chimenea.
• Firefighters responded to Beale Street to a possible structure fire. No hazards were found.
• Firefighters responded to a vehicle v. pedestrian accident on Knollwood Drive.
• Firefighters responded to the dining hall at Georgia Southwestern State University in reference to a gas line needing to be turned off. They found smoke throughout the dining hall. Campus Security advised a fire in a fryer in the kitchen had been extinguished. They shut off the gas.
• Firefighters responded to an alarm on Ga. Highway 27 East. No hazards were found.

Americus Police Department

Arrests
• Adam C. Andres, 33, of 426 S. Lee St., Americus is charged with assault-battery.
• Caluiral B. Daniels, 39, of 237 LaCrosse Road, Americus is charged with battery, and was jailed.
• Lawrence Daniels, 33, of 1113 N. Lee St., Americus is charged with battery, and was jailed.
• James L. Davis, 63, of 950 Anthony Drive, Apt. 19-A, Americus is charged with terroristic threats and acts, and was jailed.
• Keith L. Haynes, 33, of 721 Beale St., Americus is charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, and was jailed.
• Taurus T. Hubbard, 42, of 114 Still Quarters Circle, Leslie is charged with driving while license is suspended or revoked, and was released on summons to appear in court.
• Shambreaka D. Jackson, 28, of 215 S. Jackson St., Americus is charged with noise violation.
• A juvenile was charged with unruliness and obstruction of police officer on Bessie Mays Circle.
• A juvenile was charged with unruliness on East Lamar Street.
• A juvenile was charged with felony theft by taking (motor vehicle) and obstruction of law enforcement, on Eastview Circle.
• A juvenile was charged with battery on North Jackson Street.
• A juvenile was charged with unruliness on Dixon Drive.
• Michael T. Lynn, 20, of 1123 Beckwith Road, Ellaville is charged with underage possession/consumption of alcohol, and was released on summons to appear in court.
• Jonathan I. Mack, 31, of 215 Habitat St., Americus is charged with misdemeanor possession of marijuana, and was released on summons to appear in court.
• Geoffrey B. Patterson of 101 Palm Court, Americus is charged with failure to yield before turning left, driving while license is suspended or revoked, and obstruction of law enforcement officer.
• Kenneth G. Pless, 51, of Brooklyn, N.Y., is charged with theft by shoplifting.
• John E. Purvis, 44, of 832 U.S. Highway 280 East, Americus is charged with following too closely and driving while license is suspended or revoked, and was released on bond.
• Timothy L. Robinson, 17, of 1406 First Montgomery St., Americus is charged with aggravated assault (gun), possession of firearm or knife during commission or attempt to commit certain felonies, and possession of pistol or revolver by a minor, and was jailed.
• Troy A. Robinson, 41, of 510 Sharon Drive, Americus is charged with driving while license is suspended or revoked, and misdemeanor possession of marijuana.
• Brandon Sanford, 33, of 215 S. Jackson St., Americus is charged with noise violation.
• Cedric S. Sanford, 29, of 130 Lonnie Lane, No. 113, Americus is charged with driving while license is suspended or revoked (third offense).
• Adrian Santamaria-Reyes, 37, of 150 Renecker Road, Americus is charged with driving while unlicensed.
• Charcia A. Sims, 29, of 415 Poplar St., Americus was arrested in a warrant for criminal trespass, and was jailed.
• Windon Smith, 49, of Parrott is charged with driving while license is suspended or revoked (second offense), open container, and altered tag.
• Erica N. Thomas, 31, of Camilla is charged with driving while license is suspended or revoked, and was released on summons to appear in court.
• Brittany N. Welborn, 24, of 105 Glory Court, Americus is charged with driving while license is suspended or revoked and seat belt violation.
• Eric S. Wright, 22, of 283 Story Road, Americus is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.

Citation
• Alaycia B. Foster of 121 Winder St., Andersonville is charged with improper backing and driving without license on person.

Americus Probation Office

Arrest
• Vontavious Q. Hunter, 22, of 733 N. Lee St., Americus is charged with probation violation, and was jailed.

Georgia State Patrol Post 10, Americus

Arrest
• Jeremy J. Benford, 28, of Austell is charged with DUI, driving while license is suspended or revoked, and failure to stop at stop sign, and was released on bond.