Area Beat: 5-20-17

Published 1:25 pm Saturday, May 20, 2017

Sumter County Fire & Rescue

• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident on Bumphead Road.
•  Firefighters responded to 15 calls for medical assistance.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident on Young’s Mill Road.
• Firefighters assisted South Georgia Technical College with its Spring Fling and demonstrated equipment on the vehicles.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident at Johnson and Bumphead roads in which a vehicle had struck a cow.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident on Ga. Highway 49.
• Firefighters responded to a structure fire on East Rockhill Drive where they extinguished a shed fire in the back yard.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident on U.S. Highway 280 West,
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident on Ga. Highway 45 North.
• Firefighters responded to an alarm on Kitchens Cemetery Road. The activation was result of work being done on the system.
• Firefighters responded to a report of a structure fire on Africana Drive near Plains. There was no fire, but a TV had shorted out.
Americus Police Department

Arrests (April 17-18)
• Nicholas L. Burton, 30, of 120 Pine Circle, Ellaville; statutory rape and contributing to the delinquency of a minor; jailed.
• Charles L. Daniels, 38, of Warner Robins; obstruction of law enforcement officers; jailed.
Georgia State Patrol Post 10, Americus

Arrests (April 13-15)
• Jose G. Vazquez, 33, of 1007 U.S. Highway 19, Americus; endangering a child by driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, DUI, driving while unlicensed; released on bond.
Sumter County Sheriff’s Office

Arrests (April 12-13)
• Robert J. McDonald, 32, of 209 Cyanamid Lane, Andersonville; disorderly conduct; released on bond.
• Jammie R. Norman, 29, of 1841 Ga. Highway 30 West, Americus; probation violation; charges dismissed.

Arrests (April 17-18)
• Terrance D. Harris, 22, of 120 Wild Azalea Drive, Americus; DUI, improper/erratic lane change, failure to yield right of way to emergency vehicle; jailed.
• Erica M. Johnson, 33, of 283 Peachtree Circle, Americus; driving wrong way on one-way street and DUI; jailed.
• Casey L. Jones, 34, Cordele; felony failure to appear in court for a finger printable charge; released on bond.
• Dennis Stewart, 63, of 105 Lily Lane, Americus; probation violation; jailed.
• Nicholas T. Wells, 19, of 207 Laurel St., Aemricus; possession of marijuana, window tine violation; released on bond.

Arrests (April 24-25)
• Walter C. Blackmon, 37, of Richland, DUI, two counts of speeding, failure to obey stop sign, reckless driving, fleeing or attempting to elude police; released on bond.
• Jerome M. Glover, 36, of 389 Small Piece Road, Plains, felony third-degree forgery, misdemeanor fourth-degree forgery.
• Tyshon C. Mims, 20, of Columbus, affray (fighting); jailed.
• Joseph K. Smith, 29, of 403 Arch Helms Road, Americus, criminal trespass, battery, terroristic threats and acts; jailed.
• Jada D. Walker, 20, of Loganville, affray (fighting); jailed.

Citations (April 5-10)
• Carol S. Blue, 35, of 50-B Reddick Drive, Americus; open container.
• Brittany J. Fletcher, 26, 720 Harris St. Apt. 19, Americus; child restraint violation.
• Jenna T. Singleton, 19, of Leesburg; speeding.
• Knisha L. Butler, 31, of Warner Robins, speeding (72 mph in a 55 zone).
• Aldelphia M. Smith, 55, of Decatur; knowingly driving motor vehicle on registration that has been suspended, canceled or revoked.
• Brenda A. Powell, 53, of Plains; failure to obey traffic signal or light.
• Eddie J. Mann, 33, of 111 Bush Circle, Americus; littering from a motor vehicle.
• James E. Griffith, 44, of 425 Pennington Road, Andersonville; failure to obey stop sign.
• Marcus T. Jones, 35, of Dawson; speeding.

Citations (April 24-26)
• Charles A. Baugh, 50, of Andersonville, speeding and expired or no driver’s license.
• Willie T. Bradley, 49, of 123 Hosanna Circle, Americus, speeding.
• Daphne D. Hamilton, 43, of 600 Coogle Road, Ellaville, speeding and passing in a no-passing zone.
• Clyde L. Larkins, 48, of 306-B Tabby Lane, Americus, child restraint violation.
• Earnest A. Reed, 32, of 177 Mitchell St., DeSoto, failure to obey stop sign.
• Howard Terry, 62, of 210 Barbara Battle Way, Americus, child restraint violation.
• Rebeklah G. Zdziarski, 18, of Leesburg, speeding.
Webster County Sheriff’s Office

Arrests (April 12-14)
• Shaun R. Lovett, 34, of Columbus; felony theft by taking; jailed.
• Travis H. Swett, 34, of Roopville; probation violation; jailed.