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Area beat: Dec. 16, 2017

Americus Fire &   Emergency Services

(Nov. 30-Dec. 4)

• Firefighters responded to 14 calls for medical assistance.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident on Crawford Street.
• Firefighters responded to a structure fire on Roseburg Road in Dooly County as requested as mutual aid.
• Firefighters responded to South Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard to a report of smoke coming from underneath the bridge. It was a locomotive engine. There were no hazards.
• Firefighters stood by during a football game at Southland Academy, 123 Southland Road.
• Firefighters responded to North Varsity Drive where an occupant complained of her stove making a popping sound. No hazards were found.
• Firefighters responded to West Lester Street to what turned out to be a false alarm.
• Firefighters responded to Forestside Circle to a complaint of a gas odor. They discovered there was no gas service to the residence. The occupant told them her son had wasted some regular gasoline from a gas can underneath the home. They found a small amount and told the occupant there was no hazard.
• Firefighters responded to a report of smoke coming from the heating vents inside a residence on Mitchell Street. They determined the smoke and odor were due to dust or dirt on the heating element. The occupants were advised to contact the landlord.

Sumter County Fire & Rescue

(Nov. 17-Dec. 7)
• Firefighters responded to 12 calls for medical assistance.
• Firefighters responded to an alarm on East Forsyth Street which was canceled en route.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident on James Hart Road.
• Firefighters responded to a structure on Murphy Mill Road to provided automatic aid, but were canceled en route.
• Firefighters responded to Memorial Mile Drive where they stood by for a controlled burn og a tree limb pile.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident on Orchard Drive.
• Firefighters responded to a utility line over the roadway at Ga. Highways 308 and 49 South.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident at Ga. Highways 27 East and 195.
• Firefighters responded to the area of U.S. Highway 280 West and Rabbit Branch Road.
• Firefighters responded to U.S. Highway 280 West in response to assisting EMS with lifting a patient.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident at East Federal and Seaboard streets.
• Firefighters responded to an alarm on Peachtree Street.

Americus Police      Department

Arrests (Oct. 31-Nov. 7)
• Darian C. Barker, 22; no address provided; criminal trespass.
• Stephen A. Benford, 31, of Lumpkin; felony second-degree burglary; jailed.
• Arthur L. Boone, 21, of 101 Linnie St., Americus; aggravated assault; jailed.
• Michael E. Boyce, 42; no address provided; simple battery.
• James A. Brown, 21, of 211-A Horton Drive, Americus; driving without valid license.
• Cedric L. Cheeseboro, 30, of 518 Hartman St., Americus; DUI and failure to maintain lane; jailed.
• Briannca N. Cooper, 25, of 1306 N. Lee St., Americus; possession/manufacture/distribute/etc. a controlled substance or marijuana within 1,000 ft. of schools, possession of firearm or knife during commission or attempt to commit certain felonies, and possession of amphetamine; jailed.
• Sarah Daughtry, 56, homeless; expired or no registration or title, driving while license is suspended or revoked, and headlight requirements; jailed.
• Javonta R. Edge, 31, of 1306 N. Lee St., Americus; possession/manufacture/distribute/etc. a controlled substance or marijuana within 1,000 ft. of schools, possession of firearm or knife during commission or attempt to commit certain felonies, and possession of amphetamine; jailed.
• Broderick Jones, 24; no address provided; driving while license is suspended or revoked.
• Eddie L. Lusane, 19, no address provided; disorderly conduct.
• Christopher E. Luster, 37, no address provided; misdemeanor possession of marijuana and disorderly conduct.
• Calvin C. Minter, 41; no address provided; entering auto.
• Deontrey M. Parker, 21; no address provided; disorderly conduct.
• Wilson C. Peak, 46, no address provided; misdemeanor possession of marijuana, DUI, open container, headlight requirements.
• Brandon A. Pitts, 29, of 215 Valley Drive, Americus; driving while license is suspended or revoked and misdemeanor failure to appear in court on a finger printable charge; jailed.
• Johnny Robinson, 51, of Albany; assault/battery.
• Mary A. Sampson, 41; no address provided; disorderly conduct.
• Claretha A. Smith, 41; no address provided; loud and unnecessary noises.
• Emanuel L. Williams, 50, of 704 Fulton St., Americus; misdemeanor theft by shoplifting and possession and use of drug related objects; jailed.

Citations (Oct. 31-Nov. 7)
• Amy N. Conner of 950 Anthony Drive, Americus; following too closely.
• Shanica R. Walton of 205 Barbara Battle Way, Americus; improper backing.
• Matthew A. Wilson of 151 Fox Stephens Road, Lot F, Americus; improper backing.

Ellaville Police             Department

Arrests (Nov. 2)
• Sha’neique M. Brooks, 24, of 78-B W. Buena Vista St., Ellaville; simple battery; jailed.
• Jennifer N. Guinn, 34, of 211 Brookdale Drive, Americus; simple battery; jailed.

Georgia State Patrol Post 10, Americus

Arrest (Nov. 2)
• Emilio Lizarraga, 26, of 695 U.S. Highway 19 South, Lot B, Americus; driving while license is suspended or revoked; released on bond.

Sumter County         Sheriff’s Office

Arrests
• Ralph L. Arnett, 25, of Alpharetta; second degree criminal damage to property; jailed. (Oct. 19)
• Tony Banks, 51, of 213 Sharon Drive, Americus; DUI, failure to maintain lane, failure to exercise due car, and driving under the influence of drugs; jailed. (Oct. 8)
• Eddie D. Brooks, 43, of 264 Pecan Road, Cobb; misdemeanor battery (Family Violence Act); jailed. (Oct. 20)
• Eddie Brooks, 71, of 308 Bailey Road, Cobb; receipt/possession/transfer of firearm by convicted felonr of felony first offender, and pointing a pistol at another; jailed. (Oct. 20)
• Robert L. Burton, 59, of Tampa, Fla.; DUI and speeding; released on bond. (Oct. 22)
• Marco D. Cannon, 40, of 307 Reed St., Americus; probation violation; jailed. (Oct. 23)
• Samuel J. Carpenter, 20, of Marietta; driving under the influence of marijuana and failure to obey stop sign; jailed. (Oct. 12)
• Frank W. Carr, 49, of Albany; misdemeanor obstruction of law enforcement officer; released on bond. (Oct. 5)
• Nicholas B. Carr, 28, of Leesburg; failure to report accident and misdemeanor obstruction of officer; jailed.  (Oct. 3)
• Walter J. Carter, 27, of 1236 Douglas Circle, Americus; probation violation; jailed. (Oct. 24)
• Robert L. Collins, 41, of 456 Arch Helms Road, Lot N, Americus; speeding, tail light requirements, DUI, aggravated assault, criminal trespass; jailed. (Oct. 9)
• Connie Frances Cooper, 50, of 69-B Masonic Drive, Americus; DUI, open container, and expired or no license plates or decal; released on bond. (Oct. 17)
• Stephen B. Crawford, 49, of 522 U.S. Highway 280 East, Americus; driving under the influence of drugs, expired or no registration or title, and misdemeanor possession of marijuana; jailed. (Oct. 16)
• Adam S. Crowley, 28, of 1496 Hooks Mill Road, Leslie; misdemeanor deposit account fraud; jailed. (Oct. 4)
• Melvin L. Davis, 39, of 138 Peppermint Way, Americus; probation violation; jailed. (Oct. 3)
• William I. Fine, 34, of 110 Jade Road, Americus; financial transaction card theft, financial transaction car fraud and probation violation; jailed. (Oct. 4)
• William M. Ford, 45, of 119 Ginger Drive, Americus; driving while unlicensed; released after paying fine. (Oct. 9)
• Lekeisha M. Foster, 31, of 116 Linnie St., Americus; misdemeanor battery (Family Violence Act); released on bond. (Oct. 13)
• Jose F. Garcia, 41, of 170 Grover Drive, No. 9, Americus; driving while license is suspended or revoked; released on bond. (Oct. 4)
• Clemond C. Glover, 45, of 919 Davenport St., Americus; probation violation; released after time served. (Oct. 6)
• Brandon L. Gorforth, 20, of 387 Memorial Mile, Americus; probation violation; released after time served; (Oct. 13)
• Kelvin D. Gordon, 30, of Warner Robins; probation violation; jailed. (Oct. 10)
• Armand B. Green, 21, of 101 Persimmon St., Americus; felony theft by taking; jailed. (Oct. 6)
• Tanerious W. Green, 25, of 107 Daisy Drive, Americus; failure to maintain insurance and driving while license is suspended or revoked; released on bond. (Oct. 21)
• Hasaan J. Hale, 20, of Rex; giving false name, address or birth date to law enforcement officer; jailed. Charges were later dismissed. (Oct. 12)
• Madison N. Harper, 19, of 280 Buchanan Road, Plains; false statement or writings; conceal facts or fraudulent documents in matters of government; jailed. (Oct. 6)
• Charleston Hart, 56, of 95-B Bozeman Circle, Americus; probation violation; jailed. (Oct. 25)
• Ralph M. Jackson, 56, of 201 Lakeview Circle, Americus; probation violation; jailed. (Oct. 25)
• John E. Harvey, 51, of 138 N. Village Drive, Americus; disorderly conduct; released on bond. (Oct. 11)
• Robert Hawkins, 51, of 221-A Horton Drive, Americus; driving while unlicensed, failure to maintain insurance and expire or no license plate or decal; jailed. (Oct. 4)
• Destinee P. Hill, 21, of 302 Brookdale Drive, Americus; battery; jailed. (Oct. 23)
• Zerrick J. Hollis, 40, of 182-B Bob Dodson Road, Plains; DUI; jailed. (Oct. 23)
• James W. Horne, 25, of 323 Parkers Crossing, Americus; jailed. (Oct. 19)
• Samantha T. Hough, 26, of 566 U.S. Highway 280 West, Americus; possession of a Schedule I Controlled Substance; jailed. (Oct. 4)
• Cameron B. Ibach, 19, of 200-G Cartwright Road, Americus; possession of marijuana and possession of a controlled substance; jailed. (Oct. 3)
• Donnell James, 62, of Douglasville; driving while license is suspended or revoked; released on bond. (Oct. 16)
• Dominque L. Johnson, 30, of Albany; DUI; released on bond. (Oct. 13)
• Jessie C. Johnson, 28, of Decatur; speeding, driving while license is suspended or revoked, and misdemeanor possession of marijuana; jailed. (Oct. 13)
• Sadarius L. Jones, 24, of Albany; misdemeanor theft by receiving stolen property; released on bond. (Oct. 16)
• Chelsea M. Jordan, 24, of 710 Beale St., Americus; misdemeanor public indecency; jailed. (Oct. 15)
• Cordera S. Leverette, 30, of 914 Post Way, Americus; reckless conduct and felony involuntary manslaughter; jailed. (Oct. 22)
• Vershard J. Lockhart, 24, of 210 Bessie Mays Circle, Americus; probation violation; jailed. (Oct. 25)
• Edward S. Lowell, 77, of 566 U.S. Highway 280 West, Americus; hold for investigation. (Oct. 10)
• Elizabeth N. Maddox, 26, of 98-A Bozeman Circle, Americus; misdemeanor failure to appear in court for a finger printable charge and probation violation; jailed. (Oct. 11)
• D’atrah S. Mann, 27, of 149 Hosanna Circle, Americus; misdemeanor possession of marijuana and possession of a drug related object; jailed. (Oct. 13)
• Larell McCoy, 27, of 115 E. Peppermint St., Americus; misdemeanor failure to appear in court for finger printable charge and criminal trespass; jailed. (Oct. 15)
• Sunni E. McSpadden, 27, of 108 E. Glessner St., Americus; possession of a Schedule IV Controlled Substance and possession and use of drug related objects; jailed. (Oct. 16)
• Tanner B. McSpadden, 19, of 130 E. Hill St., Americus; possession of marijuana, driving under the influence of drugs, failure to maintain lane, possession of a Schedule IV Controlled Substance and possession of drugs not in original container; jailed. (Oct. 15)
• Marquavious Minter, 24, of 819 Mayo St., Apt. 33-B, Americus; two counts of terroristic threats and acts; jailed. (Oct. 10)
• Kewakn L. Morgan, 38, of 195 S. Bond St., Plains; failure to obey stop sign, driving while unlicensed, misdemeanor obstruction of law enforcement officer, fleeing or attempting to elude police officer, parole violation and probation violation; jailed. (Oct. 7)
• Broderick D. Morris, 32, of 187 W. Rockhill Drive, Americus; criminal trespass; released on bond. (Oct. 24)
• Dominique D. Muff, 33, of 1017 Southerfield Road, Americus; sentenced to serve 45 days in jail. (Oct. 13)
• William C. Nutt, 25, of 604 Shiloh Road, Americus; violation of terms of drug court; released. (Oct. 6)
• Colby M. Perry, 26, of 115 Pecan Circle, Plains; terroristic threats and acts; jailed. (Oct. 9)
• Shimon S. Perry, 31, of 222 Roy Circle, Americus; driving while license is suspended or revoked; jailed. (Oct. 13)
• Jacoby T. Peters, 22, of Albany; probation violation; jailed. (Oct. 3)
• Antaius J. Pitts, 38, of Morrow; obstruction of law enforcement officer when engaged on official duty which results in serious physical injury; released on bond. (Oct. 22)
• John E. Purvis, 44, of 832 U.S. Highway 280 East, Americus; misdemeanor failure to appear in court for a finger printable charge; released on bond. (Oct. 11)
• Jamaine Robinson, 36, of Rex; DUI, open container, tail light violation; released on bond. (Oct. 14)
• Sharon C. Robinson, 52, of 1496 Hooks Mill Road, Americus; felony failure to appear in court for a finger printable charge; jailed. (Oct. 3)
• Timothy L. Robinson, 18, of 1406 First Montgomery St., Americus; battery; released on bond. (Oct. 24)
• Angela M. Searcy, 36, of 456 Arch Helms Road, Lot A, Americus; driving while license is suspended or revoked; released on bond. (Oct. 9)
• Benjamin T. Selman, 28, of Montgomery, Ala.; misdemeanor theft by taking; jailed. (Oct. 4)
• Jessie J. Smith, 52, of 1029-H U.S. Highway 19 South, Americus; felony theft by taking, fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer, second-degree criminal damage to property, criminal trespass, and felony second-degree burglary; jailed. (Oct. 17)
• Todd L. Kirksey, 44, of Reynolds; driving while license is suspended or revoked; released on bond. (Oct. 18)
• Oscar A. Villatoro-Hidalgo, 29, of 519-A Cherokee St., Americus; driving while unlicensed and failure to obey stop sign; jailed. (Oct. 11)
• James E. Walker, 18, of 900 Magnolia St., Americus; DUI and failure to signal/improper signal; released on bond. (Oct. 15)
• Niteshia Wilkerson, 24, of 40-A Brinson St., Americus; criminal trespass; released on bond. (Oct. 9)
• Dexter D. Williams, 31, of Miami, Fla.; possession of marijuana, driving while license is suspended or revoked, knowingly driving motor vehicle on suspended/canceled or revoked registration, acquiring license plate for purpose of concealing identification of motor vehicle and failure to maintain insurance; jailed. (Oct. 9)
• Michael R. Wilson, 33, of 320 Brady Road, Americus; violation of child support order; jailed. (Oct. 18)

Citations
• Casey A. Beamon, 19, of 163 Jimmy Wolfe Drive, Americus; speeding. (Nov. 2)
• Sonica N. Burton, 22, of 730 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Apt. 5-C, Americus; failure to maintain insurance and knowingly driving motor vehicle on suspended, canceled or revoked registration. (Nov. 7)
• Danielle D. Flint, 23, of 229 S. Hampton St., Americus; speeding. (Nov. 5)
• Araceli Garcia, 20, of 1622 Church St., Montezuma; failure to have license on person. (Nov. 4)
• Kryssa L. Henderson, 19, of Leesburg; failure to maintain insurance. (Nov. 2)
• Stephen B. Jackson, 24, of 110-D Jenkins Road, Americus; failure to maintain insurance and knowingly driving motor vehicle on suspended, canceled or revoked registration. (Nov. 7)
• Walter M. Jackson, 48, of 708 Barlow St., Americus; driving wrong way on a one-way street. (Nov. 7)
• Gerald Q. Johnson, 49, of 418 King Road, Ellaville; expired or no registration or title. (Nov. 6)
• April L. Monts, 25, of 308-A Lakeworth Court, Americus; expired or no driver’s license. (Nov. 2)
• James D. Warren, 26, of 669 Burma Road, Andersonville; seat belt violation. (Nov. 7)
• Zera O. Wright, 22, of 804 Georgia Ave., Americus; driving while license is suspended or revoked; released on bond. (Nov. 7)