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Area beat: Jan. 17, 2018

Americus Fire & Emergency Services

(Jan. 5-11)
• Firefighters responded to 31 calls for medical assistance.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident at Angus Drive and Rees Street.
• Firefighters responded to North Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard to a report of a gas smell. No hazards were found.
• Firefighters responded to an alarm on Horseshoe Circle. It was a false alarm.
• Firefighters responded to Felder and Furlow streets to a vehicle fire. When they arrived, the car was fully involved in flames, which they extinguished.
• Firefighters responded to an alarm on Smith Street. The occupant told them she had spilled some oil in the oven and it smoked up the structure.
• Firefighters responded to traffic accident on East Lamar Street.
• Firefighters responded to an alarm on Southerfield Road. Sumter County Fire & Rescue arrived first and did not require assistance as alarm was malfunctioning,
• Firefighters responded to Montgomery Street to a report of a structure fire. The fire was located in the kitchen are and was extinguished.
• Firefighters responded to Armory Drive to a burn complaint. They found someone on Kings Way using a smoker.
• Firefighters responded to an alarm at Lake Blackshear Regional Library at 307 E. Lamar St. The alarm had been pulled by a child; there was no fire.
• Firefighters responded to an alarm on Lee Street Road. No hazards were found.
• Firefighters responded to South Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and U.S. Highway 280 West to a report of a car fire. No incident was found.
• Firefighters responded to Hosanna Circle to a report of smoke in the area. They found someone burning leaves in the yard and they were advised of the city’s no-burn policy.
• Firefighters responded to East Forsyth Street to a report of a structure fire. A pot had been left on the stove and smoked up the structure.
• Firefighters responded to a smoke detector on Barbara Battle Way. They found three detectors chirping because of low batteries.
• Firefighters responded to Ginger Drive to a report of a structure fire. Sumter County Fire & Rescue had already made entry and were extinguishing the fire. AFES personnel entered and checked for fire extension.
• Firefighters responded to an alarm on Wanda Way. It was an accidental activation.
• Firefighters responded to Knollwood Drive to a report of a possible structure fire. The fire was out on arrival. They helped with ventilation.

Americus Police Department

Arrests
• Katrell Angrish, 20, 906 Cypress Drive, Americus; obstruction of law enforcement officers and misdemeanor failure to appear in court for a finger printable charge; jailed. (Dec. 2)
• Tyrone E. Angry, 20, of 110 Knollwood Drive, Americus; probation violation; jailed. (Dec. 12)
• Anthony G. Bell, 27, no address provided; misdemeanor theft by taking. (Nov. 29)
• Amy S. Benford, 21, no address provided; contempt of court. (Dec. 7)
• Tommie L. Bess, 53, no address provided; disorderly conduct. (Nov. 28)
• Amber Blue of 725 Gailey Plaza, Americus; following too closely. (Nov. 29)
• Kandace D. Buckle, 25, of Arabi; driving while license is suspended or revoked. (Dec. 2)
• Carlton Chatmon, 56, no address provided; open container, DUI and failure to maintain lane. (Nov. 2017)
• Rasshunda L. Clark, 27, no address provided; simple battery. (Nov. 2017)
• Derrien Daniels, 25, no address provided; contempt of court. (Dec. 7)
• Shaqquita T. Daniels, 21, no address provided; loud and unnecessary noises prohibited. (Dec. 11)
• James A. Davis, 35, 1004 Turner St., Americus; criminal attempt to commit a felony; jailed. (Nov. 30)
• James Debaise, 41, of 1122 S. Lee St., Americus; simple assault; jailed. (Dec. 7)
• Donisha S. Denmark, 21, of 103-A Norman Cole St., Americus; probation violation; jailed. (Dec. 4)
• Anthony F. Deriso, 27, no address provided; disorderly conduct. (Dec. 2)
• Brandon S. Devane, 32, of 109 Country Club Drive, Americus; disorderly conduct; jailed. (Dec. 8)
• Mercedes T. Dowsey, 27, of 243 S. Dudley St., Americus; probation violation, first-degree criminal damage to property and misdemeanor obstruction of law enforcement officers; jailed. (Dec. 4)
• Reginald J. Fench, 42, of 817 Mayo St., Americus; theft by taking; jailed. (Nov. 25)
• Christopher J. Ferguson, 48, of 103 Sun Valley Drive, No. 10, Americus; obstruction of law enforcement officers, misdemeanor possession of marijuana. (Nov. 29)
• Ricky L. Goober, 19, no address provided; contempt court. (Dec. 7)
• Kerry D. Green, 43, no address provided; disorderly conduct. (Nov. 2017)
• Joo Hanjae, 20, no address provided; contempt of court. (Dec. 7)
• Devonte M. Harpe, 23, of 137 Rainbow Terrace, Americus; DUI, driving while unlicensed, speeding and misdemeanor possession of marijuana; released on bond. (Dec. 2)
• Jada C. Harpe, 17, no address provided; harassing communications. (Dec. 6)
• Dontavius J. Harper, 25, no address provided; driving while unlicensed and speeding. (Nov. 29)
• Dwayne D. Harris, 24, no address provided; contempt of court. (Dec. 13)
• Christopher Heflin, 49, no address provided; driving while license is suspended or revoked. (Nov. 2017)
• Deandre R. Holmes, 21, of Savannah; driving while license is suspended or revoked. (Dec. 10)
• Tyrone Holmes, 51, no address provided; misdemeanor theft by shoplifting. (Dec. 6)
• Miranda McCray, no age or address provided; battery. (Nov. 2017)
• Christopher B. Miles, 38, no address provided; battery. (Nov. 29)
• Kiandrea T. Minter, 23, of 135 Hosanna Circle, Americus; felony aggravated assault; released on bond. (Nov. 27)
• Eston K. Mitchell, 22, of 111-B Bush Circle, Americus; misdemeanor possession of marijuana and obstruction of law enforcement officers; jailed. (Nov. 22)
• Kasie L. Monson, 36, no address provided; DUI and failure to maintain lane. (Dec. 6)
• Keegan B. Mullins, 26, 103 Linen St., Americus; hit and run, DUI and driving while license is suspended or revoked and probation violation; jailed. (Nov. 26)
• Schakur M. Paul, 20, of 133 Hosanna Circle, Americus; misdemeanor theft by taking; released on bond. (Nov. 23)
• Shanee S. Peterson, 29, no address provided; disorderly conduct. (Nov. 2017)
• Keelan V. Pope, 36, no address provided; misdemeanor theft by taking. (Dec. 12)
• Malcolm N. Purdue, 21, no address provided; driving while license is suspended or revoked. (Dec. 13)
• Corinthian Quarterman, 50, no address provided; speeding and driving while license is suspended or revoked. (Dec. 3)
• Tahj M. Ruff, 20, no address provided; misdemeanor theft by taking. (Nov. 29)
• Tahj M. Ruff, 20, of 69 Masonic Drive, Americus; criminal trespass; jailed. (Dec. 5)
• Mac A. Rutherford, 33, no address provided; hit and run and failure to maintain lane. (Nov. 2017)
• Joseph Q. Sales, 23, of 803 Georgia Ave., Americus; possession of firearm by a convicted felon, and possession of and carrying concealed weapon. (Nov. 29)
• Maryann Sampson, 41, no address provided; contempt of court. (Dec. 9)
• Corey Simmons, 23, of 1020 Simmons Drive, Americus; driving while license is suspended or revoked and failure to dim headlights.
• Jamarcus A. Stone, 25, of 900 South Georgia Tech Parkway, Americus; DUI. (Nov. 2017)
• Cody L. Thomas, 32, no address provided; contempt of court. (Nov. 30)
• Michael B. Volley, 39, no address provided; noncompliance. (Nov. 2017)
• Kadarius M. Washington, 18, of 151-B Cherokee St., Americus; misdemeanor fourth-degree forgery, contempt of court and probation violation; jailed. (Nov. 28)
• James White, 54, of 729 Pine Ave., Americus; simple battery; jailed. (Dec. 4)
• Britian D. Wigfall, 25, no address provided; contempt of court. (Dec. 7)
• Ashley Womble, 33, od 1701 Maxwell St., Americus; aggravated assault; jailed. (Nov. 26)
• Daria R. Woods, 22, no address provided; criminal trespass. Dec. 11)

Citations
• Darrius S. Brooks of Ellaville; following too closely. (Dec. 2017)
• Shaquetta R. Cannon of 405 Rogers St., Americus; improper backing. (Nov. 2017)
• Laderica R. Jones of 219 Smothers Road, Smithville; improper left or right turn. (Nov. 29)