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Area beat: Jan. 24, 2018

Americus Fire & Emergency Services
(Jan. 12-18)

• Firefighters responded to an alarm at the Sumter County Agricultural Center, 127 William Bowen Pointe. It was activated while testing.
• Firefighters responded to a carbon monoxide alarm on Roney Street. Investigation found carbon monoxide in the structure. They turned off the furnace in the hallway and checked that the power light was still burning. They advised occupant to contact a repairman for the furnace.
• Firefighters responded to the Trans Waste Services, 361 McMath Mill Road, for automatic aid to Sumter County Fire & Rescue. They found a semi-truck fully involved in flames inside the structure. They had to remove part of the metal covering of the structure to get to the fire in the trailer.

Americus Police Department

Citation
• Kiandrea T. Minter of 135 Hosanna Circle, Americus; following too closely. (Nov. 2017)

Americus Probation Office

Arrests
• Darrin K. Ross, 21, of 315 South Village Drive, Americus; probation violation; jailed. (Dec. 7)
• James F. Smith, 57, of 1107 First Montgomery St., Americus; probation violation; jailed. (Dec. 7)
• Nathaniel Williamson, 48, of Albany; probation violation; jailed. (Nov. 30)

Georgia State Patrol Post 10, Americus

Arrests
• Eldrick A. Brown, 29, of 214 Horton Drive, Americus; DUI and driving while unlicensed; jailed. (Nov. 22)
• Devontae M. Cradic, 21, of 538 Oak Ave., Americus; DUI, open container, misdemeanor possession of marijuana, two counts of obstruction of law enforcement officer, fleeing or attempting to elude police officers, possession and use of drug related objects, driving while unlicensed, giving false name/address or birth date to law enforcement officers, and two bench warrants; jailed. (Nov. 25)
• Kiara L. Edwards, 18, of Leesburg; speeding; released on bond. (Dec. 2)
• Antwan D. Green, 37, of 215 E. Jackson St., Americus; DUI and failure to obey stop sign; jailed. (Nov. 22)
• Javoris S. Harper, 26, of 402 Rogers St., Americus; driving while license is suspended or revoked; released on bond. (Dec. 7)
• Johnny C. Hughes, 52, of 286 Livingstone Road, Smithville; driving while license is suspended or revoked; released on bond. (Dec. 2)
• Miguel G. Macias, 30, Moultrie; driving while unlicensed, violation of the Georgia Controlled Substance Act and DUI; jailed. (Dec. 3)
• Jessica A. Palmer, 34, of Thomasville; DUI and tail light violation; jailed. (Nov. 24)
• Cherry M. Williams, 49, of 102-A Waitsman Drive, Americus; probation violation; jailed. (Dec. 7)

Plains Police Department

Arrest
• Benjamin Conger, 44, of Cordele; simple assault; released on bond. (Dec. 12)

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office

Arrests
• Tracy L. Barfield, 50, of 143 Sylvan Drive; Americus; truancy; released on bond. (Dev. 7)
• Charlie Battle, 41, of512 Hartman St., Americus; driving while license is suspended or revoked; released on bond. (Nov. 27)
• Thomas J. Blasingame, 26, of 122 Jasmine Drive, Americus; violation of terms of Drug Court; released after time served. (Dec. 8)
• Markee D. Bunkley, 24, of Junction City; light violation, obstruction of law enforcement officers, window tint violation and speed less than minimum; jailed. (Nov. 25)
• Keith B. Cobey, 45, of Albany; probation violation; jailed. (Dec. 7)
• Garrett K. Cochran, 27, of 227 May Road, Oglethorpe; misdemeanor failure to appear in court for finger printable charge; released on bond. (Nov. 23)
• Christopher D. Garry, 27, of 1170B Rucker St., Americus; probation violation; jailed. (Dec. 5)
• Christopher B. Golphin, 17, of 247 Ga. Highway 49 South, Lot J, Americus; disruption of public school and obstruction of law enforcement officers; jailed. (Dec. 6)
• Brittany N. Grantham, 23, of 124 Odum Road, Americus; battery; jailed. (Dec. 2)
• Marquiess K. Green, 35, of 1006 Magnolia St., Americus; driving while license is suspended or revoked. (Dec. 10)
• Derrick A. Henry, 42, of 414 Ga. Highway 45 South, Plains; DUI, open container, speeding and failure to maintain lane; released on bond. (Dec. 9)
• Jacob J. Ingram, 24, of 622 Winn St., Americus; battery and felony failure to appear in court for finger printable charge; jailed. (Dec. 6)
• Tommy L. Jackson, 43, of 840 Railroad St., Lot 16, Americus; probation violation; released after paying fine. (Nov. 30)
• Nathon Johnson, 19, of 132 North Village Drive, Americus; deposit account fraud; jailed. (Dec. 5)
• Rodney Kendrick, 41, of 254 S. Hampton St., Americus; battery; released on bond. (Dec. 4)
• Toby A. Lawhorn, 40, of 357-A Upper Middle River Road, Americus; driving while license is suspended or revoked; released on bond. (Nov. 28)
• Robert B. Ledbetter, 34, of 127 South Forty Drive, Americus; disorderly conduct; released on time served. (Nov. 22)
• Robert B. Ledbetter, 34, of 127 South Forty Drive, Americus; misdemeanor possession of marijuana; jailed. (Dec. 8)
• John G. Long, 72, of 1172 Tallent Store Road, Americus; DUI and failure to maintain lane; jailed. (Dec. 12)
• Lester B. Mann, 36, of 741-A Middle River Road, Americus; violation of terms of Drug Court. (Dec. 1)
• Kenneth L. McClary, 57, of 816 Ridge St., Americus; driving while license is suspended or revoked; released on bond. (Dec. 9)
• Sammie J. McCormick, 64, of Cordele; misdemeanor failure to appear in court for a finger printable charge; jailed. (Dec. 11)
• Aaron P.C. Mitchell, 22, of 1310 Ridge St., Americus; misdemeanor theft by taking; released on bond. (Dec. 7)
• Dejhawnn Norrington, 21, of Jonesboro; probation violation; jailed. (Dec. 4)
• Fred R. Revels, 44, no address provided; probation violation; jailed. (Dec. 7)
• Janmes D. Searcy, 37, of 456 Arch Helms Road, Lot A, Americus; probation violation; jailed. (Dec. 2)