Area beat: April 3, 2019

Published 9:10 am Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Americus Fire & Emergency Services

(March 27-April 2)
• Firefighters responded to 34 calls for medical assistance.
• Firefighters responded to a report of heavy smoke in the area of East Forsyth Street. They determined it to be smoke inversion from a controlled burn enveloping the area,
• Firefighters responded to Sharon Circle to a report of heavy smoke in the area. They were unable to locate the source of the smoke.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident on North Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.
• Firefighters responded to an alarm on South Hampton Street which was found to have been activated by burned good. They ventilated the structure.
• Firefighters responded to an alarm at Cuckoo BBQ and More, 1200 Southerfield Road. The owner said cooking had activated the alarm.
• Firefighters responded to Peachtree Street to a power line down. They found that a large tree had fallen on the roadway, breaking a power line and obstructing traffic. They, along with city public works, removed the large portions of the tree from the road.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident on Prince Street.
• Firefighters responded to an alarm at Sumter Humane Society, 108 Industrial Blvd. No hazards were found.
• Firefighters were dispatched to provide automatic aid to Sumter County Fire & Rescue to Sunset Park Drive, but were cancelled enroute.
• Firefighters responded to a Winchester Street to a report of a grass fire, which they extinguished.
• Firefighters responded to Palm Court to a report of a gas odor. No hazards were found and the scene was turned over to the city gas department.
• Firefighters responded to a pickup truck fire on Cypress Drive. They extinguished it.
• Firefighters responded to a report of a possible structure fire at Quick Recovery, 1043 E. Forsyth St. The occupant pointed out a shorted-out surge protector. They found that water had seeped into the surge protector which was unplugged and removed. No other hazards were found.

Americus Police Department

• Lakendrick J. Davis, 33, of 721 Sunset Park, Americus; obstruction of law enforcement officers, possession of marijuana, criminal use of an article with altered ID mark (other than motor vehicle), misdemeanor tampering with evidence, and misdemeanor failure to appear in court for a finger printable charge; jailed. (3-31-19)
• Tiffany M. Gordon, 28, of 702 E. Davenport St., Americus; probation violation, and purchase/possession/manufacture/distribution/or sale of marijuana; jailed. (3-30-19)
• Jada C. Harpe, 19, of 120 Lonnie Lane, Apt. 44, Americus; disorderly conduct. (3-28-19)
• Rebecca J. Hooks, 39, of 516 E. Jefferson St., Americus; misdemeanor theft by shoplifting, and possession of drug-related object; jailed. (3-28-19)
• Shantavia C. Lockhart, 24, of 119 Asbury St., Americus; simple battery and criminal trespass; jailed. (4-1-19)
• Joseph Myers, 63, homeless; probation violation; released on time served. (3-28-19)
• Destiny D. Sampson, 24, of 61 Shaunale Lane, Oglethorpe; battery and criminal trespass; jailed. (3-31-19)
• Carolyn T. Tatum, 33, of 1419 Parker St., Americus; witness contempt; jailed. (3-30-19)
• Marc A. Waters, 39, of 220 Sun Valley Drive, Americus; disorderly conduct. (3-31-19)
• Shakemia L. Young, 28, of 115 Wells St., Smithville; warrant executed. (3-27-19)

Georgia Southwestern State University Police

• Lewis W. Evans, 22, of 800 GSW State University Drive, Americus; criminal trespass; released on bond. (3-29-19)

Georgia State Patrol Post 10, Americus

• Lionel J. Reddock, 42, of 1517-C S. Lee St., Americus; driving while license is suspended or revoked, misdemeanor possession of marijuana, and seat belt violation; released on bond. (3-28-19)

Plains Police Department

• Steven P. Wilson, 24, of North Fountain Road, Ellaville; possession of marijuana; released to Plains Police Department. (3-29-19)

Sumter County Fire & Rescue

(April 1-2)
• Firefighters responded to five calls for medical assistance.
• Firefighters were dispatched to 1042 E. Forsyth St., as automatic aid to Americus Fire & Emergency Services, but were cancelled enroute.
• Firefighters responded to a grass fire close to a structure on Patton Drive. They extinguished it.

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office

• Akayla Bussey, 30, of LaGrange; battery; jailed. (4-1-19)
• Devontae M. Cradic, 22, of 1324 Montgomery St., Americus; misdemeanor obstruction of law enforcement officers, giving false name/address/or birthdate to law enforcement officer, and two counts of probation violation; jailed. (3-28-19)
• Denis B. Daniel, 46, of 441 Arch Helms Road, Americus; disorderly conduct; released on bond. (3-30-19)
• Leigh A. Grimes, 37, of Cordele; misdemeanor theft by receiving stolen property; jailed. (3-28-19)

• Bertha L. Holt, 46, of 408 W. Hill St., Americus; speeding. (3-21-19)
• Tyler L. Holt, 23, of Vienna; speeding. (3-22-19)
• Artrevious Q. King, 24, of Warner Robins; speeding. (3-22-19)
• Tameca L. Kitchens, 42, of Americus; speeding. (3-23-19)
• Gillis McKinney, 64, of Arabi; hands-free device violation. (3-26-19)
• Jennnifer L. Moore, 29, of 565 Henry Hart Road, Leslie; driver use due care. (3-23-19)
• Juan R. Ramos, 48, of Leisure City, Fla.; window tint violation. (3-26-19)
• Elijah D. Smith, 23, of 907-B Parker St., Americus; expired or no registration or title. (3-27-19)
• Robin C. Smith, 36, of Columbus; hands-free device violation. (3-22-19)
• Shakeya Smith, 29, of 103-G Eastview Drive, Americus; driving while unlicensed and failure to maintain insurance. (3-25-19)
• Sterling A. Verren, 56, of 128 Graystone Drive, Americus; speeding. (3-24-19)
• Mackery L. White, 76, of Richland; passing in a no-passing zone. (3-22-19)