Area beat: July 13, 2019

Published 5:25 pm Monday, July 15, 2019

Americus Fire & Emergency Services

(July 9-10)
• Firefighters responded to nine calls for medical assistance.
• Firefighters went to Roney Street to install a smoke detector.
• Firefighters responded to an alarm at Citi Trends, 1536 E. Forsyth St. It was a false alarm.
• Firefighters responded to a wildland fire reported on Bozeman Circle. They extinguished the quarter-acre fire behind the apartments.
• Firefighters responded to Lakeview Circle to a report of a possible structure fire. The AC was overheating and the Housing Authority maintenance was on scene.

Americus Police Department

Arrests
• James L. Battle, 21, of 133 Foster St., DeSoto; misdemeanor possession of marijuana or drug-related object. (7-5-19)
• Marcus D. Butts, 23, of 141 Railroad St., Smithville; aggravated assault, battery, false imprisonment, criminal trespass, and kidnapping; jailed. (7-8-19)
• Cornelious R. Colwell, 24, of 509 Lindsey Lane, Americus; obstruction of law enforcement officers, misdemeanor possession of marijuana, and probation violation; jailed. (7-6-19)
• James D. Crumbley, 54, of 357 Lower Five Points Road, Smithville; misdemeanor driving while license is suspended or revoked, failure to stop at stop/yield sign, and use of license plate with intent to conceal identity. (7-7-19)
• Jacquline Dennis, 50, of 90 Bozeman Circle, Americus; misdemeanor driving without valid license. (7-6-19)
• Derrek M. Mills, 35, of 110-B Bozeman Circle, Americus; misdemeanor possession of marijuana or drug-related object. (7-5-19)
• Vincent C. Powell, 32, of 417 Forrestside Circle, Americus; simple battery (Family Violence Act); released on bond. (7-3-19)
• Jamyhia Sims, 17, of 114 Pecan Circle, Plains; driving under the influence of alcohol or controlled substance. (7-7-19)
• Erica R. Thomas, 30, of 110-B Bozeman Circle, Americus; misdemeanor driving while license is suspended or revoked. (7-5-19)
• Benjamin C. Vieyra, 34, of 193 Oak Turn Drive, Americus; disorderly conduct. (7-7-19)
• Philip W. White, 43, of 796-C U.S. Highway 19 South, Americus; misdemeanor driving while license is suspended or revoked. (7-5-19)

Georgia Department of Natural Resources

Arrest
• Evan P. Huffman, 30, of Cordele; operation of watercraft while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, and operating vessel with improper lights; released. (7-7-19)

Georgia State Patrol Post 10, Americus

Arrests
• Marcus A. Cooper, 36, of 160 Lane Subdivision Road, Americus; driving under the influence of marijuana, misdemeanor possession of marijuana, and failure to have license on person; released on bond. (7-6-19)
• Darius L. Edmonds, 29, of 233 W. Lester St., Americus; reckless driving, failure to maintain lane, and DUI; jailed. (7-4-19)
• Woodrow L.P. Greene, 22, of 641 Bumphead Road, Americus; DUI; released on bond. (7-5-19)
• Shaun A. Jackson, 33, of Albany; driving under the influence of multiple substances; released on bond. (7-5-19)
• Clay S. Law, 21, of 639 Peeds Pond Road, Montezuma; DUI and brake light/turn signal violation; jailed. (7-5-19)
• Kentrell D. Thomas, 21, of Albany; speeding, and driving under the influence of drugs/alcohol; released on bond. (7-4-19)

Plains Police Department

Arrest
• Andrew D. Clinkscale, 26, of 257 Thrasher Road, Plains; misdemeanor felony failure to appear in court for finger printable charge; released on bond. (7-3-19)

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office

Arrests
• Christopher D. Battle, 35, of 264 Wilson Battle Road, Leslie; sentenced to 48 hours; released on time served. (7-5-19)
• Justin L. Clark, 25, of Hawkinsville; felony failure to appear in court for finger printable charge; jailed. (7-3-19)
• Rube V. Gabriel, 20, of U.S. Highway 280, Americus; disorderly conduct, obstruction of law enforcement officers, criminal trespass, and felony interference with government property; jailed. (7-7-19)
• Melton Q. McCoy, 19, of 126 Hosanna Circle, Americus; misdemeanor possession of marijuana and possession of drug-related object; released on bond. (7-4-19)
• Kelvin A. Moore, 42, of Riverdale; felony probation violation; jailed. (7-3-19)

Citations
• Mitchell J. Bulger, 61, of Albany; speeding. (7-10-19)
• James T. Hardy, 54, of Leesburg; speeding. (7-10-19)
• Jennifer Guiterrez, 37, of 650 Ga. Highway 27 East, Americus; speeding. (7-10-19)
• Castonia D. Hardy, 21, of Vienna; improper passing in a no-passing zone. (7-10-19)
• Margaret W. Levie, 34, of 521 Engram St., Montezuma; speeding. (7-9-19)
• Jasmine D. Worth, 20, of 122 Hosanna Circle, Americus; speeding and failure to have license on person. (7-9-19)