Area beat: July 20, 2019

Published 12:28 pm Sunday, July 21, 2019

Americus Fire & Emergency Services

(July 16-18)
• Firefighters responded to 11 calls for medical assistance.
• Firefighters responded to Jackie’s Lil Tooty Tots, 415 Winn St., to a smoke detector activation. An employee told them she was boiling water and the steam triggered the alarm.
• Firefighters responded to a smoke alarm on Murphy Mill Road. It was activated by cooking, No hazards were found.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident on East Forsyth Street.
• Firefighters responded to an alarm on Tom Hall Circle. Sumter County Fire & Rescue personnel, already on scene, advised it was caused by a pot in the stove. No other hazards were found.
• Firefighters responded to a report of a structure fire on South Hampton Street. The occupant advised they heard a noise coming from the breaker box. Fire personnel investigated and found one breaker flipped off and hot to the touch. They did a walk-through with thermal imaging and found the outside A/C unit to be hot. They cut power to it and advised occupant to contact an electrician.
• Firefighters responded to Virginia Avenue to a “malicious false alarm.”
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident on U.S. Highway 19 South.

Americus Police Department

Arrests
• Porcha N. Brantley, 28, of 806 N. Jackson St., Americus; battery, criminal trespass, and disorderly conduct; jailed. (7-9-19)
• Jerome Caldwell, 50, of 916 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Lot 18, Americus; assault-battery. (7-9-19)
• James W. Harris, 29, of 1114 Magnolia St., Americus; driving while license is suspended or revoked, felony identity theft fraud when using/possessing identification concerning a person, giving false name/address/birth date to law enforcement; jailed. (7-9-19)
• Jessica D. Hughes, 32, of 409 Rogers St., Americus; disorderly conduct. (7-10-19)
• Quontavious R. Hurley, 18, of 209 Horton Drive, Americus; probation violation; jailed. (7-8-19)
• Christopher D. Lewis, 24, of 1324 Second Montgomery St., Americus; first-degree forgery, felony theft by deception, and probation violation; jailed. (7-5-19)
• Josue A. Marques, 20, of 902 Felder St., Americus; misdemeanor driving without valid license and speeding. (7-10-19)
• Davin S. Rees, 23, of 604 S. Jefferson St., Americus; seat belt violation, driving while license is suspended or revoked, and driving under influence of drugs/alcohol; jailed. (7-9-19)
• Otis R. Smith, 24, of 113 Village Drive, Americus; criminal trespass, misdemeanor possession of marijuana, obstruction of law enforcement officers, and misdemeanor failure to appear in court for a finger printable charge; jailed. (7-9-19)
• Windon Smith, 52, of Dawson; criminal trespass; jailed. (7-7-19)
• Cartavia L. Whitlock, 25, of Baconton; misdemeanor possession of marijuana or drug-related object. (7-10-19)
• Johnathan C. Wright, 38, of 724 N. Lee St., Americus; misdemeanor driving while license is suspended or revoked, and tag light violation. (7-9-19)

Ellaville Police Department

Arrest
• Juan Rosales, 34, of 361 Old Buena Vista Road, Ellaville; aggravated assault, terroristic threats and acts, reckless driving; jailed. (7-6-19)

Georgia State Patrol Post 10, Americus

Arrests
• Clay S. Law, 21, of 639 Peeds Pond Road, Montezuma; DUI and brake light violation; released on bond. (7-5-19)
• Temeka D. Lumpkin, 34, of 456 Arch Helms Road, Lot L, Americus; DUI, and driving while license is suspended or revoked; jailed. (7-7-19)
• Sabrina Z. Tollerson, 29, of Duluth; DUI and misdemeanor possession of marijuana; released on bond. (7-6-19)
• Paula S. Wilkerson, 61, of Cordele; speeding, and driving while license is suspended or revoked; released on bond. (7-7-19)

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office

Arrests
• De’Angelo B. Brown, 24, no address provided; hold for U.S. Marshals Service. (7-8-19)
• Ramiraz C. Fuller, 35, of 292 DeSoto Seed Farm Road, DeSoto; contempt of child support order; jailed. (7-9-19)
• Shonerick A. Leary, 22, of Albany; felony probation violation; jailed. (7-8-19)
• Hollis Munns, 61, of 102-A Eastview Circle, Americus; probation violation; jailed. (7-5-19)
• Keith D. Parker, 59, of 304 Jefferson St., Americus; aggravated assault; released on bond. (7-8-19)
• Brandon E. Pope, 3, of 208 Horton Drive, Americus; felony probation violation; jailed. (7-9-19)
• Christie C. Reid, 35, of Vienna; felony failure to appear in court for a finger printable charge; jailed. (7-9-19)

Webster County Sheriff’s Office

Arrest
• Jessica H. Kerce, 35, of Meigs; driving while license is suspended or revoked, open container, DUI, and speeding; jailed. (7-7-19)