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Area beat: 9-28-19

Americus Fire & Emergency Services

 

(Sept. 23-26)

 

  • Firefighters responded to 16 calls for medical assistance
  • Firefighters responded to a traffic accident on South Lee Street.
  • Firefighters responded to a traffic accident on East Forsyth Street.
  • Firefighters responded to First United Methodist Church, 200 S. Lee St., to a report of a gas odor inside the office. They noticed a slight odor throughout the structure which became heaviest in a mechanical room where the gas water heater was located. The city’s gas department was notified and found traces of gas in the room but was unable to determine the exact location. They advised turning off the gas to the water heater and contacting a plumber to check it out.
  • Firefighters responded to a fire at the apartments at 1848 S. Lee St. The fire was in an upstairs bathroom. It was determined the vent fan had small flames around it. The fire was extinguished and the fan removed for further investigation. Fire personnel noticed the odor as well and notified the city gas department
  • Firefighters responded to Hartman Street to a report of a gas odor. Occupant told them it was coming from the water heater, which is new and had been installed a few days ago. They too noticed a gas odor and notified the gas department which arrived and also investigated. They shut off and locked the natural gas supply line to the structure and told owner a plumber would be needed.
  • Firefighters responded to the report of a possible structure fire on Fairway Two Drive. Occupant told them the A/C had been on fire but had been extinguished. They cut power to the unit and checked the area for heat, as well as the attic. Occupant was advised to call maintenance personnel to come and look at it and not to turn it on.
  • Firefighters responded to Lester Lane to a report of a wildland fire. They extinguished the approximately one-quarter acre fire in a wooded area.
  • Firefighters responded to a traffic accident in which a vehicle struck a building on East Lamar Street.
  • Firefighters responded to a traffic accident on North Lee Street.
  • Firefighters responded to Lonnie Lane to a potential gas leak. No hazards were found.
  • Firefighters responded to East Forsyth Street to a traffic accident.
  • Firefighters responded to South Hampton Street to a report of a smoke odor. Nothing was found.
  • Firefighters responded to the area of Felder Street and Varsity Drive to a report of heavy smoke. They found a smoke/controlled fire as the source and advised to the occupant that’s illegal to burn rubbish in the city. They extinguished it.
  • Firefighters responded to a traffic accident on West College Street.
  • Firefighters responded to Lester Lane to a report of a small brush fire. They extinguished the half-acre brush fire.

 

Americus Police Department

 

Arrests

  • Monica R. Barron, 47, of 136 Hosanna Circle, Americus; misdemeanor theft by deception; jailed. (9-25-19)
  • Brittany Battle, 30, of Americus; misdemeanor driving while license is suspended or revoked. (9-24-19)
  • Stephanie D. Cauley, 32, of 174 Ginger Drive, Americus; felony probation violation; jailed. (9-23-19)
  • Sharidan C. Flewellen, 25, of Macon; misdemeanor driving while license is suspended or revoked. (9-25-19)
  • Gregory J. Harris, 37, of 149 Hosanna Circle, Americus; misdemeanor driving while license is suspended or revoked, and tag light violation. (9-24-19)
  • Kenyatta B. Harvey, 29, of 130 Lonnie Lane, Americus; theft by shoplifting; jailed. (9-25-19)
  • Three juveniles were charged with sodomy at Meadowbrook Village Apartments, Lonnie Lane.
  • Vinson M. Mann, 40, of 741 Middle River Road, Unit A, Americus; theft by shoplifting and obstruction of law enforcement officers; jailed. (9-25-19)
  • Charlie W. Robinson, 19, of 311-C S. Lee St., Americus; underage purchase/consumption/or possession of alcohol. (9-26-19)
  • Larry B. Short, 44, of Columbus; holding for U.S. Marshal Service. (9-24-19)
  • James F. Sims, 40, of 105 Country Club Drive, Americus; contempt of court. (9-25-19)
  • Victoria L. S u;ak, 31, of 741 Middle River Road, Americus; theft by shoplifting; jailed. (9-25-19)
  • Wardarious D. Wright, 19, of 109-A Bessie Mays Circle, Americus; disorderly conduct. (9-25-19)

 

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office

 

Arrests

  • Christopher K. Colbert, 48, of 3108 Ga. Highway 195 North, Andersonville; probation violation; jailed. (9-25-19)
  • Travin G. Harris, 23, of 133 Lakeridge Road, Americus; probation violation; jailed. (9-25-19)
  • Alonzo B. Hightower, 21, of Columbus; felony probation violation; jailed. (9-25-19)
  • Aaron N. Johnson, 17, of Lithonia; affray; released on bond. (9-25-19)
  • Juan Rosales, 34, of 390 E. Oglethorpe St., Ellaville; released to another jail. (9-25-19)
  • John L. Woods, 65, of 113 Lake Jennifer Drive, Americus; receipt/possession/or transfer of firearm by convicted felon or felony first offender; jailed. (9-25-19)
  • Rebecca A. Woods, 61, of 113 Lake Jennifer Drive, Americus; possession of drug-related object; jailed. (9-25-19)

 

 

Citations

  • Barbara Boyd, 33, of 106 Brookdale Drive, Americus; speeding. (9-25-19)
  • Victoria L. Carter, 20, of 406 Russell St., Americus; violation of Move Over law. (9-24-19)
  • Alexia S. Hill, 36, of 539 Winder St., Andersonville; speeding. (9-20-19)
  • Clarisa R. Holt, 28, of 140 Lonnie Lane, Apt. 239, Americus; speeding. (9-24-19)
  • John A. Hooper, 25, of 210-D Brown St., Americus; expired or no registration or title. (9-24-19)
  • Ivy K. Hughes, 27, of Cordele; registration and license requirements. (9-18-19)
  • A 13-year-old male was charged with unruly juvenile on Hosanna Circle.
  • Jason T. Kmett, 41, of 725 McMickle Road, Ellaville; speeding. (9-23-19)
  • Adriana Lincoln, 24, of 201-J Murphy Mill Road, Americus; speeding. (9-16-19)
  • Dontae D. Lundy, 27, of Lithonia; improper passing of emergency/towing/highway vehicle. (9-24-19)
  • Shanelia S. Mann, 27, of 668 McMath Mill Road, Americus; speeding. (9-24-19)
  • Marcie D. McSpadden, 47, of 130 E. Hill St., Americus, Apt. 1; speeding. (9-24-19)
  • Liaqat Mehmood, 63, of Leesburg; expired or no registration or title. (9-24-19)
  • Raymond L. Mixon, 43, of Rhine; expired or no registration or title. (9-21-19)
  • Kevin T. Ohalloran, 59, of Atlanta; speeding. (9-20-19)
  • Devan R. Russell, 23, of Leesburg; speedomg. (9-24-19)
  • Joseph T. Salter, 55, of Doerun; failure to maintain lane and open container. (9-22-19)
  • Gilberto Vega, 32, of Ashburn; speeding. (9-18-19)