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Area beat: Oct. 17, 2018

Americus Fire & Emergency Services

Aug. 8-17
• Firefighters responded to 4r calls for medical assistance.
• Firefighters responded to a telephone line on Elm Avenue.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident on Lakeview Circle.
• Firefighters responded to cable down on Virginia Avenue.
• Firefighters responded to an alarm on Hunter Drive. No hazards were found.
• Firefighters responded to a possible grease fire on Briar Patch Circle. Sumter Fire & Rescue was already on scene upon arrival.
• Firefighters responded to Elm Avenue to a report of wire down. They found a cable line down and cleared it from the roadway.
• Firefighters responded to Carver Street to help police get a car out of the woods. A wrecker was already on scene and in the process of moving the vehicle upon arrival.
• Firefighters responded to an alarm on U.S. Highway 280 West. No hazards were found.
• Firefighters responded to an alarm on Brookdale Drive. Burned food left in a pot on a stove activated it. There was no fire.
• Firefighters responded to a commercial fire alarm on East Forsyth Street. It was a false alarm.
• Firefighters responded to a power line down on Douglas Circle. They assisted in blocking off the road, and Georgia Power was notified.
• Firefighters responded to an alarm at TCI Powder Coating LLC, 300 Martin Marietta Drive. No hazards were found.
• Firefighters stood by at an Americus-Sumter High School football game.
• Firefighters responded to Sharon Circle to a report of a TV smoking in a residence. No hazards were found.
• Firefighters responded to a power line down on Pineview Drive. The line had been brought down by a large tree limb falling on it. They assisted police with blocking the roadway and Georgia Power was notified.
• Firefighters responded to an alarm on South Lee Street. No hazards were found.
• Firefighters responded to person in distress on Starlight Circle where they checked the carbon monoxide alarm and found no hazards.
• Firefighters responded to a Elm Avenue where a semi truck and trailer had pulled down power lines. The truck also broke a power pole. The roads were blocked to other traffic until Georgia Power arrived.
• Firefighters responded to a dormitory on the Georgia Southwestern State University campus to remove someone trapped in an elevator. Upon arrival, the individual was already out, the elevator was disconnected, and maintenance was notified.
• Firefighters responded to an alarm on South Jackson Street. It was activated when the alarm company was working on the system.
• Firefighters responded to a tree down on Washington Street. They removed it from the roadway.
• Firefighters responded to a traffic accident on North Hampton Street.

Americus Police Department

Arrests
• Spencer Aycock, 27, of 1215 Elm Ave., Americus; disorderly conduct. (10-14-18)
• Alfred L. Ball, 52, of 183 Tallent Store Road, Americus; probation violation; jailed. (10-8-18)
• Tordera A. Barner, 30, of 107-C Country Club Drive, Americus; curfew violation; jailed. (10-10-18)
• Freddie Carson, 53, of 1025 Westside Drive, Lot 17, Americus; disorderly conduct. (10-13-18)
• Jada D. Carson, 41, of 1025 Westside Drive, Lot 17, Americus; disorderly conduct. (10-13-18)
• Trevor Denmark, 20, of 1025 Westside Drive, Lot 17, Americus; disorderly conduct. (10-13-18)
• Tyree N. Denmark, 22, of 1025 Westside Drive, Lot 17, Americus; disorderly conduct. (10-13-18)
• Masico K. Gordon, 43, of 1420 Jones Lane, Americus; misdemeanor possession of marijuana. (10-14-18)
• Timothy Johnson, 48, of 106 Pinecrest Drive, Americus; reckless and dangerous use of dangerous weapons. (10-11-18)

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office

Citations
• Dakota S. Adkins, 22, of Vienna; speeding. (10-9-18)
• Gwendolyn L. Brantley, 54, of 806 N. Jackson St., Americus; knowingly driving motor vehicle on suspended, revoked or canceled registration. (10-9-18)
• Keldon Brown, 42, of Warner Robins; speeding. (10-4-18)
• Tyress I. Carter, 19, of 116 Pinecrest Drive, Americus; seat violation. (10-5-18)
• Shannon E. Cranford, 27, of 116 Odom Road Extension, Americus; speeding. (10-9-18)
• Crystal V. Flowers, 36, of Douglasville; speeding. (10-6-18)
• Erica K. Hawkins, 29, of 498 East Ave., Americus; speeding. (10-5-18)
• Kenneth A. Jordan, 23, of 1405 Lafayette St., Americus; speeding. (10-8-18)
• Chenika Jordan, 33, of 355 Bob Hale Road, Americus; speeding (78 mph in a 55 zone). (10-9-18)
• Gary Majors, 47, of 509 Earl St., Americus; failure to maintain lane. (10-8-18)
• Shantia Reynolds, 22, of 1406 First Montgomery St., Americus; speeding. (10-8-18)
• James R. Singley, 25, of 199 Overlook Road, Americus; failure to obey stop sign. (10-5-18)
• Crystal N. Stevenson, 28, of Warner Robins; speeding. (10-4-18)
• Ariana Terry, 25, of 110 Rainbow Terrace, Americus; failure to maintain lane and knowingly driving motor vehicle on suspended, revoked or canceled registration. (10-8-18)
• Cynthia N. Vickrey, 59, of Rupert; knowingly driving motor vehicle on suspended, revoked or canceled registration, and failure to maintain insurance. (10-9-18)
• Bowman Wiley, 68, of 301 Blue Bell Lane, Americus; seat belt violation. (10-4-18)
• Willie Williams, 42, of 156-A Forest Park Road, Americus; speeding. (10-8-18)
• Qwarhdariyah S. Willoughby, 22, of 158 Carter Fish Pond Road, Plains; child restraint violation. (10-7-18)