The SumterCountyBOE has a called
meeting scheduled for
this afternoon to discuss facility use requests and 4 Board policies. Following
the called meeting, the Board will hold a training session beginning at . Both meetings will be held in
boardroom and the public is welcome to attend.
Starting today through July 21st, the SCS
Nutrition Department is offering free breakfast and lunch for children 18 and
under. For a location near you, call the SCS
Nutrition Department at 931-8500 ext. 8523, 8546 or 8536. The Seamless Summer
Nutrition Program is sponsored by the US
Department of Agriculture and administered by the SCS
Church Road from Middleton
Road to US 280W will be closed for
approximately 60-days for a bridge replacement project effective today. Lake
Jennifer Drive from 121
Lake Jennifer Drive to 126
Lake Jennifer Drive will be closed for
approximately 60-days for a bridge construction project also effective today.
Adjust your route if you use any of these areas where bridge construction is
underway in the next 60-days.
Lenny’s Farmers Market will have a grand opening
and kick-off ceremony tomorrow May 23rd from and on Saturday from until . Lenny’s Farmers Market is located at 110
N. Hampton Street downtown. Shoppers will
find fresh, local produce, handmade crafts, live music and light refreshments
during the grand opening. For more information call Americus
Main Street at 924-4411 ext. 247.
Sheriff’s Auxiliary meets tonight at
in the Physical Plant Conference Room on the campus of GeorgiaSouthwesternStateUniversity. The
Physical Plant facility is located directly across from the lake on campus. For
directions, call 938-7366. All members are encouraged to attend.
It has started. Unlocked autos were entered from late last night through
the early morning hours and all were in the same vicinity of town. 2 shotguns
were taken but recovered when officers gave chase and the suspects dropped the
shotguns. However, a 9mm handgun was still missing. The unlocked vehicles were
at 1808 Rose Avenue,
319 Pecan Drive,
(2) unlocked vehicles at 103 Lakewood Street
and at 303 Judy Lane.
You MUST lock and secure your vehicles at all times and remove any weapon. You
don’t need someone shooting at officers in the dark if they come up on someone
while on patrol.
Criminal trespass complaints were made at 212
Mitchell Street, on Oak
Winn Street, 102-E
Eastview Circle and early this morning at 311
Criminal damage to property in the 2nd degree occurred at 1015
A burglary was investigated at 53-B
A juvenile was arrested as unruly at 705
Isaiah Corrie Bell
was arrested and charged with forced entry residential burglary and criminal
trespass at 85-B Dixon Drive.
A case of deposit account fraud is under further investigation.
Shoplifting incidents occurred at 805
Adderton Street and at 1201
Following a traffic stop on Lamar Street,
Gregory Allen Garth II was arrested for DUI and failure to obey a traffic
Thefts took place from 512 Hartman Street
and 106 Rucker Street.
Christopher John Mathews was arrested for aggravated stalking and simple
battery for an incident yesterday at 202 US 280W.
Officers were busy with 7 domestic-related calls and 4 miscellaneous
calls over the weekend.
There were 9 weekend accidents worked
by officers that did have 3 injury complaints. After an accident investigation
on Bell at Bessie Mays Circle, Herman B. Stephens was arrested for failure to
maintain lane, driving on a suspended license and hit-n’-run.
Sheriff’s Deputies were busy with 40 weekend traffic stops. Citations were
issued ranging from speeding to DUI to seat belt violations. Numerous warnings
were also issued to drivers. An armed robbery occurred at 219
Lexington Circle. Civil complaints were
filed at Lot15
131 Ron Circle, 106
Easy Street and 121
Brickyard Road. Bad child complaints were
made at 452 Bone Road
and 150-D Fox Stephens Road.
Deputies answered domestic calls to 560 Logan Store Road where Dusty L. Wade
was charged with disorderly conduct; to 174 Ginger Drive and Lot 8 117 Ron
Circle where Major Thomas was charged with terroristic threats and acts. A theft
occurred from 123 South Village Drive.
17-year old Kaheem D. Chambers was arrested at 510-A W. Lamar for possession of
a pistol under the age of 18. There was a deer-related accident worked by a
Deputy over the weekend.
In the Sumter County Jail today are: Khirey Malik Kabeem Banks for
criminal trespass and criminal attempt to commit a felony; Isaiah Corrie Bell
for aggravated assault/ 1st degree felony burglary/ and criminal
trespass; Octavius Jamal Broner for southwestern probation and holding for
investigation; Michael David Casciaro for probation violation; Kaheem Davion
Chambers for possession of a pistol by persons under 18; Shaquille O’Neal Hardy
for terroristic threats/ disrupting public school/ and obstruction; Christopher
John Mathews for aggravated stalking and simple battery; Major Thomas for
terroristic threats and acts; Keith Corvall Tuff for DUI/ driving while unlicensed/
and possession of marijuana; and Matthew James Waller for probation violation.
2 bonded out over the weekend and 1 was released for time served.