Monday October 18th, 2021
The monthly meeting of the Sumter County Board of Commissioners will be held at 6 Tuesday evening and will be another ZOOM meeting. To listen in tomorrow night, call 1-646-558-8656. The meeting ID is 952 1489 3004 and the passcode is 072455.
Americus Police were kept busy this past weekend. Criminal damage to property in the 2nd degree occurred at apartment F Magnolia Village. Damage to property was reported at 1711 E. Lamar Street.
Autos were entered at apartments 214 and 223 140 Lonnie Lane.
A simple battery from a domestic situation occurred in the area of Bosworth Street and Elm Avenue. A battery complaint was made in the Reddick Drive area.
Vanessa S. Trobridge was cited for restraint of dogs in the Turner Street area.
Officers responded to the area of E. Lester Street and in the area of Mayo and Railroad Street for shots reportedly fired.
Harassing communications were reported for investigation.
A financial transaction card fraud and theft by taking are being investigated.
There was a shoplifting incident reported at 202 W. Church Street.
Following a traffic stop on E. Forsyth at N. Lee, Keyurkumar N. Patel was arrested for DUI-refusal and headlight requirements.
Criminal trespass complaints were made at 606 E. Jefferson from a domestic call and on Academy Street.
Marquis S. Williams was arrested for criminal trespass on Mayo Street.
At a traffic stop on W. Forsyth Street, Deon M. McCoy was arrested for DUI and possession of amphetamine.
A traffic stop was made on W. Forsyth at 2:17 Saturday morning and Jaylon D. Jackson was arrested for DUI and open container.
Another traffic stop on W. Forsyth Street was made and Thaddeous D. Hall was arrested for DUI; failure to maintain lane; and open container.
A theft took place from 506-A Bessie Mays Circle.
A statutory rape case is under further investigation.
Tyrone D. Holmes was arrested and charged with theft; obstruction; and criminal trespass on N. Jackson Street.
After a traffic stop on E. Lamar Street, Koranda R. Alexander was arrested for DUI-less safe alcohol and headlight requirements.
Officers went to the area of McCoy Hill Park for a reported fight.
Jaheim Boone was arrested for disorderly conduct from a previous case this past weekend.
Hit-n-run accidents occurred on Tripp at Forsyth; Tripp at Parker; E. Forsyth Street; and on Barlow Street.
Officers answered 9 total domestic-related calls and 4 miscellaneous calls for the weekend.
There were 7 accidents worked by APD since Friday that had no reported injuries.
The Sumter County Sheriff’s Office stayed active this past weekend. 13 traffic stops were made with the majority for speeding. Civil complaints were filed with Deputies at 584 US 280W and at 268 Wise Road. Investigation is underway into a child molestation case. 4 motorists were given assistance over the weekend. 2 domestic-related calls were answered. Deputies checked on 4 activated alarms. A theft took place from 109 Rabbit Branch Road. Deputies assisted another agency on a weekend call. A suspicious vehicle was spotted on Highway 228, the Brady Road and Tommy Hooks Road and at 101 Persimmon Street. A burglary was investigated at 257 Shiloh Road. Deputies worked 2 deer-related accidents.
In the Sumter County Jail today: Jaheim Sam-Twahn Boone for disorderly conduct and felony failure to appear; Christopher Brad Clay—holding for Webster County SO; Matthew Charles Drake for speeding/ DUI/ reckless driving/ driving on a suspended license/ expired registration/ marijuana possession—less than an ounce/ knowingly driving a vehicle with suspended registration/ driver use due care/ too fast for conditions/ affixing license plate to conceal the identity of the vehicle/ and fleeing and attempting to elude law enforcement; Dorothy Mariah Hamilton for DUI; Tyrone Holmes for theft by taking/ obstruction/ criminal trespass/ and felony failure to appear; Deon Marquis McCoy for DUI and possession of amphetamine; and Marquis Savion Williams for criminal trespass. 2 were released from jail after bonding out. 1 was released as weekender status.