3 people suffered injuries
yesterday afternoon around
in a 1-vehicle accident on Highway 49N at District
Line Road. It was NOT at the new roundabout.
Preliminary investigation shows the vehicle somehow lost control, left the
roadway and overturned. 2 people were transported by Goldstar EMS
to PSMC for treatment. A 3rd victim was airlifted by Air Evac to a
trauma center. Troopers from Post 10, Sheriff’s Deputies and SumterCounty
Fire & Rescue along with Air Evac were all on the scene. No names were
released in the initial Trooper’s report and Local News will be following up on
the completed report on a later edition.
Sumter County Traverse Jurors who have been summoned for jury duty at
1:30 this afternoon are NOT to report for jury duty AT ALL.
All scheduled cases have either been resolved or continued. If you have
questions or concerns, feel free to call the Clerk’s Office at 928-4537. This announcement
from Cortisa Barthell, Clerk of Superior & State Court.
There will be three public hearings soon on the proposed property tax
increase by the SumterCounty
Board of Commissioners at their monthly meeting last week. The public hearings
are August 1st at
and with the 3rd
public hearing on August 8th at .
All public hearings will be in the Commissioners Room at the SumterCounty Courthouse.
19th annual Boys & Girls Club of Americus/Sumter County’s Steak
& Stake charity fundraiser is tomorrow night in the Storm Dome on the GSW
Campus. The event starts at .
No tickets will be sold at the door tomorrow night. Stacy Abrams, GeorgiaState Representative
will be the featured speaker for the night. Former President and First Lady
Jimmy and Rosalyn Carter will also be in attendance. Some awards and
recognitions will also be made during the Steak & State fundraiser tomorrow
Pre-planning begins today for teachers and staff
of the Sumter County Schools. The rooms are getting ready for the system-wide
open house this Thursday July 27th. Pre-K through 6th
grades open house will be Thursday from 5-7pm. FurlowCharterSchool’s
open house will also be
on Thursday. 7th through 12th grades will have their open
house from 6-8pm. Open house times are staggered to allow families with
multiple students to attend other open houses. School bells will ring for the
new school year NEXT Monday
It was another active weekend for Americus
Police as 5 autos were entered around town. 2 autos were entered at 208
Maple Drive. 2 unlocked vehicles were
entered at 203 Eckles Road
and at 2004 Armory Drive.
Then at this
morning an auto was entered at 420 Judy Lane.
Criminal trespass complaints were made at 201-A Bessie Mays
Maple Street and 288
A child molestation case is under investigation.
A theft occurred from 145-B Cherokee
A juvenile was arrested at 915 N. Lee
Street and charged with possession of
marijuana with intent to distribute and possession of marijuana within
1000-feet of a public school.
Officers went to a deceased person call at 109
Norman Cole Street. 99-year old Roberts
Smalls was found deceased and the Coroner’s Office was notified.
Terroristic threats were made at 85-B
A burglary was investigated at 106 Glenn
After a traffic stop on E. Lamar, Marc Eugene Collier was arrested for
driving on a suspended license.
A traffic stop was initiated on MLK
Boulevard resulting in the arrest of Quinterrious Jamal Allen for an outstanding warrant.
An aggravated battery is under investigation at 97-B
Bozeman Circle. 1st Responder
was called to the scene but had to wait for APD
to clear the scene from a large crowd on hand. 1 person suffered injuries and
was airlifted to a trauma center as a precaution.
A traffic stop at
Sunday morning on Ashby Street
led to the arrest of Jerome Sheldon Coleman for driving on a suspended license.
A GSP-initiated traffic stop was made at Saturday morning on Lamar
Street and Abbigail Tomberlin was arrested
for DUI and failure to stop at a stop sign.
A bad child complaint was made at 117 Town Creek.
A hit-n-run accident took place at 805
Officers stayed busy with 5 domestic-related and 3 miscellaneous calls
over the weekend.
There were 3 weekend accidents with
no reported injuries. After an accident investigation on Hudson
at Jefferson, 2 arrests were made.
Ni’Kirea Shi’Nae Harvey
was arrested for DUI. Keontae Mackey was arrested for obstruction.
Sheriff’s Deputies were busy this past weekend. 35 traffic stops were conducted
with several citations issued with the majority for speeding and DUI. A civil
complaint was answered at 172 Darden Road.
Suspicious person complaints were made at 111
Johnson Street, 133
Hillside Drive and on Highway 49S at Fox
Stephens Road. A criminal trespass complaint
was filed at 157 Renecker Road
Extension. Damage to property occurred at 109
Towerview Drive. An auto was entered at 167
Parkers Mill Creek Road. A suspicious
vehicle was spotted at 113 Gus Road.
A burglary was investigated at 1000 US
280W. A theft took place from 318 Middle River
Road. Deputies answered domestic calls to
8B Lexington Circle,
168 6th Street
and at 806 Thrasher Road
where Shi Huang Styles was charged with disorderly conduct. Deputies worked 7
weekend accidents with 4 being deer-related.
In the Sumter County Jail today are: Kydeem Jamal Campbell for statutory
rape/ rape/ sodomy-aggravated sodomy/ enticing a child for indecent purposes/
aggravated child molestation/ and 1st degree cruelty to children; Dexter
Ricardo Green for felony failure to appear; Rodney Deon Green for battery;
Laquida Cimone Mable for felony failure to appear; Octavius Shamun Ross for
City probation; and Donovan Lavante Scott for DUI and driving on a suspended
license. 7 were released on bond over the weekend.1 was back in jail for
sentencing. 1 was released for time served. 1 was back in jail to make bond.