WISK / WDEC
Thursday May 6th, 2021
Today at noon the National Day of Prayer will be held for the community to attend. The service will be located in the courtyard of the Public Safety Building downtown. Rev. Sherryl Sneed, Pastor of Peter’s Chapel AME church will deliver today’s service. If you do plan to attend, please observe social distancing and wear your face mask as all COVID-19 protocols will be observed.
Americus Police had an active Wednesday. Damage to property was reported at 1003 Douglas Circle; on Hudson Street at Oglethorpe; and on Mary Blount Drive at US 19N.
Following a traffic stop on E. Forsyth, Laqwela S. Smith was arrested for driving on a suspended license.
Responding to a domestic situation at 211 Pinecrest Drive, 2 arrests were made. Shontrez M. Blackshear was arrested for disorderly conduct. Shadavieyon E. Goober was arrested for reckless conduct.
Alicia L. Clayton was arrested for shoplifting at Wal-Mart.
A 2nd degree cruelty to children complaint was made at a domestic call to 218 Sharon Circle.
Dontavious D. Jackson was arrested and charged with criminal trespass at 1334 2nd Montgomery.
After a traffic stop on E. Jefferson Street, Roderick Glass was cited for laying drag; no insurance; and failure to stop at a stop sign.
At 11:29 last night, officers responded to shots fired in the area of 102 Bessie Mays Circle.
Shateria V. Williams was arrested at 1324 Douglas Circle for disorderly conduct when officers responded to a domestic call.
A criminal trespass and simple assault occurred at 104-A Frieda Lane.
Officers responded to an entering auto complaint at 2:50 this morning at 305 Tabby Lane and arrested Cornelius Offord for criminal trespass.
There were 4 accidents worked by APD around town yesterday that had no reported injuries.
Officers did respond to 5 total domestic-related calls yesterday along with 1 miscellaneous call.
Wednesday was a fairly quiet 24-hour period for the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office. 3 traffic stops were conducted. Following a stop on the Lamar Road, Shawn M. Dollar was charged with speeding. Deputies went to 1 domestic-related call yesterday. Damage to property was reported at 314 Railroad Street. A loud music complaint was made at apartment 508 900 Southwestern Circle. Deputies did work 3 accidents which included 1 deer-related. There was an accident last night just before 8:30 at 427 Flintside Drive that had injuries but no details were available.
In the Sumter County Jail today; Dontavious Darrel Jackson for criminal trespass; John Nicholas Mackey for probation violation and felony failure to appear; and Cornelius Jamale Offord for criminal trespass.