WISK / WDEC
Thursday March 4th, 2021
It was a relatively quiet Wednesday for the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office. 8 traffic stops were conducted and warnings were issued to drivers. The majority of the warnings were for speeding. 1 domestic-related call was answered. 3 prisoner transports were made yesterday. A suspicious person was spotted on Highway 49S.
In the Sumter County Jail today is Jonathan Clontz—holding for USMS.
More people turned out for the ESPLOST early voting yesterday than in a few days. 57 people voted yesterday bringing the total to vote now to 263. Early voting for the ESPLOST is being held at the Griffin Bell Golf & Conference Center from 8 to 5 through Friday March 12th. You do need to bring a photo ID with you when coming to early vote.
AMERICUS POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORT
· 7:52 AM OFFICER RESPONDED TO 203 BESSIE MAYS CIRCLE IN REFERENCE TO A DOMESTIC DISPUTE WHERE ANTHONY T LAWSON WAS CITED FOR BATTERY (1ST OFFENSE), OBSTRUCTING OR HINDERING PERSONS AND CRUELTY TO CHILDREN 3RD DEGREE
· 8:24 AM AN OFFICER WAS CALLED TO 414 PATTERSON STREET IN REFERENCE TO AN UNRULY JUVENILE
· 10:36 AM AN OFFICER RESPONDED TO 118 BRANNON AVENUE IN REFERENCE TO A SUSPICIOUS INCIDENT
· 1:50 PM AN OFFICER REPORTED TERRORISTIC THREATS AT 325 CRAWLEY STREET
· 3:57 PM OFFICER RESPONDED TO A CALL AT 1541 N. JACKSON STREET TO A DOMESTIC DISPUTE
· 3:46 PM POLICE WERE CALLED TO 1613 LAFAYETTE STREET IN REFERENCE TO A CIVIL MATTER
· 12:41 AM OFFICER WAS DISPATCHED TO 140 LONNIE LANE IN REFERENCE TO A DAMAGE TO PROPERTY CALL
· AMERICUS POLICE WORKED 5 ACCIDENTS IN THE CITY WHICH RESULTED IN ONE CITATION TO A GERBACIO BARRIENTOS FOR DRIVING ON A SUSPENDED LICENSE