WISK / WDEC
Tuesday May 14th, 2019
A shooting Sunday night in the Bessie Mays Circle and Norman Cole Street area before 9pm is under investigation and the Americus Police is asking for the community’s assistance in bringing the shooter to justice. As officers arrived, K’Darious Bartlett of a Columbus address, was being attended to by a concerned citizen on the sidewalk. He had a gunshot wound to his left bicep and was transported to Phoebe Sumter by ambulance. Anyone with information in this shooting incident should contact the APD Criminal Investigation Division at 229-924-4550 or the Anonymous Tip Line at 229-924-4102. From the APD Monday incidents, several autos were entered around town yesterday. Autos were entered at 1411 Crawford Street, 844 Millard Fuller Boulevard and on Lorraine Avenue at Crawford Street.
A theft and criminal trespass occurred at apartment 231 140 Lonnie Lane. Thefts took place from 125 E. Furlow Street and 205-A Murphy Mill Road.
A child molestation case is being investigated.
Identity theft was reported for further investigation.
Criminal damage to property in the 2nd degree occurred at 130 Lonnie Lane.
Officers went to an aggravated assault from a domestic situation at 12:40 this morning at 1326 Douglas Circle. This was 1 of 4 domestic-related calls answered by officers in the past 24-hour period.
There were 2 accidents worked by APD yesterday that had no reported injuries. After an accident investigation in the Wal-Mart parking lot, Shabrea A. Walton was arrested for driving on a suspended license.
The annual Women’s Health Fair, hosted by Phoebe Sumter, is coming up this Saturday May 18th from 8am until noon in the Student Success Center, the Storm Dome, on the GSW campus. Health screenings, including blood pressure, diabetes and cholesterol will be held from 8 to 9. In addition to the health screenings, there will be informational booths and physician-led sessions on women’s health. The keynote speaker is Dominique Dawes, gold medal winning Olympic gymnast. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 229-931-6812.
Here’s to a speedy recovery for former President Jimmy Carter who fell at his Plains home yesterday morning and broke his hip. He was taken to Phoebe Sumter for treatment and is recovering nicely.
Sumter County Sheriff’s Deputies were busy with 10 traffic stops yesterday. At a stop on Bumphead Road at Learning Lane, Zabien J. Carter was charged with speeding in a posted school zone. Another stop was made on Bumphead Road at Learning Lane and Brittany J. Fletcher was charged with speeding in a posted school zone. She was warned for a child safety restraint. Damage to property occurred at 110-G Jenkins Road. Thefts took place from 1770 Highway 45N and 119 Gary Brewer Road. Deputies went to a vehicle fire on US 280W. Suspicious person complaints were made at 107 McMath Mill Road and on the Tallent Store Road. A reckless driver was reported on Highway 49N. Deputies made several prisoner transports yesterday and answered several activated alarm calls. There were 3 deer-related accidents worked by Deputies yesterday.
In the Sumter County Jail today is Naketa Laschea Warren for driving with a suspended license and failure to maintain insurance.