Incidents & Arrests 3-31-21

Americus Fire & Emergency Services

(March 26)

  • Firefighters responded to nine calls for medical assistance.
  • Firefighters responded to traffic accidents on East Forsyth Street, and on Tripp Street.

Americus Police Department


  • Lueann Hunt, 51, of Fayetteville, N.C.; failure to maintain lane and DUI; (3-28-21)
  • Jontavious Dwayne Jernigan, 21, of 53-B Masonic St., Americus; disorderly conduct. (3-28-21)
  • Tyler Rashard Lowe, 23, of 1608 Triplett Ave., Americus; contempt of court. (3-26-21)
  • Shanneshia Qusha Mitchell, 27, of 440 N. Mayo St., Americus; disorderly conduct. (3-28-21)
  • Quovadis Markquise Price, 39, of Southwestern Estate Apartments; false imprisonment; jailed. (3-28-21)

Georgia State State Patrol Post 10, Americus


  • Sakeida Mercer Brown, 32, of 1129 Cobb Cheek Road, Cobb; tail light violation, driving while license is suspended or revoked, driving under the influence of drugs, seat belt violation, and misdemeanor possession of marijuana; released on bond. (3-27-21)
  • Gerald Alexander Lewis, 49, of 602-A Academy St., Americus; driving while unlicensed and head light violation; released on bond. (3-28-21)

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office


  • Teshambria Reshay Goodson, 24, of 505 W. Church St., Americus; operating vehicle without lights, failure to maintain lane, driving while license is suspended or revoked, misdemeanor possession of marijuana, and DUI; released on bond. (3-28-21)
  • Chad Jones, 41, of Eastman; theft by shoplifting; jailed. (3-28-21)
  • Rico Devarions Jones, 41, of Albany; sentenced to serve 30 days in jail/ (3-27-21)
  • Robert Lamar Stringfellow, 51, of 1339 U.S. Highway 27 East, Americus; housing for Schley County Sheriff. (3-28-21)