SumterCounty Traverse Jurors who have been summoned for this Monday April 20th
at are NOT to report for jury duty at all during
the week. All scheduled cases have either been resolved or continued. Jurors
may call the office of Nancy C. Smith, Clerk, at 928-4537 for questions or
Today is the pre-registration deadline for
the Rock n’ Run Off Road Challenge sponsored by the Americus-SumterHigh School Band. This is a fundraising event that will be held tomorrow at the SumterCountyParks and Recreation Sports Complex on US 19
south. To pre-register, call today. Contact Mike Pepito at 815-1841 or Debra
Hughes at 942-2262. There will be a 10K, 5K and 1-mile Fun Run and Walk
tomorrow. Registration begins at tomorrow morning.
deadline originally set for today has been extended. LEADERSHIP SUMTER
is now accepting applications for the 2015-2016 program. Area businesses,
public and private agencies and civic organizations are being asked to identify
and support persons with leadership potential for this year’s program. The
program begins April 28th with one session a month through February
2016. To apply or nominate an employee, the application form needs to be
completed and turned into the Chamber by Wednesday April 22nd. The
class is designed for 25 participants; therefore, the first received and most
qualified applications will be accepted.
community blood drive is set for next Friday April 24th from until in the Fellowship Hall of 1stBaptistChurch at 221
South Lee Street. To schedule an
appointment that best suits your Friday schedule, call 1-800-RED-CROSS or go
online to www.redcrossblood.org and
enter sponsor code: PSMC. Those with appointments will get top priority but all
walk-ins are always welcomed. Please bring a photo ID with you.
A mother is seeking the community’s help in seeking her missing teenage
daughter. 15-year old Jasmine Hudson
was last seen a week ago in the Rainbow Terrace area wearing a school uniform.
However, she was spotted last Saturday in the US
19 area wearing a red shirt. She is described as a black female, approximately
5’ 6” in height and weighing 150lbs. Anyone with information as to the
whereabouts of Jasmine Hudson
should contact the Sumter
Sheriff’s Office, Americus
Police or 9-1-1.
From Thursday’s Americus
Police incident reports, criminal trespass complaints were made at 2008
Armory Drive and 113-B
Roger Lee Jackson IV and Tahj Malik Ruff were arrested and charged with
forced entry burglary and criminal damage to property in the 2nd
degree at 701 Georgia Avenue.
A burglary was reported at 807 Fulton Street.
Following a traffic stop at 1043 E.
Forsyth Street, Raphaela Maria Garcia was
arrested for open container and her 2nd DUI.
A counterfeit bill was turned over to police at 82-B
Officers responded to 3 domestic-related calls.
Only 1 accident was reported yesterday in the City with no injuries.
Thursday was a rather quiet 24-hour period for the SumterCounty Sheriff’s
Deputies as there were only a total of 17 incidents reported. 2 traffic stops
were conducted. On US 27 east at Brickyard Road,
Christy C. Jackson was charged with speeding. A warning was issued in the other
Damage to property was reported at 900 SGT
Parkway. A bad child complaint was made at 237
Lacrosse Road. Deputies responded to a
domestic call to 352 McMath Mill Road.
An identity theft was reported for investigation. There was 1 deer-related
accident worked by a Deputy yesterday.
Housed in the SumterCounty Jail today:
Raheem Hasson Boyd for probation violation; Raul Gallegos for DUI/ driving
while unlicensed/ battery/ and criminal trespass; Charles Allen Gaultney-holding
for Harris County S/O; Kelley R. Hutchins for child support; Roger Lee Jackson
IV for 1st degree burglary (felony) and criminal damage to property
in the 2nd degree; Korea Johnson for aggravated assault; Tahj Ruff
for 1st degree burglary (felony) and criminal damage to property in
the 2nd degree; Charles Evan Stewart for probation violation; and
Brenda Joyce Tyner for disorderly conduct.