County Traverse Jurors who were summoned for this morning at 10am, are NOT to
report for jury duty at all this week. All scheduled cases have either been
settled or continued. HOWEVER, Grand Jurors summoned for 9 this morning are
still required to report to the Courthouse. Jurors may call the office of Nancy
C. Smith, Clerk, at 928-4537 for questions or for more information.
will hold a called meeting and Retreat this evening. The meeting begins at 6
this evening in the boardroom of the SCSAdministrationBuilding.
The purpose of the called meeting is to discuss facilities, vision for public
education, personnel matters and any other items needed to come before the
Board. The public is welcome to attend.
said good-bye to the students and chaperones from Sister
City Myoshi CityJapan.
It was a whirlwind tour once again for everyone involved in the yearly visit
and there were many sad faces when the time came to leave.Local students and chaperones usually make
the return visit to Japan
in the spring.
all about to get a break from the heat and humidity. Some of the coolest
weather seen since April will arrive on Tuesday and will actually hang around
into the weekend. Highs after today will stay around 90 and lows at night will
drop down to the lower 60s. The temperatures will moderate towards the weekend
but still will be lower heat and humidity than we’ve had for the last month. The
rain chances will be almost non-existent for most of the coming week. As a
matter of fact, after this afternoon, there is no mention of rainfall chances
until next week. You may cut back on the AC over the next few nights and raise
and window or two and enjoy the cooler overnight lows.
High school football is underway for another
area team this Friday night. Americus-Sumter started the regular season last
Friday night losing to Smiths Station 41-13 and will play MaconCounty
in Montezuma this Friday night. SouthlandAcademy
lost their season opener 47-14 and will be on the road this week against Robert
will begin their regular season at home this week hosting MillerCounty.
is still a week away from their season opener when Baconton Charter comes to
Police had a rash of entered autos over the weekend. An auto was entered at 206
Maple Street. An auto was entered
at 120 N. Lee Street
along with 2-counts of criminal trespass for breaking out windows. Another auto
was entered at 804-B Fulton Street
with 1-count of criminal trespass for damaging a door. The last vehicle entered
was at 808 Georgia Avenue
with a theft reported.Remember to lock
and secure your vehicles and DO NOT leave items of interest in plain sight. In
other weekend police action, a disorderly conduct incident occurred at 111-A
A case of identity fraud was reported.
Lashonda Shatina McArthur was arrested at 1711
E. Lamar Street for shoplifting
and DUI-less safe-alcohol.
Suzette Boone was arrested at 701
Davenport Street for aggravated
assault and simple battery on a law enforcement officer.
Criminal damage to property in the 2nd degree occurred at
124 Sharon Circle.
was reported at 41-A Reddick Drive.
A theft of services was reported at 329
W. Lamar Street. A theft took
place from 538 Tripp Street.
Criminal trespass complaints were made at 810-B
Fulton Street, 105-B
Waitsman Drive and apartment
14 1304 Elm Avenue.
Following a traffic stop at
Sunday morning on US 19 north, Sanchez Nathaniel Savage was arrested for open
container and his 2nd driving on a suspended license offense.
A forced entry burglary was investigated at 101
An unruly juvenile complaint was filed with police at 1304
DeShaun Corey Washington was arrested early this morning and charged
with robbery and battery from an earlier incident on S.
Officers responded to 10 weekend domestic-related calls.
There were 7 weekend accidents with 1 injury complaint.
Officers did answer quiet a few miscellaneous calls this past
Deputies worked a total of 62 weekend incidents with 20 of them traffic stops.
A stop conducted on Adderton Street
led to the arrest of Narodrick J. Stevens for driving on a suspended license
and an outstanding warrant. Following a stop on US 49 north, Keandrea B.
Nicholson was charged with speeding. On the SGTC Bypass at LaCross
Road Timothy M. Hudgins was
charged with speeding. After a traffic stop on Highway 30, Aiden Q. Sanford was
charged with speeding. Warnings were issued in the other traffic cases.
Deputies went to a criminal damage to property complaint at 125-B
rainbow Terrace. A theft occurred on Styles Robinson at Bailey
Road. Civil complaints were made
at 129 S. Freeman Avenue
and at 121 Jade Road.
A criminal trespass complaint was filed at 338
Buttercup Lane. Suspicious person
complaints were made on US 19 north, 542 US
280 west and on Highway 49 south. Domestic disturbance calls were answered at
257 Highway 308 in Plains, on Hospital
Street in Plains, 246
Wiggins Road, 205-E
Murphy Mill Road and 108
Sandstone Drive. Illegal fishing
was reported on McMath Mill Road
at Johnson Pond. Burglaries were investigated at 122
Tommy Hooks Road and 188
Pine Level Road. Juvenile
complaints were made at 259 US
49 south and 102 Ridgewood Drive.
Deputies worked 3 weekend accidents.
Housed in the Sumter County Jail: Suzette Boone for aggravated assault
and simple battery on a law enforcement officer; Cornelius Veron Clark for 2nd
degree felony burglary; Elijah Harvey for simple assault; Charlie Lockhart for
aggravated assault/ simple battery/ and sexual battery; Narodrick Jamal Stevens
for driving on a suspended license and a bench warrant; Tobias Fantavius Walker-holding
for Crisp County SO; and DeShaun Corey Washington for robbery/ battery/
probation violation/ and a bench warrant.
Sheriff’s Auxiliary meets at 7 this evening in the PopeCenter on the SGTC
campus. All members are encouraged to attend.