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Domestic Assault/Vandalism — Last Thursday afternoon, November 29, the McKenzie Police Department received a call from a concerned citizen stating a male and two small children were standing outside of their Winston Avenue residence and the citizen did not know what was going on. Three officers responded to find Matthew Fourman and his two children at his residence.
According to the report filed by Officer Kyle Beauchamp, Fourman stated that his ex-fiance, Tisha Pollock, had come over to gather a few things and move out. Fourman had fallen asleep and could not find his phone when he woke up. Fourman also stated that Pollock threatened to take their kids away and became angry when he confronted her. She began ripping his security cameras off the wall and threw them at Fourman breaking them in the process. Fourman realized Pollock had taken his phone so he could not call 911 so he gathered the children and escaped to the front yard to get help.
He proceeded to turn on his vehicle flashers and honk the horn to get the neighbor’s attention. Fourman advised officers that Pollock was a heavy substance user and that he last saw Pollock and her new boyfriend leave the residence. He granted officers permission to search the residence which revealed a jar of crystal like substance that was field tested and discovered to be Fentynal. It was sent to the TBI crime lab for analysis. DCS was notified of the incident due to the drugs found in the residence. The children were left with Mr. Fourman. Pollock will be charged with domestic assault and vandalism but had not been arrested at the time the police report was filed.
Domestic Assault — Officer Billy King responded to a call Monday, November 26, regarding a domestic incident that took place at a Randal Street address. Jennifer Vanwetter reported that she made her boyfriend, Stanley Jones, angry when she kept talking about the bills that needed to be paid. She stated that he kept telling her to shut up and then came at her putting his hands on her neck and started to poke her on the head with his fingers. According to Vanwetter, he walked away as she grabbed her belongings and left. She was later picked up by a friend and then contacted the police.
Jones was later picked up by other officers and transported to the Carroll County Jail charged with domestic assault.
Aggravated Assault/Theft — Mr. Larry Robertson notified police last Wednesday, November 28, that his 1996 red Ford F-150 4x4 had been stolen from Little General in McKenzie. Robertson told police he had gone in the store leaving his truck running due to a weak battery and saw it moving. The driver was described as an unknown white male wearing a blue hoodie. Robertson stated he ran out of the store and managed to open the the truck door attempting to grab the person’s arm but lost his grip.
According to the report filed by Officer Jeremiah Brooks, Robertson suffered minor injuries to his hands and declined medical attention. As of the report filing, a bulletin has been issued on the truck along with a description of the male driving it. When the suspect is identified, he will be charged with aggravated assault and theft over $1,000.
Evading Arrest — Officer Trey Boucher initiated a traffic stop last Tuesday evening after a vehicle pulled out of Elm Street in front of his patrol car nearly causing a collision. The driver was found to be Ms. Brianna Howard who had a passenger identified as Dale Teague of Atwood. Teague was known to have an active warrant out of Carroll County Circuit Court.
According to Boucher’s report, as he and Officer Cody Coleman approached Teague to arrest him he ran from the scene despite being told several times to stop. Officers gave chase but lost Teague in the area of Bailey Street. A warrant was issued on Teague for evading arrest.
Howard was cited for failure to yield right of way, no driver’s license, and no proof of insurance.
Simple Possession/Possession of Drug Parapharnelia — McKenzie police received a tip Saturday night, December 1, that an individual was asleep in the Tri-County Animal Clinic parking lot inside of a vehicle. Two officers responded and found a male individual later identified as Michael Anthony Floyd of McKenzie, asleep in the drivers seat. Officers observed a bag appearing to be marijuana sitting in the center console in plain view. After waking Floyd, the car was searched with the bag being recovered along with a grinder found to have marijuana residue in it.
According to the report filed by Officer Cody Coleman, Floyd’s license was determined to be suspended for failure to appear in Obion County earlier this year. Floyd was cited into Carroll County General Sessions Court for simple possession of a schedule VI drug and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Criminal Impersonation — McKenzie Police received a call last Saturday evening, December 1, regarding a stolen canine. The caller stated the dog was stolen by a local man. Two officers responded and spoke to the caller at her Stonewall Street address. She advised that she had given himl a black and white pitbull and decided to take it back. Officers advised her that it would more than likely be a civil matter but they would talk to him.
According to the report filed by Officer Cody Coleman, they got a tip that he would be at a Magnolia Street address with a female that had active warrants. He was located and talked to Officer Coleman. Coleman did observe a female in the house and told him she would need to come out and speak to them. She did come out and was asked for identification and stated her purse was stolen. She proceeded to give a name and birth date that turned out to be false and then gave a social security number that was not registered to her. The female was detained until she was later identified as Tabitha Humfress of Gleason. She was found to have two active warrants out of Weakley County. She was arrested for criminal impersonation and transported to Carroll County Jail.