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McKenzie Police Reports

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Driving on Suspended/Revoked License — Mr. Gabriel Chavez, of McKenzie, contacted the McKenzie Police Department last Thursday evening, Jan. 3, and reported that he had left his car at his girlfriend’s residence on Florida Court and someone backed into it.

According to a report filed by Officer Trey Boucher, he and another officer responded to the Florida Court residence where Chavez stated his girlfriend witnessed her neighbor back out and hit Chavez’s car. His girlfriend, Anna Lee, confirmed the story and also advised her neighbor, Christopher Homes did come to her residence and report that he hit the vehicle.

Homes was found to have a suspended drivers license and could not provide proof of insurance on the vehicle he was driving. He was cited into Carroll County General Sessions Court for driving on a suspended license and failure to provide financial responsibility.

Failure to Appear — McKenzie Police responded to a Forrest Avenue residence last Friday afternoon, Jan. 4, in regards to a person suspected of having an active warrant. Officers made contact with Jeffrey D. Aeschbacher who did have a warrant for failure to appear. He was cited into General Sessions Court to satisfy the warrant.

Driving on Suspended/Revoked License — Officer Cody Coleman along with another officer witnessed Karen Sexton of McKenzie leaving Casey’s General Store, driving in a white Ford F150, early last Friday morning, Jan. 4. Coleman had knowledge that Sexton did not have a valid driver’s license and did confirm this through dispatch before initiating a stop on Allen Street. Sexton was placed under arrest for driving on a suspended license second offense and transported to the Carroll County Jail.

Driving on Suspended License/Theft of Merchandise — Last Saturday morning, Jan. 5, Officer Kyle Beauchamp initiated a traffic stop on Hwy 79 for speeding. Beauchamp approached the vehicle and noticed the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. The driver, Jorden T. Tharpe, of Paris, gave permission for a search which turned up no marijuana. A license check revealed that her license was suspended and also revealed a warrant for theft of merchandise in Henry County.

Tharpe was held in custody until a Henry County Deputy arrived to pick her up. She was also cited into Carroll County General Sessions Court for driving on a suspended license first offense.

Multiple Charges — Officer Mark Boaz initiated a traffic stop last Wednesday morning on a vehicle speeding on Highland Drive. The driver, Connie M. Felty, was found to be driving on a suspended license and could not provide current proof of insurance. She was cited into court for speeding, driving on a suspended license, and failure to show financial responsibility.

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