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DUI/Simple Possession — McKenzie Police were dispatched to the Exxon Gas Station Sunday night, June 2, in reference to suspicious activity. An employee advised that a female had just shot up in the bathroom and left a needle in the trash can and blood in the sink. Officers Cody Coleman and Trey Boucher responded to the call and observed a silver Nissan Versa sitting in a parking space in the lot.
According to the report filed by Coleman, they made contact with the driver, Laura Perrigo of Huntingdon, she had difficulties keeping her story straight and a search of her vehicle revealed a small bag of a crystal substance later tested to be positive for Methamphetamine along with a needle with residue on it also tested to be Meth. The needle from the store was also recovered and found to have blood and residue found to be Meth. Perrigo performed poorly on several field sobriety tests given her.
Perrigo was charged with DUI-Second Offense, Simple Possession of a Schedule II Drug, and Possession of Unlawful Drug Paraphernalia and transported to Carroll County Jail.
DUI — Officer Michael Lowe was dispatched Friday afternoon, May 31, to Dairy Queen for a possible drunk driver who was later located at Pockets. Lowe found Gerald Fuzzell, of McKenzie, sitting in his vehicle and asked him to perform sobriety tests.
According to Lowe’s report, Fuzzell didn’t want to cooperate at first but did comply with some tests on which he performed poorly. He was arrested and charged with DUI-First Offense and transported to Baptist Hospital for a blood test and then to Carroll County Jail under $1,000 bond.
Multiple Charges — An anonymous tip led McKenzie Police to a residence on Old State Route 22 in search of James Martin wanted on an active warrant. Officers Trey Boucher and Cody Coleman went to the residence and found four persons but not Martin.
According to a report filed by Coleman, he knew one of the persons present to be Christopher Curtright and asked him to identify himself. Curtright told Coleman he was James Sole. Coleman immediately arrested him and charged him with Criminal Impersonation. The other three persons were identified and one of them, Tiffany Taylor, of McKenzie, was found to be wanted on an active warrant out of Coffee County for a Probation Violation. Taylor was arrested and held for Coffee County authorities. Curtright and Taylor were transported to Weakley County Jail.
Simple Possession/Casual Exchange — McKenzie Police stopped a vehicle Friday night, May 31, for having a non-working plate light. The driver was identified as Jessica Carviero along with a passenger, Brandon Tyler of McKenzie.
According to Officer Cody Coleman’s report, he smelled what he thought was marijuana as he approached the vehicle. When asked if there was any marijuana, Carviero advised there was a bottle beneath Tyler’s feet which prompted a search of the vehicle. Tyler admitted the bottle was his and was cited into Carroll County General Sessions Court for Simple Possession/Casual Exchange. Carviero was given a verbal warning for display of plates and having expired tags.
Theft — An investigation continues into a reported theft of a 9mm pistol from a Haynes Street residence. Officer Cody Coleman took a report from Christina Donald, who came to the Police Department Friday night, May 31 and reported a pistol missing. Donald told Coleman that she had a SCCY Industries CPX-1 9mm pistol taken recently. She advised she didn’t have the serial number but could get it from where she purchased it in Jackson.
Driving on Suspended/Revoked License — Officer Cody Coleman observed a vehicle run a stop sign early Sunday morning, June 2 on Main Street and initiated a traffic stop. The driver, Keith W. Haynes of McKenzie was found to be driving on a revoked license and cited into Carroll County General Sessions Court for Driving on a Suspended/Revoked License-First Offense, Failure to Stop At Stop Sign, and Financial Responsibility Law Violation.
Expired Registration/Financial Responsibility — Officer Jeff Lowden initiated a stop on a vehicle for a light law violation. The driver, Cassaundra Hobbs, of Cedar Grove, was found to be driving on expired registration that came from another vehicle. She was found to be in violation of Financial Responsibility Law. Hobbs was cited into General Sessions Court for Unlawful Removal of Registration Decal, Expired Registration, and Financial Responsibility Law Violation.
Leaving Scene of Accident/Financial Responsibility — McKenzie Police responded to an accident early Friday afternoon, May 31 at the Hamilton-Ryker Office on Cedar Avenue. Officer Billy King responded and spoke with Jessica Rhoades, who advised that Jessica Curtis had backed into her vehicle causing damage to both vehicles and left the scene after being confronted by Rhoades.
According to King’s report, Rhoades was able to obtain Curtis’s license tag number and police later made contact with Curtis and cited her into General Sessions Court for Leaving the Scene of an Accident and Financial Responsibility Law Violation.
Driving on Suspended/Revoked License — Officer Jeff Lowden made a traffic stop Friday night, May 31 on a light law violation. The driver, Ashley Beckham of Trenton, was found to be driving on a revoked license due to a DUI conviction. Beckham was arrested and charged with Driving on Suspended/Revoked License and transported to Carroll County Jail.
Speeding/Financial Reponsibility — Officer Jeff Winberry observed a vehicle speeding on Highland Drive on Thursday morning, May 30, and initiated a traffic stop. The driver, Rodolfo Castro, was found to be driving on a suspended license and had no proof of insurance. Castro was cited into General Sessions Court for Speeding, Driving on a Revoked/Suspended License-First Offense, and Financial Responsibility Law Violation-Second Offense.
Driving on Suspended/Revoked License — On Thursday night, May 30, Officer Jeff Lowden initiated a traffic stop for a non-working plate light. The driver, Kate Smith of Dresden, was found to be driving on a suspended license. Smith was cited into General Sessions Court for Driving on Suspended/Revoked License and violation of Registration Plate Law.