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McKenzie Police Reports


Aggravated Assault — Dion Antrell Teague, 38, homeless in McKenzie, was charged with aggravated assault on February 16 after he entered the lawn of a Oak Street resident and reportedly struck the occupant in the head with an object.

Officer Tanner Jackson stated he arrested Teague, who was banned from entering the property. The dispute was reportedly over a woman. Teague was transported to Carroll County Jail.

Violation of Probation — Lloyd James Sawyer, 58, Winchester Street, McKenzie was charged with violation of probation on February 13.

Officer Dalton Raspberry made contact with Sawyer at the intersection of Locust and Park streets and knew Sawyer had an active cite for violation of probation. He was cited into court.

Theft — David A. Puckett, 39, Spruce Street, McKenzie was charged with theft after he reportedly took a chair from a residence on Park Cove. The victim described the chair and said who he thought took the chair. Officer Tanner Jackson went to the subject’s house, found the chair, and placed Puckett under a criminal summons for theft of property.

Driving on a Suspended/Revoked License — Kenneth Payne, Jr., 36, Park Cove, McKenzie was charged with driving on a suspended or revoked license - fourth offense on February 12.

Officer Dalton Raspberry witnessed Payne driving a lawnmower down Washington Street. Since the lawnmower did not have a mowing deck, the officer knew it was merely for transportation. Payne was arrested for the above offense and possession of methamphetamine. A family member retrieved the lawnmower.


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