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McKenzie Police Reports


Domestic Assault — Dillon Edward Gregory, 28, Walnut Circle, McKenzie, was charged with Domestic Assault after an incident on January 17.

Officer Austin Jones received a report of a domestic assault occurring on Walnut Avenue. The victim had red marks on her arm and scratches around her neck. Mr. Gregory was located and reportedly admitted to the assault. He was transported to Carroll County Jail.

Manufacturing Meth, Casual Exchange — Jennifer Kaysie Rudd, 30, David Street, McKenzie was charged with Manufacturing Methamphetamine and Simple Possession after a traffic stop on January 19.

Officer Sean Beck initiated a traffic stop after noticing one of the marker lights on the rear of the vehicle was not working. The driver, Ms. Rudd, seemed nervous so Officer Beck questioned whether illegal drugs were in the car. After some convincing, Rudd allowed a search of the car. She indicated there was marijuana in the vehicle. A search revealed a substance that field-tested as meth and three roaches of marijuana. She was additionally cited for Violation of the Light Law.

Simple Possession, Violation of Financial Responsibility — Romulus Deshae Taylor,, 30, Morristown was charged with Simple Possession/Casual Exchange after a traffic stop on January 20.

Officer Darren Davis stopped the vehicle Taylor was driving because of an inoperable marker light on the rear of the vehicle. Officer Davis said he approached the vehicle and could smell marijuana. He asked Taylor if he had smoked marijuana. He admitted yes and handed the officer approximately 1.9 grams of a green leafy substance believed to be marijuana. Taylor was additionally charged for not providing proof of insurance on the vehicle.