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Assault — McKenzie Police received a call regarding a physical altercation at a Cheryl Street residence Sunday evening, March 27.
According to the report filed by Officer Darren Davis, the victim, Barbara Chunn, requested an officer to meet her at a retail business to report the altercation. Chunn told Davis that she had been parked on Cheryl Street when a female identified as Emily Hood pulled into her driveway and approached her saying “stop bothering my mother” and proceeded to reach inside the window and slapped her on the left side of her face. Chunn was asked to come to the station and write a statement and confirmed she wanted to press charges.
Hood was located at her residence and cited for assault without incident and was advised she had ten days to report to the Carroll County Jail to be booked for the assault charge.
Multiple Charges — Officer Trenton Ruddy conducted a traffic stop on a Ford Truck for failing to maintain lane control on Friday evening, April 1. The driver, Justin Bowden, 34, of Henry, was found to have a License Restriction and his insurance on his tag came back unconfirmed as well as having expired registration. Further investigation revealed that Bowden was a registered sex offender. Ruddy had a warrant signed for Violation for Sex Offender Registry and also charged him with Failure to Maintain Lane, Financial Responsibility Violation, and Unregistered Vehicle.
Traffic Charges — On Tuesday, March 29, Officer Trenton Ruddy conducted a traffic stop after observing a vehicle run a stop sign on Liberty Lane. The driver, Rashad Perry, 34, of Milan, was found to have a suspended license. Ruddy cited Perry for Driving While License Suspended and Stop Sign Violation.
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