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McKenzie Police Reports


The McKenzie Police Department responded to several theft calls within the last week along with other calls.

Theft — Two McKenzie Police Officers responded to the Hillview Apartments on Wednesday afternoon, April 27 regarding a possible theft. Michelle Fuqua told officers that she felt someone broke into her car. She stated she had a spare key that stays in the vehicle and that it gets stuck in the ignition. She found the key in the ignition and not where it was supposed to be. She also reported that her new 2022 license plate sticker was missing. There are two suspects in the incident based due to their recent presence lately in the apartments.

Theft — Friday morning, April 29, Marty Lyles reported that his 2003 black Harley Davidson was stolen from his Walnut Circle residence sometime after 3 a.m. Lyles stated the key did not lock it so if someone understood that it would be easy to take. The motorcycle was registered to Allen Walden of Bruceton and had a Tennessee tag.

Theft/Aggravated Criminal Trespassing — Grayson Walter advised police that sometime between 4:30-5:15 p.m. Wednesday afternoon, May 4, a black 16-foot flatbed trailer was stolen from a Hwy 22 North residence in McKenzie. Walter told police the trailer was handmade and did not have a serial number. He also advised there were two ramps on the trailer that were also stolen. A description of the trailer revealed it to have a broken driver-side tail light hanging down and a faded yellow tow strap on the trailer. The approximate value was around $500. McKenzie Police issued a BOLO to surrounding counties in reference to the stolen trailer.

Theft — Mrs. Shelby Williams contacted police on Thursday morning, May 5 in reference to a stolen bicycle. Williams stated that a 20-inch black and blue bicycle, purchased at Walmart, was parked outside her apartment on Winchester Street late afternoon of Wednesday, May 4 and noticed it missing the next morning.

Criminal Trespass — On Thursday night, May 5, Maurice Lawrence was located at Little General where he is actively banned. Lawrence was arrested for Criminal Trespassing and transported to Carroll County Jail.

Public Intoxication — Officer Mark Boaz observed a white male, later identified as Dossie Wright, riding a bicycle on Main Street Saturday night, May 7. Boaz observed Wright cross from the right side of the road in front of him crossing double lines into oncoming traffic. Several vehicles swerved around him to avoid hitting him. He was observed running the red light at the intersection of Main Street and Cedar Street again causing vehicles to stop to avoid hitting him. Wright wrecked in the middle of Main Street by the Park Theatre.

Wright admitted to drinking and agreed to do some field sobriety tests. After checking his eyes, Boaz asked Wright to do a couple of tests. Wright stuck his arms out to be cuffed and was arrested for Public Intoxication and transported to Carroll County Jail.


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