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McKenzie Police Reports

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Driving On Suspended License — A two-vehicle accident shortly before noon, Saturday, September 4, resulted in separate charges for each of the drivers. The first driver, Antonio Villanueva Calderon, 58, Mimosa Street, McKenzie was found to be driving on a revoked license due to a previous DUI conviction. Calderon was taken into custody for first offense driving while license is revoked. The other driver, Nikia Hart, was cited into McKenzie City Court for not having proof of insurance.

Driving On Suspended License — Officer Cody Coleman observed a tan Chevy truck traveling on Everett Street on Saturday night, September 4. The truck did not have a functioning registration plate light. Coleman initiated a stop and found the driver, Keanthony Weatherford, to be driving on a revoked license due to an unsatisfied judgment. Weatherford was cited into Carroll County General Sessions Court for first offense driving while license revoked.

Driving On Suspended License/Stop Sign Violation — Shortly after midnight Sunday, September 5, Officer Cody Coleman observed a maroon Hyundai fail to stop at the intersection of Everett Street and Walnut Avenue. Coleman initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle. The driver, Michael Porter, was found to be driving on a revoked license due to a DUI conviction in Henry County earlier this year. Porter was taken into custody for first offense driving while license revoked.

Multiple Charges — Officer Darren Davis witnessed Michael Webb of McKenzie driving a tan Ford Taurus down Elm Street on Monday night September 6. Davis had prior knowledge that Webb did not have a valid drivers license. Davis initiated a traffic stop where Webb could not provide proof of insurance and admitted to not having a valid license.

Webb consented to a search of his vehicle during which 34 grams of a green leafy substance believed to be marijuana and a small amount of a white powdery substance that field tested to be cocaine along with a THC vape pen were all located in the center console. Webb was cited for driving without a license and violation of financial responsibility and placed under arrest for simple possession of a Schedule II and Schedule VI drugs and transported to Carroll County Jail.

Public Intoxication — According to a report filed by Officer Darren Davis, several officers responded to a call on Friday evening, September 10, from a female resident that she had a male in her home she wanted removed. Officers arrived to find Larry Taylor in a very intoxicated state. Taylor was arrested for Public Intoxication after refusing to call someone to come get him.

Multiple Charges — On Saturday night, September 11, Officer Darren Davis observed a silver Dodge Caravan travelling north on Hwy 79 at a high rate of speed and initiated a traffic stop. The driver, Christian Workman, was found to have four prior convictions of driving on a suspended license. He was taken into custody and charged with fifth offense driving on a suspended license, speeding, and violation of financial responsibility law.

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