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McKenzie Police Reports


Multiple Charges — According to a report filed by Officer Cody Coleman, he and several other officers went to a South Main Street residence on Thursday morning, September 16, to serve an indictment on Regina Bryant. Once contact was made with the occupants, one occupant gave a fake name to officers. Ashton Ridley, 19, of McKenzie, identified himself as Tristan Hood. Coleman identified Ridley and learned he had active warrants out of Weakley County. Weakley County did not want him due to COVID-19.

A consensual search of the residence revealed a THC vape pen, a set of digital scales and a package for another THC vape cartridge.

Ridley was cited into Carroll County General Sessions Court for criminal impersonation, simple possession of a Schedule VI and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Another occupant, Kaitlyn Webb, 21, also of McKenzie, was cited into Carroll County General Sessions Court for simple possession of a Schedule VI and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Driving on Suspended License — On Saturday afternoon, September 18, Officer Kyle Beauchamp made a traffic stop on a black vehicle for speeding on Hwy 79. The driver was identified as Kendrick Warton, 31, of Hermitage. A license check revealed it was revoked for a DUI conviction. Warton was found to have two priors but was charged with Driving on a Suspended License first offense. Warton was placed into custody and taken to Carroll County Jail.

Multiple Charges — A concerned citizen reported to McKenzie Police that he observed someone using drugs on Tuesday, September 21, while parked on Bethel Court. Officer Andy Weaver investigated the report and located the car which had the smell of marijuana coming from it as Weaver approached it. The driver, Malik Roberson, 21, of Martin admitted to having a little bit of marijuana and handed over a bag with approximately ¼ pound of marijuana in it. Also found in the vehicle was a loaded Glock handgun and a set of digital scales with marijuana residue on it. Roberson was arrested and charged with possession of schedule VI with intent to resale, possession of a firearm during a dangerous felony, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Criminal Trespass — According to a report by Officer Andy Weaver, the night shift was called to a Booker Street residence in reference to an unwanted person at the residence on Tuesday night, September 21. Officer Cody Coleman issued a Ban Notice on Terrance A. Butler, Jr, 31, of McKenzie. A few hours later he had returned to the property and was later located and charged with criminal Trespassing.

Sexual Battery — A football player from Reinhart University was arrested and charged with sexual battery following an incident at Wildcat Stadium on Saturday, September 25. Jacorris D. Lamar, 22, of Stone Mountain, Georgia, was charged after Bethel Security Officer Johnny Williams received a complaint from the victim and notified McKenzie Police of the incident. Officer Mark Boaz filed the report.

Criminal Trespass — Early Monday morning, September 27, McKenzie Police dispatch notified officers that a black male was observed via video pushing on the bathroom window at the splash pad. Officer Darren Davis was the first to arrive and found the male identified as Dion Teague, 37, of McKenzie. Teague had been issued a ban letter in July and Davis placed Teague under arrest for criminal trespass and transported him to the Carroll County Jail.


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