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Carroll County Sheriff’s Report

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Evading Arrest — On September 9th, Michael L. Wynnyk, 44, Jackson, was charged with a DUI and evading arrest.
 
Deputy Cody Coleman and Hamilton responded to several 911 calls about the vehicle swerving and driving reckless heading towards Huntingdon. In attempt to initiate a traffic stop on the vehicle, one patrol unit was hit on the driver’s side leaving it inoperable. The other patrol unit was rear ended, and the deputy called over to dispatch to inform them he had been hit and was still in pursuit. Several attempts to stop and pin the vehicle to keep the driver from leaving were unsuccessful until Deputy Hamilton pushed the fleeing vehicle, a Chevy Equinox, into a ditch. The driver was identified, as Wynnyk refused to unlock his car door. Dispatch called for a Tennessee State Trooper to come and work the scene, take over, and file the charges.
 
Driving on Revoked — Anthony D. Young, 29, Trezevant was charged with his second offense: driving on revoked license and theft of a vehicle.
 
On September 13, dispatch received a call from Amanda Mayberry, who stated Anthony Young had taken her vehicle without permission from a location in Weakley County. Deputy Chance Townes spotted the vehicle traveling on Atwood St. towards Broad St. in Trezevant. During the traffic stop, Deputy Townes was able to place Mr. Young under arrest for theft of a vehicle. Dispatch confirmed  Mr. Young had a revoked driver’s license for driving with a DUI. At that time Mr. Young was charged with his second offense in Carroll County.
 
Drug Violation — Joseph Johnson, 30, Huntingdon was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia and schedule II meth.
 
Deputy Scott initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle for the brake lights not working properly. The driver gave consent to search and the back seat passenger appeared nervous. The back seat passenger identified as Joseph Johnson stated that all he had was a sweat rag in his pocket, after a pat down, Deputy Scott found a glass smoking pipe used for meth. The deputy was also able to locate 0.2 grams of meth in his pocket. Mr. Johnson was cited at that time.
 
Sex Offender Violation — James Martin Barnhill, 38, Adamsville, was staying at a residence on Holmes St. in Trezevant with children. He was charged with a violation of residential and work restriction: Sex offender.
 
On September 10th, Dispatch received a call-in reference to a sex offender living at a residence where kids reside. Dispatch was advised his name was James Barnhill but went by the nickname “Bull’. He is a registered sex offender from Madison County, Mr. Barnhill has two active warrants, the address he was residing was 1000 feet within West Carroll Elementary School. Mr. Barnhill was placed under arrest without incident.
 
Violation — On September 13, Deputy Chance Townes spoke with Nikko Willis of Bluebird Lane in Huntingdon. She advised the deputy her ex-husband was sending stuff to her through the mail in regard to contact her. Ms. Willis did state  she does have an active order of protection against William Willis. William Willis, 45, from Ohio, was sending mail regarding other court hearings. The two are to not have any contact or by other means, any form of communication. The mail that was received did have his signature, name, and address. A warrant for William Willis was issued for violation of order of protection.
 
Drug Violation — Alex Travelsted, 22, Trenton, was charged with a simple possession of Schedule II meth.
 
Deputy Scott stopped a vehicle for failure to maintain a lane. The driver and passenger both seemed nervous, Deputy Scott was denied consent to search the vehicle. A K-9 was called and deployed on scene. The K-9 alerted on the vehicle giving probable cause to search. The passenger identified as Alex Travelsted, was found in possession of 0.6 grams of a substance that field tested positive for meth.

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