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Credit Card Fraud — Deputies are investigating the recent theft and fraudulent use of a credit card.
Huntingdon resident Wendy Bell told Deputy Michael Smith on Oct. 25 she accidentally left her credit/debit card in the card reader at Dollar Tree in Huntingdon. When she realized what she had done once she got home, she checked her account and found that someone had already made several unauthorized transactions on the card at local businesses. This case will be turned over to the Huntingdon Police Department.
Evading, Reckless Endangerment — Patrick Thomas Kelly Noah, 30, of 450 Blue Bird Lane, Huntingdon, was charged with evading and reckless endangerment following a high-speed pursuit on Oct. 24.
According to the report by Steven Scott, he joined in the pursuit of a vehicle driven by Noah that began in Madison County and continued into Carroll County. The pursuit, which reached speeds over 100 mph, ended when the vehicle ran into a ditch. Noah was turned over to Madison County authorities.
Drunkenness — Robert Thomas Walker, 54, of 805 Pate Road, Huntingdon, was charged with drunkenness on Oct. 20 following an incident on Walker Hill Road.
According to the report by Ryan Hamilton, he responded to Walker Hill Road, and, upon arrival, he found Walker laying in the road, rolling around, and yelling for help. The deputy noted Walker appeared to be intoxicated, causing him to be a danger to himself and the public.
Multiple Charges — Jennifer Michelle Taylor, 45, of Medina was charged with DUI (first offense), theft of property over $10,000, resisting arrest, and vandalism on Oct. 23.
According to the report by Deputy Michael Sevarns, he received a call about a black SUV being stolen by Taylor from a Buena Vista Road residence and then responded to a call from a residence on Green Allen Springs Road about someone driving that vehicle through a yard. Upon arrival, Sevarns found the stolen vehicle and Taylor talking to residents. The deputy noticed Taylor smelled of alcohol, and when he tried to administer field sobriety tests, Taylor started screaming, offering verbal threats, and even took a swing at him. Sevarns warned Taylor she would be tased if she didn’t get on the ground, but Taylor took off running and Sevarns tased her. Taylor continued resisting when Sevarns tried to place handcuffs on her. The owner of the stolen vehicle told deputies that Taylor had been upset and drinking and had struck her in the face before driving off in her vehicle without permission, dragging her father down the driveway when he tried to stop her, and hitting a mailbox.
Drug Charges — Daniel Jackson McAlexander, 39, of Bradford was arrested on drug and drug paraphernalia charges during an Oct. 22 traffic stop near Huntingdon.
Deputy Tommy Decanter reported that he pulled over a motorcycle driven by McAlexander on Purdy Road and Black Gully Road for having no taillights at around 4 a.m. A search of McAlexander’s person yielded approximately 0.6 grams of a substance believed to be heroin and three syringes.
Felony Evading — A warrant for felony evading was issued against Joseph M. Seller, 30, of 147 Bailey Street, McKenzie, after a high-speed pursuit on Oct. 15.
Deputy Chance Townes reported that he tried to pull over a white Chrysler 300 on Highway 77 due to a registration issue, but the vehicle increased speed, exceeding 90 mph. Townes pursued, but he had to discontinue pursuit when a tire blew out on his patrol vehicle. Through investigations, Townes was able to confirm Seller as the driver and issued a warrant against him.
Burglary — Deputies are investigating the recent burglary of a residence near McLemoresville.
Manda Martin told deputies on Oct. 20 that someone broke into the home she has been remodeling on Terry Road by prying open the back door and causing an estimated $500 in damage. A pallet of laminate flooring valued at $1,200 was reported as stolen.
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