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Carroll County Sheriff’s Reports


Felony Evading — Mathew Lynn Berry, 32, of Camden was charged with felony evading following a Nov. 11 police pursuit in Huntingdon.

Deputy Jason Walker reported he attempted to pull over a black Yamaha motorcycle driven by Berry for non-functioning taillights, but Berry did not pull over, ran through the red light at High Street and Veterans Drive and then disregarded the red light at Veterans Drive and Northwood Drive. The pursuit ended when Walker and another officer boxed Berry in on Northwood Drive.

Drug Charges — Jeffery Emil Rice, 44, of Paris was charged with possession of schedule II, simple possession of schedule VI, and drug paraphernalia during a Nov. 12 traffic stop in Hollow Rock.

Deputy Michael Smith reported he pulled over a vehicle driven by Rice after observing the vehicle cross the center line on Seminary Street. Smith detected the odor of marijuana, and when asked about this, Rice said he had a bag of marijuana in his pocket and then handed that bag to Smith. Two syringes and a cannister containing a substance that field tested positive for methamphetamine were also found in Rice’s possession.

Aggravated Burglary, Assault — Andrew Arnold Tosh, 33, of 95 Clarksburg Road, Clarksburg, was recently arrested on warrants for aggravated burglary and domestic assault.

According to the report by Deputy Cody Walker, deputies responded to a Clarksburg Road residence on Nov. 12 after receiving a call Tosh had broken into the residence and a female victim was in fear. Upon arrival, officer found the victim in a parking lot next to the house. Deputies searched the home but did not find Tosh. The victim said Tosh had broken into her home earlier that morning and had been yelling at her all day, breaking stuff, and preventing her from calling 911 until she managed to run away. Tosh was found and picked up by law enforcement on Nov. 13.

Stalking — Jason Todd Perry, 49, of 4615 Hamilton Street, Atwood, was arrested on Nov. 13 at his residence for allegedly stalking a female victim.

According to the report by Deputy Eric Sawyers, the victim called the Sheriff’s Department stating Perry had come to her house, beating on her door in an irate manner. She also said Perry had been making threatening phone calls. Deputies went to Perry’s residence to speak to him on the matter, but Perry acted in an irate manner toward the deputies and slammed the door in their faces. The female victim later called deputies and said Perry had been driving by and stopping in front of her house and he had been calling and threatening to shoot her. Deputies then returned to Perry’s residence, and he again slammed the door in their faces. After some negotiation with Perry and another resident, Perry came out and was taken into custody without further incident.

Court Order Violation — Blake Edward Speer, 31, of 1935 McKey Levee Road, Buena Vista, was charged with violating an order of protection on Nov. 13.

According to the report by Deputy Cody Walker, Speer went to the residence of a female victim in violation of a court order but then left the residence when he heard her calling authorities.


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