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Carroll County Sheriff’s Reports

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Multiple Charges — Christian De’Shawn Ewell, 22, of Moscow, TN, was arrested on charges of possession of schedule I with intent, drug paraphernalia, possession of a stolen firearm, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a dangerous felony during an April 22 traffic stop near McKenzie.

Deputy Dakota Meier reported he pulled over a vehicle driven by Ewell after observing the vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed at Highway 22 and Vernon Thomas Road. While speaking with Ewell, Meier detected the odor of marijuana, and when Meier advised him he was going to search the vehicle, Ewell said there was a gun in the back seat. During his search of the vehicle, Meier found an unloaded AR pistol, a magazine with 43 rounds, a loaded Glock 23 pistol, an extended magazine with 30 rounds, 13 blue and green pills, four bottles of alcohol, and a scale used to weigh narcotics. A computer check showed that the Glock pistol was stolen out of Fayette County.

Warrant, Drugs — Clarence Eugene Pusey, 62, of Eva was arrested on an outstanding warrant and also charged with possession of schedule II (methamphetamine) and drug paraphernalia during an April 22 traffic stop in Cedar Grove.

Deputy Dakota Meier reported he pulled over a vehicle driven by Pusey on Highway 70 due to a headlight not working. A computer check revealed Pusey had an active warrant out of Benton County. A towing service was called to tow Pusey’s vehicle, and while conducting an inventory of the vehicle, a deputy found two clear baggies containing two grams of a substance that field-tested positive for meth and a clear glass pipe.

Drug Possession — Phillip Eaton, 53, of Milan was charged with possession of schedule II (methamphetamine) and drug paraphernalia during an April 21 traffic stop near Huntingdon.

Deputy Cody Walker reported he pulled over a vehicle driven by Eaton after observing the vehicle swerving back and forth on Springhill Church Road. A computer check showed that Eaton had never been issued a driver’s license in the state of Tennessee. Eaton gave Walker permission to search his person but not the vehicle. Walker ran his K-9 dog around the vehicle, and the dog indicated the presence of illegal substances. While searching the vehicle, Walker found a glass pipe and a plastic container with 0.6 grams of a substance that field-tested positive for methamphetamine.

License, Drug Violations — Larry Edward Parsley, 40, of 97 Devalt Lane, Hollow Rock, was charged with simple possession of schedule II, drug paraphernalia and driving on a suspended, cancelled, or revoked license (third offense) during an April 2 traffic stop in Hollow Rock.

Deputy Chance Townes reported he pulled over a vehicle driven by Parsley due to a window tint violation. Parsley told Townes that he did not have a driver’s license, and after giving the deputy permission to search the vehicle, he told Townes there was methamphetamine in the center console. Townes did find a substance that field-tested positive for meth and a glass pipe.

Stalking, Vandalism — Warrants for aggravated stalking and vandalism of property were issued against Blake Edward Speer, 31, of Buena Vista following a May 1 incident at a Buena Vista residence.

According to the report by Deputy Chance Townes, Speer went to a woman’s residence on McKee Levee Road in violation of a court order of protection, pushed his way into the home, became angry, went back outside, and busted out the back window of the woman’s vehicle using an unknown object. Speer had already left the scene by the time deputies arrived, and he had not yet been located at the time of the report.

Drugs, License Violation — Steven Talmadge Baker, 38, of 87 Clearview Drive, Trezevant, was charged with driving on a revoked license and Jennifer Elaina Seymore, 47, of McEwen was charged with tampering with evidence, possession of schedule II with intent following an April 30 traffic stop in Cedar Grove.

Deputy Chance Townes reported he pulled over a 1993 red Ford Ranger driven by Baker for nonfunctioning taillights. Baker told Townes he did not have a driver’s license, and a computer check showed that Baker’s license was revoked. A small amount of a substance that field-tested positive for methamphetamine was found on Baker’s person. Townes also found a total of $1,060 in cash in the vehicle, and Seymore, who was a passenger in the vehicle, said the money was hers. Four small baggies and digital scales were found in Seymore’s purse. After being transported to the Carroll County Jail, Seymore was searched by a female officer, and 37.7 grams of a substance that tested positive for meth were found on her person. Seymore also had to be transported to the hospital due to allegedly swallowing a small bag of narcotics, causing her to overdose.

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