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Carroll County Sheriff’s Reports


Domestic Assault — On September 6, Deputy Bradley Hardin responded to a call for a possible domestic assault. When he arrived on the scene, he contacted the victim who stated Mark Douglas Wortham Jr., 29, had struck her on the head with his head. The victim did have a small, raised knot on the upper right side of her head. Wortham drove by the residence while the officer was talking to the victim. Deputy Hardin and Sgt. Scottie Davis went to speak with the defendant. The defendant was sitting in the middle of Smyrna Road just across Westport Road. The defendant stated he ran out of gas. The defendant was charged with Domestic Assault.

Destruction/Damage/Vandalism of Property — On September 4, Deputy Jeff D. Winberry responded to a call of a 2007 Dodge Caravan, located on Highway 70, had been shot and there was damage to the vehicle. The owner of the vehicle, Margaret Merriman, 65, stated she heard a shot around 1 a.m. and came outside and noticed her vehicle had been shot in the rear hatch area, causing over 1,000 dollars’ worth of damage.

Drug/ Narcotic Violations — On August 29, Deputy Chance M. Townes initiated a traffic stop on a blue Yukon for registration not being on file. The driver was identified as Thomas Anthony Jr., 44, of Yuma. The deputy was issuing a warning ticket, but then asked for consent to search the vehicle. During the search a napkin was found with two white oxycodone pills inside. Thomas was cited for Possession of Schedule II drugs and was given 10 days to book into the Carroll County Jail.

Theft of Property — On August 30, Deputy Michael C. Sevarns reported to an address in Hollow Rock for a call on theft of property. The victim, Trina Noles, 53, stated that she had jewelry taken from her residence and wanted to file a report. Ms. Noles stated that she last seen the jewelry on 08-28-23 by her master bedroom.


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