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Dangerous Apprehension — Sheriff’s deputies assisted U.S. marshals in apprehending a Westport man May 17 at a Cedar Grove residence.
According to the report by Deputy Dennis Adkins, deputies went to 4405 Highway 424 to assist U.S. Marshals in serving an arrest warrant on Keith Milton Patterson, 28, of 90 Morris Creek Loop Road, who was believed to be at that residence. Residents inside the home refused to let marshals come in to search for Patterson. After about an hour of negotiations, marshals were about to seek a search warrant when an altercation between family members broke out inside the home. Residents exited the home but continued to fight amongst themselves outside. Looking through binoculars, Sgt. Eric Sawyers saw Patterson inside the residence pointing a pistol at his own head. Officers negotiated with Patterson and he finally surrendered to marshals without further incident.
Domestic Assault — A Bruceton man was arrested May 17 for allegedly assaulting his wife at their mutual residence.
Jorge Armando Amezcua, 28, of 1685 Old Pisgah Road was charged with domestic assault. According to the report by Deputy Michael Smith, he responded to Amezcua’s residence after receiving a 911 hang-up call from that address. When the deputy arrived, he found Amezcua’s wife, Amanda Amezcua, in the front yard screaming. Mrs. Amezcue told Smith that she had tried to leave the residence, but her husband took her keys. She said they ended up wrestling in the front yard, and her husband hit her in the eye during the altercation. Smith observed that Mrs. Amezcua had bruises on her knee, a cut on the back of her ankle, one of her eyes was red, and her dress was torn.
Trespassing — A Huntingdon man was arrested May 17 after being found on private property without permission.
Raymond Earl Lockett, 41, of 34 Hunter Ridge was charged with criminal trespassing. According to the report by Deputy Cody Walker, he went to 12335 Highway 77 to investigate a call from a property owner about a suspicious vehicle parked behind an abandoned house. Walker found Lockett there as the call had indicated. Lockett told Walker that he was trying to find somewhere to use the bathroom. The owner of the property told Walker that Lockett had driven up and down the road several times before pulling in behind the abandoned house.
DUI — A Henry County woman was arrested during a May 18 traffic stop in McKenzie
Maritza Anzures Montero, 25, of Paris was charged with DUI. According to the report by Deputy Cody Walker, he pulled over a vehicle driven by Montero because one of her headlights was out. When asked if she had been drinking, Montero told Walker that she had smoked marijuana and had consumed a little wine. Walker noted that Montero performed poorly on field sobriety tests. Montero was also given a breath test, but the results came back 0.0.
Meth Possession — A Huntingdon man was arrested May 19 on a drug charge during a warranted search of his home.
Latral Devon Perdue, 22, of 105 Green Valley Road was charged with possession of methamphetamine. According to the report by Deputy Ethan Parham, deputies went to Perdue’s residence shortly after noon to execute a search warrant. During that search, approximately one gram of a substance that field-tested positive for meth was found in the front pocket of Perdue’s pants.