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License Violation, Speeding — A Trezevant man was charged during a May 13 traffic stop in Huntingdon.
Eric D. Milton was charged with driving while revoked and speeding. Officer Christopher Cole reported that he pulled over a blue 2006 Toyota Highlander driven by Milton after clocking Milton at 55 mph in a 35 mph zone on Buena Vista Road. When asked for his license, Milton told Cole that he did not have it with him. A computer check showed that Milton’s license was revoked for prior DUI and license violation convictions.
Shoplifting — Two Kenton women were arrested May 8 for allegedly trying to steal items from a local department store.
Zoey Nicole Frame was charged with theft under $1,000 and Samantha Mitchell was charged with theft under $1,000 and burglary. According to the report by Officer Labe Ezell, he responded to Walmart in Huntingdon, where Frame and Mitchell were being detained by store security. When questioned, both women told Ezell that they had tried to take items out of the store without paying for them. Items valued at $39.92 were found concealed in Frame’s bra and pockets. Mitchell was found to have $40 in items on her person and in her purse. Ezell noted that Mitchell had been banned from all Walmart stores for previous violations.
License Violation — A Huntingdon woman was arrested during a May 12 traffic stop in Huntingdon.
Felicia Kay Layhew was charged with driving while revoked (second offense). According to the report by Officer Brad Allen, he observed Layhew driving a blue Explorer on Cotham Drive while on patrol. Having prior knowledge that Layhew’s license had been revoked and then confirming that by computer check, Allen conducted a traffic stop of Layhew’s vehicle.
Multiple Charges — A McKenzie man was arrested on multiple charges May 4 after attempting to evade police.
Adrian Nesbitt was charged with evading arrest, driving on a suspended license, possession of schedule IV drugs, and for several active warrants. According to the report by Officer Labe Ezell, he observed a red car driven by Nesbitt driving west on Highway 70 and tried to conduct a traffic stop because he knew that Nesbitt’s license was suspended. Ezell engaged in pursuit but lost visual contact with the vehicle as Nesbitt turned off onto multiple side roads. At one point, a local resident flagged Ezell down and told him that she had seen a black male in a red car speed down her driveway, and then a white male had exited her driveway in the same vehicle shortly thereafter. Sheriff’s deputies arrived and assisted in searching the property and nearby woods. Ezell spotted Nesbitt lying in weeds next to a pond levee and placed him under arrest. A baggie containing four Xanax pills and $123 in cash were found in Nesbitt’s possession. Ezell noted that Nesbitt had five active warrants out of Carroll County pending against him for various charges at the time of his arrest.
Theft, Public Intoxication — A Manchester man was arrested May 1 for allegedly drinking beer without paying for it at a local department store.
Gregory Amos Truelove was charged with theft of property under $1,000 and public intoxication. According to the report by Officer Brad Allen, Walmart security contacted the HPD about a shoplifter, stating that Truelove had been seen taking beer from the beverage aisle to the bathroom and drinking it. Truelove then left the store without paying for the beer and passed out in the parking lot.
Theft — Charges have been filed against a Benton County man for allegedly stealing items from a relative’s house.
Colton Buckner of Camden was charged with theft of property under $1,000. According to the report by Officer Richard Crossno, Kara Williams of Huntingdon told officers on May 10 that items had been taken from her home, including a phone/device valued at $500 and a wristwatch valued at $150. Williams said that Buckner, who is her nephew, had stayed at her residence the night before, and the next morning he was gone and the items were missing. She also said that she found photos of the missing items that Buckner had made on another cell phone that belongs to her, possibly to post online or send to another person.