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Court Order Violation — Kimberly Lynn Taylor, 39, of Huntingdon was arrested September 15 for contempt of court after allegedly violating a court order. According to the report by Officer Brad Allen, he responded to a call about a man and woman yelling at each other on Jones Street. Allen spoke with David Earl Myles, who said that Taylor had been chasing him down the street yelling at him. Allen noted that Taylor had a court order to stay away from Myles due to a September 1 charge of domestic assault against Myles. Allen spotted Taylor behind a residence but was unable to locate her. She was later picked up by police and placed under arrest.
Forgery — Warrants have been issued against Michelle Ridgeway, 46, of Hollow Rock for two counts of forgery.
According to the report by Officer Richard Crossno, Berinda Townzen told officers on September 23 that someone had taken her and her husband’s checkbook and had forged their names to write multiple checks, two of which were used to make a total of $1,643.09 in purchases at Walmart in Huntingdon on June 25 and August 10. Ridgeway was identified as the likely culprit from Walmart security video footage. It is believed that Ridgeway took the checks from Townzen’s daughter’s vehicle.
Theft — Misty Jo Maxwell, 42, of Lexington was charged September 21 with theft of merchandise under $1,000 for allegedly switching price tags on items at Walmart in Huntingdon. According to the police report, video footage shows Maxwell taking a price tag off an item valued at $297 and putting a $12 price tag on it.
Theft — Misty Jo Maxwell, 42, and Angel L. Vaughn, 27, both of Lexington, were both charged with two counts of theft of merchandise under $1,000 during a September 25 traffic stop in Huntingdon.
According to the report by Officer Chris Cole, he pulled over a White Nissan Vibe driven by Maxwell with Vaughn as a passenger on Veterans Drive because that vehicle had been reported in relation to two recent thefts at local businesses. Cole observed a large number of items in the back seat which were not in shopping bags. Maxwell and Vaughn could not provide any receipts for the items. It was determined that the items, which were valued altogether at $97.51, had been stolen from Cash Saver and Dollar General.
Assault on an Officer — Nicole M. Berryhill, 50, of Huntingdon was arrested for assault on an officer and resisting arrest during a September 30 incident at her home.
According to the report by Officer Angela Barker, officers went to 10140 Lexington Street and spoke with Berryhill after receiving a call from a crisis hotline representative, who said that Berryhill was possibly suicidal. Berryhill told officers that she didn’t want to hurt herself and just needed someone to talk to. Officers left but returned 10 to 15 minutes later when the crisis counselor called back saying that Berryhill was worse. Barker reported that Berryhill started yelling and cursing at officers and tried to slam the door on one officer. Officers told her that they just wanted to take her for an evaluation for her own safety, but Berryhill started fighting and struck Barker, leaving scratch marks above and below her left eye. Berryhill was tased and then taken into custody.
Driving Violations — Dylan Cain Hall, 19, of Parsons was charged with driving without a license, failure to provide proof of insurance, and speeding during a September 30 traffic stop.
Officer Angela Barker reported that she pulled over a vehicle driven by Hall after clocking the vehicle at 79 mph in a 55 mph zone on Highway 22 South. While speaking with Hall, Barker discovered that he had never had a driver’s license and that he did not have any proof of insurance.