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License Violation — Donald Vereen Wright, 45, of Jackson was charged with driving on a suspended/revoked license and speeding during a March 1 traffic stop in Huntingdon.
Officer Carlton Cupples reported that he pulled over a vehicle driven by Wright on West Main Street after clocking the vehicle at 45 mph in a 30 mph zone. A computer check showed that Wright’s license was suspended/revoked.
Public Intoxication — Jacob Steven Cronkhite-Snyder, 31, of Huntingdon was charged with disorderly conduct and public intoxication during a March 1 incident at Baptist Memorial Hospital.
According to the report by Officer Brad Allen, he responded to the hospital after receiving a call about a white male looking into cars in the parking lot. Upon arrival, Allen found Cronkite-Synder lying in the grass near the hospital in an unconscious state. When Allen finally got the man to wake up, he told the officer that he was not sure where he was, how he had gotten there or what was going on. Cronkhite-Snyder then became very loud and aggressive with Allen and other officers, and he was taken into custody and transported to the jail.
Theft, Resisting Arrest — Jesse Young, 27, of Buena Vista was arrested on charges of theft under $1,000, felony evading, and resisting arrest during a March 1 incident near Walmart in Huntingdon.
According to the report by Officer Richard Crossno, he responded to a call about a shoplifter leaving the Walmart parking lot. Crossno and Officer Zach Barker observed the vehicle leaving the parking lot and attempted to conduct a traffic stop, but the vehicle sped away and turned into the driveway behind the Huntingdon Animal Clinic. The two officers blocked off the vehicle with their patrol cars, and Young, the driver, was physically removed from the vehicle after refusing to cooperate with officers. Young continued to be combative with officers after being taken into custody. Video surveillance at Walmart showed Young taking several items from Walmart and acting belligerently toward security personnel when they tried to prevent him from leaving the store. The stolen items were found both inside Young’s vehicle and near the vehicle on the ground near the scene of the arrest.
Multiple Charges — Chadwick N. Ward, 41, of Yuma was charged with unlawful possession of a firearm, simple possession of methamphetamine, simple possession of a schedule VI drug, drug paraphernalia, driving on a suspended license, violation of light law, and violation of financial responsibility during a March 2 traffic stop on West Main Street in Huntingdon.
According to the report by Officer Christopher Cole, he pulled over a gray 1999 Chevrolet S-10 driven by Ward due to a light law violation. Ward was unable to show proof of insurance, and a computer check showed that his license was suspended. After getting Ward’s permission to search the vehicle, Cole found a substance that tested positive for meth, a clear bag containing a small amount of marijuana, a loaded 12-gauge shotgun, and various items of drug paraphernalia. Cole noted that Ward was prohibited from possessing a firearm due to a prior domestic assault conviction.