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Criminal Impersonation — William A. Raspa of 611 Tumbling Creek Road, McKenzie, was charged with criminal impersonation, driving on a suspended license, and running a red light during an Aug. 12 traffic stop in Huntingdon.
According to the report by Officer Shelton Moon, he pulled over a maroon 2006 Ford Taurus after being notified about a reckless driver and observing the vehicle run a red light on Veterans Drive. The driver initially identified himself to Moon as Will Jones, but through further investigation, Moon discovered that the driver’s real name was William Raspa. A computer check showed that Raspa’s license was suspended.
DUI — Neal Sylvester Capps of Camden was charged with DUI during an Aug. 15 traffic stop in Huntingdon.
According to the report by Officer Carlton Cupples, he pulled over a 2012 black Harley Davidson motorcycle driven by Capps after clocking the vehicle at 60 mph in a 30 mph speed zone on West Main Street. While speaking with Capps, Cupples detected the odor of alcohol. When asked, Capps told the officer that he had consumed four beers earlier, but after performing poorly on field sobriety tests, Capps added that he had also had two shots of liquor. Capps refused to submit to a breath or blood test.
License, Drug Violations — Anglee Yarlis Serrato of Dyersburg was charged with driving without a license, possession of marijuana with intent, and speeding during an Aug. 14 traffic stop in Huntingdon.
According to the report by Officer Carlton Cupples, he pulled over a 2007 silver Nissan driven by Serrato after clocking the vehicle at 45 mph in a 30 mph speed zone on West Main Street. As he approached the vehicle, Cupples detected the odor of marijuana. When asked for a driver’s license, Serrato said she never had one. Cupples then asked Serrato and a male passenger how much marijuana they had in the vehicle, and they both said that there was none. While searching the vehicle, Cupples found two ounces of a substance believed to be marijuana in a carry-out food container. Serrato told Cupples that the marijuana belonged to her and that she was going back to Dyersburg to get rid of it.