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Multiple Burglaries — Christopher Grasty, 24, of Huntingdon was recently arrested for allegedly burglarizing and/or attempting to break into multiple businesses and facilities in the Huntingdon area dating back to March of this year.
According to multiple police reports, Grasty broke into Discount Tobacco on June 23 by busting out a glass door and causing $1,200 in damage, attempted to break into Cornerstone Eatery and the Strop CPA firm on May 24, tried to break into Huntingdon City Hall on June 9, broke into Praters Taters on June 17 by breaking out a glass door, burglarized Jackson Clinic on June 17 causing $850 in a damage to the back door and taking $150 in cash, attempted to break into Joe BBQ on June 23, broke into Block City Pizza by prying open the back door on June 23, burglarized the Carroll County Electric Department on June 25 by breaking out the back basement door window and then stealing $25, burglarized Mi Pueblito Mexican Restaurant on March 14 and stole a large amount of money, burglarized the Huntingdon Elks Lodge on May 17 causing $400 in damage and taking $30 in cash, broke into the Hunter Ridge Apartments office on June 23, and broke into West TN Legal Services on June 25.
Theft, Forgery — Pappas D. Pearson, 52, of Huntingdon was charged with theft of property under $1,000 and forgery up to $1,000 on June 22.
According to the report by Officer Labe Ezell, Blake Hunt told officers that someone had stolen and cashed one of his checks at Walmart. After reviewing Walmart security footage and Hunt’s bank statement, officers determined that Pearson had cashed a forged check at Walmart in the amount of $80. Pearson told officers that another individual had given him the check to cash, but charges had not yet been filed against that individual at the time of the report.
Drug Paraphernalia — Arthur W. Campbell, 35, of Huntingdon was charged with unlawful drug paraphernalia by Officer Labe Ezell on June 22.
Ezell reported that Campbell gave officers written consent to search his residence during a probation check, and during that search, officers found a glass pipe containing methamphetamine residue and a “tooter” with meth residue.
Drug, Firearm Charges — Marshall Hampton, 53, of Huntingdon was charged with drug possession and unlawful possession of a weapon during a June 22 traffic stop on Veterans Drive North in Huntingdon.
Officer Labe Ezell reported that he pulled over a 2001 Chevy Tahoe driven by Hampton due to a dark window tint. Hampton told the officer that he had a pistol in his pocket, and Ezell retrieved a .22 magnum revolver loaded with five rounds. Two baggies containing 1.5 grams each of a substance that field tested positive for methamphetamine, one gram of crack cocaine, and a piece of an unidentified pill were also found in Hampton’s possession. A computer check showed that Hampton had prior felony convictions.