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Aggravated Assault — A McKenzie man is facing multiple charges of Aggravated Assault following an incident at a Diamond Circle residence last Wednesday, April 3.
McKenzie Police received a call shortly after 6 p.m. from Ms. Mallory Marshall stating an older man had just pointed a gun at her and two others. Five officers responded to the residence and spoke with the victims before making contact with the homeowner. According to a report filed by Officer Kyle Beauchamp, the three victims had been hired by Mr. Phillip Harvey to cut and remove trees from his yard. They had been on the property the previous day and most of last Wednesday completing the work. They had left the property and realized they left a leaf blower behind and returned to get it when Harvey emerged from his garage and walked towards them raising a pistol pointing it at them stating that they were trespassing. One of the victims stated that Harvey was extremely intoxicated from drinking all day.
Officers made contact with Harvey and placed him in custody and confiscated several weapons found on the premises. He admitted to pointing the gun at the three individuals and telling them to leave because they were trespassing. He was charged with three counts of Aggravated Assault and transported to Carroll County Jail under a $15,000 bond.
Burglary — McKenzie Police were dispatched to an alarm call early last Tuesday morning, April 2, at Jack Martin Jewelry on Cedar Avenue. Several officers arrived and cleared two rooms and found no one present. Jack Martin informed officers a door could have been left unlocked because a customer had taken some items from the store. Items were found outside that originally were inside. Martin stated he didn’t see anything had been taken or bothered in the store.
Evading Arrest — Officer Billy King conducted a welfare check at a Booker Street residence last Friday that resulted in an arrest. A caller advised King that Jamie Carter, of Huntingdon, was at her mother’s residence causing a disturbance and Carter had active warrants. King searched Mary Carter’s residence and found no sign of her daughter but later found out she was at another Booker Street residence. She attempted to escape through a window and was apprehended. She was arrested and charged with evading arrest.
Leaving Scene of an Accident — McKenzie police investigated a minor accident at Little General on Monday, April 1 where a vehicle had backed into another vehicle and driven off. The victim, Devante Jiminez, of Murfreesboro, stated that the other vehicle was a dark Chrysler with shiny rims. According to the report filed by Officer Cody Coleman, he observed a black male walking away from the scene. Jiminez advised that the male was a passenger in the vehicle that hit him. Coleman asked him to come back and talk to him. He identified himself as Calvin Palmer. Coleman detected the odor of alcohol on him. Palmer admitted to consuming alcoholic beverages. He was arrested and charged with Public Intoxication.