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McKenzie Police Reports

7/9/19 Edition


Multiple Charges — A stop for illegal tinted windows Saturday afternoon, July 6, turned into a lot more when Officer Dalton Raspberry along with the Carroll County Sheriff’s Department pulled over a black Dodge Ram in the parking lot of a local convienience store. The occupants were identified as Ms Jessica Vestal of Hendersonville and Ms. Lindsey Townzen of Camden.

According to Raspberry’s report, due to the two occupants acting nervous, a K-9 unit was run on the vehicle and gave a positive notification of the presence of narcotics in the vehicle. A search was conducted and revealed a baggie with a crystal-like substance that field tested positive for Methamphetamines along with 66 clear capsules containing a white powdery substance which field tested positive for cocaine. Also located in the search, was five glass smoking pipes with residue inside, 7 lighters, numerous clear baggies, rubber bands, gloves, butane fuel, a digital scale, and a Taurus .380 handgun.

Townzen claimed the gun and told officers about another baggie of meth that had not been located yet. Officers seized a total of slightly more than 35 grams of Meth and approximately 66 grams of cocaine. The two women were charged with Sale/Delivery of a Controlled Substance and the Manufacture of Methamphetamines while Townzen was additionally charged with Possession of a Firearm in Commission of a Felony.

Simple Possession/Casual Exchange — Officer Jeff Winberry pulled over a vehicle Saturday early Saturday morning, July 6 for speeding and ended up filing multiple charges against David Quinn of Henry.

According to Winberry’s report, he smelled of alcohol but did pass the standard field sobriety tests but a search of his vehicle revealed slightly over 11 grams of marijuana and a pipe found. Quinn’s license was found to be expired along with his registration and he couldn’t show proof of valid insurance. Quinn was cited into Carroll County General Sessions Court for Simple Possession/Casual Exchange, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Speeding. Quinn also had an active warrant for Domestic Assault out of Henry County and was picked up by the Henry County Sheriff’s Department.

Domestic Assault — Officer Jeff Lowden arrested a McKenzie woman for domestic assault after he and Officer Dalton Raspberry responded to a a 911 hang up call which came from a David Street residence early Saturday afternoon, July 6.

According to the report, Mrs. Renee Malloy answered the door and told officers that she and her sister had gotten into an argument with her sister, Monica Brock, during which Brock threw items at Malloy and threatened to kill her. Due to Malloy having visible bruises, Brock was arrested and charged with Domestic Assault and transported to Carroll County Jail.

Domestic Assault/Aggravated Burglary — Last Tuesday, July 2, McKenzie Police arrested a Martin man on multiple charges after responding to a 911 call from an Elwood Street Residence.

Sarah Keller called 911 when her soon to be ex-husband, Brandon, was attempting to kick in her door. He surrendered to authorities peacefully and admitted to kicking in her door and punching a hole in her garage. She also suffered a minor injury attempting to block the door.

Accordingn to the report, Keller was charged with Domestic Assault, Aggravated Burglary, and Vandalism and transported to Carroll County Jail.


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