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McKenzie Police Reports

11/12/19 Edition


DUI — Officer Michael Lowe was dispatched to the area of Joy Drive on November 4 in reference to a person possibly driving under the influence that had a flat tire.  Lowe located the vehicle and initiated a traffic stop on North Stonewall Street.

According to his report, the driver Mia Quisenberry, of McKenzie, had a strong odor of an intoxicant. Upon questioning, she admitted to having had alcohol to drink and performed poorly on field sobriety tests.  Lowe placed Quisenberry under arrest for DUI-First Offense and transported her to Carroll County Jail.

Driving on Suspended/Revoked License — On November 4th, Officer Jeff Winberry witnessed a grey vehicle speeding through a marked school zone. Winberry initiated a traffic stop on Cherry Ave and found the driver, Todd Sherrod of McKenzie, to be driving on a revoked license due to a DUI conviction. According to Winberry’s report, Sherrod was arrested for Driving on Revoked License Due to DUI Conviction and given a warning for the speeding offense.

Multiple Traffic Violations — Officer Mark Boaz initiated a traffic stop November 5 on a Chevy Equinox found to be speeding. The driver, Stephanie Balentine of Bradford, was found to be driving on a revoked license and expired registration. Boaz cited Balentine for Speeding, No Proof of Insurance, Expired Registration, and Driving on Revoked License-First Offense. Her vehicle was impounded due to the offenses.

DUI/Implied Consent — On November 6th, Officer Cody Coleman observed a vehicle driving down the center of the road on Main Street near Maple Avenue and initiated a traffic stop. Coleman detected the odor of an intoxicating beverage coming from within the vehicle. The driver, Amando Herrera Mendez, did have slurred speech and was asked to do field sobriety tests which he performed poorly on. Mendez was arrested and charged with DUI-First Offense. He did not consent to a blood or breath test and was additionally charged with Violation of Implied Consent law.

Criminal Trespass — McKenzie Police received a call from Debbie Mullin stating a Mr. Trent Townes was beating at her door on Barksdale Avenue. He had been previously told by an officer that he was no longer allowed at the property. According to Officer Jeff Lowden’s report, Townes was not present when police arrived but was seen driving back by the residence and was stopped. Townes was arrested and charged with Criminal Trespassing and transported to Carroll County Jail.


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