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Driving While Revoked, Manufacturing Meth — Gebrod T. Evans, 47, of Sharon was charged with driving on revoked license, manufacturing methamphetamine, and possession of drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop on October 12.
Officer Kyle Beauchamp stopped the Nissan because Evans failed to use his turn signal. A check of Evans’ license revealed the revoked status. A search of the vehicle revealed a digital scale with white residue, tourniquet, eyeglasses case with methamphetamine inside, two cut straws, a baggie with crystal rock-like substance. He was arrested and the car was seized.
Resisting Arrest, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia — James Boaz, 39, of E. Walnut Street, McKenzie was charged with resisting arrest and possession of drug paraphernalia after a foot chase on October 13.
Arresting Officer Justin Brister with the assistance of Officer Cody Coleman and Sergeant Andy Weaver went to the home of Boaz, who had an active warrant out of Weakley County. Brister and Coleman were there first when they saw someone run out the rear. Officers attempted to stop Boaz and finally, Brister tackled him to make the arrest.
Boaz claimed he ate a bag of heroin while he was fleeing officers and threw a syringe on top of a shed. Officer Weaver retrieved the syringe and the ambulance was called to transport Boaz to Baptist Hospital-Carroll County.
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