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McKenzie Police Reports


Stolen Vehicle — Ira K. Cunningham of Park Circle, McKenzie reported the theft of her 2011 Chevrolet Traverse from the parking space in front of her apartment.

Officer Jeremiah Brooks filed a report on November 7 stating the vehicle was stolen that day. The value of the vehicle was estimated at $8,478. Paris Police Department recovered the vehicle and impounded it in the PPD impound lot.

Driving on Suspended License, Lack of Financial Responsibility — Johnny Loyd Hilliard, 76, Griggs Chapel Road, Cedar Grove, was charged with driving on a suspended license and violation of financial responsibilty after a traffic stop on November 5.

According to the report by Cody Coleman, Huntingdon Police Department advised McKenzie Police Department to be on the lookout for a red pickup truck with damage to the front end that had been involved in a hit-and-run. The SUV it reportedly struck was also following.

Officer Coleman saw both vehicles on State Route 22 and stopped Hilliard’s truck. Hilliard could not provide a valid license nor proof of insurance. A friend came to retrieve the vehicle.

Criminal Trespassing — Brittany N. Hill, 29, McKenzie Inn, McKenzie was charged with criminal trespassing on November 7.

According to a report by Officer Jeff Winberry, the manager of Dollar General phoned police after Hill entered the store even though there was an order banning her from the business. Winberry made contact with Hill in the parking lot of the store.

Theft — A resident of McClure Street reported the theft of gasoline from a parked vehicle. The vehicle was full of fuel last time it was used and the tank gauge registered one-fourth of the fuel was missing.

Vandalism — Rhonda Watkins of McKenzie reported her vehicle was egged as she traveled along University Drive. Someone threw a bag at her car. She drove home and discovered the bag had eggs in it. The next morning, she noticed some discoloration of the vehicle’s paint caused by the eggs. Watkins did not get a license number of the vehicle from which it was thrown.


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