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McKenzie Police Reports


Driving on Suspended License — Jonathan Cody Farrell, 30, Barksdale Avenue, McKenzie, was charged with driving on suspended license after a traffic stop on May 15.
Officer Trey Boucher stopped Farrell, who was driving a motorized scooter because the officer had knowledge of his license status.
Farrell was cited into court for driving on a suspended license.
Driving on Revoked License — Kristopher C. Stenberg, 20, Holmes Street, Trezevant was charged with driving on a revoked license after a traffic stop on May 13 at 3:58 a.m.
Officer Dalton Raspberry stopped Stenberg’s vehicle because the license plate was not illuminated. A check of the driver’s license indicated the revoked status. He was cited into court for driving on revoked and failure to properly display plates.
Theft — Terrance A. Butler, Jr., 30, Elm Street, McKenzie was charged with theft after he took a t-shirt, valued at $20, from another person’s mailbox.
Officer Raspberry said a resident of Park Street reported the theft of the shirt, valued at $20. Because Butler had other prior incidents, Raspberry charged him with theft. A search of Butler’s belonging revealed other people’s mail in his possession.

Aggravated Criminal Trespassing, Drug Paraphernalia — Paul H. Moore, 54, of McKenzie was charged with aggravated criminal trespassing and possession of drug paraphernalia on May 14 after he illegally entered Magnolia Manor and was asleep in one of the room. He stated he had permission, however, the owners advised he did not. A search of Moore located a glass pipe with methamphetamine residue. A metal pipe also had marijuana residue in it.
Moore was transported to Carroll County Jail.
Aggravated Assault, Evading Arrest — Ryan C. Murphy, 35, Cherry Avenue, McKenzie, was charged with aggravated assault and evading arrest on May 10.
Officer Kyle Beauchamp filed a report indicating he, and officers Tanner Jackson, and Jeremy Brooks chased Murphy through a tree line, however, he was able to escape because of his head start. Warrants were issued for Murphy pending his arrest.
According to the report, he and his girlfriend argued followed by Murphy dragging her across the floor by her neck. She pretended to blackout so he would release her. She was able to escape outside and phone the police. Murphy escaped. She allowed officers to take possession of an assault rifle and ammunition because she feared for her life.
Failure to Appear — Joshua Paul Schenk, 27, declared homeless in McKenzie, was arrested on an outstanding failure to appear charge.
Officer Stacey Bostwick located Schenk on Walnut Street, checked his status, and discovered the outstanding warrant. He was transported to Carroll County Jail.


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