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McKenzie Police Reports

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False Imprisonment, Violation of Order of Protection — Calvin R. Loftis, 47, Walnut Circle, McKenzie was charged with violation of order of protection and false imprisonment after an incident at his former address on Walnut Circle on June 21.

Officers Dalton Raspberry, Assistant Chief Richard Sawyers and Officer Cody Coleman responded to the McKenzie Housing Authority unit after being alerted by Housing Authority officials. The official received word the female resident was held against her will.

Officers went to the residence and was able to allow the female resident and Loftis’s and her child to exit. Officers entered the premises and found Loftis lying on the floor in the bedroom next to the bed. In his pocket were the keys to the residence. He was in court on June 16 and an order of protection was issued in relation to a domestic assault case. The female said Loftis would not let her exit the house nor speak to anyone. Loftis was transported to Carroll County Jail.

Evading Arrest, Simple Possession, Public Intoxication — Brandon David Huotari, 38, Elm Street, McKenzie was charged with evading arrest, simple possession and public intoxication after a foot chase by officers led to his apprehension on June 21.

Officer Dalton Raspberry saw a man walking with a limp on Elm Street and knew Huotari walked with a limp and had an outstanding warrant against him. Patrolman Stacey Bostwick assisted in the foot chase. Huotari dropped a shirt during the pursuit. When the officers apprehended him, he had a green leafy substance believed to be .5 grams of marijuana. A partially filled bottle of vodka was located with the shirt. Huotari was charged with evading arrest, possession of schedule VI, public intoxication and violation of sentence related to the warrant.

Driving on Suspended License — Devan May Mays, 23, McKnight Street, Humboldt, was charged with driving on a suspended license after a traffic stop on June 23.

Officer Misty Dennett stopped the Chevy Malibu on Magnolia Avenue because the driver was not wearing a seatbelt. A check of the license revealed the suspended status. Mays was cited into Carroll County General Sessions on charges of not wearing a seatbelt and driving on a suspended license.

Manufacturing Meth, Simple Possession — James R. Fail, 42, Bertha Street, McKenzie, was charged with simple possession/casual exchange, methamphetamine- manufacture, deliver, sell, or possess, and possession of drug paraphernalia after a status check at his residence on June 22.

Officer Mark Boaz and other officers were conduction house checks of residents who were on probation and parole. The officers were assuring those individuals were in ‘good standing.’ Officers searched his home, where they located marijuana, THC vapes, grinders, vape cartridges (92-96 percent THC), a cut straw with white powder residue. The reports Fail initially did not claim the substances but after he was warned that he and his wife could both be charged, he admitted the items were his. Fail was transported to Carroll County Jail.

Drug Paraphernalia — Carlos Lazenta Milton, 35, Elm Street, McKenzie was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia after MPD officers conducted a probation and parole compliance check at the residence.

Officer Mark Boaz explained officers had the authority to search the residence as part of the court agreement. Officers located a black bag containing meth and other pipes, digital scales, a tube that marijuana cigarettes come in. Milton was cited into General Sessions Court.

Public Intoxication —Dossie Lynn Wright, 40, and Carlos R. Wright, 44, both of Alabama Street, McKenzie were charged with public intoxication on June 22.

According to a report by Kyle Beauchamp, the two had two vehicles and was attempting to fuel one of those that had stopped earlier in the day because it was out of gas. Due to previous incidents with one of the subjects, the officer stopped and discovered both were intoxicated. They were transported to Carroll County Jail and issued citations for public intoxication.

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