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McKenzie Police Reports


Harassment — Matthew A. Griffin, 37, Mathis Road Drive, McKenzie, was charged with harassment on July 11.

According to a report by Officer Darren Davis, Griffin sent several text messages to a McKenzie woman at 1:08 a.m. after he had previously been warned not to contact her. Griffin was cited for harassment.

Criminal Trespass — Charles D. Dunning, 37, listed as homeless, was charged with criminal trespassing after he entered an outdoor shed on Elm Street.

According to a report by Officer Trey Boucher, Dunning was warned to stay away from the property and then the owner saw him exiting the shed at 10:54 p.m. on July 6. Officer Boucher located Dunning at 1:51 on Linden Street and cited him into Carroll County General Sessions Court.

Driving on Suspended License — Joshua Lynn Haynes, 30, Park Cove, McKenzie, was charged with driving on a suspended license on July 5.

Officer Justin Brister witnessed Haynes driving a white Jeep on Walnut and confirmed with the dispatcher that Haynes’ license was suspended. Haynes drove through several streets before stopping at a residence on South Main Street, where he exited and started jogging. Officer Brister parked behind the parked vehicle and followed Haynes, stopping him on foot on Barksdale Avenue. He was charged with driving on a suspended license-second offense.

Speeding, Driving on a Suspended License — Kristen E. Mann, 26, Stonewall Street, McKenzie, was charged with speeding and driving on a suspended license on July 7.

Officer Andy Weaver stopped Mann’s vehicle for speeding and learned of the suspended status of her license. She was cited into Carroll County General Sessions Court.

Failure to Appear — Jennifer A. Seymore, 46, 15220 Highland Drive, Room 110, McKenzie was charged with failure to appear on an outstanding warrant from Benton County.

Officer Dalton Raspberry went to the Relax Inn looking for a Sabrina Ricketts on an outstanding warrant from Madison County. She was known to frequent the area and had existing charges of escape, felon in possession of a firearm, and drug charges. Officer Raspberry questioned Seymour, who had similar physical features as Ricketts. A check with the dispatcher revealed an outstanding arrest warrant on Seymour out of Benton County.

A male friend of Seymour was Steven Baker, a maintenance worker at the inn, had outstanding warrants out of Williamson County, who indicated they will extradite him once he is located by authorities.


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