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Carroll County Sheriff’s Reports


Aggravated Assault — Wilfredo D. Rivera, 52, of 90 Kay Street, McKenzie, was arrested for aggravated assault after a strange incident at a Hollow Rock residence on May 8.

According to the report by Deputy Michael Sevarns, a female victim told deputies that Rivera had driven onto her property on Fowler Circle and had walked up onto her front porch and started a conversation with her. She said that at one point Rivera got a pair of binoculars out of the trunk of his vehicle and started using them to scan the woods surrounding the property. She said Rivera told her that there were people watching him and indicated that he had a handgun for protection tucked into his waistband. She said Rivera told her that he could hear things from 5,000 miles away and asked her where he could shoot his gun around there. She told deputies that during her conversation with Rivera, she feared for her own safety and the safety of her children. 

Reckless Endangerment — Christopher Matthew Thomas, 35, of 1175 Oak Manor Road, McKenzie, was charged with reckless endangerment after discharging a firearm on May 18.

According to the report by Deputy Chance Townes, deputies responded to Thomas’s residence after a pizza delivery driver told police Thomas had fired a shot in the air while the driver was attempting to deliver food to that residence. When questioned by officers, Thomas said that he had fired a gun in the air in order to scare off the driver.

Public Intoxication — Terri Annette Ellis Pinkley, 57, of 9215 Old Stage Road, Cedar Grove, was charged with public intoxication on May 10 after Deputy Dennis Adkins found her asleep in a vehicle parked on private property off County Farm Lane.

Adkins reported that Pinkley smelled of alcohol, she was unsteady on her feet, and she admitted to drinking “a couple of peach things.”

Public Intoxication — Alexander Lawrence Alvarez, 33, of 1740 East Main Street, Atwood, was cited for public intoxication on May 10 by Deputy Chance Townes when Townes found Alvarez to be in an intoxicated state following an altercation at Townes’ residence.

Drug Possession — Drew Ryan Smith, 32, of 555 McAdams Road, Huntingdon, was charged with possession of schedule II and simple possession of schedule VI by Deputy Ryan W. Hamilton on May 9 after the deputy pulled over a vehicle driven by Smith on Mt. Pleasant Church Road.

While searching the vehicle, Hamilton found 1.7 grams of a substance believed to be marijuana, six Adderall pills, and 15 Oxycodone pills.


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