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Carroll County Sheriff’s Reports

Drug Possession

•Tiwon Scates, 24, of 15 Simmons Lane, Atwood, was cited for simple possession of marijuana on March 10.

Deputy Cody Walker reported that he was driving behind a green Buick on Terry Road in McLemoresville when he observed a bag being thrown out by the driver. After having dispatch identify Scates as the driver from the vehicle’s plate number and getting Scates’ home address, Walker went back and found the bag, which contained a substance believed to be marijuana. Walker then went to Scates’ home and spoke with him. Scates told Walker that he had thrown the bag out of the car window.

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Drug Possession

•Robert Lee Payne Jr., 41, of 63 Lindon Heights, McKenzie, was charged with a drug possession violation on March 9.

According to a report by Deputy Christopher Adams, Payne was found to be in possession of blue pill identified as Alprozolam after being arrested for failing to appear in court.

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Drug Possession

•Misty G. Hill, 33, of Holladay was charged with possession of schedule II with intent, possession of schedule VI, and drug paraphernalia during a March 5 traffic stop in McKenzie.

Deputy Chance Townes reported that he pulled over a vehicle driven by Hill because he had prior knowledge of a warrant against Hill. It was determined that a passenger, Austin Taylor (age and address not provided), had an active warrant out of Carroll County for aggravated burglary and assault. Hill gave Townes permission to search the vehicle, and when asked for permission to search her person, Hill started pulling items out of her pockets and laying them on the hood of Townes’ patrol car, including a bag containing what appeared to be methamphetamine and some money. Hill dropped another bag containing meth on the ground. Hill also produced a bag of marijuana and a syringe that had been concealed on her person. Digital scales were found in the vehicle. Altogether, 4.2 grams of a substance that field-tested positive for meth and 3.9 grams of marijuana were recovered.

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Violent Incident

•Deputies are investigating a violent incident involving firearms that took place on March 4 in Yuma.

According to the report by Deputy Frank McGee, deputies responded to a call about a disturbance at 1000 Roan Creek Road, where Billy K. Singleton, 62, of Yuma and James G. Hart, 58, of Huntingdon had just gotten into an altercation over a property dispute. Singleton and Hart both said they got into a scuffle, during which Singleton took a pistol off Hart’s belt and threw the pistol away from them into the yard. Singleton said Hart then ran to his pickup truck, pulled out a shotgun, and fired a shot into the air. Singleton said he went and retrieved the pistol and took cover. Hart then left the scene and drove to a nearby church, where he called the Sheriff’s Department and asked for medical responders, though McGee’s report does not state why Hart needed medical assistance. Hart was transported to Baptist Memorial Hospital and then airlifted to Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville. Deputies found both firearms and took them into evidence. No charges had yet been filed at the time of the report.

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