Huntingdon Police Reports

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Assault, Vandalism

•Ronald Payton, 24, of Huntingdon was charged with simple assault and vandalism under $1,000 following a Dec. 30 incident at a residential center in Huntingdon.

According to the report by Officer Labe Ezell, he responded to a call about a combative subject at The Wilson House on Northwood Drive. Ezell spoke with Payton and victims at the scene. A male victim told Ezell that Payton punched him on the left side of his face while he was trying to protect a female staff member. Ezell noted that, prior to the altercation, Payton had allegedly punched holes in numerous walls throughout the house.

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Theft, Vandalism

•Kelsey Schenk McKee, 24, of Huntingdon was recently charged with theft of property under $1,000 and vandalism under $1,000, and Billy Toler, 30, of Trezevant was charged with theft of property under $1,000.

According to the report by Officer Labe Ezell, he went to 121 High Street on Dec. 30, and William Schenk showed the officer where his shop had been vandalized and numerous items had been taken from his garage. Schenk said he believed his daughter (McKee) and her boyfriend (Toler) were responsible. Ezell told Schenk to notify the HPD if they returned so they could be questioned by officers, and Schenk called a few hours later, saying that McKee and Toler were at his residence and that some of the stolen items were sitting out in plain view in their vehicle. Officers returned to the residence and questioned McKee and Toler, who each gave officers conflicting stories about what had happened. McKee, however, did admit to breaking into the shop, breaking locks off lockers, and taking items.

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Public Intoxication

•Kenneth R. Hawkins, 57, of Huntingdon was charged with pubic intoxication on Dec. 30 in Huntingdon.

According to the report by Officer Michael Verner, Hawkins called 911 to report that he was bleeding, but when EMS arrived at his residence, he refused treatment. Hawkins later showed up at the Emergency Room seeking medical attention, and when ER staff asked him to leave, he refused to leave, became irate, and started cursing at staff and causing a scene. Upon arrival at the ER, officers arrested Hawkins and transported him to the Carroll County Jail.

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License, Registration Violations

•Jimmy Ray Smothers, 58, of Huntingdon was charged with driving on a revoked license and expired registration during a Jan. 6 traffic stop in Huntingdon.

According to the report by Officer Brad Allen, he pulled over a silver Chevrolet Impala driven by Smothers due to expired registration. Smothers advised Allen that his license was revoked, and a computer check confirmed this.

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License Violation, Drug Paraphernalia

•Jeffery Lloyd Smith, 32, of Huntingdon was charged with driving on a suspended license, unlawful drug paraphernalia, and violation of financial responsibility during a Jan. 5 traffic stop in Huntingdon.

Officer Michael Verner reported that he pulled over a vehicle driven by Smith on Buena Vista Road due to a light law violation. When asked for his driver’s license, Smith told the officer that he didn’t have one. A computer check showed that Smith’s license was suspended. Smith was also unable to provide proof of insurance. A glass pipe with residue that field-tested positive for methamphetamine was found in Smith’s possession.

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