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Evading Arrest

  • On September 9th, Michael L. Wynnyk, 44 out of Jackson, was charged with a DUI and evading arrest.

Deputy Cody Coleman and Hamilton responded to several 911 calls about the vehicle swerving and driving all reckless over the road coming towards Huntingdon. In attempt to initiate a traffic stop on the vehicle, one patrol unit was hit on the driver’s side leaving it unoportable. The other patrol unit was hit rear ended, and the deputy called over to dispatch to inform them he had been hit and was still in pursuit. Several attempts to stop and pin the vehicle to keep the driver from leaving were unsuccessful until Deputy Hamilton pushes the vehicle, later identified as a black Chevy Equinox, into a ditch. The driver later identified, as Mr. Wynnyk refused to unlock his car door. Dispatch called for a Tennessee State Trooper to come and work the scene, take over, and file the charges.

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Driving on Revoked

  • Anthony D. Young, 29 out of Trezevant was charged with his second offense: driving on revoked license and theft of a vehicle.

On September 13th, Dispatch received a call from, Amanda Mayberry, who stated Anthony Young had taken her vehicle without permission from a location in Weakly County. Deputy Chance Townes spotted the vehicle traveling down Atwood St. towards Broad St. in Trezevant. During the traffic stop, Deputy Townes was able to place Mr. Young under arrest for theft of a vehicle. Dispatch confirmed that Mr. Young had a revoked driver’s license for driving with a DUI. At that time Mr. Young was charged with his second offense in Carroll County.

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Drug Violation

  • Joseph Johnson, 30 out of Huntingdon was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia and schedule II meth.

Deputy Scott initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle for the brake lights not working properly. The driver gave consent to search and the back seat passenger appeared nervous. The back seat passenger identified as Joseph Johnson stated that all he had was a sweat rag in his pocket, after a pat down, Deputy Scott found a glass smoking pipe used for meth. The deputy was also able to locate 0.2 grams of meth in his pocket. Mr. Johnson was cited at that time.

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Sex Offender Violation

  • James Martin Barnhill, 38 out of Adamsville was staying at a residence on Holmes St. in Trezevant with children. He was charged with a violation of residential and work restriction: Sex offender.

On September 10th, Dispatch received a call-in reference to a sex offender living at a residence where kids reside. Dispatch was advised his name was James Barnhill but went by the nickname “Bull’. He is a registered sex offender out of Madison County, Mr. Barnhill has two active warrants, the address he was residing at was 1000 feet within West Carroll Elementary School. Mr. Barnhill was placed under arrest without incident.

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  • On September 13th, Deputy Chance Townes spoke with Nikko Willis of Bluebird Lane in Huntingdon. She advised the deputy that her ex-husband was sending stuff to her through the mail in regard to contact her. Ms. Willis did state that she does have an active order of protection against William Willis. William Willis, 45 out of OH, was sending mail regarding other court hearings. The two are to not have any contact or by other means, any form of communication. The mail that was received did have his signature, name, and address. A warrant for William Willis was issued for violation of order of protection.

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Drug Violation

  • Alex Travelstead, 22 out of Trenton, was charged with a simple possession of Schedule II meth.

Deputy Scott stopped a vehicle for failure to maintain a lane. The driver and passenger both seemed nervous, Deputy Scott was denied consent to search the vehicle. A K-9 was called and deployed on scene; the K-9 alerted on the vehicle giving probable cause to search. The passenger identified as Alex Travelstead, was found in possession of 0.6 grams of a substance that field tested positive for meth.

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