21-year-old Shayna Stone was confronted by law enforcement on October 24th when officers noticed a highly potent smell of weed from her vehicle. When officers questioned Stone, she told them that she did have marijuana, which prompted the officer to search the car. This led officers to find over 15 grams of marijuana in the vehicle, and Stone admitted to it being hers. Stone already had an active warrant out of Florida, showing that she would not appear in court. Stone was taken into custody and charged with simple possession. Stone has a history of Marijuana related charges, including an incident in July 2023.
21-year-old Alyssa Buchanan was confronted by law enforcement when she and her friend Shawn Ussia drove in an SUV with an illegal tint. When Officers arrived, they smelt a substantial marijuana odor from the car. During a probable search, Officers located loose buds of marijuana in the driver’s seat, which came from a ripped bag in the glove box. When officers searched Ussia’s person, they found two corner bags containing marijuana and over $1,400 in cash. Buchanan was taken into custody and charged with unlawful drug paraphernalia and being the manufacturer, deliverer, or seller of a controlled substance.
24-year-old Makhere Benson was involved in a domestic altercation with his girlfriend on November 18th. She reported to law enforcement that Benson put his hands around her neck and squeezed her, which caused red markings. Officers confronted Benson, searched him, and found a Xanax pill in his hoodie pocket. Benson was taken into custody and charged with aggravated assault and simple possession/casual exchange. Benson also has a history of assault, including a prior incident in August of 2023.
35-year-old Monica Reames was jailed on July 29th after her roommate, Kara McAfee, reported she had been assaulted at their home on Broadripple Drive. Reames told police that she had been living with McAfee for three months and wanted to move out, which caused an argument. She stated that she did not assault McAfee, but she did slap her cell phone out of her hands. McAfee added that she was also pushed. Reames was taken into custody and searched. During the search, officers located a cut straw, burnt tin foil, and approximately .5 grams of fentanyl.
37-year-old Michael Scott was jailed on March 21st after police conducted a traffic stop for him speeding and found drugs in his vehicle. On Providence Boulevard, police observed Scott driving 55 mph in a 40 mph zone. When officers asked for his license, he told them it was possibly suspended due to child support, and he was not able to provide proof of car insurance. When police asked if there was anything illegal in the vehicle, he replied that he had marijuana in the car and handed over a package of “Dutch Leaf Wrappers”. A search of the vehicle also yielded 2 bags of cocaine, totaling 8.16 grams.
33-year-old Brittney Kennedy failed to show up for court for a drug-related probation violation on a theft case from 2022. She filed a motion to have her warrant recalled after she jumped bond and also failed to show up for that court date. Jamie Thomas and his bounty hunter team say they beat on her door for several minutes this week until she eventually opened the door and surrendered herself to them.
41-year-old Valerie Elizabeth Knight was trespassed from the Madison Street Walgreens in May. On December 1st, the manager on duty noticed she was inside the store and contacted the police, who found her near the ATM. As she was being arrested for criminal trespass, she was searched before being placed into the patrol car. Officers found prescription pills inside a small tan cloth bag. She claimed she was prescribed the pills but was unable to provide a prescription or the bottles.
Agents from the 19th Judicial District Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at the Riverwood Place apartment of 34-year-old Antonio Vontez Darden. Inside Darden’s bedroom, agents recovered 3.2 grams of cocaine and a Glock 23 handgun. Darden is charged with possession of cocaine with intent to distribute and possession of a firearm during a felony. He was previously convicted for possession with intent in 2008.
Clarksville Police conducted a traffic stop on a Toyota Corolla driven by Arnaldo Courtlandt as he was driving while using high beams due to a headlight being out. In the passenger seat was 29-year-old Taiesha Wiley. Officer Lyssed Pacheco asked them to step out of the vehicle, and says Courtlandt then consented to a search of his person during the traffic stop for a bright headlight. Officers found marijuana on Courtlandt, and an NCIC check showed an active warrant for Wiley. A search incident to her arrest revealed cocaine inside a folded-up piece of paper on her person. Officers also located her backpack which contained a small baggie and a cut straw inside. Wiley was taken into custody.
31-year-old Greyson Dean-Poirer was being transported by medics on February 10th and consented to a search by Clarksville Police. Officers located a small clear baggie containing crystal methamphetamine. Officers also located a second baggie containing meth inside a cigarette pack which Dean-Poirer had discarded nearby.
Clarksville Police say 30-year-old Zla Holder failed to completely stop at a stop sign on the night of February 12th while driving his silver Ford F-150. As officer Steven Davis initiated a traffic stop and approached the vehicle, Holder fled the vehicle and ran behind a row of houses in the neighborhood. He was located soon after and gave consent to search his vehicle. Officers located an open bottle of Jameson, an open can of Mike’s Twisted Tea, two empty bottles of brandy, and 0.99 grams of marijuana.
Holder admitted to drinking at the casino earlier and consuming some of the Twisted Tea drink. Police say that “due to his ability to run while evading arrest, and successful completion of field sobriety tests” he was not charged with DUI.
Clarksville Police say they searched the purse of 27-year-old Tiana Thorpe during a shoplifting investigation at Walmart on Fort Campbell Blvd and found 3 grams of a substance that tested positive for containing fentanyl, along with a straw and baggies with residue.
Thorpe is free on a $25,000 bond.