Jasmine Ellis “aggressively attacks” mother during confrontation over narcotics

27-year-old Jasmine Ellis was involved in an altercation with her mother, Kerry Ellis, at their Donna Drive residence on April 21st. Kerry contacted law enforcement, stating that she and Jasmine got into a fight. Kerry told officers that she confronted Jasmine about her suspicions of using narcotics. According to Kerry, Jasmine got angry, slammed her car door, and shoulder-checked her when she walked past her. The argument continued, resulting in Jasmine punching Kerry in the face. Officers also spoke with Kerry’s boyfriend, Randewell Payne. He stated that he was in their apartment while the argument was happening. Payne told officers that as he exited the house, he saw Jasmine “aggressively attacking” Kerry. Payne then stated that he had to separate the two to stop Jasmine from continuing to attack Kerry. Jasmine Ellis was taken into custody and charged with domestic assault.

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Corey Slinker caught with 87 grams of THC wax

18-year-old Corey Slinker was stopped at the Shell Gas Station on Dean Road on February 25th for illegal window tint on his white Ford Fusion. Officers made contact and noticed a strong odor of marijuana as they approached Slinker. When the officers brought up his tint, he stated it was 5%. They conducted a probable cause search of his vehicle and located a glass jar that weighed around 87 grams and was labeled “HEAD STASH” and “THC 76%.” The officers believed the substance inside the jar to be THC wax. Slinker took ownership and was taken into custody and charged with window tint and felony drugs.

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Caden Ashby caught with 2.4 grams of magic mushrooms

18-year-old Caden Ashby was stopped in his black Chevrolet Tahoe on February 11th due to a defective brake light. During the traffic stop, Ashby consented to a search of his car, which produced a black .22 revolver along with 2.4 grams of a mixed white and grey powder-like substance. When Ashby was asked about the substance, he said that it was mushrooms. Caden Ashby was taken into custody and charged with light law, unlawful carry, and possession of drugs.

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Bryce Hirkala tosses drugs into water after crashing BMW while on state probation

21-year-old Bryce Carl Hirkala was arrested Monday around midnight. Officers responding to a wreck at Little Hope Rd and Hwy 76 were told by a witness that the driver of the black BMW involved in the wreck was seen throwing a backpack into the water before authorities arrived on the scene. Bryce Hirkala was identified as the driver of the black BMW, and officers did recover a backpack from the water, which contained marijuana and drug-related paraphernalia, including a rolling tray and cigarillos. More marijuana and drug-related paraphernalia was found in the vehicle after being searched. He was arrested and transported to Montgomery County Jail for booking.

In August 2022, Hirkala was given judicial diversion on two felony drug charges and was placed on state probation.

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