22-year-old Justin Richard Barkey was stopped by police for a headlamp infraction on October 26th. Officers observed this, conducted a traffic stop, and noticed a strong odor of marijuana as they approached the driver’s side door. Barkey stated his girlfriend had been smoking marijuana, and the smell was on his clothes because of it. There was probable cause to search his vehicle, and officers located 14 grams of marijuana, a digital scale, cigarillos, 13 Vicodin pills, and a Glock 21 pistol. Officers later found that Barkey’s license was also suspended/revoked. Barkey was taken into custody for unlawful drug paraphernalia, driving on a suspended/revoked license, simple possession, schedule VI drug violations, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a dangerous felony.
21-year-old Michael Sean McRell reportedly “fired shots” at Parkway Place on October 25th. Officers arrived and observed multiple shell casings from a firearm lying on the ground in front of the doorway of McRell’s apartment, as well as a rifle near the front door and a jar of marijuana. McRell consented to officers searching his apartment, and they located vacuum-sealed bags of marijuana, a digital scale, and $3,236.00. McRell was taken into custody for possession of a firearm during the commission of a dangerous felony, unlawful drug paraphernalia, and schedule IV drug violations.
21-year-old Mar’Quan Acklin reportedly was being suspicious in his Nissan Altima on John Sevier Avenue on October 25th. Officers spoke with Acklin and noticed a marijuana-like odor emitting from the vehicle, to which he admitted to recently smoking in his car. A search of Acklin’s Altima yielded marijuana in several bags, a digital scale, an open box of clear sandwich bags, and $942.00. Acklin was found to have over 14 grams of marijuana in his vehicle. Acklin was then taken into custody for unlawful drug paraphernalia and schedule IV drug violations.
18-year-old Kyle Remington Adams, a Publix employee, was going 66 mph on Woodlawn Road, normally a 45 mph zone, on October 25th. Adams was visibly intoxicated as he spoke with officers, which led to a search yielding two mason jars containing a total of 842 grams of marijuana. Adams admitted to distributing marijuana and was then taken into custody for speeding and possession of a schedule IV narcotic.
35-year-old Murray Hunter was booked on July 14th after being involved in a car chase that ended in the parking lot of Wagon Wheel on Fort Campbell Boulevard. Zachary Clark was the driver during the chase. Unknown pills were found in his pockets that were later identified as Percocets and Xanax. A search of the vehicle yielded 5.7 grams of fentanyl, 46.6 grams of marijuana, a loaded Ruger 5.7, a loaded Kel-Tec PMR, and a loaded Glock 36 in the backseat. Hunter was a passenger in the backseat in arm’s reach of the items found during the search. Hunter is a convicted felon.
36-year-old Jeremy Aguirre was traveling 71 mph in a 55 mph zone on March 22 on Hwy 374, according to police. A traffic stop was conducted, and Aguirre admitted to not having a valid license to drive. He then consented to a search of his black Ford Ranger, during which 281 grams of marijuana, codeine pills, and a small amount of cocaine were discovered. He was transported to headquarters, where he admitted to selling the drugs during an interview.
38-year-old Stevie Leonard Kelly has been indicted by a March Montgomery County Grand Jury on multiple charges stemming from 2022 drug activity. Detectives say that, along with others, he conspired to sell more than 300 grams of cocaine between July and September. On August 27, he conspired to purchase a kilogram of cocaine from Anthony Powell. On September 21, he was found to possess over 100 grams of cocaine and $10,000 in cash on Shearor Street, along with a microwave, baking soda, spoons, a razor blade, a rolling tray, sandwich bags, a vacuum sealer with bags, and rolling papers. He is also accused of flushing drugs down a toilet on that day, along with possessing a firearm as a convicted felon.