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Police discover crack pipes in truck

Wednesday, May 10, 2006

Drug paraphernalia was found in a truck stopped for a traffic violation Monday night, police said.

The driver, Richard Edwin Harris, 48, of Knob Creek Road, Wartrace, admitted he had been using a glass pipe found in his possession to smoke crack cocaine, Lt. Trey Clanton said.

"(Harris) made a wide left turn (off Deery Street) onto Fairfield Pike and jerked the truck to the left," Clanton said, explaining the reason for the stop.

Clanton's suspicions arose based on the actions of passenger Sheryl Anne McKenzie, 48, of the same Knob Creek Road address.

"She kept reaching her right hand down beside the seat," Clanton said. "After telling her to keep her hands up three times, I called for backup and forwarded my attention mainly toward the passenger."

State Trooper Tommie Boleyn arrived and helped Clanton secure the suspects and search the truck.

McKenzie admitted to officers a glass pipe found under the truck's passenger seat was hers and had also been used to smoke crack cocaine, Clanton said.

Harris was charged with second offense DUI and, along with McKenzie, possession of drug paraphernalia. They were being held Tuesday at Bedford County Jail on bonds of $5,500 and $500 respectively.

Jail intake

The following persons were arrested since Monday by the Bedford County Sheriff's Department, Shelbyville Police Department, Tennessee Highway Patrol or 17th Judicial District Drug Task Force and processed through Bedford County Jail. They are only charged; guilt or innocence will be determined by the courts.

*Bert Crumpton, 47, Oakland, Calif.; credit card fraud; held, $50,000 bond

*James Ray Peeler, 49, Anthony Lane; failure to appear; released, $12,500 bond

*John Estill Williams, 42, Hurricane Grove Road; violation of probation; released, $2,500 bond

*Douglas Allen Barnes, 44, Higgins Road; possession of schedule II drug, possession of schedule VI drug, possession of schedule IV drug, possession of drug paraphernalia; released, $6,000 bond

*James Frank Jackson, 34, Maplewood Drive; driving on revoked/suspended license; released, $1,500 bond

*Sheryl Anne McKenzie, 48, Knob Creek Road, Wartrace; possession of drug paraphernalia; held, $500 bond

*Richard Edwin Harris, 48, Knob Creek Road, Wartrace; DUI, possession of drug paraphernalia; held, $5,500 bond