CAMDEN — Camden Police Chief Matt Spurlock recently reported on several arrests, including one stemming from the discovery of methamphetamine during a traffic stop.
On Sunday, Dec. 10, Samuel Routt, 30, of College Corner, was arrested on charges including aggravated possession of drugs and illegal use or possession of drug paraphernalia. During a search of his vehicle following a traffic stop, officers discovered suspected methamphetamine and a pipe commonly used to smoke it. Rout admitted the substance was meth.
On Monday, Dec. 11, Joshua D. Taylor, 20, was arrested after driving his truck onto property owned by another. According to Spurlock, Taylor drove his truck onto property owned by another, causing damage to the property. Taylor was charged with criminal trespass and criminal damaging.
Earlier in the month, Phillip Alcorn, 37, was arrested at 626 McGuire Dr., on Monday, Dec. 4. Alcorn had four outstanding warrants for his arrest, according to Spurlock. He was taken into custody without incident.
Also on Dec. 4, Keith Taylor, 26, was arrested at 627 McGuire Dr. Keith Taylor had an active felony warrant for his arrest, Spurlock reported. Taylor was taken into custody without incident.
Tammy E. Schoonover, 39, of College Corner, was arrested on Dec. 4, at 6775 N. Main St., the Dollar General Store. Schoonover was observed inside the store tearing price tags off of clothing items and concealing those items on her person, according to Spurlock.
“Upon the arrival of the Camden Police, Schoonover was able to discard the items before police were able to make contact. Schoonover then exited the store and attempted to leave the property,” Spurlock said. “After an investigation, Schoonover was placed under arrest for criminal mischief and at that time transported.
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