Couple arrested on drug charges; husband tries to destroy evidence

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Tuesday, July 27 morning Deputy Darvin Marsilett and Sheriff Bob Jordan came in contact with Jeanie C. and Tim L. McKenzie, of Royalton, on East Maple Street in the post office area.

Jeanie was arrested and charged with operating the motor vehicle under the influence of drugs, second offense and failure to wear seatbelt.

Her husband, Tim, was the passenger in the vehicle. When Jordan and Marsilett questioned him, he started tampering with evidence, eating pills he had on him, as well as crushing them on the pavement. They were able to recover one Loracet.

Tim was charged with public intoxication of a controlled substance excluding alcohol, possession of controlled substance second degree, first offense, and tampering with physical evidence.