At approximately 12:30 PM on 15 September 2016 Tipton County Sheriff’s Office detectives and Shelby County Sheriff’s Office deputies located 16 year old missing juvenile Kinlee Quesnberry and her father, Donald “Bruce” Quesnberry, Jr. at 6686 Winchester Road near Kirby in Memphis.
Detectives observed the pair walking in the area and as they were approached by deputies they began to resist being detained. The juvenile bit one of the deputies and assaulted 3 others who were attempting to take her into custody. Once in custody she began vandalizing the patrol unit. She was arrested and transported to Shelby County Juvenile Detention Center. Donald “”Bruce” Quesnberry, Jr was arrested after a brief struggle and transported to Tipton County jail.
The juvenile is being charged with Aggravated Assault, 3 counts of Assault on a Police Officer, Vandalism, and being a runaway. The father is being charged with Custodial Interference, Violation of an Order of Protection, and Harboring a Runaway Child. Quesnberry, Jr is being held for Virginia on a fugitive warrant. Quesenberry, Jr is slated to appear in Tipton County General Session Court on 16 October 2016.
“I appreciate the assistance and the strong partnership we have with the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office. It was apparent that they did not want to be captured and we were going to continue to work to locate them.” said Sheriff J.T. “Pancho” Chumley.
This article originally appeared as a press release from Tipton County Sheriff's Office.