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Sulphur Springs Man Takes Seven Year Plea Bargain

Miles Anthony Hutchings, 24, of Sulphur Springs plead to seven (7) years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Monday in Eighth Judicial District Court during a docket call. Hutchings was charged with Manufacture, Delivery of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1, more than 1-gram but less than 4-grams in a Drug Free Zone.

A traffic violation led to a traffic stop at the corner of Beckham at WA Street in March of this year. Hutchings, exhibited nervous shaking and clenching of the jaw, signs of methamphetamine use at the time of the stop. Hutchings was asked to exit the vehicle. A green leafy substance was found in the driver’s seat. The substance was believed to be marijuana.

That led to a probable cause search where the law enforcement officer found baggies containing pipes, marijuana, and a small amount of methamphetamine. The contraband was located in a United States Postal Service Bag in the auto.

Author: Staff Reporter

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