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Two Arrested For The 2nd Time In Less Than A Year

Two people were arrested for the second time in less than a year on one felony charge each of the last two days, according to arrest reports.

South Broadway Street Arrest

Wesley Mills (HCSO jail photo)

Sulphur Springs Police Sgt. Brandon Mayes and Officer Robble Acosta arrested Wesley Mills at 7:05 a.m. June 9 on South Broadway Street for possession of less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance in a drug-free zone.

The officers stopped Mills for not wearing a seat belt. On contact with the 60-year-old Bogata man, Mayes alleged the man was visibly shaking and had fast breathing.

When asked about a criminal history, Mills spoke of firearm possession but failed to mention a narcotic charge, Mayes and Acosta alleged in arrest reports. Jail reports show Mills was arrested July 12, 2019 on a possession of 1 gram or more but less than 4 grams of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance.

While talking to the officers further, Mills allegedly admitted to having a small amount of methamphetamine inside his pickup. After the suspected meth was located, Mills was taken into custody on the controlled substance charge, Mayes and Acosta alleged in arrest reports. Due to the stop’s proximity to a primary school, a drug-free zone enhancement was added to the charge, the officer noted in arrest reports. The truck was left parked at the location, at his request, for another male to pick up.

Mills was released from Hopkins County jail Wednesday, June 10; bond on the June 9 third-degree felony controlled substance charge was set at $10,000, according to jail reports.

FM 2297 Warrant Arrest

Hopkins County Sheriff‘s Deputy Zack Horne contacted Destiny Renee Scott at an FM 2297 address. A records check showed a warrant for the woman’s arrest.

Destiny Renee Scott (HCSO jail photo)

The 26-year-old Sulphur Springs woman was taken into custody at 10:13 p.m. June 10 on the warrant to revoke bond on a December 10, 2019 possession of 1 gram or more but less than 4 grams of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance in a drug-free zone charge, according to arrest and jail reports.

Scott remained in Hopkins County jail Thursday morning, June 11, on the charge, according to jail reports.


The Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office is located at 298 Rosemont St., Sulphur Springs, TX 75482. Non-emergency calls can be made to (903) 438-4040.

Author: Faith Huffman

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