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****SCAM ALERT****

 

The Mills County Sheriff’s Office would like to remind everyone that tax season is upon us again and SCAMMERS are looking to steal your money. The following is an example of a recording you might get of a potential scammer. Remember DO NOT give out any personal or financial information over the phone. The government does not call you about money you owe instead you will receive mail. If you have any question Please call the Mills County Sheriff’s Office if you receive any strange calls wanting your personal information.

 

Sincerely,

Sheriff Clint Hammonds

 

EXAMPLE: "Hello my name is Dale with a folder with the decision of economic impact with an important state wide update regarding the new economic impact tax debt relief program we are required by the state to inform those are list that have tax debt about the new economic impact tax debt relief program that is now offered to you during the special enrollment. The economic impact program has been designed to significantly reduce or eliminate all together your tax debt as it is now considered contemporarily non-collectable during this special enrollment. This is big things were both struggling with tax debt however the window for the special in it. With some close so please call our consumer direct line at 970-710-6977 this message has been marked complete on behalf of the division of economic impact please call now.

Water

Update from the Judge's Office- The water at the Senior Center will not be available until Saturday.

 

Potable water will be available at the Senior Center, outside south faucet, for residential use only (not filling water trailers or tanks). This is an emergency service for rural residents who may lose their wells in the cold forecast Thursday and Friday this week. It will be starting around noon and the hose will be disconnected and covered at the end of the day.

COVID

Sheriff Report 2021

MILLS COUNTY SHERIFF’S REPORT

 

On 10/04/2021 69 year old Judy Brown was arrested for Public Intoxication after she showed up at a residence in Priddy and the resident called the Sheriff’s Office to report that she “seemed confused and did not know where she was”. Deputies responded and Brown was subsequently arrested. She was later released on PR Bond.

On 10/07/2021 55 year old Valerie Turner was arrested in Bexar County on a Mills County warrant for Failure to Appear/Possession of a Controlled Substance PG1 >1g <4g. She was later released after being given probation.

On 10/24/2021 36 year old Jesus Rivera was arrested during a traffic stop for Possession of a Controlled Substance PG1 >1g <4g and Tamper/Fabricate Physical Evidence W/Intent to Impair.

On 10/26/2021 30 year old Sara Duncan was arrested for Failure to Appear on the charge of Possession of a Controlled Substance W/Intent to Deliver and Failure to Appear on the charge of Possession of a Controlled Substance PG2 <1g.

On 10/27/2021 73 year old Elbert Turner was sentenced to serve time in State Jail for Possession of a Controlled Substance PG1 <1g. The  offense occurred when Turner came to the Mills County Jail to pick up another inmate and while waiting in the Lobby, dropped a small baggie of Methamphetamine from his pocket.

On 10/27/2021 23 year old Landon Wiedebusch was sentenced to serve time in County Jail on the offense of Criminal Mischief >$750 <$2,500.

On 10/28/2021 44 year old Triana Rodriguez was arrested for Public Intoxication and No Drivers License. He was later released on PR Bond.

On 11/05/2021 29 year old Annaliese Pirie was arrested during a traffic stop on a Travis County warrant for Driving While Intoxicated 2nd. She was later released on $2,500 bond.

On 11/06/2021 50 year old Robert Register was arrested in Hamilton County on a Mills County warrant for Theft of Property <$2,500 w/2 previous convictions. He was later released on $5,000 bond.

On 11/17/2021 37 year old Christopher Cook was arrested on a Mills County warrant for Motion to Adjudicate/Aggravated Assault W/Deadly Weapon Family Member. He remains in custody on $150,000 bond.

On 11/21/2021 20 year old Hector Guerrero-Hinojosa was arrested during a traffic stop for Possession of a Controlled Substance PG2 <1g. He was later released on $5,000 bond.

On 11/30/2021 32 year old Tiffany Crenshaw was arrested during a traffic stop for Possession of a Controlled Substance PG1 <1g. She was later released on $5,000 bond.

On 12/03/2021 62 year old Andrew Dolfini was arrested for Assault Family/Household Member W/Previous Conviction. He was later released on $15,000 Bond.

On 12/10/2021 57 year old Roger Curtis was arrested for Aggravated Assault W/Deadly Weapon, Assault Family/Household Member Impeding Breath/Circulation, and Public Intoxication after Deputies responded to his residence on a report of Domestic Disturbance. He remains in the Mills County Jail on $32,840 bond.

On 12/23/2021 27 year old Dequon Cole was arrested in Brown County on a Mills County warrant for Bail Jumping and Fail to Appear. He was later released on $10,000 bond.

On 12/30/2021 The Mills County Sheriff’s Office received information that Dixon Dewald from Coryell County was in Goldthwaite and had a Felony warrant for his arrest for Motion to Revoke on a Drug charge from Coryell County. The information was very specific with the description of the vehicle he was driving and the exact person and address where he was at. Deputies arrived at the residence and attempted to make contact with the occupants. The occupants refused to come to the door. They were advised of the Felony warrant and the consequences of Harboring a Fugitive. They continued to refuse to come to the door. Others in the area reported seeing Dewald at the residence earlier. A search warrant was issued for the residence. As the search warrant was about to be executed the owner of the residence, Christy Elton, came outside and claimed nobody else was in the residence. A thorough search was conducted and Dewald was located hiding in the attic. Dewald was placed under arrest for the warrant. Christy Elton was arrested for Hindering Apprehension or Prosecution and Possession of a Controlled Substance. Both were transported to the Mills County Jail.

Court Dispositions 2021

Court Dispositions

District Court

On 09/29/2021 Martha Dotson was placed on 2 years Deferred Adjudication Probation after she entered a plea of guilty to the offense of Hindering Apprehension or Prosecution.

On 10/21/2021 The District Attorney’s office filed a Declaration of Nolle Prosequi (No Prosecution) on Colton Wayne Benningfield on the offense of Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by Felon.

On 11/10/2021 Dorothy Boatright plead guilty to the offense of Possession of a Controlled Substance PG1 <1g. She received 2 years probation and fines.

On 11/10/2021 Lindsey Homan plead guilty to the offense of Possession of a Controlled Substance PG2 <1g. She received 2 years Deferred Adjudication Probation and fines.

On 11/10/2021 Francisco Reyna plead guilty to the offense of Stalking. He received 10 years probation.

On 11/10/2021 Justin Zepeda plead guilty to the offense of Possession of a Controlled Substance PG2 <1g. He received 2 years probation.

On 11/10/2021 Vera Cole plead guilty to the offense of Burglary of a Habitation. She received 10 years Deferred Adjudication Probation. Another charge of Burglary of a Building was dropped.

 On 12/01/2021 Andrew Legan-Sllacies plead guilty to the offense of Possession of a Controlled Substance W/Intent to Deliver PG2 >4g <400g. He received Deferred Adjudication Probation for 10 years.

On 12/01/2021 Kirk Stewart Plead guilty to the offense of Possession of a Controlled Substance PG1 <1g. He received probation for 5 years.

 

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