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Covid-19 Drive-Thru testing
Apr 22, 2020   09:33 PM
by Administrator

The Texas Military Department is conducting a COVID-19 drive-thru testing site in Goldthwaite tomorrow,  April 23, 2020 beginning at 8:00am at the Goldthwaite Fire Station.   The drive-thru testing will be by APPOINTMENT ONLY.  If you believe that you could have COVID-19, or are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, please call the COVID-19 Testing Call Center at 512-883-2400. You can also register at www.txcovidtesting.org for your drive-thru test.   Once you register online and go through the screening process, you will receive a text message or phone call from the call center to inform you of the time of your appointment. 

 Symptoms of COVID-19 may include, fever (higher than 99.6), cough, shortness of breath, sore throat, headache, nasal congestion, fatigue, producing sputum, muscle/joint pain, chills, diarrhea, and loss of taste/smell.

4-21-20
Apr 21, 2020   03:17 PM
by Administrator

On 02/02/2020 23 year old Jaxson Carlisle Frager was arrested for a Bond Forfeiture Warrant on the charge of Possession of Marijuana <2oz.  Frager remains in the Mills County Jail on this charge and a hold from Williamson County.

 On 02/03/2020 53 year old Rogelio Sanchez was arrested on an FTA warrant for Driving While Intoxicated 3rd or more. He was later released on $10,000 bond

On 02/05/2020 53 year old John Scott Youngblood was arrested in Taylor County on a Mills County Warrant for Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver. He was later released on $5,000 bond.

On 02/14/2020 36 year old Janice Alena Farmer was arrested during a traffic stop for Possession of Marijuana >2oz <4oz and Possession of a Controlled Substance PG2 >4g <400g. She was later released on $17,500 bond.

On 02/15/2020 49 year old Marshall H Smith was arrested during a traffic stop for Possession of a Controlled Substance PG2 >400g and Possession of Marijuana <2oz. He was later released on $11,000 bond.

On 02/17/2020 30 year old Kiya Michelle Butler was arrested in Erath County on a Mills County warrant for Possession of Marijuana <2oz. She was later released on $1,000 bond.

On 02/17/2020 72 year old Elbert Turner was arrested in Taylor County on a Mills County warrant for Possession of a Controlled Substance PG1 <1g. He was later released on $5,000 bond.

On 02/19/2020 52 year old Kittredge Evans was arrested on a Mills County warrant for Bail Jumping, Failure to Appear, Motion to Adjudicate on Possession of a Controlled Substance PG1 <1g. He remains in Jail.

On 02/23/2020 51 year old Christie Everett was arrested for 2 counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance PG1 >1g <4g, Prohibited Substance in Correctional Facility, Tamper/Fabricate Physical Evidence w/Intent to Impair. She was later released on $55,000 bond.

On 02/26/2020 24 year old Erik Estevan Adame was arrested for Possession of Marijuana <2oz. He was later released on 03/16/2020 after time served.

On 03/03/2020 30 year old Joshua Daniel Harty-Smith was arrested during a traffic stop for Possession of a Controlled Substance PG1 <1g, Possession of a Controlled Substance PG2 >1g <4g, Unauthorized Use of Vehicle. He remai8ns in the Mills County Jail.

On 03/03/2020 28 year old Sara Ann  Duncan was arrested during the same traffic stop as Harty-Smith for Possession of a Controlled Substance PG1 >1g <4g, Possession of a Controlled Substance PG2 <1g, Manufacture/Delivery of a Controlled Substance PG1 >4g <200g. She remains in the Mills County Jail.

On 03/03/2020 31 year old Heather Nicole Hampton was arrested in Texarkana on Mills County Warrants for FTA/ Delivery of a Controlled Substance in a Drug Free Zone, FTA Delivery of Marijuana in a Drug Free Zone, FTA Possession of a Controlled Substance, Theft of Property >$750 <$2500. Hampton was returned to Mills County with bonds totaling $218,500. She remains in the Mills County Jail.

On 03/04/2020 42 year old Jeramie Sherman Wyatt Vanover was arrested on a Parole Blue Warrant. He remains in the Mills County Jail.

On 03/05/2020 39 year old Trokecha Rayshon Smith was arrested in Taylor County on a Mills County warrant for Possession of Marijuana. He was later released on $1,000 bond.

On 03/11/2020 21 year old Landon Andrew Wiedebusch turned himself in to the Comanche County Jail on a Mills County warrant for Criminal Mischief >$2500 <$30,000. He was later released on $5,000 bond.

On 03/13/2020 23 year old Jordan Ruben Mendoza was arrested on a Mills County warrant for MTA/ Tamper/Fabricate Physical Evidence w/Intent to Impair. He remains in the Mills County Jail.

On 03/17/2020 63 year old William Lamar Hall was arrested for Assault Causes Bodily Injury/Family Member. He was later released on $2,750 bond.

On 03/20/2020 27 year old Caleb John-Paul Cordell was arrested in Tarrant County on a Mills County warrant for MTA/Sexual Assault of a Child. Bond was denied and Cordell was transferred back to Mills County Jail.

                                    

2-5-2020
Feb 05, 2020   10:12 PM
by Administrator

On 12/02/2019 Deputies Brown and Fincher responded to a report of a subject that had pointed a handgun and threatened two workers at a local RV Park. After speaking with witnesses Deputies learned that the subject had gone into one of the trailers. Deputies were able to locate and take into custody 65 year old Timothy Stovall. Stovall was arrested and charged with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon and Tamper/Fabricate Physical Evidence W/Intent to Impair. Stovall was later released on PR bonds totaling $25,000.

On 12/05/2019 30 year old Ashton Alaine Sinast was arrested on Mills County warrants for Possession of a Controlled Substance W/Intent to Deliver, Manufacture/Deliver Controlled Substance PG1 >4g <200g, Bail Jumping/FTA, Driving While License Invalid W/Previous Convictions. Sinast was later released on Bonds totaling $33,500.

On 12/10/2019 35 year old Adam Byron Coston was arrested in Bell County on Mills County warrants for Burglary of a Building and Criminal Trespass. Coston was later released on $6,000 bond.

On 12/11/2019 Mills County Deputies arrested 38 year old Patrick Gonzales for an assault that had occurred earlier at a local meet packing plant. Gonzales was charged with Assault Causes Bodily Injury. Gonzales was later released on $2,750 bond.

On 12/13/2019 19 year old Jaycee Lynne Lenz was sentence by the 35th District Court to serve 90 days in County Jail as a condition of probation on her charge of Aggravated Assault against a Public Servant.

On 12/16/2019 The Mills County Sheriff’s Office received several reports of a reckless driver on FM 2005. Deputies responded to the area and the vehicle was located. As a result of the investigation 37 year old Ashley Ferguson was arrested and charged with Driving While Intoxicated. Ferguson was later released on $1,500 bond.

On 12/21/2019 31 year old Cody Lee Porter was arrested on a Brown County warrant for Possession of a Controlled Substance in a Drug Free Zone/ Motion to Adjudicate. Porter was later transferred to Brown County.

On 12/26/2019 24 year old Erik Alexander Brudeseth turned himself in to the Mills County Jail after being sentenced to 30 days confinement by the 35th District Court.

On 12/26/2019 Deputy George 'Son' Drake attempted a traffic stop on a vehicle on US Hwy 84 East and CR 230. The driver of the vehicle, identified as a white male subject, exited the vehicle and took off on foot. The female passenger, later identified as 29 year old ANNIE ROSE LEWIS got into the driver seat of the vehicle and evaded Deputy Drake in the vehicle continuing on CR 230. Deputy Drake later located the vehicle further on the same road. Lewis was no longer inside of the vehicle but was later located hiding under a piece of large machinery near where she abandoned the vehicle. LEWIS was arrested and charged with Tamper/Fabricate Physical Evidence W/Intent to Impair, Evading Arrest/Detention W/Vehicle, and Unauthorized Use of Vehicle. Upon closer inspection of the vehicle, it was discovered that the rear license plate had been altered and that the vehicle was stolen out of Bell County. The male driver has been identified and charges are pending.

On 01/06/2020 Deputy Brown conducted a traffic stop on a motor home traveling on Hwy 183. During the stop Deputy Brown noticed the odor of burnt Marijuana. During the subsequent investigation multiple forms of narcotics were located along with several weapons. As a result of the investigation the driver, 65 year old Jed William Dowis, was arrested and charged with four counts of Unlawful Carrying of a Weapon, Evading Arrest/Detention, Possession of Marijuana >2oz <4oz, Manufacture/Deliver Controlled Substance PG1 >1g <4g, Manufacture/Deliver Controlled Substance PG 2 >4g <400g. The passenger,  63 year old Linda Marie Dowis, was arrested and charged with four counts of Unlawful Carrying of a Weapon, Possession of Marijuana >2oz <4oz, Manufacture/Deliver Controlled Substance PG1 >1g <4g, Manufacture/Deliver Controlled Substance PG 2 >4g <400g. They were later released on bonds totaling $94,700 and $92,700.

On 01/07/2020 26 year old Reynaldo Mendoza was arrested in Brown County on a Mills County warrant for MTR/DWI. Mendoza was released on $1,000 bond.

On 01/07/2020 33 year old Charlie Manley was arrested in Brazos County on a Mills County warrant for FTA/Reckless Driving. Manley was later released on $1,000 bond.

On 01/07/2019 45 year old Chad Broom was arrested in Tarrant County on a Mills County warrant for MTA/Possession of a Controlled Substance. Broom was later released on $10,000 bond.

On 01/08/2019 Deputy Drake conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in Goldthwaite. As a result of the stop and subsequent investigation 35 year old Candy Jo Norwood was arrested and charged with Tamper/Fabricate Physical Evidence W/Intent to Impair, Prohibited Substance/Item in a Correctional Facility, Possession of a Controlled Substance PG1 <1g, and Mills County warrants for Assault Causes Bodily Injury Family Member, Interfere W/Emergency Request for Assistance, Criminal Mischief >$100 <$750, and Aggravated Assault W/Deadly Weapon/ Surety Withdrawal. Norwood remains in the Mills County Jail on Bonds totaling $82,500.  

On 01/08/2020 DPS Trooper conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle. As a result of the stop and subsequent investigation the driver, 38 year old Ramah Sussane Stanard was arrested and charged with two counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance PG1 <1g, and the passenger, 24 year old Jordan Paige Patterson was arrested and charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance PG1 <1g, Possession of a Controlled Substance >1g <4g, Pamper/Fabricate Physical Evidence W/Intent to Impair, and Possession of Paraphernalia. Stanard was later released on $15,000 bond and Patterson was released on $27,500.

On 01/08/2020 35 year old Adam Wayne Coston was arrested during District Court on Mills County Warrants for Driving While License Invalid W/Previous Convictions, and MTR/DWI 2nd. Coston was released on $2,410.

On 01/11/2020 31 year old Kelley Scott Covey was arrested for Criminal Trespass. Covey was later released on $1,000 PR bond.

On 01/14/2020 18 year old Carson Kelley was transported back to Mills County from Bastrop County after being arrested there on a Mills County warrant for MTA/Fabricate Evidence W/Intent to Impair. Kelley remains in the Mills County Jail on $50,000 bond.

On 01/16/2020 24 year old Erik Estavan Adame was arrested in Zapata County on a Mills County warrant for MTR/Possession of Marijuana <2oz. Adame was later released on $1,000 bond.

On 01/16/2020 29 year old Camille Cecile Bauer was arrested in Killeen on a Mills County warrant for Possession of a Controlled Substance PG1 <1g. Bauer was later released on $5,000 bond.

On 01/16/2020 47 year old Christopher Carranza was arrested in Madison County on a Mills County warrant for Theft by Check. Carranza was later released on $1,000 bond.

On 01/17/2020 27 yea4r5 old Martha Dawn Lawhon was returned to Mills County from TDCJ on a Bench Warrant to face charges of Tampering With or Fabricating Physical Evidence. Lawhon remains in the Mills County Jail.

On 01/21/2020 34 year old Jack Cameron was arrested for MTR/Injury to Child/Elderly/Disabled W/Intent Bodily Injury. Cameron remains in the Mills County Jail.

On 01/22/2020 64 year old Bobby Eugene Gwinn was sentence to probation and SAFEP in the 35th District Court on an original charge of Possession of a Controlled Substance PG1 <1g. Gwinn remains in the Mills County Jail awaiting transport to TDCJ.

On 01/22/2020 55 year old Gail Evelyn Reeves was sentenced to SAFEP in the 35th District Court on an original charge of Possession of a Controlled Substance PG1 >4g <200g. Reeves remains in the Mills County Jail awaiting transport to TDCJ.

On 01/30/2020 Deputy Mulloy conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle travelling on Hwy 84. During the stop and after the subsequent investigation 46 year old James Travis King was arrested and charged with Possession of Marijuana >4oz <5lbs. King was later released on $7,500 bond.

On 01/28/2020 53 year old Robin Tedford Williams was returned from US Marshalls custody to Mills County awaiting trial on Mills County charge of Man/Del Controlled Substance PG1 >4g <200g.

                                                    

Vandalism
Dec 11, 2019   05:03 PM
by Administrator

Recently, the Mills County Sheriff’s Office has taken reports of vandalism to county property. The primary areas that have been affected are around County Roads 430, CR 432, and CR 550. If anyone has any information regarding the person(s) responsible, please contact the Mills County Sheriff’s Office at 325-648-2245 or Crime Stoppers at 325-646-1982 or www.heartoftexascrimestoppers.org.

  

12-11-19
Dec 11, 2019   04:41 PM
by Administrator

On 09/04/2019 at approximately 10:37, Deputy Johnny Brown and Investigator John Fincher responded to a call referencing a welfare check on a male subject. Caller advised dispatch that a man was standing on the side of a residential road waving his arms around and talking to himself, acting strange. Upon arrival, Deputies identified the subject as 35 year old ROBERT DALE HARLAN. HARLAN was acting as if he was under the influence of a controlled substance. HARLAN was found to be in possession of methamphetamine on his persons that he voluntarily surrendered to Deputies. HARLAN was arrested and charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance, PG1 <1 gram in a Drug Free Zone. He was released several days later on $10,000 bond.

On 09/10/2019 Investigator John Fincher transported 42 year old SHIMIKA MARTINEZ from the Guadalupe County Jail to Mills County for a warrant for the charge of Burglary of a Habitation. Martinez was released several days later on $25,000 bond.

On September 6, 2019 at approximately 13:30 Investigator Stephanie Brown arrested 48 year old MICHAEL PAUL DALTON for the offense of Failure to Comply with Sex Offender Registration Requirements - 3rd Degree Felony, when DALTON turned himself into the Mills County Jail. He was later released on $10,000 bond.

On 09/06/2019 Deputy Bruce Mulloy transported 34 year old ANDREW LEE HEATH from Brown County to the Mills County Jail on a Mills County warrant for the charge of Failure to Appear – Theft by Check. Heath sat out his punishment in jail and was released on 09/25/2019.

On 09/07/2019 Deputy Bruce Mulloy answered a call in Mullin regarding a wanted subject. 29 year old CORY DON BAKER was arrested on a Mills County warrant for Assault Cause Bodily Injury. Baker was released the next day on $3,000 bond.

On 09/13/2019 Mills County Deputies arrested 32 year old KRYSTAL MICHELLE DOTSON at a residence in Mullin. DOTSON was arrested for several Security Withdrawal warrants with charges including Manufacture/Delivery of a Controlled Substance PG1 >4 grams <200 grams, Possession of a Controlled Substance PG1 <1 gram and Delivery of Marijuana <1/4 oz. During a consensual search of her living space a quantity of suspected Methamphetamine and a firearm were located and further charges are pending. DOTSON remains in jail on bonds totaling $42,500.

On 09/14/2019 Deputy Son Drake conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on Hwy 183 South. During a consensual search of the vehicle Deputy Drake located a small quantity of Methamphetamine. 48 year old DEANNA SUE BERBERICH was arrested and charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance PG1 <1 gram. BERBERICH remains ion the Mills County Jail on $5,000 bond.

On 09/18/2019 26 year old STEPHEN PRESCOT SOTO-THORNHILL came to the Mills County Jail to visit an inmate. During a routine records check it was found that SOTO-THORNHILL had a warrant out of Erath County for Failure to Appear/Driving While Intoxicated. SOTO-THORNHILL was released the next day on $10,000 bond.

On 09/20/2019 20 year old MAKAYLA TURNER was arrested in Bastrop County on an outstanding Mills County warrant for Motion to Set Aside Pretrial Diversion/Possession of Fictitious Driver’s License. Turner was release from Bastrop County on $4,000 bond.

On 09/26/2019 36 year old JODIE LORAINE GRIFFIN was arrested during a traffic stop for Possession of a Controlled Substance PG1 <1 gram and Fraudulent Use/Possession of Identifying Information.  Griffin was released several weeks later on bond.

On 09/27/2019 39 year old PEDRO EMMANUEL MARTINEZ turned himself in to the Mills County Jail. He was ordered to jail as part of an Order Amending Probation by the 35th District Court. On 11/08/2019 Martinez was transported to Texas Department Criminal Justice Institutional Division.

On 10/07/2019 46 year old TAMMY LYNN DOTSON was arrested in Brown County on a Mills County warrant for Theft of Property >$100 <$750. Dotson was later released on $1,000 bond.

On 10/07/2019 37 year old PATRICK GONZALES was arrested for Criminal Mischief <$100. Gonzales was released days later after sitting out his fine. 

On 10/13/2019 34 year old CANDY JO NORWOOD turned herself in to the Brown County Jail on a Mills County warrant for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon. NORWOOD was released days later on $50,000 bond.

On 10/20/2019 Deputy Bruce Mulloy responded to a report of an assault in Goldthwaite. During the investigation 51 year old MOSES FERNANDO VALENCIA was arrested for Assault Causes Bodily Injury /Family Member and Criminal Trespass. VALENCIA was released several days later on $4,500 bond.

On 10/26/2019 Deputy Son Drake responded to a one vehicle accident. During the investigation consent was given to search the vehicle. As a result of the investigation 17 year old ABRAM TRINIDAD ESTRADA was arrested for possession of marijuana <2 oz. ESTRADA was later released on $1,000 bond.

On 10/26/2019 Deputy Son Drake conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle travelling on Hwy 183 South. As a result of the stop 37 year old ALEXANDERIA JEAN HERRERA was arrested for Operating an Unregistered Vehicle, Fail to Maintain Financial Responsibility, and Wrong/Fictitious/Altered or Obscured Registration. HERRERA was later released on $850 bond.

On 10/27/2019 Deputy Son Drake arrested 29 year old FELIPE PENALOZA-LOPEZ for a Dallas County warrant for Bond Forfeiture/Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 1 < 1 gram. PENALOZA-LOPEZ was later released after posting a cash bond.

On 10/30/2019 45 year old TANYA JO NORTON was arrested for Motion to Revoke/Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 1 <1 gram. NORTON later plead to a prison sentence and was transported to Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

On 11/06/2019 Sheriff Clint Hammonds conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle travelling on Hwy 16 North. As a result of the stop 25 year old TODD ALLEN STEWART was arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance PG1 >1 gram < 4 grams, and Tamper/Fabricate Physical Evidence. Stewart was later released after posting $85,000 bond.

On 11/07/2019 46 year old BERRY HOUSTON BALLARD turned himself in to the Mills County Jail on a Pardon/Parole warrant for DWI 3rd or more. BALLARD was later transported to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

On 11/12/2019 44 year old ROXANNE GWENN ADAMS was arrested in Taylor County on a Mills County warrant for Unpaid Judgement from Court with an original charge of Possession of Marijuana < 2oz. ADAMS was later released after posting a cash bond.

On 11/13/2019 29 year old VINCENT ANTHONY ASCIUTTO was sentenced to prison in the 35 District Court. ASCIUTTO was released 23 days later on an appeal bond.

On 11/15/2019 Deputies responded to a call of a female being held against her will in a vehicle travelling from Comanche. The vehicle was located and as a result 17 year old ABEL SANTIAGO CRUZ was arrested for Tampering/Fabricating Physical Evidence, Unlawful Restraint, Possession of Marijuana < 2oz, and No Driver’s License. The female was unharmed.

On 11/16/2019 Deputy Son Drake conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle travelling on Hwy 16 South. As a result of a consensual search of the vehicle 23 year old LUCAS SHELBY TALASH was arrested for Possession of Marijuana < 2oz. TALASH was later released after posting $1,000 bond.

On 11/16/2019 26 year old JOSHUA LEROY LOZANA turned himself into the Mills County Jail to lay out fines on charges of Driving While License Invalid and Fail to Maintain Financial Responsibility. LOZANO was release after 9 days.

On 11/21/2019 Deputy Son Drake conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle travelling on Hwy 84 West. As a result of the stop 25 year old BENNY FAY LEACH JR was arrested on a Brown County warrant for Child Support. LEACH was release3d days later after posting $1,500 bond.

On 11/25/2019 27 year old ALEXANDERA BRYSON was arrested in Comanche County on a Mills County warrant for Possession of Marijuana < 2oz. BRYSON was later released on $1,000 bond.

On 11/25/2019 51 year old KITTREDGE EVANS was arrested in Travis County on a Mills County warrant for Failure to Appear/Possession of a Controlled Substance PG1 < 1gram. EVANS was later released on $30,000 bond.

On 11/26/2019 PABLO DAVILA was arrested in Tarrant County for a Mills County warrant for Theft of Property <$100 and Theft of Service <$100. Davila was later released on $1,000 bond.

On 11/27/2019 Deputy Johnny Brown transported 23 year old TYLER ALEXANDER MAY from the Roberson Unit of TDCJ in Abilene back to Mills County on warrants for two counts of Burglary of a Habitation. MAY remain in the Mills County Jail.

On 11/30/2019 25 year old BRIAN WAYNE HOPSON turned himself into the Mills County Jail to serve a 15 day sentence as a condition of probation for Possession of a Controlled Substance PG2 >400 grams. 

                                                      

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