Greenville – Two Houston-area men are in custody for drug possession following a traffic stop in Greenville.
The vehicle was stopped at around 8:30 a.m. Monday for speeding on Interstate 30 at the 93 mile marker.
According to a statement, several criminal indicators were observed and consent to search the vehicle was requested and granted. The search revealed an aftermarket compartment in the floor of the vehicle which contained approximately two kilograms of suspected cocaine.
Cooper – As part of National Military Appreciation Month, Cooper Home Health is teaming up with the non-profit organization Cell Phones for Soldiers.
These phones are sold to a recycling company that either refurbishes them or recycles all the parts, thus keeping them out of landfills. The money raised is used to buy minutes on phone cards that are then distributed to U.S. soldiers abroad. Each donated phone buys one hour of free talk time which helps families stay connected.
Greenville – An Alabama resident has been sentenced to prison after pleading guilty to sexually assaulting a child in Hunt County.
Ruth Ann Cannon entered the plea during a hearing Monday. As part of a plea deal, additional counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child and indecency with a child by sexual contact were dismissed. Cannon received 12 years in prison.
She was alleged to have molested a male child of less than 14 years of age on seven occasions, between November, 2006 and February, 2007.
Greenville – A local armed robbery suspect from Greenville is expected back in the Hunt County Jail after allegedly committing the same offense in Dallas County.
Romano Zapada Dillard Jr. was out on bond after reportedly committing the first offense back in Augsut, 2010. But in April, Dillard was arrested in Wylie on a new charge of aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon.
He was last being held in the Dallas County Jail, but has been ordered back to Hunt County by Tuesday, should there be any change in his local bond.