Posted by Arkansas 911 News Chief Editor Paul Maddox
All suspects are presumed innocent until determined guilty in court.
Hot Springs Police Officer Rideout reports that he was on patrol in the area of Oaklawn Casino when he spotted a 2014 red Toyota Corolla being operated on public streets with a defective headlight. He went to turn on the vehicle to conduct a traffic stop and it ducked on him. He located the Toyota in the Boll Weevil Parking Lot and conducted a traffic stop on it.
He made contact with the driver, Sheryl Lynn Depriest, 54, of Rebsamen Park Road in Little Rock. Off. Rideout checked her pertinents through the police computer. The check revealed that she had an outstanding Failure To Appear Arrest Warrant. She was arrested.
Contact was then made with the passenger, Robert Brenson Miller, 47, homeless in Hot Springs. His pertinents were checked through the police computer and he too had a valid Failure To Appear arrest warrant that needed to be served. He was arrested and they were both transported to the Garland County Detention Center for processing.
During the booking process, deputies pulled .7 gram of meth, a dope pipe and multiple checks (not hers), debit card (not hers), social security card (not hers) from Ms. Depriest’s purse. All of the items were confiscated.
Ms. Depriest is charged with Felony Possession Of A Controlled Substance, Felony Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia and Failure To Appear with bond set at $6,000.
Mr. Miller is charged with Failure To Appear with bond set at $2,500.