Red Oak woman arrested in Mills County on drug & other charges


February 15th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

The Mills County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest on Valentine’s Day, of 50-year old Casey Renee Bates, of Red Oak. Bates was arrested in Malvern Thursday afternoon, on charges of Aiding and Abetting, Trespassing, Possession of Controlled Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and two-counts of Possessing Contraband. Her bond was set at $17,300. Also arrested that day was 50-year old John Michael Hudson, of Hastings, who was taken into custody for Burglary in the 3rd degree, Trespassing, Theft in the 3rd degree, Driving Under Suspension, and failure to wear a seat belt. Hudson was arrested at the same time and location as Bates. His bond was set at$7,900.

Sheriff’s officials report also, the arrest Thursday of 33-year old Pennie Jo Bendt. The Malvern woman was arrested following a traffic stop near the intersection of 315th Street and Highway 34. She was charged with Driving While Revoked. Bond was set at $1,000.