Former sheriff arrested in Cabell County
by Beth Sergent firstname.lastname@example.org
ONA — A former Mason County Sheriff has been arrested in Cabell County.
Delvin “Scott” Simms, 56, Ona, was charged with DUI first offense and speeding after a traffic stop on U.S. Rt. 60 on Aug. 24, according to criminal complaints filed in Cabell County Magistrate Court.
The complaint says a truck driven by Simms pulled out from a closed business in the 3200 block of U.S. Rt. 60 in an “aggressive manner.” The officer stated the truck was going around 60 mph in a 45 mph zone. In addition, the officer wrote the truck swerved over the white line four times within about a mile.
The criminal complaint also states Simms failed all three Standard Field Sobriety Tests and was unable to give a sufficient sample on the Preliminary Breath Test.
Simms was transported to the Western Regional Jail and later appeared before a Cabell County Magistrate. Simms was released on a $3,100 bond.
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