August 14, 2018
SUSPECT ID MADE ‘WITHIN AN HOUR’ OF STORY HITTING NEWS, SHERIFF SAYS
A suspect that fled from the Wayne County Sheriff Drug Enforcement Unit and Kenova Police Department last week has been identified and arrested by the WCSD DEU.
Dusti Mullins, of Huntington, is charged with Felony Fleeing in a vehicle, Conspiracy, Driving while revoked for DUI 2nd offense, and leaving the scene of an accident with property damage.
The Wayne County Sheriff Drug Enforcement Unit and Kenova Police Dept were working a joint drug investigation in the Westmoreland area.
While fleeing the area the suspects’ vehicle struck a county vehicle and continued to flee. After pursuing the vehicle down Waverly Rd the suspects went down Sunset Dr and then Christopher Stinson bailed out of the vehicle and ran on foot into a wooded area. Officers apprehended Christopher a few minutes later near West River Rd.
During the investigation Christopher Stinson, of Huntington, and a female, now identified as Dusti Mullins, conspired to distribute Crack Cocaine in the area. Christopher is charged with Conspiracy to Distribute Crack Cocaine, Consiracy to commit a Felony, Felony Fleeing-Vehicle, Fleeing on Foot, and Obstructing.
Sheriff Thompson stated that the suspect was identified within an hour after her photo was posted on the news. Sheriff Thompson stated that he appreciates the help from the public.