Suspicious activity leads to couple’s arrest

Suspicious activity by a man and a woman in the parking lot of a Marshalltown retailer was noticed by Marshalltown police and after an investigation, resulted in the couple’s arrest.

Scott Edward Mills Jr. 23, of Marshalltown was charged with unauthorized Possession of offensive weapons according to a MPD report. When questioning the vehicle’s occupants the officer observed brass knuckles in the vehicle.

Nicole Athena Hopkins, 34, was also arrested on a outstanding warrant from Boone County, and Unauthorized Possession of Offensive Weapons, said Capt. Brian Batterson of the MPD.

Mills and Hopkins were taken into custody and later transported to Marshall County Jail. Hopkins and Mills are being held each on a $2,000 cash or surety bond