Hockley County Constable indicted for stalking, misuse of credit

Hockley County Constable indicted for stalking, misuse of credit card

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Michael Lance Scott, 45 Michael Lance Scott, 45
HOCKLEY COUNTY, Texas -

A Hockley County grand jury indicted Michael Lance Scott, 45, precinct 5 Hockley County constable, on one charge of stalking and a separate charge of abuse of official capacity.  

Scott worked as a professor for South Plains College in Levelland. According to the indictment, Scott used a "credit card to purchase gift cards" not authorized by SPC. 

Scott was also indicted for stalking a victim between Oct. 2017 to Dec. 2018, according to court documents. Prosecutors say he harassed the victim on several occasions and followed her to her workplace. Court documents indicate Scott's behavior made the victim feel as though he would cause bodily harm.

Scott was also arrested back in Jan. and charged with assault family violence, resisting arrest or transport and public intoxication. 

He became a Hockely County constable in 2013. His term is set to expire on Dec. 31 2020.

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