Summer Wells’ father Don JAILED on DUI arrest for 11 months as search continues for missing six-year-old

DON Wells, the father of missing child Summer Wells, is behind bars for a DUI arrest in October.

Wells appeared in Hawkins County General Court Monday, pleading guilty to driving under the influence.

Don Wells was jailed for influence driving


Don Wells was jailed for influence drivingCredit: Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office
Meanwhile, Don's daughter Summer is still missing as the police search for her whereabouts


Meanwhile, Don’s daughter Summer is still missing as the police search for her whereaboutsCredit: The Wells . Family

As a result, the state dropped all other charges from the October 30 arrest.

According to Wells, a poison screen from the night Wells was arrested was filmed without any evidence of drugs. His blood alcohol test came back at 0.13 percent.

This is Wells’ first DUI, where the required minimum sentence is 48 hours in jail, 88 hours of community service, one year of license revoked, and a $350 fine.

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However, the arrest violated Wells’ probation regarding previous possession of a handgun while avidly telling the crime. Now, he is serving the remainder of his 11-month-29-day sentence at the Hawkins County Jail.

He was taken from the courthouse to the prison in the afternoon of the same day.

“Thank you everyone for all the positive support,” Wells wrote in a forwarded note News Channel 11 annunciator. “It was very difficult.”

Wells is eligible for re-trial after 180 days and completion of alcohol rehab.

According to Wells, he “wanted to leave” after he and his wife, Candus Bly, argued. General Sessions Judge Todd Ross said, “that’s what the leg is for.”

Well also said that he and Bly were taking classes to regain custody of their other children and that he was working full-time at the time of his arrest.

Protesters were in court in connection with Summer’s disappearance. However, no charges have been brought against anyone involved in the case;


The Wells family released a statement on their website dedicated to finding Summer, calling Donald’s actions “stupid” and revealing that he was driving out looking for cigarettes at the time of his arrest.

Titled “Thanks for the prayers,” the statement reads: “[T]Thanks everyone for the good messages.

“There are no words to say what every day and night is like. We need cigarettes. It was a stupid decision. Please pray for us. Hold on to Don. This pain won’t go away. Thank you.”

Meanwhile, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation continues to investigate the disappearance of Donald’s daughter, Summer, who has mysteriously disappeared. circumstances more than four months ago.


Summer was last seen outside her family’s home in the Beach Creek Community of Hawkins County, Tennessee.

The girl’s family said at the time that she was in the front yard planting flowers with her mother and grandmother when she disappeared back into the house to play with her toys around 6:30pm. She has since disappeared.

The Family Maintains That Summer kidnapped by an unknown perpetratorbut so far no evidence has appeared to support the theory.

Parents have been accused on social media of being involved in Summer’s disappearance, and even received death threats. However, they have vehemently denied those claims.

Summer Well's parents Donald Wells and Candus Bly posed for a photo together


Summer Well’s parents Donald Wells and Candus Bly posed for a photo togetherCredit: YouTube
Missing Summer in June 2021


Missing Summer in June 2021Credit: The Wells . Family

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