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Jail Trustee Charged with Tampering With Evidence

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Quentin Latham

When Quentin Latham, 17, was arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 3 over 28 Grams but under 200 grams, he dropped three pills on the floor of the book-in room at the local jail. They had not been found at the time of the traffic stop that led to his arrest. Video in the book-in room captured Blake Adam Friddle, 21, a trustee at Hopkins County Jail, as he was performing the duties of a Trustee. Friddle picked up the three pills and returned to the general population of the jail.

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Blake Adam Friddle

Friddle, 21, is now charged with Tampering with Evidence with intent to impair at Felony 3. That charge was also added to Latham’s list. Latham is being held on a total of $20,000 in bonds. Friddle is being held for a misdemeanor charge of possession and an indictment for Surety of Bond Engage in Organized Crime. Friddle is now being held on at total of $40,000 in bonds.

Author: Staff Reporter

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