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Tip Leads To Felony Warrant Arrest

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A Quitman resident was arrested at local motel Saturday evening on a Wood County warrant.

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputies Lance Burdick and Chris Baumann received information that 21-year-old Charles Allen Bell of Quitman, a wanted man, could be found at a hotel in the 1400 block of East Industrial Drive in Sulphur Springs, according to arrest reports.

A records check confirmed Bell was indeed wanted in Wood County for violation of probation, which he was on for possession of less than 1 gram of Penalty Group 1 controlled substance, deputies noted in arrest reports.

The deputies went to Econ Lodge, where they found Bell in a bathroom, took him into custody on the felony warrant and to jail at 5:41 p.m. June 8, according to arrest reports.

He remained in Hopkins County jail Monday morning, June 10. He also was charged with surety off bond on a possession of less than 2 ounces of marijuana charge, according to jail reports.

Charles Allen Bell
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Author: Faith Huffman

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