Ashlei Nichole Thomas, 35, of Sulphur Springs turned herself in at the sheriff’s office and was escorted at 6 p.m. Sunday, July 7, by Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Aaron Chaney into the county jail to serve time for abandoning or endangering a child-criminal neglect, according to arrest reports.
She was slated to appear at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 3, for a trial before the court on a motion to proceed on the charge. The offense was alleged to have occurred April 28, 2018, according to court records. Thomas was jailed on an indictment for abandoning or endangering a child-criminal negligence May 31. She spent one night in jail Dec. 20, 2018, and another May 24 for violating probation on the charge, according to jail reports.
She turned herself in July 7 to serve time on a 16-day state jail sentence, punishment on the charge, according to arrest and jail reports.