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Pickton Man Taken In Custody In Bell County On 3 Hopkins County Warrants

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Christian Kirby Collins

A 26-year-old Pickton man was jailed in Bell County on three Hopkins County warrants, according to arrest reports.

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office was alerted that Christian Kirby Collins was at their jail. A transport deputy was sent to Bell County jail, where he took Collins into custody at 11:29 a.m. Sept. 3. Collins was transported to Hopkins County Law Enforcement Center.

Collins was booked into the county jail on warrants for possession of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance and violation of probation, which he was on for possession of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance and aggravated perjury, according to jail reports. According to arrest reports, the offenses occurred on Jan. 8, 2015.

According to jail records, Collins has been in and out of jail on those as well as other charges more than once in the past five years.

Collins was jailed Dec. 13, 2014, on the aggravated perjury charge and assessed 10 years in Texas Department of Criminal Justice on one controlled substance charge; he remained in Hopkins County jail on those charges until March 26, 2015, according to jail reports.

He was again booked into and released from jail on the perjury charge on Feb. 24, 2015; and held in the county jail on a bench warrant on the controlled substance charge from Aug. 18 to Aug. 20, 2015, according to jail records.

Collins returned to Hopkins County jail from Feb. 12 to April 20, 2016, for violation of probation on both controlled substance charges as well as the aggravated perjury charge, according to jail reports.

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Author: Faith Huffman

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