Wanted Man Attempts To Hide Under Trash In Kitchen
A 64-year-old Sulphur Springs man’s attempt to hide from police under trash reportedly failed Wednesday afternoon.
Sulphur Springs Police Department Special Crimes Unit investigators and a patrol officer, aware of a warrants for Billy Jack Orsburn’s arrest, spotted Orsburn on Locust Street. He allegedly fled from the officers, barricading himself inside of his residence.
Upon entry to the home, officers found Orsburn in the kitchen attempting to hide underneath trash, SCU investigators and SSPD Officer Adrian Pruitt alleged in arrest reports. After having him medically cleared at the hospital, Orsburn was taken to jail, where he was held on three motions to revoke bond on controlled substance charges and a warrant for not taking care of a public intoxication charge, according to arrest and jail reports.
Orsburn, according to jail reports, had only been out of the county jail 8 days a the time of his arrest. He was in custody from Dec. 10, 2019-March 17, 2020 on controlled substance warrants.
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