2 Men Jailed On Felony Warrants

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Two men were jailed on felony warrants related to controlled substance charges in the last two days, according to arrest reports.

Andy Tyler Lem Jones (HCSO jail photo)

Sulphur Springs Police Officer Adrian Pruitt arrested a 26-year-old Andy Tyler Lem Jones of Cumby Friday morning on two warrants for violation of probation, which Jones was on for possession of less 1 gram of a Penalty Group 2 controlled substance in a drug-free zone and manufacture or delivery of 1 gram or more but less than 4 grams of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance, according to arrest reports.

Pruitt reported making a traffic stop on a white Ford Focus just before 7:30 a.m. May 1, 2020, on J.D. Franklin Drive at Randolph Street. Pruitt contacted the driver, identified in reports as Jones. A records check reportedly revealed the warrants, resulting in Jones’s arrest on both warrant, Pruitt noted in arrest reports.

Jones remained in Hopkins County jail Saturday morning on both charges. The arrest marks the second time in less than a month that Jones has been booked into Hopkins County jail. He was arrested just before 11 a.m. April 17 on Jackson Street at College Street, and booked into the county jail in the early morning hours April 18 on a driving while intoxicated charge, according to jail reports.

A 20-year-old Carrollton man was arrested April 30 on an October 2019 Denton County possession of less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance warrant.

Juan Manuel Contreras

Cumby Police Sgt. Ray Embro, at approximately 11:50 p.m. Thursday, observed a blue Ford E350 van with no license plate light traveling on Interstate 30 west. The officer reportedly initiated a traffic stop near mile marker 109.

A records check revealed the driver, Juan Manuel Contreras, had an active Denton County warrant, which was confirmed. Embro took Contreras into custody. Contreras as then transported to Hopkins County jail. The van was released to the passenger, Embro noted in arrest reports.

Contreras was booked into Hopkins County jail on around 1 a.m. May 1 on the felony controlled substance warrant, then released later May 1. Bond was set at $5,000 on the charge, according to jail reports.

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Author: Faith Huffman

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