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Sulphur Springs Woman Caught In Stolen Vehicle

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Police arrested a 21-year-old Sulphur Springs woman allegedly caught in a stolen vehicle Friday, according to arrest reports.

No HCSO jail photo available for Tiera Simone Puckett

Sulphur Springs Police Department officers were contacted around 11 a.m. August 14, 2020 regarding a stolen vehicle. The white Dodge Avenger was reported to have been taken from an Elm Street address between 1:30 and 10 p.m. Thursday, August 13, 2020.

SSPD Sgt. Matt Glenn reported receiving information regarding the possible location of the stolen car Friday evening. Officers located the car in the 600 block of Gilmer Street August 14 and contacted the female driving it, according to arrest reports.

Glenn placed Tiera Simone Puckett into custody at 7:56 p.m. August 14; the stolen vehicle was released to the registered owner, according to arrest reports.

Puckett soon thereafter reportedly had a medical emergency and was transported to the CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital-Sulphur Springs emergency room. After being medically cleared, the woman was transported to jail and booked at 12:45 a.m. August 15 on the unauthorized use of a motor vehicle charge.

Puckett was released from Hopkins County jail later August 15, according to jail reports.

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Author: Faith Huffman

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