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Louisiana Man Caught Driving A Stolen Car

A Cumby Police officer arrested a 41-year-old Gonzales, Louisiana man caught driving stolen car on Interstate 30 in Cumby on Halloween.

Officer Armondo Gonzalez reported stopping a black Chrysler 300 at 3:27 p.m. Oct. 31 for speeding. The car was traveling 97 miles per hour in a 75 mph speed zone as it approached exit 110.

No HCSO jail photo available for Jason Franice Dumas

Records checks showed the driver, identified as Jason Franice Dumas of Louisiana, to be wanted in Dallas on a possession of a controlled substance charge and the car to have been reported to Houston authorities as stolen. Consequently, Dumas was arrested at 4 p.m. Oct. 31 for unauthorized use of a vehicle and the Dallas County warrant.

Dumas was released from custody on Sunday, Nov. 1, on a $5,000 bond on the stolen car charge and a $5,000 bond on the controlled substance charge.

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The Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office is located at 298 Rosemont Sulphur Springs, TX 75482. You can reach them for non-emergency matters at (903) 438-4040.

Author: KSST Contributor

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