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Man Listed As Missing Person Arrested At Walmart On FBI Warrant

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Three people were arrested at Walmart over the weekend, including a man listed as a missing person who also had an outstanding FBI warrant, according to police reports.

Sulphur Springs Police responded at Walmart 3:26 p.m. Feb. 20 in reference to a theft report. A 48-year-old man and 45-year-old woman were reported to have taken more than $100 worth of merchandise. The pair were issued criminal trespass warnings for the store and taken into custody on the class B theft charge.

Christopher Joey Reed

The man was discovered to have given false ID information. He was later identified as Christopher Joey Reed, a man wanted by the Knoxville, Tennessee FBI for possession of obscene material. He also was reported to be wanted on a Georgia charge, but that state did not want to extradite, so he was not charged on that warrant, according to arrest reports. It was also determined the man had been entered as a missing person; that agency was notified. Officer Nick Floyd took the pair to jail on the charge, according to arrest reports.

Reed remained in Hopkins County jail Monday, Feb. 22, on a $1,000 bond on the theft charge and was held on the FBI warrant. The 45-year-old woman was released from jail Feb. 21 on a $1,000 bond on the theft charge, according to jail reports.

Also arrested at Walmart just before 9:30 p.m. Feb. 19 for criminal was a 22-year-old Sulphur Springs man. He was seen on the property and located attempting to leave the store in a gray pickup, according to arrest reports. Officers confirmed he was previously issued a criminal trespass notice for the location, which was still active. The 22-year-old was arrested and jailed on the charge, according to arrest reports. He was released from jail Feb. 21 on a $1,000 bond on the charge, according to jail reports.

Sulphur Springs Police Department vehicle

KSST does not publish the photos or names of people charged with misdemeanor crimes in staff-generated reports, only those accused of felony offenses. publishes Sulphur Springs Police Department reports and news. The Police Department is located at 125 Davis St., Sulphur Springs, Texas. Non-emergency calls can be made to (903) 885-7602.

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The Sulphur Springs Police Department continues to serve its citizens with pride in its overall mission and will strive to provide the best possible police force in the 21st century.

The Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office is located at 298 Rosemont St., Sulphur Springs, TX 75482.

Non-emergency calls can be made to (903) 438-4040.

Author: Faith Huffman

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