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Winnsboro Man Found Unconscious In The Drive-Thru Lane At A Restaurant

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A 46-year-old Winnsboro man was reported found unconscious in the drive-through early Monday morning on intoxication, controlled substance charges.

Steven Craig Krietemeyer (HCSO jail photo)

Sulphur Springs Police Officer Victor Reyna responded at 12:50 a.m. May 3, 2021, to a business in the 1300 block of South Broadway Street, where a person was reported to be unconscious in the drive-thru lane at a restaurant. Upon arrival, Reyna contacted Steven Craig Krietemeyer, who had arrived at the location in a black Honda Accord. He noted the Winnsboro man spoke was slurred speech. Krietemeyer was also reported to be unsteady while walking and standing. An alcoholic beverage odor emitted from the 46-year-old as well, Reyna alleged in arrest reports.

Believing the man to be a danger to himself and others in his state, Reyna took Krietemeyer into custody and transported him to jail for public intoxication. The car he arrived in was left parked at the business at the driver’s request, arrest reports noted.

While booking Krietemeyer into Hopkins County jail, corrections officers located a small plastic container with a crystal-like substance that field-tested positive for methamphetamine.  The substance weighed 9.87 grams. As a result, Krietemeyer was also charged with possession of 4 grams or more but less than 200 grams of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance, Reyna alleged in arrest reports.

Krietemeyer remained in Hopkins County jail late Monday morning, May 3, 2021, on both the second-degree felony controlled substance charge and Class C misdemeanor public intoxication charge, according to jail reports. 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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Author: Faith Huffman

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