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2 Jailed in Hopkins County On Firearm Related Warrants

Two people were arrested on firearm related warrants Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021, according to arrest reports.

David Ashad Jones (HCSO jail photo)

Cumby Police Officer J. Talley spotted a Cadillac CTS being driven without a properly displayed front license plate on Interstate 30 east near the 110 mile marker. The officer initiated a traffic stop as the vehicle was driven off I-30 near mile marker 111 to the south roadside park around 3:30 p.m. Thursday.

Upon contact, the driver was identified as David Ashad Jones. A records check revealed a Bowie County warrant for the 22-year-old Wake Village man’s arrest on an unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon charge. The Cumby policeman took Jones into custody at 5;54 p.m. Sept. 2, according to arrest reports.

The owner of the vehicle, Talley noted in arrest reports, granted permission for the officer to search it. Talley alleged finding a 9mm handgun. Jones has a prior felony conviction in Arkansas, which would prohibit him from possessing a gun in Texas.

Jones was taken to jail on the Bowie County charge as well as a new charge for possession of a firearm by a felon. He was later also found to be wanted in Miller County, Arkansas on a failure to appear warrant as well. Jones remained in Hopkins County jail Friday, Sept. l3, 2021, in lieu of $35,000 on the Cumby firearm charge.

Jana Christine Combs AKA Jana Trieb and Jana Christine Gillard Combs

An 49-year-old Emory woman was also jailed Sept. 2, on a warrant. Jana Christine Combs turned herself in at 10 a.m. at Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office and was escorted into the jail by Deputy Kevin Lester. She was booked on the outstanding warrant for violation of probation on an unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon charge.

Combs, who is also known by Jana Trieb and Jana Christine Gillard Combs, remained in Hopkins County jail Friday, Sept. 3, 2021, on the warrant, according to jail reports.

Hopkins County jail records show Combs was booked into the local jail on Oct. 4, 2020, on an unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon charge as well as a possession of 1 gram or more but less than 4 grams of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance.. She was released from jail the next day the $10,000 bond set per charge.

October 2020 wasn’t Combs’ first stay in Hopkins County jail. She also spent Aug. 27-Sept. 21, 1999, in Hopkins County jail for violation of probation, and for surety off bond on Hunt County retaliation and robbery charges, according to Hopkins County jail records.

Author: Faith Huffman

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