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Traffic Stop During Manhunt Results In Controlled Substance Arrest

Four Others Jailed On Felony Controlled Substance, Related Charges

A traffic stop during a manhunt resulted in Commerce woman’s arrest Wednesday night on a controlled substance charge and Hunt County warrant, according to arrest reports. At least four others were also arrested this week in Hopkins County on felony controlled substance or related charges, according to arrest and jail reports.

County Road 2310 Traffic Stop

Brooke Lanee McSparrin (HCSO jail photo)

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputies Drew Fisher and Josh Davis reported stopping a black Chevrolet SUV spotted on County Road 2310 at 7:43 p.m. Oct. 20, 2021, during a manhunt for a suspect who left the district courtroom Wednesday morning after being placed into handcuffs. They reported suspicious activity as the cause for the stop.

During contact with the occupants, the deputies noticed drug paraphernalia in plain view on the back seat of the SUV. When asked if there was any further contraband in the vehicle, the passenger allegedly extracted from her purse a cigarette carton containing additional drug paraphernalia and a bag containing a crystal-like substance which later tested positive for methamphetamine.

Deputies placed 34-year-old Brooke Lanee McSparrin into custody at 8:07 p.m. Wednesday on a possession of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance. At the jail the substance was determined to weigh 1.5 grams. The Commerce woman too was found to have an outstanding Hunt County warrant for injury to a child, elderly or disabled person.

McSparrin remained in Hopkins County jail Thursday morning, Oct. 21, 2021, on both charges. Bond was set at $25,000 on the third-degree felony controlled substance charg and $35,000 on the Hunt County warrant, according to jail reports.

Wednesday was the second time in two months McSparrin has been jailed locally. She was jailed Sept. 7, 2021, on a for possession of less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 1/1-B controlled substance charge and remained in the county jail until her release 6 days later on a $5,000 bond, according to jail records.

Arrested In District Court

Steven Craig Krietemeyer (HCSO jail photo)

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Kevin Lester took Steven Craig Krietemeyer into custody at 12:55 p.m. Oct. 19, in the 8th Judicial District Courtroom, on an order revoking the 46-year-old Winnsboro man’s bond on for a May 3, 2021 possession of 1 gram or more but less than 4 grams of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance in a drug-free zone charge.

Krietemeyer remained in Hopkins County jail Thursday afternoon, Oct. 21, 2021, in lieu of the new $150,000 bond set on the charge, according to jail reports.

He was last booked into Hopkins County jail on May 3, 2021, on a possession of 4 grams or more but less than 200 grams of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance and public intoxication, after being found passed out in the drive-thru lane at a South Broadway Street restaurant. He was released from Hopkins County jail May 5, 2021, on a $20,000 bond on the controlled substance charge, according to jail and May 2021 arrest reports.’

Aldis Marivel Rosewell (HCSO jail photo)

Deputy Lester and Deputy Isaac Foley also took Aldis Marivel Rosewell into custody at 3:30 p.m. Oct. 18, 2021, in the 8th Judicial District Courtroom and transported her to jail. The 35-year-old Winnsboro woman was booked into jail at 3:51 p.m. Monday, on a warrant for surety off bond on a possession of 4 grams or more but less than 200 grams of a Penalty Group 1/1-B controlled substance.

Rosewell, who jail reports show is also known by Aldis Marivel Mendez, Aldis Marivel Mendez-Rosewll and Aldis Marivel Reyes, remained in the county jail Thursday afternoon, Oct. 21, 2021, in lieu of the new $35,000 bond set on the charge.

She was last booked into Hopkins county jail on Feb. 3, 2021, on the original controlled substance charge as well as a tampering with or fabricating evidence charge, according to jail reports. She was released on $45,000 in bonds on the two charges on Feb. 9, 2021, according to jail reports.

Airport Road Traffic Stop

Christopher Adolpho Lutz (HCSO jail photo)

Sulphur Springs Police Officers E. Jaime and Sean Hoffman stopped a Jeep Compass at 9:41 a.m. Oct. 18, on Airport Road at North Hillcrest Drive. After obtaining the driver’s ID and insurance information, an officer returned to the Jeep to issue a citation and smelled a marijuana odor coming from inside the vehicle.

When asked about the odor, Christopher Adolpho Lutz reportedly admitted he’d smoked earlier that morning and that there was a marijuana grinder in vehicle. The 34-year-old Emory man then handed the paraphernalia to an officer. The driver and passenger were asked to exit the vehicle while police searched it.

A zipped case with suspected methamphetamine was found in console. A bag of suspected marijuana was found in the passenger’s jacket pocket. When asked who the meth belonged to, Lutz allegedly told them since it was his vehicle he’d claim the contraband. Lutz was arrested at 10:20 a.m. Monday for possessing what turned out to be 0.77 gram of suspected methamphetamine, a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance, Jaime and Hoffman noted in arrest reports.

Lutz, who is listed in jail reports to also use the names Christopher Mark Lutz, Christopher Mark Knight and Christopher Adolpho Loy Lutz, remained in Hopkins County jail Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021, in lieu of the $5,000 bond set on the possession of less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 1/1-B charge, according to jail reports.

I-30 West Traffic Stop

No HCSO jail photo available Oct. 21, 2021, for Richard Gonzalez Jr.

Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Chris Sorley stopped a Toyota Tundra at 1:04 p.m. Oct. 17, 2021, on Interstate 30 west at mile marker 120 for speeding. Upon approach of the vehicle, Sorley reported smelling a marijuana odor in the truck. A probable cause search of the pickup revealed a small amount of marijuana wrapped in paper and some THC candy, Sorley alleged in arrest reports.

Consequently, Richard Gonzalez Jr. was arrested and booked into Hopkins County jail at 2:08 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021, on a possession of 1 gram or more but less than 4 grams of a Penalty Group 2 controlled substance charge, according to arrest reports. The 35-year-old Balch Springs man was released from Hopkins County jail on Oct. 18, 2021. His bond was set at $5,000 on the felony charge, according to jail reports.


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.

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Author: Faith Huffman

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