Two women and two men were jailed on controlled substance charges over the past 3 days, police and deputies noted in arrest and jail reports.
Sulphur Springs Police Officer Francisco Castro stopped a 36-year-old Wetumka, Oklahoma man at 8:33 a.m. Monday, Jan. 10, 2022, on North Hilcrest Drive for a traffic violation in a Chrysler Town & Country mini van. The driver, identified as Albert Michael Reyna, reportedly told the officer he needed to be in Canton in 15 minutes.
When asked why he was so nervous, he claimed it was because he is afraid of police, Castro noted in arrest reports. A records check showed showed the man to have a known gang affiliation, but Castro said when he asked Reyna about it, the man claimed to no longer be affiliated with the group.
Castro called for a police canine when Reyna refused his request to search the mini van. SSPD Officer Buddy Williams arrived with canine partner. The police dog alerted on the vehicle during a sniff search around it. A probable cause search of the vehicle allegedly revealed two pipes of the kind commonly used to smoke crack cocaine with residue in the front seat area and multiple containers with suspected THC wax and other drug paraphernalia were also discovered.
Reyna was placed into handcuffs and the vehicle was towed. The Oklahoma man, who is also known by Pelon, was transported to Hopkins County jail, where he remained Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 11, 2022, in lieu of a $5,000 bond on the possession of less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance charge. The charge was enhanced to a third-degree felony due to the location of the stop within 1,000 feet of a drug-free zone, according to arrest and jail reports
SSPD Special Crimes Unit Lt. Mark Estes conducted a traffic stop on a maroon Ford Taurus at 8:30 a.m. Jan. 10, 2022, in the 1400 block of College Street. Upon contact, Estes reported seeing the driver, identified in arrest reports as Lacey Michelle Blevins, concealing items in her clothing.
Estes immediately began questioning the 34-year-old Sulphur Springs woman about what she was trying to hide. Blevins allegedly told the officer she was hiding syringes, then turned over a zipper pouch containing not only a syringe but also two bags containing a small amount of suspected methamphetamine, Estes noted in arrest reports.
Blevins, who is also known by Lacey Michelle Fugate, Lacey Michelle Bolton and Lacey Michelle Bolton-Blevins, was taken into custody at 8:43 a.m. Monday, then booked into jail on a possession of less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance charge. She was released from Hopkins County jail Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022, on a $5,000 bond on the felony charge, according to jail reports.
SSPD Officer Dustin Green reported stopping a blue Infiniti G37S at 1:16 a.m. Jan. 10, 2022, on East Industrial Drive for a traffic violation.
Green reported finding the driver, 41-year-old Breunta Hill of Dallas, in possession of approximately 149 grams of cocaine and a handgun during the traffic stop. As a result, Hill was taken into custody and transported by SSPD Officer Robble Acosta to the county jail, according to arrest reports.
Hill, who jail reports show is also known by Breunta Rhashod Hill, Brehunta Hil, Brelinta Daniels and Tata Daniels, was booked into the county jail at 2:30 a.m. Monday on possession of 4 grams or more but less than 200 grams of a Penalty Group 1/1B controlled substance and unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon charges. Hill remained in Hopkins County jail Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 11, 2022. Bond was set at $30,000 on the controlled substance charge and $40,000 on the firearm charge, according to jail reports.
Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputies Zack Horne and Drew Fisher, and Sgt. Tanner Steward responded at 3:09 a.m. Jan. 9, 2022, on FM 1870 to a complaint of a verbal disturbance between a man and woman.
Upon arrival, deputies obtained identification for the two people reported to have been involved in the disturbance. A records check showed Holly Marie Horton to have an active warrant for her arrest. Deputies took the 35-year-old Sulphur Springs woman into custody and transported her to the county jail.
Horton, who jail records shows is also known by Holly Gracias, was booked into Hopkins County jail at 3:34 a.m. Sunday on the possession of less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 2 controlled substance warrant. She was released from jail later Jan. 9, 2022, on a $5,000 bond on the controlled substance charge. The offense, deputies noted in arrest reports, is alleged to have occurred on Nov. 7, 2021.
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