5 In Hopkins County Jail On Felony Warrants March 2-8, 2022

At least five people were in Hopkins County on felony warrants March 2-8, 2022, two on jail transfers, two following traffic stops and one inmate served with an addition warrant, jail and arrest reports show.

Jail Transfers

Destiny Rose Scott AKA Annee Rose Cunningham (HCSO jail photo

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Frank Tiemann traveled Tuesday, March 8, 2022, to Harris County jail, where Destiny Renee Scott was being held. Tiemann took custody of the 28-year-old Sulphur Springs woman at 9:25 a.m. and transported her to Hopkins County jail. Scott was booked in at 2:20 p.m. March 8, 2022, on a Hopkins County warrant for violating probation on a possession of 1 gram or more but less than 4 grams of Penalty Group 1 controlled substance charge.

According to jail records, Tuesday was the second time Scott has been jailed for violating probation on the charge; the first time was Dec. 3, 2020 to Jan. 25, 2021. She also was jailed June 10-35, 2020 after her bond was revoked on the December 2019 controlled substance charge.

Scott, who is also known by Annee Rose Cunningham, was held in Hopkins County jail Wednesday, March 9, 2022 on the violation of probation warrant, according to jail reports.

John Marlin King AKA JM King and John Martin King (HCSO jail photo)

HCSO Deputy Terry Thompson traveled Monday, March 7, 2022, to Gatesville to Alfred D. Hughes Unit, where John Marlin King was being held. He took the 49-year-old man into custody at 9:30 a.m. and transported him to Hopkins County jail.

King, who is also known by JM King and John Martin King, was booked in at 3:46 p.m. Monday, March 7, 2022, on a Hopkins County warrant for burglary of a habitation as well as unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. The offenses, Thompson noted in arrest reports, are alleged to have occurred on Feb. 11, 2022. King remained in Hopkins County jail Wednesday, March 9, 2022, in lieu of $50,000 bond on the burglary charge and $20,000 bond on the stolen vehicle charge.

Monday was not the first time King has been jailed in Hopkins County on a burglary charge. He was jailed Jan. 30-April 3, 2013 on a burglary of a building warrant as well as evading arrest or detention with a vehicle, possession of less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance. During that time, he too was sentenced to 40 years in prison for violating probation on a controlled substance charge, and surety off bond on a theft of aluminum, bronze or copper. King was returned to Hopkins County jail April 4-5, 2013 on warrants for escaping confinement and violation of parole. He was released April 5, 2013 on a $500,000 bond on the escape charge, according to jail reports.

North Service Road Arrest

Bryan Roland Hoitt AKA Bryan Roland Hoitt Matthews, Bryan Mattews and Hoitt Drac Bryan(HCSO jail photo)

HCSO Deputy Richard Brantley spotted Bryan Roland Hoitt walking on the north service road near County Road 3341at 12:57 a.m. Sunday, March 6, 2022. A records check showed Hoitt to be wanted by Austin Parole Board. After the warrant was confirmed, Brantley took the 47-year-old into custody and transported him to jail.

Hoitt, was is also known by the aliases Hoitt Drac Bryan, Bryan Mattews and Bryan Roland Hoitt Matthew, was booked into Hopkins County jail at 1:36 a.m. March 6, 2022, on the warrant for violation or probation on a burglary of a habitation charge. Hoitt was held held without bond in the county jail Wednesday, March 9, 2022, according to arrest and jail reports.

Hoitt was been in Hopkins County jail only once before; he spent March 26-May 20, 1998 in custody for a parole violation, according to jail reports.

West Industrial Drive Arrest

Sulphur Springs Police Officer Francisco Castro was made aware Wednesday morning, March 2, 2022, of a warrant from Franklin County Sheriff’s Office in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania for Charles Allen Strickland’s arrest.

Charles Allen Strickland (HCSO jail photo)

Castro and SSPD Officer Sean Hoffman went to the last known place of work for Strickland, a 44-year-old Sulphur Springs man who had been booked into Hopkins County County jail 11 times between 1995 and 2011. Strickland was located at the West Industrial Drive business and took him into custody at 8:28 a.m. Wednesday, March 2, 2022, on the confirmed Pennsylvania warrant.

Police transported Strickland to Hopkins County jail, where he was held Wednesday, March 9, 2022, for e Chambersburg officials on the possession of a firearm by a felon warrant.

Additional Warrant

Christopher Leon Huddleston
(HCSO jail photo)

HCSO Sgt. Todd Evans served a warrant for Christopher Leon Huddleston at the county jail, where the 42-year-old Sulphur Springs man had been in custody since his arrest Feb. 2, 2022, for surety off bond on an August 16, 2021 controlled substance charge.

The new charge in the warrant was for violation of bond or a protective order two or more times within a 12-month period. Bond on that charge was set at $25,000. Bond on the controlled substance charge was set at $10,000, according to jail reports.

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Author: Faith Huffman

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