Two Arrested Over The Weekend On Controlled Substance Charges

Local authorities arrested two people over the weekend after finding them in possession of controlled substances, according to jail and arrest reports.

Houston Street Arrest

Joshua Allen Noble (HCSO jail photo)

Sulphur Springs Police Officer Derrick Williams reported seeing a man who appeared to be smoking some type of narcotic on Houston Street and contacted the 30-year-old Sulphur Springs man at 4:26 p.m. Sunday.

The man allegedly admitted he was smoking marijuana and handed over a metal pipe with a green leafy substance the officer suspected was marijuana in it. When asked if there was anything else illegal in his possession, the man allegedly admitted there was. Two additional small bags with suspected methamphetamine were then located, Williams alleged in arrest reports.

The man, identified in arrest reports as Joshua Allen Noble, was taken into custody at 4:40 p.m. April 3, 2022, and transported to the county jail. The suspected meth weighed less than 4 grams, including packaging. Noble was booked at 5:38 p.m. Sunday into jail on a possession of less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance.

The 30-year-old Sulphur Springs man remained in Hopkins County jail Monday, April 4, 2022, in lieu of $5,000 bond on the controlled substance charge.

Interstate 30 Arrest

An El Paso woman caught Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Chris Sorley‘s attention Saturday evening by impeding traffic. She was reported to be driving 60 miles per hour in the passing lane on Interstate 30 near mile marker 128, without passing anyone, with more than three other vehicles behind her.

Alice Anglin Bardsley (HCSO jail photo)

As the trooper approached the Toyota Tacoma the 45-year-old woman was driving, he reported smelling a marijuana odor. The driver, identified in arrest reports as Alice Anglin Bardlsey, allegedly admitted she had smoked marijuana previously and to having some marijuana in her truck. A probable cause search yielded THC vapes, edibles and more than 2 ounces of marijuana.

Bardsley was taken into custody and the truck with Arizona license plate was impounded. The woman was booked into Hopkins County jail at 8:18 p.m. April 2, 2022, for possession of 2 ounces or more but less than 4 ounces of marijuana as well as possession of 4 ounces or more but less than 400 grams of a Penalty Group 2 controlled substance.

The 45-year-old El Paso woman was released from Hopkins County jail Monday, April 4, 2022, on a $30,000 bond on the controlled substance charge and a $2,000 bond on the marijuana charge.

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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.

Author: Faith Huffman

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