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3 Men, 2 Women Jailed On Felony Warrants

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At least 5 people, 3 men and 2 women, were jailed on felony warrants Thursday and early Friday morning, according to arrest and jail reports.

Erin Taylor Rushing

Sulphur Springs Police Cpl. Silas Whaley and Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Tanner Steward and Deputy Drew Fisher contacted 33-year-old Erin Taylor Rushing at 1:24 a.m. Friday, July 15, 2022, at a McGrede Street residence and took her into custody on three warrants.

Rushing was transported to jail, where she was booked in just before 2 a.m. the possession of less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance, expired operator’s license and failure to maintain financial responsibility warrants.

Bond on the controlled substance charge was set at $10,000; fees owed on the traffic charges totaled $625.30. She had been released from Hopkins County jail later Friday, according to jail reports.

Braxstan Lee Cole

Sgt. Steward, assisted by Deputy Fisher and Deputy Isaac Foley reported conducting a traffic stop on a silver Mitsubishi SUV on Hillcrest Drive/Loop 301 after noticing the vehicle being driven by a wanted Como man Thursday night.

They took 28-year-old Braxstan Lee Cole into custody at 10:12 p.m. and transported him to Hopkins County jail. The Como man was booked in at 10:47 p.m. July 14, 2022 on the criminal attempt/fabrication of physical evidence with intent offense, which was alleged in arrest reports to have occurred on June 28, 2022.

Cole was released from jail Friday, July 15, 2022, on a $10,000 bond on the felony charge, according to jail reports.

Bryan Keith Burns AKA Bryan Burgess

Bryan Keith Burns was transported from Wood County jail to Hopkins County jail Thursday. He was escorted into the jail by HCSO Deputy Aaron Chaney at 5:50 p.m. and booked in at 6 p.m. July 14 for bond forfeiture on a Dec. 17, 2021 evading arrest or detention with previous conviction charge, as well as warrants for not taking care of failure to maintain financial responsibility and a defective license plate light charges, according to jail reports.

Burns, who is also known by the alias Bryan Burgess, remained in Hopkins County jail Friday, July 15, 2022, in lieu of the new $20,000 bond set on the evading arrest charge, according to jail reports.

Samantha Rachel Nelson

SSPD Officer Cameron Robinson assisted HCSO Sgt. Steward and Deputy Fisher serve Samantha Rachel Nelson with a warrant at a Putman Street.

The 37-year-old Sulphur Springs woman was taken into custody at 4:58 a.m. Friday, July 15, 2022, on one warrant for manufacture or delivery of 1 gram or more but less than 4 grams of a Penalty Group 1-B controlled substance in a drug-free zone and another for manufacture or delivery of more than 1 gram but less than 4 grams of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance.

Nelson remained in Hopkins County jail later Friday, July 15, 2022, in lieu of the $50,000 bond set on the drug-free zone charge and $35,000 on the other controlled substance charge, according to jail reports.

Christopher Adolpho Lutz AKA Christopher Mark Knight, Christopher Adolpholy Lutz and Christopher Adolpho Loy Lutz

Christopher Adolpho Lutz was booked into Hopkins County jail July 14, 2022, on a warrant for violation of probation, which he was on for an Oct. 18, 2021 possession of less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 1/1-B controlled substance charge, according to HCSO reports.

The 34-year-old Greenville man was remained in Hopkins County jail Friday, July 15, 2022, held on the felony warrant. Lutz is also known by Christopher Mark Lutz, Christopher Mark Knight, Christopher Adolpholy Lutz and Christopher Adlopho Loy Lutz, according to jail records.

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Author: Faith Huffman

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