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4 Jailed In Hopkins County On Felony Warrants

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At least 4 people were jailed in Hopkins County on felony warrants from July 26 to Aug. 1, 2022, according to arrest and jail reports.

Brandon Nicholas Carrell

During an undercover investigation by Sulphur Springs Police Special Crimes Unit, a quantity of methamphetamine was purchased from Brandon Nicholas Carrell, SCU Lt. Mark Estes alleged in arrest reports. SCU then obtained a warrant for the 40-year-old Sulphur Springs man’s arrest.

Carrell was taken into custody at 3:45 p.m. Aug. 1, 2022, on East Shannon Road by Estes and SSPD Sgt. Brandon Mayes, on the manufacture or delivery of 1 gram or more but less than 4 grams of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance in a drug-free zone. He remained in Hopkins County jail Aug. 2, 2022. Bond on the second-degree felony charge was set at $35,000, according to jail reports.

Samantha Gail Crotzer

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office deputies received a tip that a wanted woman had left a residence and was walking the area of FM 1567 Saturday morning. Sgt. Richard Greer located Samantha Gail Crotzer at 9:54 a.m. July 30, 2022, on FM 1567 at County Road 1197 and took the woman into custody.

The 35-year-old Sulphur Springs woman was booked into jail at 11:01 a.m. Saturday on the possession of less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 1/1-B controlled substance; the offense, Greer noted in arrest reports, is alleged to have occurred on May 14, 2022.

Crotzer was released from Hopkins County jail Sunday, July 31, 2022, on a $10,000 bond on the felony charge, according to jail reports.

Dustin James Thomas

Hopkins County Corrections Officer Courtney Steward took Dustin James Thomas into custody at 10:39 a.m. Friday, July 29, 2022, on a warrant for burglary of a habitation. Steward escorted Thomas to Hopkins County jail, where the 20-year-old Brashear man was booked in at 1:01 p.m. on the warrant. The offense, Steward noted in arrest reports, is alleged to have occurred on April 9, 2022.

Thomas was released from the county jail on Saturday, July 30, 2022, on a $30,000 bond on the felony charge, according to jail reports.

Sidney Pierre Runnels AKA Sidney Fitzgerald, Sidney Gray, Sidney Groucho and William John Judkins

HCSO Deputy Terry Thompson traveled to Ellis County, took custody of Sidney Pierre Runnels at 9:10 a.m. July 26, 2022, and transported him from Ellis County jail to Hopkins County jail on bench warrant.

Runnels, who jail reports show is also known by the aliases Sidney Fitzgerald, Sidney Gray, Sidney Groucho and William John Judkins, was booked into Hopkins County jail at 12:25 p.m. July 26, 2022, on warrants or bond forfeiture on a possession of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance charge, as well as misdemeanor warrants for failure to drive in a single lane, insufficient bond on a failure to identify as a fugitive and on a driving while intoxicated charge. All four offenses, according to jail records, are alleged to have occurred on Dec. 4, 2021.

The 47-year-old Waxahachie man remained in Hopkins County jail Aug. 2, 2022. His bond was set at $2,000 on the latter two charges, according to jail reports.

Author: Faith Huffman

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