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Window Tint Violation Results In Controlled Substance Arrest

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2 Others Jailed on Controlled Substance-Related Warrants

Three men was jailed on controlled substance charges. A window tint violation resulted in one arrest, and the two others were booked in on warrants.

Surrender At HCSO

Sulphur Springs Police Cpl. Silas Whaley responded at the sheriff’s office at 2:27 a.m. Aug. 3, 2022, where a man was reportedly attempting to turn himself in on a warrant.

Upon arrival, Whaley took Edward Isaac Ruschenbberg into custody early Wednesday morning on the warrant. The 43-year-old Sulphur Springs was was escorted into the jail by Whaley, then booked in at 2:51 a.m. on the outstanding possession of less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 1/1-B controlled substance in a drug-free zone, according to police reports.

Eddie Ruscheberg was released from Hopkins County jail later Aug. 3, 2022, after securing the $10,000 bond set on the charge, according to jail reports.

Arrested In District Court

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Kevin Lester took Tommy Lee Page into custody at 10:40 a.m. Aug. 3, 2022, in the 8th Judicial District Courtroom for bond forfeiture on a possession of 4 grams or more but less than 200 grams of a Penalty Group 1/1-B controlled substance and on a possession of 28 grams or more but less than 200 grams of a Penalty Group 3 controlled substance charge.

The 57-year-old Lancaster man was originally arrested on both controlled substance charges on May 8, 2022, after a traffic stop yielded 3 pill bottles, two of which contained 80.56 grams of suspected hydrocodone and one with 6.79 grams of suspected crack cocaine, deputies alleged in Page’s May 2022 arrest reports. After 2 days in Hopkins County jail, Page was released on $50,000 in bonds — $35,000 bond on the Penalty Group 1 charge and a $15,000 bond on the Penalty Group 3 charge.

Page remained in Hopkins County jail Friday, Aug. 5, 2022, in lieu of the new bonds set on both controlled substance charges. His new bonds Friday totaled $100,000 — $70,000 on the PG 1 charge and $30,000 on the PG 3 charge, according to jail records.

SH 11 East Arrest

Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Gerardo Rodriguez reported stopping a Dodge Ram 1500 for a window tint violation Wednesday afternoon on State Highway 11.

The driver agreed to allow authorities to search the truck. A Glock handgun and a powdery substance Rodriguez recognized based on his training and experience as an officer to be cocaine. Filiberto “Filly” Castillo Jr. was taken into custody at 1:13 p.m. Aug. 3, 2022, and transported to jail.

The powdery white substance weighed 1.4 gram when weighed at the jail, result in the 31-year-old Garland man being booked into Hopkins County jail at 2:22 p.m. Wednesday on a possession of 1 gram or more but less than 4 grams of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance charge and an unlawful carrying of a weapon charge, according to arrest and jail reports.

Castillo, who jail reports show is also known by the alias Luis Manuel Castillo, was released from the county jail Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022, on a $10,000 bond on the felony controlled substance charge and a $5,000 on the weapon charge.

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Author: Faith Huffman

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