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Youth Accused Of Truck Stop Robbery, At Least 3 Others Sentenced In District Court

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The youth accused of a truck stop robbery and at least 3 others were sentenced in district court in Hopkins County over the last week.

Charles Orin Lee Nash

Charles Orin Lee Nash was sentenced Friday, Sept. 30, to 20 years in prison for the aggravated robbery at Love’s Travel Stop. Nash was accused of displaying a black pistol during the robbery at Love’s at 9:33 a.m. Dec. 3, 2021. The 18-year-old Sulphur Springs man left the store with approximately 35 cartons of cigarettes and was picked up in a reddish maroon colored Chevrolet Colorado pickup driven by 22-year-old Cass Hunter Sullivan of Caddo Mills.

The truck fled west onto Interstate 30. Local authorities did not immediately locate the suspect or vehicle. By midday Dec. 3, authorities had had obtained and released surveillance images of both the suspect and truck he was reported to have left Love’s in. Tipsters were encouraged to call Crime Stoppers with any information related to the case. One tip resulted in location of a suspect and officials obtaining an arrest warrant. Both Nash and Sullivan were in custody at 8 p.m. that night.

Nash was charged with aggravated robbery and served with a warrant for accident involving damage to a vehicle. He and Sullivan were both indicted during the Dec. 29, 2021 Grand Jury session on one aggravated robbery charge each. Nash has remained in custody since his arrest on Dec. 3, 2021.

He appeared in the 8th Judicial District Court last Friday, and was sentenced during the 9 a.m. court session to 20 years in prison for the December 2021 aggravated robbery, according to the District Attorney’s Office an court records.

No HCSO jail photo available for Manuel Xum-Tziguin

Manuel Xum-Tziguin pled guilty Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, to a June 2, 2022 unauthorized use of a vehicle charge. He received a 5-year deferred sentence and ordered to pay restitution to the victim.

The 37-year-old Dallas man was a passenger in a vehicle that had been reported stolen from the Dallas area on June 1, 2022. Deputies were alerted the stolen vehicle was entering Hopkins County, located and stopped it at 3:52 p.m. June 2, 2022, at mile marker 116 on Interstate 30 east. Xum-Tziguin and 21-year-old Kenssy Liliana Perdomo-Vega were arrested for unauthorized use of a vehicle.

Xum-Tziguin, who jail records show is also known by Miguel Xam, Michael Xum and Manuel Xum-Tziquim, was indicted during the August 2022 grand jury session on the stolen vehicle charge. The Dallas man remained in Hopkins County jail until after his sentencing Sept. 29, 2022, in lieu of the $75,000 bond set on the charge.

Perdomo-Vega was released July 15, 2022, on bond on the UUV charge. She was also indicted on the charge during the August 2022 grand jury session.

Christopher Shane Freeman

Christopher Shane Freeman received a 10-year deferred sentence on a 2022 tampering with evidence charge and a 2018 evading arrest or detention with a vehicle charge. He will be going to a long-term residential faith-based rehabilitation facility, according to court reports.

Deputies stopped a Toyota f-Runner at 2:19 p.m. Sunday, July 31, 2022, on Gaskins Street in Como because the driver failed to stop at a designated stopping point at a highway intersection. After deciding it was too hot to wait for a K9 to conduct a sniff search around the vehicle, the driver agreed to let deputies search it. Deputies took passenger Freeman into custody for investigation of drug paraphernalia after stepping on a glass pipe of the kind used to smoke methamphetamine that’d been on the ground under the passenger’s side door. A review of dashcam video showed Freeman making furtive movement after getting out of the vehicle and the pipe falling to the ground, resulting in a tampering with evidence charge, deputies alleged in arrest reports.

The 48-year-old Brashear man was jailed July 31, 2022-Aug. 1, 2022, then released on a $2,000 bond on the tampering with evidence charge. He was indicted on the tampering charge during the September grand jury session.

On Aug. 4, 2022, Freeman was served with warrants for violation of probation on a June 15, 2018 evading arrest or detention with a vehicle charge and remained in the county jail until his release Oct. 4, 2022 as well as surety off bond on the tampering with evidence charge. He was indicted during the June 26, 2018 grand jury session on the evading arrest charge.

Breunta Rhashod Hill

Breunta Rhashod Hill appeared in court Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022, for sentencing; he was slated to appear to go into custody on a possession of 4 grams but less than 200 grams of a Penalty Group 1/1-B controlled substance charge. Hill was sentenced to 10 years in prison on the controlled substance charge, a conviction with a deadly weapon finding, according to the DA’s Office.

The 42-year-old Dallas man was stopped Jan. 10, 2022, by police for a traffic violation. He was allegedly found to be in possession of approximately 149 grams of cocaine and a handgun during the traffic stop. Hill spent the night in Hopkins County jail, then was released the next day on a $30,000 bond on the controlled substance charge and a $40,000 bond on the firearm charge, according to arrest and jail reports.

Hill, who jail records show is also known by Brelinta Daniels, Tata Daniels and Tay, was returned to Hopkins County jail on May 28, 2022. He remained there until June 14, 2022, for bond forfeiture on a controlled substance charge as well as the firearm charge; his new bond was twice the original bonds.

The Dallas man was taken to the county jail after being sentenced on the controlled substance charge on Oct. 5, 2022.

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Author: Faith Huffman

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