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Pair Arrested for Drugs and Child Endangerment

Tony Andrew Hitt, Jr.
Christina Marie Stockton

March 5, 2024 – Sulphur Springs Police were dispatched to a local motel as they responded to a report of drugs in the hotel room with children present. Officers made contact with two adults in the hotel room just before 10pm Monday night and were given consent to enter the room. Officers noticed a strong odor of marijuana in the room as well as observed a clear baggie on a table containing suspected mushrooms. SSPD Officers were given consent to search the rest of the room and found a package in the nightstand containg a THC gummy. Officers noted that the contraband was within reaching distance of two children staying in the room, with the oldest child being two years of age. Both adults, Christina Marie Stockton and Tony Andrew Hitt, Jr. were placed under arrest and transported to the Hopkins County Jail. The suspected THC was weighed in it’s packaging and showed approximately 5.5 grams. The suspected mushrooms were weighed in it’s original packaging and showed approximately 3.8 grams.

Both were charged with the following felonies:
Possession of a Controlled Substance PG2>4G<400G – Second degree felony
Possession of a Controlled Substance PG2>1G<4G – Third degree felony
Abandon or Endagering Child – State Jail felony (2 counts)

Total bonds for Hitt have been set in the matter at $170,000. Stockton’s bonds total $50,000.

Author: Chad Young

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