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4 arrested in 3 days on controlled substance charges


Emory woman allegedly had teenager in her car when she was caught with meth

Four people have been arrested in the past three days on controlled substance charges. An Emory woman reportedly had a 13-year-old child in the car with her when she was caught with methamphetamine. The two Fort Worth women were allegedly caught with methamphetamine and cocaine during a traffic stop. A Sulfur Springs man was arrested at the courthouse on warrants.

Wildcat Way Traffic Stop

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Isaac Foley reported stopping a Cadillac CTS at 12:57 a.m. Friday, June 17, 2022, for failing to flag 100 feet before a turn off Majors Drive west onto Wildcat Way. The southbound car reportedly only signaled after coming to a complete stop on Majors Drive and then turning onto Wildcat Way near County Road 1103.

Jasmyn Starr Williams aka Jasmyn Starr Bissell and Jasmin Starr Williams

Upon contact, Foley observed a woman, identified as Jasmyn Starr Williams, and a 13-year-old boy in the vehicle. The 37-year-old Emory woman told the officer she had just left her boyfriend’s residence and was heading to Yantis. The deputy, noted in arrest reports that he found this strange since Yantis is located just off State Highway 154, which is southeast and had traveled southwest .

Foley noted that Williams failed to make eye contact with him. This, coupled with what appeared to be an illogical travel itinerary, led to the deputy obtaining the woman’s permission to search the car. Foley reported taking the woman into custody after finding a bag containing a crystalline substance he believed, based on his law enforcement training and experience, to be methamphetamine.

sergeant. Tanner Steward then arrived to assist Foley in his investigation. After the search of the vehicle was completed, Williams allegedly admitted to having more contraband in his pants. She was allowed to retrieve it, then handcuffed. Williams was transported to Hopkins County Jail at 1:28 a.m. on June 17, 2022. The alleged controlled substance was seized as evidence. They field tested a crystalline substance positive for methamphetamine and weighed just under 3 grams, including packaging, Foley alleged in arrest reports.

Williams, who is also known to Jasmyn Starr Bissell and Jasmin Starr Williams, was jailed at 2:53 a.m. Friday for possession of 1 gram or more but less than 4 grams of methamphetamine, a sanction group 1/1-B controlled substance. charge. A drug-free zone improvement was added to the charge because of the traffic stop’s proximity to a school, Foley reported.

The 27-year-old Emory woman was released from Hopkins County Jail later Friday, June 17, 2022, on $20,000 bond on the controlled substance charge, according to jail reports.

Arrest at the courthouse

David Ray Rholes Jr.

HCSO Deputy Alvin Jordan took David Ray Rholes Jr. into custody at 10:10 a.m. on June 15, 2022 at the District Courthouse, where he was scheduled to appear at 9 a.m. for preliminary hearings to to hire a lawyer to represent him on a controlled substance. possession charge, according to Wednesday’s case and arrest reports. The 53-year-old from Sulfur Springs also had four outstanding arrest warrants.

Rholes was escorted to Hopkins County Jail, where he was incarcerated for two expired registration warrants, failure to maintain a financial responsibility warrant, fictitious license plate or registration, driver’s warrant with an open container and its bail was revoked on Nov 15, 2021 possession of less than 1 gram of a Sanctions Group 1/1-B controlled substance load. Fees owed on outstanding misdemeanor warrants totaled $2,021, according to prison reports. He remained in the Hopkins County jail for the charges on Friday, June 17, 2022, according to jail reports.

Stopping traffic on Interstate 30

HCSO Deputy Josh Davis reported stopping a Jeep Liberty traveling in the left lane near mile marker 138 on Interstate 30 east without passing other vehicles at 2:02 a.m. on Wednesday, June 15, 2022. In contact with the occupants, the deputy reported having smelled the smell of marijuana emitted by the vehicle. A search revealed several items of drug paraphernalia belonging to passenger Rachel Erin Denison, according to arrest reports.

Tonya LaShawn Gilstrap

Denison was taken into custody and, before being rushed to jail for drug paraphernalia, she admitted to concealing contraband on her person. A plastic container containing a crystalline substance that the deputy suspected was methamphetamine was removed from his body, Davis alleged in arrest reports. The 40-year-old Fort Worth woman was arrested and transported to jail, and the substance was taken in for further investigation.

The driver, identified in arrest reports as Tonya LaShawn Gilstrap, was arrested after the deputy also found an off-white rock-like substance he believed based on his training and experience in driving. law enforcement as crack cocaine, the deputy alleged in the arrest reports. The 51-year-old Fort Worth woman was arrested and transported to jail, along with the substance.

The substance Denison had on his field tested positive for methamphetamine and weighed 4.3 grams. As a result, Dennison was incarcerated in the Hopkins County Jail at 4:40 a.m. on June 15, 2022 for possession of a Sanction Group 1 controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia, the deputy alleged in arrest reports.

Rachel Erin Denison

The substance Gilstrap was charged with field testing positive for cocaine and weighing 1.4 grams, leading to Gilstrap being charged with possession of a Sanctions Group 1/1-B controlled substance.

Denison and Gilstrap were released from Hopkins County Jail on Friday, June 17, 2022. Bail was set at $10,000 each on the controlled substance charge, according to jail reports.

HCSO Sgt. Scott Davis and Deputy Frank Tiemann are credited with assisting in traffic stopping and arrests.