2 Bradshaw State Jail employees arrested for breaking into home, pepper spraying woman

Two Bradshaw State Jail Facility employees arrested for breaking into a Smith County woman's home in October and assaulting her with pepper spray according to Smith County Sheriff's Office.
 
Both employees of Bradshaw State Jail Facility, Lashumeica Renee Hicks and Jaelyn Demarscott Allen, have been arrested for breaking into a home in Smith County.
 
"At approximately 4 AM on October 10, 2016, Smith County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a residence 11700 block of Wood Springs Rd in northern Smith County in reference to Burglary in Progress. Dispatch advised that the reporting person called in and stated that she was awakened to a female over her while she was lying in her bed yelling at her," the sheriff said, "The victim stated that she had been sprayed in the face with pepper spray."
 
The victim, Nicole Alvarez, recognized the suspect and was able to identify her.
 
"After the victim was sprayed in the face, the suspect went into the living room of the home where there was another female and two male subject’s videoing the incident."  the sheriff' stated.
 
Alvarez stated that one of the suspects had been recently sending her threatening text messages.
 
Smith County Sheriff’s Investigator Josh Hill obtained arrest warrants for the two suspects identified as Lashumeica Renee Hicks, 21 years of age and Jaelyn Demarscott Allen, 20 years of age, charging them with Burglary of Habitation with bond set at $150,000 by 114th District Court Judge Christi Kennedy.
 

 
Lashumeica Renee Hicks and Jaelyn Demarscott Allen are both employed by Bradshaw State Jail Facility. At the time of this incident, Hicks was assigned to Bartlett Jail Facility in Bartlett, Texas.
 
On Oct. 31 the US Marshal’s Task Force took both suspects into custody without incident. 
 
For more information visit the Smith County Office's website.
 

(© 2016 KYTX)


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