A woman faces a felony charge for giving false information about her boyfriend to prevent his arrest on an armed robbery charge, Sheriff Troy Peterson said.
A deputy had conducted a traffic stop Saturday on Road 327 after a caller reported suspicious persons were in the area.
Jeremy Colan, a wanted felon, was driving the vehicle, and his girlfriend, Cristy O’Neal Gustin, gave a false Social Security number for Colan to conceal his identity, Peterson said.
Colan, 31, was wanted for failing to appear in court on an indicted charge of armed robbery.
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Deputies arrested both of them.
Gustin, 37, was arrested on a charge of hindering prosecution/rendering criminal assistance, and misdemeanor charges of possession of a controlled substance and possession of paraphernalia.
Justice Court Judge Brandon Ladner set Gustin’s bond on the felony at $5,000. She has been released from the Harrison County jail.
Colan is held with no bond pending an appearance in Harrison County Circuit Court.