On April 12 th , 2020 at approximately 10:20 p.m. the Hunt County Sheriff’s Office received a call of a
subject shooting at a vehicle while traveling S/B on SH 34 between Rancho Road and FM 2101. The
suspect vehicle was described as a black SUV with a paper tag and broken rear window.
A Patrol Supervisor was in the area of FM 751 and Beverly Drive a short time later and spotted a vehicle
matching that description. The Supervisor attempted to stop the vehicle but it turned on to Beverly
Drive and attempted to flee the area. However, the suspect vehicle became stuck in the mud and three
occupants inside were detained.
During the course of this investigation Deputies located a substance believed to be methamphetamine,
several rounds of ammunition for a handgun and a 9mm handgun, all items were seized and placed into
evidence. All three occupants were arrested and charges are as follows:
Christopher Lynn Kitchens, 36 year old male from Commerce TX.
Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Unlawful Possession of Firearm by Felon, Possession of
Controlled Substance PG 1, Evading Arrest Detention with Vehicle, Tamper/Fabricate Physical Evidence
and Abandon Endanger Child with Criminal Negligence. Total Bond is set at $260,000.00
Tina Marie Thompson, 37 years of age from West Tawakoni TX.
Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon. Bond set at $100,000.00
Nevaeh Renea Kitchens, 17 years of age from Commerce TX.
Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon. Bond Set at $100,000.00
Sheriff Meeks stated: “I am grateful that no one was seriously injured in this incident and I want to
commend the Deputy’s for their diligence in this investigation. Due to these crimes being committed
during a National State of Emergency all offenses are enhanced to the next higher penalty grade”.
Sheriff Randy Meeks