Antonio, TX – Samuel Hurd III, 27, was arrested this afternoon by the Lone
Star Fugitive Task Force at a local YMCA in San Antonio without incident. An
arrest warrant was issued by the United States District Court in Dallas, where
it is alleged that Hurd violated the conditions of his bond previously set by
Task force officers determined that Hurd was visiting with a family member near
the downtown area of San Antonio. Task force officers initiated surveillance and
subsequently observed Hurd departing and driving his vehicle to a local YMCA.
Hurd was immediately arrested and taken into custody as he exited his vehicle.
Samuel Hurd III, former wide receiver for the Chicago Bears, was arrested last
December in the parking lot of a suburban steakhouse in Chicago. Hurd was
indicted on two counts for allegations involving conspiracy and possession with
the intent to distribute cocaine.
Hurd was released on a $100,000 cash bond pending trial on October 9, 2012. It
is alleged that Hurd violated the conditions of his bond by submitting a
positive urine specimen which tested for use of marijuana.
Robert R. Almonte, United States Marshal for the Western District of Texas,
states, “The Lone Star Fugitive Task Force is committed to protecting our
citizens and ensuring that those who continue to violate the laws or orders of
the court will be held accountable.”
Members of the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force:
- San Antonio Police Department
- San Antonio Independent School District Police Department
- Bexar County Sheriff’s Office
- Comal County Sheriff’s Office
- Bexar County Fire Marshal's Office
- Bexar County District Attorney’s Office
- Texas Office of The Attorney General
- Texas Department of Public Safety
- Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Office of the Inspector General
- U.S. Marshals Service
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