State drops charge against Garrison woman accused of harboring fugitive

Sandy Blackshire mug shot courtesy of Nacogdoches County Jail.
Sandy Blackshire mug shot courtesy of Nacogdoches County Jail.

NACOGDOCHES COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - Prosecutors have dropped a felony charge against a Garrison woman who was accused of harboring a fugitive in December.

According to a previous story, authorities said Sandy Michelle Blackshire, 37, and two others were in the same house as Randy Allen Jordan, of Nacogdoches, who was wanted on a felony warrant.

Sheriff Thomas Kerss said they spotted him going into a residence on County Road 256. They knocked on the door, but nobody answered. After repeated warnings, they kicked down the door and saw Blackshire, Samantha Anne Simpson, of Nacogdoches, and Dwain Lee Stewart, of Nacogdoches, in the room, Kerss said.

According to the previous report, Kerss said the three said they had no knowledge of Jordan being in the house and were arrested for hindering apprehension after they found Jordan in the house. However, prosecuting attorney James Krug said deputies did not ask Blackshire if he was in the house.

"They never actually asked her anything," Krug said. "She never had the opportunity to hinder. It's on the report."

Krug said the cases for Simpson and Stewart are pending.

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