Flat Tire Deflates Arkansas Man’s Options
May02

Flat Tire Deflates Arkansas Man’s Options

Christopher Jerome Strong, 33, of Banks, Arkansas was arrested Sunday night for Failing to Identify and Money Laundering. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a possible vehicle crash between the north service road and I-30 at the 120 mile marker. A flat tire caused the vehicle to leave the interstate roadway. Upon arrival, deputies asked for the driver’s name and date of birth. Strong gave a false name of...

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TAMU-C President Dr. Dan Jones Dead at 64
Apr29

TAMU-C President Dr. Dan Jones Dead at 64

Texas A&M University-Commerce President Dr. Dan Jones, 64, died Friday morning. Jones is survived by his wife and two daughters. The cause of his death is unknown at this time. The following email was sent to university faculty and staff this morning: Dear Texas A&M University-Commerce Lion family, It is with extreme sadness that I inform you that our leader, President Dr. Dan Jones, passed away early this morning. We send our...

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Two Arrested For Endangering Children and Possession of Controlled Substance
Apr28

Two Arrested For Endangering Children and Possession of Controlled Substance

Russell Edward Skeen, 49, and Caitlan Danae Prestidge, 24, both of Sulphur Springs were arrested Wednesday evening for two counts of Endangering a Child and for Possession of a Controlled Substance. Sulphur Springs Police Officer Amanda Weatherford performed a routine traffic stop on a 2004 Chevy Silverado traveling north bound on Fisher Street. The vehicle was carrying two adults and two young children of the ages of 7 and 8....

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Law Enforcement Association Endorses Glass For City Council
Apr21

Law Enforcement Association Endorses Glass For City Council

Members of the Hopkins County Law Enforcement Association have officially endorsed Emily Glass’ campaign for re-election to the Sulphur Springs City Council. Emily is running for Place 5 on the council. “We stand behind Emily Glass for City Council based upon her integrity, honesty, and the ideas that she promoted here throughout her tenure,” said Dennis Findley with the HCLEA. “We look forward to everybody...

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Woman, Child Injured; Man Arrested
Apr21

Woman, Child Injured; Man Arrested

Robert Jay Aaron, 27, was arrested Wednesday night for Assault and Family Violence and Injury to a Child. Both of the charges are third degree felonies. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a call from a third party complainant in reference to a possible assault at an FM 3505 residence in Hopkins County. Upon arrival, deputies observed the other party involved sitting with her child in a vehicle outside the residence....

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Wanted Man’s Luck Breaks Down On Highway 11
Apr21

Wanted Man’s Luck Breaks Down On Highway 11

A short-lived vehicle chase on Highway 11 in Como, Texas resulted in an arrest on Wednesday afternoon. Oscar Garcia, Jr., 37, of Sulphur Springs was arrested on multiple warrants as well as for Evading Arrest and Detention with a Vehicle. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Officers responded to a call in Como involving a subject threatening another person. While in the area, Sergeant Sheets located a maroon Ford F-150 in the parking lot...

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Third Arrest In Child Endangerment (Methamphetamine) Investigation
Apr21

Third Arrest In Child Endangerment (Methamphetamine) Investigation

A third arrest in connection with a Child Protective Services investigation was made Wednesday afternoon. Elizabeth Louise Willis, 30, of Sulphur Springs was arrested at a Cooper residence by Special Crimes Unit Sergeants Mark Estes and Tony Crouse. According to arrest reports, the investigation has found that several children, including a 1-year-old child, have tested positive for methamphetamine. The children were residing with at...

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CPS Child Endangerment Investigation Leads To Arrest Of Cooper Residents
Apr19

CPS Child Endangerment Investigation Leads To Arrest Of Cooper Residents

Raelynn Danielle Arney, 20, and Taliaferro Samory Prince, 33, were both arrested Monday afternoon on felony charges for Endangering a Child. The warrants issued for Arney and Prince came as the result of an approximately two-month long investigation by Hopkins County Special Crimes Unit Sergeant Mark Estes and Child Protective Services agents. According to arrest reports, the investigation found that a 1-year-old child tested positive...

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Hopkins County Man Charges Deputies To Take Their Weapons
Apr18

Hopkins County Man Charges Deputies To Take Their Weapons

Billy Carl Chapman, 27, was arrested Sunday afternoon after an altercation with Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputies. Chapman’s mother made a 911 call to report that her son was “tearing up the house.” When law enforcement arrived on the scene, Chapman verbally requested for the deputies to hand over their weapons. Chapman then charged the deputies and attempted to take their guns, wrapping his arms around one...

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Burglary Suspect Flees, But Cannot Hide
Apr14

Burglary Suspect Flees, But Cannot Hide

Darien Tre Sims, 23, was arrested Wednesday morning on a charge for Burglary of a Habitation. Sulphur Springs Police Department officers responded to a residential burglary on the 600 block of Houston Street where they learned that the resident had observed subjects inside of her home before the subjects fled the scene. Officers located Sims walking around the 500 block of Connally Street. The victim identified Sims as a suspect. Sims...

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