Balch Springs Man Faces a Charge of Solicitation of a Minor
Dec20

Balch Springs Man Faces a Charge of Solicitation of a Minor

A 35-year old Balch Springs man faces a charge of solicitation of a minor after he was arrested Friday night at 7:30 p.m. at a Sulphur Springs site where he was to meet the young person for a sexual tryst. Lawmen arrested the man in the 500 block of League Street. Randy Teemul reportedly confessed to communicating with the minor by text, arranging a meeting for sex and renting a room.

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Security on Celebration Plaza
Dec18

Security on Celebration Plaza

In response to the vandalism of the eternal flame and the memorial kiosk, the Sulphur Springs Police Department has made changes to the square’s security and will make other changes in the future. “We have upgraded our patrol more heavily, especially around later hours of the day,” Chief of Police James Sanders said. “We’re trying to keep kids out of there lately especially with the holidays coming up. We...

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Credit Card Abuse Suspect Arrested
Dec18

Credit Card Abuse Suspect Arrested

The Manager of Plain and Fancy Restaurant in Sulphur Springs turned herself in at the Hopkins County Jail Wednesday afternoon at 1 p.m. where she was arrested for credit card abuse. 37-year old Heather Paige Salverino of Sulphur Springs was released after posting $5,000 bond. The woman is accused of using a credit card for several transactions, believed to total as much as $15,000, without the effective consent or authorization of the...

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VFW Surveillance Video
Dec13

VFW Surveillance Video

The Sulphur Springs Police Department has released surveillance video of the daylight theft of moneybags from the VFW Cantina Wednesday morning. It is available on the Police Department Facebook page and on the KSST Facebook page. It shows two men in hoodies with their faces covered entering the VFW and then exiting with moneybags. Anyone with any information is asked to call Detective Sgt. Bo Fox at 903 885-7602, Extension 832 or...

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“Updated” Ez-Mart Robbery Pair Arrested Thursday Evening
Dec12

“Updated” Ez-Mart Robbery Pair Arrested Thursday Evening

Two Sulphur Springs’ men were arrested Thursday afternoon for the billy club hold up of E-Z Mart on Main Street just after midnight Monday. 22-year old Kevin Lee Humphries and 19-year old Jordan Wayne Delpaz were charged with aggravated robbery and marijuana possession before JP Yvonne King who set bond totaling $101,000 on each man. Police Detective Sgt. Bo Fox credited an anonymous tip for leading to the arrest at the suspects’...

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Theft at the VFW
Dec10

Theft at the VFW

Two men in hoodies with their faces covered took some moneybags from the VFW Cantina on Veterans Drive in Sulphur Springs in broad daylight at 8:30 Wednesday morning. A woman working at the VFW saw the men take the bags and she chased after them until they disappeared into a wooded area near the VFW. Numerous officers and investigators from the Sulphur Springs Police Department responded. Although technically a “theft”...

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Another Armed Robbery This Weekend, What’s Going On?
Dec08

Another Armed Robbery This Weekend, What’s Going On?

The Sulphur Springs Police has posted surveillance camera pictures on the Police Department Facebook page of two men who robbed E-Z Mart on Main Street in Sulphur Springs just after midnight Monday.  One man had what was described as a billy club.  The men were described as slender white males, approximately 6-foot tall, both wearing tan Carhartt jackets and tennis shoes, one wearing a gray ski mask and the other a blue ski mask. ...

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“Updated” Massey’s Robbery Suspect Shot & Killed in Oklahoma
Dec05

“Updated” Massey’s Robbery Suspect Shot & Killed in Oklahoma

A 33-year old Yantis man, William Lee Honea, wanted for the November 17 armed robbery of Massey’s Convenience Store in Sulphur Springs, was shot to death by Oklahoma lawmen during a gun battle near the Choctaw Casino in Grant Thursday afternoon. Working on info from Sulphur Springs Police Detective Sgt. Bo Fox, Oklahoma lawmen found Honea at the casino. Honea stole a car and officers pursued him at high speeds for several minutes....

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Eternal Flame at the Veterans Memorial Vandalized
Nov25

Eternal Flame at the Veterans Memorial Vandalized

The Sulphur Springs Police Department is investigating extensive vandalism of the Eternal Flame located at the Veterans Memorial on Celebration Plaza that occurred sometime overnight Monday or early Tuesday morning. The vandalism was discovered Tuesday morning. The Eternal Flame is now tilting toward the County Courthouse and it appears has been dented. The Eternal Flame is in an area not under camera surveillance. Police Chief Jay...

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“Updated” Massey’s Robbery Suspect Identified
Nov25

“Updated” Massey’s Robbery Suspect Identified

Sulphur Springs Police Detective Sgt. Bo Fox said after reviewing lots of store surveillance footage and after talking with witnesses, he determined that 33-year old William Lee Honea of Yantis was the one who robbed Massey’s Convenience Store at Broadway and Shannon Road. A warrant has been issued for Honea’s arrest but he remains at large at last report. Anyone with info on his whereabouts is encouraged to call the Sulphur Springs...

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