Three Young Men Arrested For Possession and Intent To Sell Controlled Substances
May20

Three Young Men Arrested For Possession and Intent To Sell Controlled Substances

Sulphur Springs Special Crimes Unit officers arrested three young men who were in possession of and intending to sell narcotics to high school students in two separate incidents on Thursday. On Thursday morning Sulphur Springs High School officers discovered that Cameron Blayne Davis, 17, was in possession of a approximately 13 Xanax pills. Davis was attempting to sell the pills to other students at the high school. SCU Sergeant Mark...

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Burglary Suspect Gives False Information, Narcotics Found
May18

Burglary Suspect Gives False Information, Narcotics Found

Damian Demon Hart, 19, of Denison was arrested Tuesday evening on three charges. Hart, who was a suspect in a Burglary of a Habitation and Motor Vehicle at a Beckham Street residence, was contacted by a Sulphur Springs Police Department officer. Hart falsely identified himself as “Darnel Sabastion Franklin” with a date of birth May 3rd, 1994. A short time later the officer realized he knew the man Hart was pretending to be...

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9-1-1 “The Connection” Saturday May 21
May16

9-1-1 “The Connection” Saturday May 21

Emergency Medical Services and the Sulphur Springs Police Department are joining forces to Celebrate EMS and Law Enforcement Weeks with 9-1-1 “The Connection” Saturday, May 21st, 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Celebration Plaza. The event features activities for the entire family. Share...

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Romanian Nationals Arrested in Local ATM Skimmer Attempt
May13

Romanian Nationals Arrested in Local ATM Skimmer Attempt

Two Romanian nationals, a 15-year old female juvenile and a male who claims to be 19, are in local police custody for fraudulent use of debit/credit card/personal information. Thursday morning at City National Bank, an employee noted a skimmer had been placed on an ATM machine at that location. Sulphur Springs Police were called and the skimmer, that captures debit and credit card numbers, was removed. Law enforcement viewed video...

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SCU Marijuana Bust Leads To More Problems For Sulphur Springs Man
May12

SCU Marijuana Bust Leads To More Problems For Sulphur Springs Man

Kelvin Dionn Harrison, 47, of Sulphur Springs was arrested Wednesday morning by Special Crimes Unit Detective Sergeant Tony Crouse on three charges. A caller, who asked to remain anonymous, informed Sgt. Crouse of suspicious activity taking place at an East Beckham Street residence. During an investigation of the property, Sgt. Crouse noticed from the street that marijuana plants were being grown outside the residence in plain...

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Local Man Arrested After Shooting Attempt
May11

Local Man Arrested After Shooting Attempt

Christopher Scott Brown, 37, was arrested Tuesday night after an altercation involving a deadly weapon. Sulphur Springs Police Department Officers responded to a report of gun shots at a South Moore Street residence. Upon arrival, a victim was holding Brown down on the ground, restraining him from making an escape. According to the arrest report Brown, who showed indications of intoxication, started an altercation with the victim...

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Facebook Impersonation Scam Lands Hopkins County Man In Jail
May04

Facebook Impersonation Scam Lands Hopkins County Man In Jail

Sulphur Springs Police Detective Sergeant Lenwood “Bo” Fox went to a Como residence on Tuesday to serve a warrant for a man who was wanted for Impersonating a Public Servant. Ritchie Adam Trahan, 48, of Como was arrested after being read his Miranda rights and interviewed by Detective Fox. During the interview, Trahan confessed to representing himself as Detective Fox to his niece via Facebook on May, 1st. Trahan...

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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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Burglary of a Habitation with Intent to Assault Charges Filed
Apr06

Burglary of a Habitation with Intent to Assault Charges Filed

Forced entry into a residence on Houston Street resulted in an assault and the arrest of Wesley James Chester, 34. Chester of Sulphur Springs assaulted a male and female in the Houston Street resident. He shoved the female toward the front door and placed her in a choke hold causing restriction of breathing. He then struck a male in the head and placed him in a choke hold causing restricted breathing. Law enforcement observed visible...

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Smith Sentenced For Theft of Property of Elderly
Mar22

Smith Sentenced For Theft of Property of Elderly

Tuesday morning in 8th Judicial District Court, Desiree Ann Smith was sentenced to 10 years in prison and ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $99,999.99 for theft of property of the elderly under $200,000, which is a first degree felony. According to the District Attorney’s office, Ms. Smith will serve 6 months in TDCJ at which time a bench warrant will return her to Hopkins County where she will begin 10-year probation. Ms....

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