Flags Lowered on National Peace Officers Memorial Day
May15

Flags Lowered on National Peace Officers Memorial Day

Friday morning, May 15, Marine Corps League Detachment 1357 lowered the flags at Celebration Plaza and the Hopkins County Courthouse in honor of those peace officers who have died in the line of duty. The ceremony was attended by Hopkins County Sheriff’s officers as well as Sulphur Springs Police officers. In 1962, President John F. Kennedy proclaimed May 15th as National Peace Officers Memorial Day and the calendar week in which the...

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Family Violence Leads to Arrest
May14

Family Violence Leads to Arrest

Sulphur Springs Police arrested, Michael Brandon Reynolds, 34. Reynolds was arrested Wednesday evening on aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, interference with an emergency request for assistance, and unlawful restraint charges, according to SSPD Chief Jay Sanders. Sanders said the arrest is also classified as family violence, which could lead to enhanced charges. Sanders said that during the day Wednesday, Reynolds restrained...

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“UPDATED” Ross Autopsy; Ranger’s Investigation Into Death Nears Completion
May06

“UPDATED” Ross Autopsy; Ranger’s Investigation Into Death Nears Completion

KSST has been given a copy of the Autopsy Report in the death of Tony Chance Ross by his family. The autopsy was conducted March 9th at 12:35 p.m. at the Tyler Forensic Center. The autopsy was requested by Smith County Justice of the Peace Precinct 2, Gary Alfred following Ross’ death on March 8, at 2:50 p.m. Dr. David L. Zimmerman was the forensic pathologist. On an additional page faxed to KSST, the Ross family outlined their...

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One Arrest Solves Two Cases for SSPD
Apr26

One Arrest Solves Two Cases for SSPD

  Sulphur Springs Police believe they have solved two cases with the Thursday arrest of a 31-year old Kaufman man who has been residing in Sulphur Springs. SSPD investigator Monty Tipps told KSST News that as he investigated a vehicle break-in at the Terminex building on Main Street, he noted a hand-held computer, a cellphone, and a printer had been taken. Later in the day a person had returned some of the property to the...

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Theft of Money Bag at Local Convenience Store
Apr17

Theft of Money Bag at Local Convenience Store

It wasn’t a robbery but a theft. The Sulphur Springs Police Department is investigating a theft case where a masked man jumped over a counter in a convenience store, grabbed a money bag and then fled the store with another masked man. The incident occurred at Gary’s Food Mart on College Street at around 11 p.m. Thursday. Both men were dressed in black. The men displayed no weapon.  ...

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County Attorney Responds to Gambling Raid
Apr15

County Attorney Responds to Gambling Raid

Wednesday morning (April 15), Hopkins County Attorney Dusty Rabe said her office would consider both legal and civil action in the three cases filed by local law enforcement regarding the use of gambling machines in Sulphur Springs. Rabe stated forfeiture of property and different types of violations, all Class A misdemeanors, which include charges for keeping a gambling place and possession of a gambling device could result from the...

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Sulphur Springs Natives Arrested for Drugs

Two women and a man, all from Sulphur Springs, were arrested by the city and county Special Crimes Unit assisted by the Special Response Team, for possessing quite a bit of LSD, some cash and some marijuana. The lawmen executed a search warrant at an apartment complex in Sulphur Springs shortly after 8:30 p.m. Thursday. They suspected the three were involved in distribution and sale of the narcotics. The officers seized 87 units of...

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Soldier Arrested For Solicitation of a Minor
Feb23

Soldier Arrested For Solicitation of a Minor

http://www.ksstradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Minor-Solicitation.mp3 He expected to meet up with a teenaged girl. Instead, he has a court date. A 22-year old Fort Hood soldier was arrested Sunday shortly after 1 p.m. by Hopkins County law officers for setting up a date for sex with what he believed to be a 15-year old girl. Steven Lowell Marko, who was on leave, was charged with on-line solicitation of a minor for sexual conduct...

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“Updated” Sulphur Springs Woman Reports Being Raped
Feb18

“Updated” Sulphur Springs Woman Reports Being Raped

A Sulphur Springs woman told police that she was raped. The case is being investigated by Police Detective Sgt. David Gilmore.

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Burglary Suspects Arrested
Feb16

Burglary Suspects Arrested

Two Sulphur Springs men, 20-year old Dillon Wayne Williams and 22-year old Harold Ryan Bell have been charged with three counts of burglary of a vehicle. Justice of the Peace B.J. Teer set bond at $2,500 for each charge for each man. The two men were arrested in the 400 block of Vonda Drive in Sulphur Springs at around 3:30 a.m. Sunday morning. Sulphur Springs Police Officers David Kelly and Sgt. Matt Glenn saw the men with flash...

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