Channel 18 News, Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Eight Indicted for Injury to a Child With Intent Bodily Injury; March Grand Jury Indictments
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Eight Indicted for Injury to a Child With Intent Bodily Injury; March Grand Jury Indictments

Injury Child/Elderly/Disable With Intent Bodily Injury led the list of indictments handed down by a Hopkins County Grand Jury Tuesday afternoon, March 29, 2017. A total of 39 indictments for various charges were handed down. Eight of the 39 were for Injury to a Child. Not all individuals indicted have been arrested. Those names are not published here. Indicted for Injury to a Child with Intent Bodily Injury were: Laci Marie Reichel,...

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DWI 3rd or More Charged Following Accident
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DWI 3rd or More Charged Following Accident

A Hopkins County Deputy was called to an accident on FM 69N at 5:53 p.m. Tuesday. The caller told dispatch that a 1998 Buick Lasabre ran off the road and struck a culvert. When the officer arrived, he found James Warren Hiller, Sr., 63, of Dike in the driver’s seat. A strong odor of alcoholic beverage was on his person. Hiller could not stand on his own, had slurred speech, and was not able to complete a field sobriety test. By his...

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Hopkins Trustee Farm Report for March
Mar29

Hopkins Trustee Farm Report for March

Hopkins County Trustee Farm reports a profitable month in work and produce. Sheriff Lewis Tatum opened the farm in a cost saving move for county taxpayers. The farm has reduced the cost of each meal produced for inmates at Hopkins County Jail. The first report is for the month of March. Sheriff Tatum states the Trustee Farm report will be given once each week following this initial report. During the month of March, six hogs, six...

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“Updated” Hopkins County Under Severe Thunderstorm Watch Until 5 a.m. Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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“Updated” Hopkins County Under Severe Thunderstorm Watch Until 5 a.m. Wednesday, March 29, 2017

The National Weather Service had extended a severe thunderstorm watch to include Hopkins, Hunt, Delta, Rains, Van Zandt,Fannin, Kaufman, Lamar, and Rockwall Counties until 4 a.m. The watch has been extended until 5 a.m. Wednesday, March 29th. The watch for the local area was issued at 2:01 a.m. Wednesday. Share...

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Channel 18 News, Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Sosa-Pintor Sentenced to Three Concurrent Terms of 240 Months in Federal Prision
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Sosa-Pintor Sentenced to Three Concurrent Terms of 240 Months in Federal Prision

Fernando Sosa-Pintor, 52, of Sulphur Springs was sentenced to three terms of 240 months each to run concurrently in Federal Prison Tuesday, March 28, 2017. Sosa-Pintor was found guilty of one count of possession of child pornography and two counts of distribution of child pornography on September 9, 2016. He had remained in the custody of U S Marshall’s until he was sentenced. Under federal statutes, Sosa-Pintor faced up to 20 years...

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Channel 18 News, Monday, March 27, 2017
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Warrant Round-up Clears Over 200 Cases
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Warrant Round-up Clears Over 200 Cases

Over 200 cases were cleared during a Hopkins County Justice of the Peace Warrant Round-up that took place between January 25 and March 5, 2017. Warrants were served by law enforcement, but in many cases people were prompted to contact the court. Extended office hours on two days also allowed people to contact the court to settle fines. The Hopkins County Justice Courts and the Sulphur Springs Municipal Court are very understanding and...

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Contraband Found Under Seat of Vehicle
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Contraband Found Under Seat of Vehicle

Derek Lane Carrell, 20, of Sulphur Springs appeared nervous when law enforcement made a traffic stop at 6:51 p.m. Sunday at the North Service Road and College Street. A search of the vehicle revealed baggies containing a white crystal-like substance believed to be methamphetamine, two glass pipes commonly used to smoke meth under the passenger seat. Carrell is in Hopkins County Jail charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance...

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