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Weekend Reveler’s Wrong Turn
Oct15

Weekend Reveler’s Wrong Turn

A weekend reveler took a wrong turn when traveling Main Street in Sulphur Springs. The unnamed driver’s rental car ended up on the rails of an active rail line.  Once the vehicle slid to a stop, the front tires could not gain traction and a tow truck was required. Car on rail line at Main and Goodman St. Sulphur Springs Police were contacted, and it was determined that a train was not due for more than 1 hour. The driver’s...

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Two Arrested with Meth on Country Road
Oct12

Two Arrested with Meth on Country Road

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Investigator Wade Sheets noticed a 2015 Chevrolet Malibu backed up to a gate on County Road 4703 and saw two individuals in the vehicle. Upon making contact with the passengers, he saw a loaded glass pipe in the passengers lap and the driver was shaking a butane bottle. The glass pipe contained methamphetamine. In a search of the driver’s pockets, the investigator found a blue colored baggie with a small...

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Hopkins County Sheriff’s Investigation of Online Solicitation of a Minor Leads to Arrest of Man in Alabama
Oct02

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Investigation of Online Solicitation of a Minor Leads to Arrest of Man in Alabama

Hopkins County Chief Criminal Investigator Corley Weatherford told KSST News Tuesday morning that an Alabama man, Jacob Piper, 20, of Boaz, Alabama has been arrested in Marshall County, Alabama on warrants for Online Solicitation of a Minor. Weatherford said Piper had been in contact online with a minor locally but the solicitation had been reported to the Sheriff’s office before any further contact between Piper and the victim took...

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Items Taken in Burglary Recovered; Local Man Arrested
Sep18

Items Taken in Burglary Recovered; Local Man Arrested

Numerous items were taken from a residence off Highway 11W in a burglary Monday. Conner James Bradley, 21, of Hopkins County , was arrested in Wood County for the burglary. All items were recovered.  Coner James Bradley Hopkins County Criminal Investigators Corley Weatherford and Dennis Findley along with Bo Fox, Southwest Cattle Raisers’ Special Ranger began an investigation that led to a man that had been in the area a few days...

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Hunt County Man Arrested for Firing Weapon at Home in Hopkins County
Aug28

Hunt County Man Arrested for Firing Weapon at Home in Hopkins County

A Hunt County man, Jalen Ryan Crockett, 23, is in Hopkins County Jail charged with Deadly Conduct Discharge Firearm. Crockett was arrested in Hunt County on a Hopkins County warrant following an investigation into a drive by shooting that occurred as an act of retaliation based on a domestic disagreement. Crockett fired a weapon striking a house in which there were occupants. Hopkins County Criminal Investigator Corley Weatherford...

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Michigan Man Arrested for Large Amount of THC
Aug17

Michigan Man Arrested for Large Amount of THC

Bradley Adam Dunn, 30, of Garden City Michigan was stopped by a Hopkins County Deputy for multiple traffic violations at the 138 mile marker Friday morning at approximately 2 a.m.  Dunn had in his possession 195-grams of packaged THC. When speaking with Dunn during the stop, the deputy noted a clear glass cylinder containing a gold liquid believed to be THC. Dunn admitted that the cylinder was a THC cartridge. A probable cause search...

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Trustees Build Sidewalk from Jail to New Courtroom at Law Enforcement Center
Aug17

Trustees Build Sidewalk from Jail to New Courtroom at Law Enforcement Center

In a cost saving step, Hopkins County Jail Trustees, assisted by a local contractor, are finishing the sidewalk that will connect the new court room to the back of the jail. The cost of the sidewalk was $2,500 instead of $25,000, according to the Sheriff’s Office. This will provided easy access to the back of the new court room so inmate will not have to be transported to the court house on the square. Now the inmate will be...

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Cumby Man Arrested for Theft; Stolen Property Recovered
Aug09

Cumby Man Arrested for Theft; Stolen Property Recovered

On Private Road 4730 near Cumby, Hopkins County Deputies located stolen property including two stolen Dodge Dually Trucks, two Yamaha jet skis and trailer, and a Big Bear four wheeler. Michael Wayne Putman, 44, was placed in custody after the items were confirmed as stolen. The deputy responded to the location after information was received that the stolen property might be at the Private Road address. The information was passed on to...

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Mowrer Arrested Following Friday Morning Pursuit
Aug04

Mowrer Arrested Following Friday Morning Pursuit

When Hopkins County Deputies received information that a white male had stolen items from Tractor Supply in Winnsboro, Dispatch advised the vehicle was a white Dodge auto. Investigator Dennis Findley saw the vehicle and tried to stop but the driver, Jeffery Edward Mowrer, 26, of Brashear, fled instead of stopping. Several marked units joined the pursuit. The chase began along State Highway 154, State Highway 11, State Highway 19, and...

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Hopkins County Sheriff Lewis Tatum presents 8th Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Mar24

Hopkins County Sheriff Lewis Tatum presents 8th Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Sherriff Tatum hosted his eighth annual Easter Egg Hunt. There was face painting, contest giveaways, cake walks, egg hunts and much more! There was a bunch of families out enjoying the nice weather and all the fun activities. Trustees worked behind the scenes, cooking hot dogs, hamburgers, and Oil Field sausage, as well as helping to set out eggs for the different age groups. The sheriff’s office hosted a giveaway for kids from...

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