Three Arrested For Recent Burglary
May13

Three Arrested For Recent Burglary

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Investigators worked quickly to solve a burglary case and arrested three individuals on Thursday in connection with the incident that occurred two days prior. According to information given to KSST by Criminal Investigator Dennis Findley, Chase Alan Harrison, 23, had previously lived at a residence located at 6151 State Highway 19 South and was aware that the current property owners would be out...

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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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Woman Arrested for a 2nd Degree Felony Drug Possession
May03

Woman Arrested for a 2nd Degree Felony Drug Possession

Shatobia Keoshia Clayton, 29, of Sulphur Springs was arrested Monday night on a 2nd degree felony charge of Possession of a Controlled Substance. Clayton was the driver of a vehicle that was stopped for a traffic violation. Upon contact with Clayton, Special Crimes Unit Officer Sergeant Mark Estes could smell a strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. Sgt. Estes advised Clayton and the passengers of the reason for the stop...

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Flat Tire Deflates Arkansas Man’s Options
May02

Flat Tire Deflates Arkansas Man’s Options

Christopher Jerome Strong, 33, of Banks, Arkansas was arrested Sunday night for Failing to Identify and Money Laundering. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a possible vehicle crash between the north service road and I-30 at the 120 mile marker. A flat tire caused the vehicle to leave the interstate roadway. Upon arrival, deputies asked for the driver’s name and date of birth. Strong gave a false name of...

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Scams Reappear in Hopkins County
May02

Scams Reappear in Hopkins County

Two scams are currently being played in the Hopkins County area as well as other parts of Texas and the nation. One of the scams is out of Jamaica and the other is thought to be in the same area. Chief Criminal Investigator and Sheriff-elect Lewis Tatum says Hopkins County law enforcement is working with the FBI and Secret Service to trace the calls but area residents are advised by all departments to simply hang up the phone. One...

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Husband, Wife Arrested Friday Morning For Theft
Apr29

Husband, Wife Arrested Friday Morning For Theft

“If you steal something in Hopkins County, it may have a tracking device that will lead local law enforcement to the location of the item taken and lead to the arrest of the one or ones who removed the items according to Hopkins County Chief Investigator Lewis Tatum. Tatum’s statement is based on an arrest made Friday morning just past the Hopkins County line in Rains County. Ryan Rogers, 40, and Patricia Rogers, 33, of Fruitvale,...

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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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State Jail Felony Charges Filed in Area ATV Theft
Apr22

State Jail Felony Charges Filed in Area ATV Theft

Two Greenville men were arrested Thursday morning at 4 a.m. after they attempted to retrieve an ATV they had tampered with and pushed into a tree line. Last weekend a construction crew alerted Hopkins County Sheriff’s officers that someone had tampered with an ATV the crew had been using in the Brashear area. The ATV was discovered in a tree line where it had been pushed in an attempt to hide it for later retrieval. Hopkins County...

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Woman, Child Injured; Man Arrested
Apr21

Woman, Child Injured; Man Arrested

Robert Jay Aaron, 27, was arrested Wednesday night for Assault and Family Violence and Injury to a Child. Both of the charges are third degree felonies. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a call from a third party complainant in reference to a possible assault at an FM 3505 residence in Hopkins County. Upon arrival, deputies observed the other party involved sitting with her child in a vehicle outside the residence....

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Wanted Man’s Luck Breaks Down On Highway 11
Apr21

Wanted Man’s Luck Breaks Down On Highway 11

A short-lived vehicle chase on Highway 11 in Como, Texas resulted in an arrest on Wednesday afternoon. Oscar Garcia, Jr., 37, of Sulphur Springs was arrested on multiple warrants as well as for Evading Arrest and Detention with a Vehicle. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Officers responded to a call in Como involving a subject threatening another person. While in the area, Sergeant Sheets located a maroon Ford F-150 in the parking lot...

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