Winn Reaches Plea Agreement; DA Puts His Investigations on a Case by Case Basis
Apr23

Winn Reaches Plea Agreement; DA Puts His Investigations on a Case by Case Basis

“It will be on a case by case basis. Hopefully, it should not affect too many cases. We will just make sure that the defense is aware of the situation.” District Attorney Will Ramsay made the preceding statement following a plea bargain reached for Daniel Madison Winn, 35, in 8th Judicial District Court Tuesday. Ramsay, who had named Gary Young of Lamar County as special prosecutor for the case, made his statement in response to KSST...

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Allen Sentenced to Life in Prison
Apr21

Allen Sentenced to Life in Prison

Late Tuesday afternoon, Robert Dwayne Allen, 46, was sentenced to Life in prision by 8th Judicial District Judge Eddie Northcutt. He is eligible for parole after 30 calendar years and will be credited for the time he has served in Hopkins County Jail. Judge Northcutt found Allen in violation of parole as true and found Allen guilty of aggravate sexual assault of a child, which was the original charge. Allen violated parole beginning...

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“Updated” Daylight Home Burglaries Plagues Sulphur Springs.
Mar05

“Updated” Daylight Home Burglaries Plagues Sulphur Springs.

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Chief Criminal Investigator Lewis Tatum is urging county residents to be the nosiest neighbor you can be to help the Sheriff’s Office arrest a group of thieves who have recently burglarized several homes in the south part of the county during the day. The thieves like to kick a door open, grab items and get out quick. Tatum is hoping someone will get a description or a license plate number of a...

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Jail Project Under Budget and Making Up Time
Feb12

Jail Project Under Budget and Making Up Time

Progress continues to be made on the new Hopkins County Jail project. The project is just a few days behind schedule and under budget. It is still scheduled to be finished in October. I got an update from County Judge Robert Newsom Thursday morning....

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Sean Michael Brown of Mt. Pleasant Faces a Charge of Indecency With a Child
Feb11

Sean Michael Brown of Mt. Pleasant Faces a Charge of Indecency With a Child

28-year Sean Michael Brown of Mt. Pleasant faces a charge of indecency with a child in connection with an October 31 incident in Hopkins County. Brown turned himself in at the Camp County Jail in Pittsburg just after 9 a.m. Tuesday. He was later transferred to the Hopkins County Jail

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