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Local Man Arrested for Theft of Property

Hopkins County Communications notified a deputy regarding a white Cargo trailer abandoned on FM 1567 near County Road 1443. As the deputy neared the location, he observed a red Ford pickup partially blocking the roadway from a driveway. As the pickup pulled out of the driveway, the truck was pulling a trailer matching the description of the abandoned Cargo trailer. The trailer had no license plate or identifiers.

Driving the pickup pulling the trailer was Brian Everett Gumpert, 49, of Sulphur Springs. Gumpert was arrested for Theft of Property more than $2500 but less than $30,000. He is in Hopkins County Jail held on a $10,000 bond. The deputy determined the Cargo trailer did not belong to Gumpert.

Author: Staff Reporter

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