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Grand Jury Indicts 79

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A Hopkins County Grand Jury handed up 79 indictments May 22, 2018. Indictments ranged from murder, sex abuse of child, assault, drugs, and a number of other charges. Those who have been arrested and are indicted include:

Aaron Tyler Crum was indicted for murder. At an all-night get together on Pampa Street, an altercation led to the shooting death of Joshua Paul Cowling, 38. Arrested at the scene of the incident was Crum, 26. Crum is charged with murder. SSPD responded to a call on Pampa Street around 4:16 a.m. on a Saturday morning. Cowling was pronounced dead at the scene by Justice of the Peace B. J. Teer.

Cassandra Joyce Minick was indicted for murder. Minick, 30 was charged with Felony 1 Murder. She is charged with the murder of her husband with a rifle. According to Hopkins County Sheriff Lewis Tatum, Cassandra Joyce Minick, 30, called the Sheriff’s Department around 12:06 a.m. Wednesday morning stating she had found her husband shot in their residence after she heard a gunshot. Deputies arrived on scene, and Sgt. Richard Greer took charge of the scene, according to Tatum. At the scene they found Kenny Minick unresponsive in the residence. Greer said the story that Ms. Minick gave him varied each time she told it. Greer contacted Investigator Charles Humphries, who also found discrepancies in her story. He called Chief Investigator Corley Weatherford and Texas Ranger John Vance. Following investigation at the scene, she was arrested and charged with murder. Three children in the home were taken by Child Protective Services and placed in care. Justice of the Peace Brad Cummings pronounced Minick dead at the scene. His body was transported to Dallas for autopsy.

George Weldon Payne, Jr. was indicted on three counts of sexual assault.

Quentin Michion Lipscomb was indicted for one count Sexual Abuse of Child Continuous: Victim Under 14. Lipscomb, 49, Sulphur Springs was arrested on a warrant for Continuous Sexual Abuse of Young Child or Children, a Felony 1, at his apartment on Church Street. Sulphur Springs Police were contacted March 30th regarding the continuous sexual abuse. The victim was interviewed at the Child Advocacy Center in Winnsboro and a probable cause finding led to an arrest warrant issued by Justice of the Peace Brad Cummings, according to SSPD Investigator David Gilmore.

Sarah Irene Alsip was indicted for Abandon Endanger Child Criminal Negligence. Sarah Irene Alsip, 28, of Como was arrested following a Child Protective Services Investigation. Special Crimes Unit was notified when Alsip tested positive for methamphetamine and her 10-month old child also tested positive for the substance.

Jeremy Michael Huffman was indicted for Abandon Endanger Child Criminal Negligence. He was also indicted on one count each for Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 2, more than 4-grams but less than 400-grams; two counts of Manufacture Deliver Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1, more than 1-grams but less than 4-grams; and Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1, less than 1-grams . Huffman, 29, of Sulphur Springs was arrested for two charges of delivery of a controlled substance April 16, 2018, a child was observed in the residence on Hodge Street. At that time Child Protective Services initiated an investigation with the Special Crimes Unit assisting. A drug screen showed both Huffman and the 5-year old child tested positive for methamphetamine. Huffman was in care, custody, and control of the child during the offense. The child was removed from Huffman’s care and is currently in CPS custody.

Tracy Sexton was indicted for one count Aggravated Robbery. Arrested in Marietta, Oklahoma by U S Marshalls after committing an aggravated robbery at Jon’s Mini Mart on Hillcrest Dr. in Sulphur Springs, Tracy Kenyon Sexton, 52, of Springdale, Arkansas. Sexton admitted to the crime and was booked into Hopkins County Jail by Sulphur Springs Police Detectives. Sexton is also shown to have a parole warrant out of Arkansas and an aggravated robbery warrant out of Arlington, Texas. On Friday, March 16, 2018, Sexton and a female, left the Mini Mart and sought access to the interstate.  However, they entered the Woodbridge Crossing area, which has no access to the interstate and returned to Hillcrest and then to the interstate and traveled west. Less than $1,000 was taken in the robbery. An employee of the mini mart took a picture of their vehicle which police were able to use in their investigation. Following a social media post by the police department, tips began coming into the local police office. The pair was located at a Lake Dallas hotel where Lake Dallas police ran a raid on the room where the couple was supposedly staying. The couple was not in the room when police entered but were across the street and observed the raid. They left the area finding a ride to Gainesville and then on to Marietta, Oklahoma, according to local law enforcement. The truck used in the robbery was placed in impound by Lake Dallas police. A phone call from a Marietta hotel led local law enforcement to contact the Marietta deputies and their task force surrounded the hotel after confirming the female had secured a room there. Law enforcement made entry into the room and arrested both individuals.

Cody Booker Colley was indicted for one count Arson Intend Damage Habitat/Place of Worship.

Steven Julian Lopez was indicted for two counts of Assault Peace Officer/Judge.

Jamael Rashod Joseph was indicted for one count Aggravated Assault of a Public Servant and two counts of Assault of a Public Servant. He was also indicted for one count of Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle. suspected activity on County Road 3197 led deputies to a tent set up on the property of the individual making the report. When deputies arrived at the tent set up in a hay meadow, Jamael Rashod Joseph, 29, of Dallas appeared highly aggravated and displayed a large knife. When asked to drop the knife, Joseph threatened to harm the officer. The officer deployed a taser but Joseph removed the probe. He then told the deputy, “You done [expletive deleted] up now, I’m gonna kill you”. Joseph then advanced towards the deputy with knife in his hand waving it at the deputy. Once additional deputies arrived, Joseph was tased and deputies were able to place him in custody.

Jason Ray Bailey was indicted on five charges including one count of Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1, more than 1-grams but less than 4-grams; one count of Burglary of a Building; one count of Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle; and two counts of Theft of Firearm.

Preston Redmond was indicted for Burglary of a Habitation and for Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle.

Luz Olivo, Jr. was indicted for Evading Arrest Detention with a Motor Vehicle.

Amber Michelle Morgan was indicted for Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Felon.

Isaiah Dominque Hearn was indicted for two counts of Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Felon and one count of Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1, more than 1-gram but less than 4-grams.

Delphina Christene Pickerill was indicted for Theft of Property more than $2,500 but less than $30,000.

Nancy Lynn James was indicted for Theft Property less than $2,500 two or more Previous Convictions.

Elias Moreno was indicted for Money Laundering more than $150,000 but less than $300,000.

David Tamez was indicted for Money Laundering more than $2,500 but less than $30,000 and for Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 2 more than 4-grams but less than 400-grams.

David Lincoln Alsobrooks was indicted for Forgery Financial Instrument.

Kerry Olin Kirkpatrick was indicted for Fraud Use/Possession of Identifying Info Number of Items less than 5.

Wayne Thomas Hall, Jr. was indicted for Theft of Firearm.

John Isaac Denton was indicted for Tamper/Fabricate Physical Evidence with Intent to Impair.

Eldon Demar Holloway, Jr. was indicted for Possession of a Firearm by Felon and for Possession Marijuana more than 4oz but less than 5lbs.

Levi Morgan Clawson was indicted on two counts of Manufacture Deliver Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1, more than 1-gram but less than 4-grams

Rachael Nicole Watson was indicted for Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1, more than 4-grams but less than 200-grams.

Amber Chandale Goldsmith was indicted for Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1 more than 4-grams but less than 200-grams.

Jacob Dean McGary was indicted for two counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1 more than 4-grams but less than 200-grams.

Shawn March was indicted for Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1, more than 1-gram but less than 4-grams.

Rebecca Wallace was indicted for Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1, more than 1-gram but less than 4-grams.

David Oneal Oxford, Jr. was indicted for Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1, more than 1-gram but less than 4-grams and for one count was indicted for Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1, less than 1-gram.

Mercedes Diana Guest was indicted for Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1, less than 1-gram.

Rodney Edward Petrea, Jr. was indicted for Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1, less than 1-gram.

Kyle Dayne Belz was indicted for Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1, less than 1-gram.

Raymond Edward Dafft was indicted for Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1, less than 1-gram.

John Isaac Denton was indicted for Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1, less than 1-gram.

Ryan Franklin Moore was indicted for Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1, less than 1-gram.

Tina Marie Syperda was indicted for Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1, less than 1-gram.

Joseph Jordan Hart was indicted for one count Possession of Controlled Substance Penalty Group 2 more than 4-grams but less than 400-grams and for Possession of Marijuana more than 4oz but less than 5lbs.

Justin Paul McLean was indicted for Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 2 more than 4-grams but less than 400-grams.

Cody Pope was indicted for Possession Marijuana more than 5lbs but less than 50lbs.

Dedra Solomon was indicted for Possession Marijuana more than 5lbs but less than 50lbs.

Gilbert Garza III was indicted for Possession Marijuana more than 4oz but less than 5lbs.

Zachary Meyette was indicted for Possession Marijuana more than 4oz but less than 5lbs.

Jose Manuel Gonzalez-Sandoval was indicted for Possession Marijuana more than 4oz but less than 5lbs.

Robert Warrant was indicted for Possession Marijuana more than 4oz but less than 5lbs.

Daniel James Broughton was indicted for Possession Controlled Substance Penalty Group 2, less that 1-gram.

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Author: Staff Reporter

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