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Hopkins County Grand Jury Hands Up 44 Indictments June 26, 2018

Forty-four indictments were handed up by a Hopkins County Grand Jury Tuesday, June 26, 2018. Those included in the indictments and already arrested are:

COWART, JUSTIN DEAN

COWART, JUSTIN DEAN

Justin Dean Cowart indicted for Criminal Solicitation Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child and Attempted Traffic Child Engage Conduct/Sexual. Hopkins County Criminal Investigators and deputies arrested Justin Dean Cowart, 31, of Yantis, for Attempted Human Trafficking and Criminal Solicitation Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child. The arrest at a local discount box store came following a law enforcement response to the guardian of a child. The guardian had met Cowart on line and had been communicating with him. Cowart became interested in the child of the guardian. Ultimately, Cowart stated online that he wanted to purchase sex acts with the minor.  That is when the Hopkins County Sheriff’s office was called. An officer assumed the role of the guardian in the online conversations which brought about the meeting with Cowart in Sulphur Springs at the site of the arrest.

Neal Douglas Lenzi indicted for Injury Child/Elderly/Disabled with Intent Bodily Injury.

Marco Antonio Ordun

Marco Antonio Orduna indicted for Continuous Violence against the Family. A Sulphur Springs Police officer was dispatched to a fight in progress in the 100 block of Nicholson Street.  Marco Antonio Orduna, 21, was found to be the aggressor in the fight. Orduna has previous convictions for assault family violence this year. Orduna was arrested at the scene and the victim did wish to file an emergency protective order. Visible injuries were found on the victim, Orduna’s ex-girlfriend.

Barbara Jean Moore

Barbara Jean Moore indicted for Forgery Government/National Instrument/Money/Security.  Sulphur Springs Police were called to a local fast food establishment when a customer in the drive-thru attempted to pass a counterfeit $100 bill. The local officer made contact with the individuals in the car in the drive-thru. Barbara Jean Moore, 32, of Terrell told the officer that she had attempted to pass the counterfeit bill.

Brandy Jamaal Gaines

Brandy Jamaal Gaines indicted for Evading Arrest Detection with Vehicle/WTRCF With Previous Conviction or SBI. When the Sulphur Springs Police officer attempted to make a traffic stop at Craig and Booker Streets , Brandy Jamaal Gaines, 35, of Sulphur Springs slowed to come to a stop before fleeing the officer’s pursuit. Gaines did come to a stop at Coleman Park and exited the vehicle and fled on foot. The officer gave chase and apprehended Gaines.

Brianna Mykel Ivery indicted for Evading Arrest Detection with Vehicle.

Wes Gerald

Wes Gerald indicted for Evading Arrest Detection with Vehicle.

Christopher Shane Freeman indicted for Evading Arrest Detection with Vehicle.

Alberta Jean Duffey indicted for Theft Property less than $2500 two or more with Previous Conviction.

Tammy Jo Woodard indicted for Theft Property less than $2500 two or more with Previous Conviction.

Zachary Meyette indicted for Theft of Firearm.

Jeffery Lynn Phelps indicted for Driving While Intoxicated 3rd or More.

Juan Cruz Perez indicted for Driving While Intoxicated 3rd or More.

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Justin Blaine Sicard

Justin Blaine Sicard indicted for Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1 more than4-grams but less than 200-grams and for indicted for Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1 more than 4-grams but less than 200-grams in a Drug Free Zone. Special Crimes Unit initiated a traffic stop in the 300 block of Oak Avenue and the driver of the 2004 Saab was visibly nervous. A pat down of the driver located a zipper pouch containing 9.8-grams of suspected methamphetamine.Justin Blaine Sicard, 28, of Winnsboro, was arrested and charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1, more than 4-grams but less than 200-grams and for a warrant for driving the wrong way on a one-way roadway. Sicard confessed to the possession and to selling meth. A second charge of Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1, more than 4-grams but less than 200-grams has been added for Justin Blaine Sicard, 28, of Winnsboro. Sicard is in Hopkins County Jail for the first charge of selling methamphetamine. He was called to book in where the second charge was added.

Vivian Vanessa Auceda indicted for Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1 more than 400-grams.

Jerrica Danielle Papenfuse

Jerrica Danielle Papenfuse indicted for Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1 more than 4-grams but less than 200-grams.  When the driver of a 2009 Dodge Journey, with an obscured license plate, ignored an official traffic control device on I-30 Westbound at the 131 mile-marker, a Hopkins County Deputy made a traffic stop and in plain view on the passenger floorboard was a syringe containing a brown liquid suspected to be Heroin. The male passenger, Elias Moreno (picture not available), informed the officer that there was cocaine, heroin, and Fentayl in the vehicle. A probable cause search of the vehicle revealed multiple plastic bags of the three controlled substances. Also located in the vehicle was a green duffel bag concealed in the spare tire compartment. In the duffel bag were four large bundles wrapped in silver foil tape and vacuum sealed The four bundles contained cash totaling approximately $180,247.  K-9 O’Malley, along with Hopkins County Deputy handler performed a free air sniff on the currency. The K-9 provided a positive alert for illegal narcotics present on the currency. Arrested were the driver, Jerrica Danielle Papenfuse, 29, of Toledo, Ohio, and  EliasMoreno.

Elias Moreno indicted for Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1 more than 4-grams but less than 200-grams.

Jamie Audrey Butler indicted for Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1 more than 1-gram but less than 4-grams.

Desiree Skye Butler indicted for Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1 more than 1-gram but less than 4-grams.

Joe Manuel Gutierrez indicted for Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1 more than 1-gram but less than 4-grams.

Jayme Lee Westbrook indicted for Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group more than 1-gram but less than 4-grams.

Rhonda Renee Whittle

Rhonda Renee Whittle indicted for Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group more than 1-gram but less than 4-grams. A defective headlamp on a 1999 Chevy Trailblazer led to a Hopkins County Deputy initiated traffic stop at Jefferson Street and Loop 301. The driver of the vehicle, Rhonda Renee Whittle, 51, of Sulphur Springs, appeared to be extremely nervous regarding questions asked during the interview. She did not have a driver’s license and a check of her name and birthday noted that she was not eligible for a license due to license being suspended. Consent to search the Trailblazer led to the discovery of several marijuana joints inside her purse and ashtray. As she was being transported to Hopkins County Jail, admitted to having additional drugs on her person and at the jail showed a green baggie containing a crystal like substance that proved to be methamphetamine weighing approximately 1.29-grams.

Malodie Kay Pettigrew

Malodie Kay Pettigrew indicted for Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group more than 1-gram but less than 4-grams and one count of Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1 less than 1-gram. Malodie Kay Pettigrew, 29, of Greenville was arrested on three Hopkins County warrants when she was stopped by a Hopkins County deputy at Highway 11W and FM 3134. However, when placed in the patrol unit, she admitted to several pills on her person. That wasn’t all. At Hopkins County Jail, she was found to have not only several different variety of pills but also a crystal like substance believed to be methamphetamine.

Ruthie Darlene Gipson indicted for Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group more than 1-gram but less than 4-grams.

Preston Redmond

Preston Redmond indicted for Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group more than 1-gram but less than 4-grams.

Travis Allen Shipley indicted for Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 2 more than or equal to 4-grams but less than 400-grams.

Cydnie Pauline Finned indicted for Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 2 more than or equal to 4-grams but less than 400-grams.

Jackson Blaze Gilbreath indicted for Manufacture Delivery of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1 less than 1-gram.

Wanda Denise McDaniels indicted for Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1 less than 1-gram in a Drug Free Zone IAT.

Darrin Ray Fairchild indicted for Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1 less than 1-gram.

Brian Alan Argenbright indicted for Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1 less than 1-gram.

Andrea Lynn Chapman indicted for Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1 less than 1-gram.

Hunter Alexander Collins indicted for Possession of Marijuana more than 4oz but less than 5lbs.

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