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Hopkins County District Court Indictments for 7/19/2018

1826713 THE STATE OF TEXAS v.s. BELCHER, JOSHUA LEON 07/19/2018 POSS CS PG 1 <1G
1826714 THE STATE OF TEXAS v.s. BELLO, EDITH 07/19/2018 EVADING ARREST DET W/VEH
1826715 THE STATE OF TEXAS v.s. COLEMAN, BRENT THOMAS 07/19/2018 POSS CS PG 1 >=1G<4G
1826716 THE STATE OF TEXAS v.s. COSSETTE, EVAN LOUIS 07/19/2018 POSS CS PG 1 >=1G<4G


1826717  THE STATE OF TEXAS v.s. DOUGLAS, TYLER ANTHONY 07/19/2018 EVADING ARREST DET W/VEH
1826718 THE STATE OF TEXAS v.s. DOUGLAS, TYLER ANTHONY 07/19/2018 TAMPER/FABRICATE PHYS EVID W/INTENT TO IMPAIR
1826719 THE STATE OF TEXAS v.s. DOUGLAS, TYLER ANTHONY 07/19/2018 POSS CS PG 1 >=1G<4G

Tyler Anthony Douglas, 38

Tyler Anthony Douglas, 38, of Sulphur Springs, was observed in a 2008 Dodge by a Hopkins County Deputy, who initiated a traffic stop. Douglas did not stop but instead fled the deputy.

During the pursuit, Douglas threw items out the car window. One deputy stopped to locate the items which had been tossed and the second deputy continued the pursuit until Douglas stopped in an apartment complex parking lot on the east side of Sulphur Springs. There, Douglas surrendered to the deputy. The items tossed from the vehicle were found to be a total of 3.1-grams of methamphetamine.


Jane Traglia Dunkin, 24

1826720 THE STATE OF TEXAS v.s. DUNKIN, JANE TRAGLIA 07/19/2018 FOSS CS PG 1 >=4G<200G

Jane Traglia Dunkin, 24, of Elkton, Virginia remains in Hopkins County jail following an arrest made Monday, April 16, 2018. Dunkin was stopped for a traffic violation on South Broadway in Sulphur Springs. However, in her possession was a substance suspected to be methamphetamine in three bags totaling 16.07-grams and $6,000 in U. S. currency. The suspected substance has been sent to the DPS crime laboratory for verification.

Dunkin appeared nervous to the Hopkins County Sheriff’s deputy that made the stop. She granted verbal consent to search her Dodge Charger. The deputy discovered six large bundles of currency secured with multi-colored rubber bands. The suspected meth and three bags were found during a pat down search by jail staff.

She is charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1 more than 1-gram but less than 400-grams.


 

Jessica Farrow, 24

1826721 THE STATE OF TEXAS v.s. FARROW, JESSICA JOE 07/19/2018  M POSS CS PG 1 >=4G<200G

The odor of Marijuana emitting from the vehicle located in the Coleman Park Soccer Field parking lot led to the arrest of Jessica Joe Farrow, 24, of Sulphur Springs. Farrow admitted to having a blunt and a syringe loaded with methamphetamine. A probable cause search led to a large quantity of empty plastic bags, a digital scale, cut straws, and a used syringe in the vehicle. A small zippered bag was also located containing a large quantity of suspected methamphetamine.

Farrow is in Hopkins County Jail charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1, more than 4-grams but less than 200-grams. She is being held on a $30,000 bond.


1826722 THE STATE OF TEXAS v.s. FLOWERS, REGINALD 07/19/2018 MONEY LAUNDERING >=$30K<$150K
1826725 THE STATE OF TEXAS v.s. GILL, JIMMY WAYNE 07/19/2018 FOSS CS PG 1 <1G
1826726 THE STATE OF TEXAS v.s. GILL, JIMMY WAYNE 07/19/2018 THEFT OF FIREARM
1826727 THE STATE OF TEXAS v.s. GONZALES, RUDOLPHO SERGIO 07/19/2018 BURGLARY OF BUILDING
1826728 THE STATE OF TEXAS v.s. GONZALES, RUDOLPHO SERGIO 07/19/2018 UNAUTH USE OF VEHICLE
1826729 THE STATE OF TEXAS v.s. GORDY, AMBER GABRIELLE 07/19/2018 POSS CS PG 2 >= 4G<40oG


Jacob Nathaniel Granger, 21

1826730 THE STATE OF TEXAS v.s. GRANGER, JACOB NATHANIEL POSS 07/19/2018  MARJ 2oz < 402 DFZIAT
1826731 THE STATE OF TEXAS v.s. GRANGER, JACOB NATHANIEL 07/19/2018  MARIJ >1/4 OZ<=5LBS DFz

In an investigation in the 400 block of Adkins Street, Special Crimes Unit officers observed Jacob Nathaniel Granger, 21, of Sulphur Springs, sell suspected marijuana. The location had been under investigation. During a pat down, Granger admitted to having a gram of marijuana in his pocket. He also admitted to having more marijuana in his apartment. The sale and possession of marijuana took place within 1000ft of a Drug Free Zone.


Ronald Dominic Hayes, 40

1826732 THE STATE OF TEXAS v.s. HAYES, RONALD DOMINIC 07/19/2018 POSS CS PG 1

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Two individuals fighting in the middle of State Highway 19 North drew the response of a Hopkins County Deputy. There he found Ronald Dominic Hayes, 40, of Kansas City, MO. It was thought Hayes was on PCP.

The deputy found a glass container containing what is suspected to be PCP. Hayes was taken to Hopkins County Jail where he was secured in the violent cell. Hayes stated he did not remember the incident. He is charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance, Penalty Group 1, less than 1-gram.

The other individual was released to EMS and charges were filed at large, according to the deputy’s report.


 

Brandon Haynes, 36

1826733 THE STATE OF TEXAS v.s. HAYNES,BRANDON DUJUAN 07/19/2018 UNL POSS FIREARM BY FELON

A traffic stop by a Hopkins County deputy at the 134-mile marker on I-30 resulted in the arrest of Brandon Haynes, 36, of Monticello, Arkansas. Haynes was wanted on charges in Dallas County. During the arrest, marijuana was found in the console of his vehicle and a handgun was found in a suitcase in the trunk of the 2011 Impala he was driving.

Haynes, a convicted felon claimed ownership of the weapon. He is in Hopkins County Jail held on the Dallas County charges and for Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Felon.


1826734 THE STATE OF TEXAS v.s. MARBRAY, DIVANTE DVON 07/19/2018 POSS CS PG 2 >= 1G<4G


Billy Shane McCormick, 37

1826735 THE STATE OF TEXAS v.s. MCCORMICK, BILLY SHANE 07/19/2018 INJURY CHILD/ELDERLY/DISABLE W/INT BODILY INJ

Shane McCormick, 37 and his parents. The parents stated that McCormick had thrown water on and pushed his father and had grabbed his mother around the throat and pulled her head down causing neck pain. When deputies attempted to secure McCormick for arrest, he resisted arrest.

 

At the jail, the jail staff refused entry for McCormick based on statements he made at book-in. They requested a medical clearance from CHRISTUS Mother Francis Hospital. When he was cleared by the hospital ER staff, McCormick was transported back to jail where he remains Thursday morning.

 

McCormick is charged with Injury to Child/Elderly/Disabled with Intent Bodily Injury, a felony 3, and with Resisting Arrest.


Laura Christine Morehead, 49

1826737 THE STATE OF TEXAS v.s. MOREHEAD, LAURA CHRISTINE 07/19/2018 TAMPER/FABRICATE PHYS EVID W/INTENT TO IMPAIR
1826738 THE STATE OF TEXAS v.s. MOREHEAD, LAURA CHRISTINE 07/19/2018 ASSAULT PUBLIC SERVANT

The passenger in the vehicle, Laura Christine Morehead, 49, listed as homeless, was wanted on warrants for Assault Public Servant and for Tamper/Fabricate Physical Evidence. The Hopkins County Deputy asked for consent to search the vehicle but consent was denied. A K9 unit was called to the scene and alerted on the vehicle. During a conducted search, a crystal like substance believed to be methamphetamine was located. A glass pipe commonly used to smoke meth was also located. The crystal substance field tested to be methamphetamine and was measured at 1.5-grams.


Amber Michelle Morgan, 36

1826739 THE STATE OF TEXAS v.s. MORGAN, AMBER MICHELLE 07/19/2018 POSS CS PG 1 >=4G<20oG

Lamar and Delta County Sheriff’s offices requested the assistance of Hopkins County Investigators and Deputies in an arrest and recovery of stolen property that solved two separate burglaries in those counties. All of the stolen property was recovered including guns, computers, and located methamphetamine, according to Hopkins County Investigator Dennis Findley.

Findley stated that local law enforcement went to a residence on CR 3568 where they found the stolen property, meth, and Amber Michelle Morgan, 36. A Mossberg rifle was found under Morgan’s bed. The methamphetamine was located during the execution of a search warrant.

Morgan is a convicted Felon and is currently on Parole for Burglary of a Habitation. She is in Hopkins County Jail charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1, more than 4-grams but less than 200-grams, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Felon, and for Burglary of a Habitation. She is being held on bonds totaling $60,000.


1826740 THE STATE OF TEXAS v.s. MORGAN, MICHAEL JOHN 07/19/2018 POSS CS PG3 < 28G DFZIAT


 

Patrick Tipler O’Connor, 48

1826741 THE STATE OF TEXAS v.s. OCONNOR, PATRICK TRIPLER 07/19/2018  POSS CS PG 1 >=4G<20oG

A traffic stop at the 132 mile-marker on I-30 by DPS resulted in the arrest of Patrick Tripler O’Connor, 50, of Texarkana.

The odor of marijuana was smelled by the trooper and a probable cause search found 3.8 ounces of marijuana, 35 dose units of Oxycontin, 1 dose of hydrocodone and 2 semi-automatic handguns.

O’Connor is charged with Possession of Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1 more than 4-grams but less than 200-grams, Possession of Marijuana more than 2oz but less than 4oz and Unlawful Carrying of Weapon.


 

Lori Lynn Orsak, 44

1826742 THE STATE OF TEXAS v.s. ORSAK, LORI LYNN 07/19/2018 CS PG 1 <1G

The Hopkins County deputy stated that when Lori Lynn Orsak, 44, of Sulphur Springs, was stopped for a traffic violation on League Street she displayed signs of narcotic use during their conversation. A search of her vehicle failed to locate any illegal substance but when the female deputy arrived, she searched Orsak.

The female deputy found Methamphetamine in Orsak’s clothing.

Orsak is in Hopkins County Jail Charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1, a state jail felony.


 

Nichalos Pendergrass, 23

1826744 THE STATE OF TEXAS v.s. PENDERGRASS, NICHALOS DEWAYNE 07/19/2018 UNL POSS FIREARM BY FELON

When the Hopkins County Deputy stopped Nichalos Dewayne Pendergrass, 23, of Mesquite at the 133 mile marker on I-30 for multiple traffic violations, the deputy asked consent to search the vehicle. Consent was denied but a K9 was deployed and displayed a change in normal behavior at the driver window.

A probable cause search led to a .38-caliber handgun in the trunk of the auto. Pendergrass was found to be convicted of robbery in Dallas County.

Pendergrass was arrested for Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Felon. He is in Hopkins County Jail.


 

Johnny Lee Speed, 36

1826745 THE STATE OF TEXAS v.s. SPEED, JOHNNY LEE 07/19/2018 POSS CS PG 1 >=1G<4G

Stopped for speeding on County Road 2375, east of CR 2400, Johnny Lee Speed, 36, of Pickton gave permission to the Hopkins County Deputy to search his pockets. The search revealed a plastic bag containing suspected methamphetamine.

Speed is in Hopkins County Jail held on a $50,000 for Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1, more than 1-gram but less that 4-grams.


 

John Lewis Speight, 61

1826746 THE STATE OF TEXAS v.s. SPEIGHT, JOHN LEWIS 07/19/2018 AGG ASSAULT DATE/FAMILY/HOUSE W/WEAPON

Their nine year old granddaughter called Cumby police to report the disturbance. It was the fourth time Cumby police had been dispatched to the residence on Barker Street in the past few days, according to the officer’s report.

When officers arrived the parties in the disturbance were separated. Both the grandmother and the granddaughter stated that the grandmother had been threatened by her husband, John Lewis Speight, 61. She said that she had walked on the porch and Speight displayed a large piece of wood and said that he would kill her. The granddaughter said it was a hammer that was displayed and that he said he would beat the grandmother and kill her. The woman said she was in fear of her life due to Speight’s threats and behavior.

Speight was located in a camper trailer on the property. The weapon displayed was not found but the officer believed it to be hidden in the camper.

Speight is in Hopkins County Jail charged with Aggravated Assault Family with a Weapon, a Felony 1. He is held on a $40,000 bond.


1826747 THE STATE OF TEXAS v.s. WRIGHT, KYLA RENEE 07/19/2018 POSS CS PG 1 <1G

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