He flagged down the officer responding to a call regarding gun shots heard in the 500 block Fuller Street around 12:40 a.m. Monday morning. Danny Joe Wade, Jr. 48, of Sulphur Springs planned to tell the officer about the gun shots heard. The officer ran identifying information for Wade through dispatch and found him wanted for traffic violations. As the officer patted down Wade as a precaution while arresting him on the warrants, the officer found contraband.
Wade is in Hopkins County Jail charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1 more than 1-gram but less than 4-grams, a Felony 3. He is held on a $10,000 bond.