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Traffic Stop Yields 2 Arrests

April 30, 2019 – A traffic stop on Helm Lane at 10:34 a.m. Monday resulted in two arrests.

Sulphur Springs Police Officer Adrian Pruitt conducted a traffic stop on a Ford F250 pickup. The driver, identified in reports as 31-year-old Donald James Farris of Alba, was noted to be extremely nervous when interacting with the officer and was asked to exit the truck.

Donald James Farris

He did and was patted down. A search of his pockets allegedly revealed a small plastic container with a a baggy containing less than 1 gram of suspected methamphetamine, resulting in him being placed into handcuffs. As the officer completed his search, he also found a glass pipe of the kind commonly used to smoke meth. Consequently, Farris was jailed on the charge.

The passenger, a 40-year-old Sulphur Springs woman, was arrested for not wearing a seatbelt and public intoxication. She reportedly was not wearing a seat belt. She exhibited signs of intoxication on a narcotic, including displaying a blank stare, slurred speech and an inability to sit still. publishes Sulphur Springs Police Department reports and news. The Police Department is located at 125 Davis St., Sulphur Springs, Texas. Non-emergency calls can be made to (903) 885-7602.

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The Sulphur Springs Police Department continues to serve its citizens with pride in its overall mission and will strive to provide the best possible police force in the 21st century.

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The Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office is located at 298 Rosemont Sulphur Springs, TX 75482. You can reach them for non-emergency matters at (903) 438-4040.

Author: KSST Contributor

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