Two men were jailed Monday for failure to com ply with sex offender’s requirement to register annually for life.
Hopkins County Sheriff’s Investigator Charles Humphries reportedly took 42-year-old Vernon Vincent Vaughan III into custody at 11:17 a.m. at his West Industrial Drive residence.
Humphries alleged the man, a convicted sex offender, did not report his address change with his primary registration authority, the sheriff’s office, 7 days prior to a new change of address, as required by Chapter 62 of the Code of Criminal Procedures. The investigator located Vaughan on West Industrial Drive on July 8, allegedly his new address, and arrested him on sight.
Vaughan was taken into custody and transported by Sulphur Springs Police Lt. Pat Leber to the county jail, where he was held for failure to comply with sex offender registration requirements. according to arrest reports.
According to jail reports, Monday marks the second time since May that Vaughan has been jailed locally. He was arrested May 10 on a violation of parole warrant and remained in the county jail until June 12.
He remained in the county jail Tuesday on the sex offender registration violation charge as well as a warrant for not taking care of a possession of drug paraphernalia charge. Bond on the felony charge was set at $10,000, according to jail reports.
Transport Deputy Steve Huffman picked up Vincent Raymond Davis, 52, of Sulphur Springs at 11:52 a.m. July 8 from Tarrant County jail and transported him to Hopkins County jail, where he was held on a warrant for failure to comply with sex offender registration requirement that he report annually for life to his primary registration authority, according to arrest reports.
The offense is alleged to have occurred on June 11; the warrant was issued on June 19, according to reports.
Davis remained in the county jail July 9 on the charge. Bond was set at $100,000, according to jail reports.