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Police Arrest Two At Two Different Stores Wednesday

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Sulphur Springs Police Department patrol car

Sulphur Springs police Wednesday made arrests at two different stores.

Loss prevention staff at Walmart at 7:25 p.m. reported two juveniles for theft. The store employee alleged a 19-year-old Como resident and his younger brother, identified in reports only as a juvenile, passed all points of sale with multiple items that were not paid for. The older brother was allegedly seen in the self check-out area, where he failed to pay for all of merchandise in his possession when he finished checking out. The valued of the unpaid merchandise was reported to be more than $100, police alleged in arrest reports.

The juvenile’s parent was contacted and he was issued a criminal trespass warning prohibiting him from returning to the store. The 19-year-old was also issued a criminal trespass warning and taken to jail for theft of property valued at $100 or more but less than $750, according to arrest reports.

The 19-year-old remained in the county jail Thursday morning on the charge. Wednesday was the second time he’s been in the county jail this year. He was also spent the night Jan. 20 in jail for consumption of alcohol by a minor, according to jail reports.

The second arrest, of a 42-year-old Sulphur Springs man, occurred at 10:16 p.m. at Love’s Truck Stop.

Sulphur Springs police were dispatched to the South Hillcrest Drive business, where someone had reportedly made threats. The man, reported to be a truck driver, as contacted as the “reportee,” police alleged. A records check showed the man to be wanted in Red River County for family violence assault causing bodily injury as well as in Sulphur Springs on one expired registration and two failure to maintain financial responsibility warrants. Fees on the outstanding traffic charges totaled $1,163, police alleged ino arrest reports.

He remained Hopkins County jail Thursday morning, according to jail reports.

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Author: Faith Huffman

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