6 Jailed On Felony Warrants

At least six people were booked into Hopkins County jail on felony warrants over the last three days, according to arrest and jail reports.

Michael Allen Coker

Michael Allen Coker, 52, of Sulphur Springs was contacted at his Holiday Drive residence at 11 a.m. Dec. 19, by Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Aaron Chaney and Sgt. Shea Shaw. A records check confirmed the warrant for his arrest for violation of probation, which he was on for unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.

Coker was taken into custody on the warrant; he remained in the county jail Friday morning, Dec. 20, according to arrest reports.

No photo available for Michael Antonio Gabriel

Michael Antonio Gabriel, 31, of Dallas was taken into custody at 9:56 a.m. Dec. 19 at Bradshaw State Jail and transported by Deputy Elijah Fite to Hopkins County jail, where he was booked on warrants for engaging in organized criminal activity, theft of property valued at $2,500 or more but less than $30,000, and Collin County organized retail theft and theft warrants, according to arrest and jail reports.

Gabriel remained in the county jail Dec. 20 on $15,000 bond on the engaging in organized criminal activity charge and $5,000 each on the other charges, according to jail reports.

Joe Anthony Gotcher

Officers received information Joe Anthony Gotcher, 31, of Sulphur Springs could be located at his East Industrial Drive residence. Officers knocked on the door at the location early Friday morning, Dec. 20. When residents opened the door, officers saw Gotcher running to the bathroom inside the room; offices entered the residence and “used the least amount of force necessary to gain control of” Gotcher and put him into handcuffs, Sulphur Springs Police Officer Zachary Brown alleged in arrest reports.

Gotcher was placed under arrest and jailed on a warrant alleging failure to comply with sex offender registration requirements, a third-degree felony offense, according to jail reports. He remained in the county jail later Friday, according to arrest and jail reports.

Sara Nichole Pitchford

Sara Nichole Pitchford, 30, of Hugo, Oklahoma turned herself in at the sheriff’s office at 12:20 p.m. Dec. 17 on warrant for violation of probation, which she was on for a March 14, 2017 possession of less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance charge. Hopkins County Deputy Nicholas Marney escorted her into the county jail, where she was booked on the charge, according to arrest and jail reports.

Pitchford, who is also known by the last name Gaston, remained in Hopkins County jail Friday morning, Dec. 20, on the charge, according to jail reports.

Patricia Jean Raymond

Patricia Jean Raymond, 37, of Mesquite was taken into custody at Ellis County jail at 4:44 p.m. Dec. 17 by Deputy Elijah Fite, who transported her to Hopkins County jail, where she was held on warrants for surety off bond on an Aug. 8, 2018 possession of less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance charge and for bail jumping/failure to appear, according to arrest reports.

Raymond remained in Hopkins County jail Friday morning, Dec. 20. Bond was set at $25,000 on the bail jumping/failure to appear charge and $5,000 on the other, according to arrest and jail reports.

Kristopher Paul Thomas

Kristopher Paul Thomas, 24, of Texarkana, Arkansas was taken into custody at 10 a.m. Dec. 17, at the jail in Miller County, Arkansas and transported by deputy Fite to Hopkins County jail, where he was booked on warrants to revoke bond on July 30 possession of less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance and tampering with or fabricating physical evidence with intent to impair charges, according to arrest reports.

Thomas remained in Hopkins County jail Friday morning, Dec. 20, in lieu of $100,000 bond per charge, according to jail reports.

Hopkins County Law Enforcement Center, 298 Rosemont St., Sulphur Springs, Texas

Author: Faith Huffman

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