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Hawkins Man In Custody in Hopkins County On 2 Outstanding Charges

Stephen Johnson

A 30-year-old Hawkins man was in custody at Hopkins County jail Thursday morning on a two local warrants.

Stephen Johnson was taken into custody at 11:30 a.m. January 22, 2020 at the Joe F. Gurney Unit of Texas Department of Criminal Justice in Palestine. Johnson was transported to Hopkins County jail, where he was held on warrants for violation of probation on a burglary of a habitation charge and bond forfeiture on a theft of property valued at $100 or more but less than $750; the offenses are alleged to have occurred on April 30, 2018, Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Elijah Fite noted in arrest reports.

Bond was set at $5,000 on the theft charge and denied on the probation violation charge, according to jail and arrest reports.

The Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office is located at 298 Rosemont St., Sulphur Springs, TX 75482. Non-emergency calls can be made to (903) 438-4040.

Author: Faith Huffman

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