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At Least 7 Jailed In Hopkins County On Felony Warrants

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At least seven people were booked into Hopkins County jail between Feb. 18 and Feb. 19 on felony warrants, according to arrest reports.

David Paul Allread

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Alvin Jordan traveled to a Rockwall County jail, where he took David Paul Allred into custody at 10:59 a.m. Feb. 18. Jordan transported Allred to Hopkins County jail, where the 34-year-old Royse City man was booked for bond forfeiture on a September 2018 possession of less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance charge, according to arrest and jail reports.

He remained in the county jail Thursday morning, Feb. 20 on the charge, according to jail reports. A $10,000 cash only bond is required for his release, according to arrest reports.


Scott Arthur Gorton

Scott Arthur Gorton, 56, of Sulphur Springs was taken into custody at 11:05 a.m. Feb. 19 on County Road 1442 by Hopkins County Sheriff’s Sgt. Tanner Steward on a warrant for violation of parole, which he was on for possession of 1 gram or more but less than 4 grams of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance charge as well as a warrant for not paying taking care of a traffic ticket.

According to jail reports, he has an extensive criminal history dating back to 1981. He was most recently sentenced to three years in prison for a controlled substance charge, according to jail reports.

Gorton’s arrest record shows he was booked into Hopkins County jail July 30, 2014 on a possession of 1 gram or more but less than 4 grams of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance charge, driving without a license and unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon. He returned to the county jail Feb. 26, 2016 on a warrant for violation of probation on the controlled substance charge. He was jailed Aug. 20, 2016 for possession of less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance, violation of probation on the prior controlled substance charge (for which he was sentenced to 3 years in prison) and not having insurance, according to jail reports.


Eddie Dale Malone

Eddie Dale Malone was taken into custody at 10:35 a.m. Feb. 18, at Hopkins County Courthouse for bond forfeiture on a May 15, 2019, possession of 4 grams or more but less than 200 grams of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance with intent to distribute charge, according to arrest and jail reports.

Deputy Alvin Jordan transported the 60-year-old Sulphur Springs man to the county jail, where he remained Thursday morning, Feb. 20. Malone is shown in jail reports to also be known as Eddie Dale Malone and Danny Miller. Bond was set at $60,000 cash-only on the charge, according to arrest reports.


Michael Phillip Salazar

Deputy Jordan also took Michael Phillip Salazar into custody at Hopkins County Courthouse at 9:45 a.m. Feb. 18 on a motion to revoke probation on a Van Zandt assault of family or household member with previous conviction charge, according to arrest reports.

The arrest marks the second time in two months Salazar has spent time in the county jail. The 31-year-old Sulphur Springs man was booked into Hopkins County jail Christmas Eve 2019 for possession of less than 2 ounces of marijuana in drug-free zone and warrants for not taking care of no driver’s license and speeding charges, according to jail reports.

Salazar remained in Hopkins County jail until Feb. 19 on the Van Zandt County charge. Bond was set at $50,000, according to jail reports.


Austin Ray Tipps

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputies Kevin Lester and M. Poindexter received information Austin Ray Tipps had a Rains County warrant for his arrest, and a tip that Tipps had been living at a Houston Street residence.

They located the 35-year-old Sulphur Springs man at the address at 7:02 p.m. Feb. 18 and took him into custody on the Rains County theft of firearm warrant. He remained in Hopkins County jail until Feb. 19; his bond on the charge was set at $10,000, according to jail reports.


Victor Manuel Villarreal

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Elijah Fite traveled to Webb County jail, where he took Victor Manuel Villarreal into custody at 9:58 a.m. Feb. 18. Fite transported Villarreal to Hopkins County jail. The 43-year-old Mesquite man was booked in to the county jail for violation of probation, which he was on for a November 2009 tampering with physical evidence charge, according to arrest reports.


Summer Lee Wright

Sulphur Springs Police Officer Sean Hoffman reported responding at 8:33 a.m. Feb. 19 to a call for service in the 1200 block of College Street. The officer encountered Summer Lee Wright, the person the call was reportedly about, according to arrest reports.

A records check showed warrants for the 41-year-old Sulphur Springs woman’s arrest for bond forfeiture on an October 2019 unauthorized use of a vehicle charge and a warrant for not taking care of a driving while license invalid charge. She was jailed on the warrants.

She remained in Hopkins County jail Thursday morning Feb. 20. Bond on the stolen vehicle charge was set at $10,000, according to jail reports. The fee owed on the driver’s license charge was $420, according to 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.

If you have an emergency, dial 9-1-1.

Hopkins County Law Enforcement Center, 298 Rosemont St., Sulphur Springs, Texas
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Author: Faith Huffman

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