Smiley face

Traffic Stop Yields Pills, Suspected Marijuana, Arrest

A traffic stop on Church Street at North Hillcrest Drive at 9:26 p.m. Saturday March 21st, 2020 resulted in the location of suspected marijuana, pills and one felony arrest.

Denver Jacque Fender

During the stop, police reported smelling a strong odor of marijuana emitting from the car. Sulphur Springs Police Officer Zach Brown had passenger Denver Jacques Fender step out of the car. He alleged finding numerous pills and a suspected marijuana on the 39-year-old Sulphur Springs man. Oxycodone was found among the pills. The pills weight about 0.8 gram, Brown and SSPD Sgt. Joe Scott alleged in arrest reports.

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Drew Fisher transported Fenders to the county jail, where Fender was booked for possession of less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance, according to arrest reports. Fender was released from Hopkins County jail Sunday, March 22. Bond was set at $5,000 on the charge, according to jail reports.


KSSTRadio.com publishes Sulphur Springs Police Department reports and news. The Police Department is located at 125 Davis St., Sulphur Springs, Texas. Non-emergency calls can be made to (903) 885-7602.

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

The Sulphur Springs Police Department continues to serve its citizens with pride in its overall mission and will strive to provide the best possible police force in the 21st century.


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.

Author: Faith Huffman

Share This Post On