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HCSO: Two Men Jailed On Felony Warrants

Two men jailed in other counties were transported Thursday to Hopkins County jail on one felony Hopkins County warrant each, according to Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office reports.

Shawn Wayne Austin (HCSO jail photo)

HCSO Deputy Elijah Fite traveled April 16 to Pushamataha County jail in Atlers, Oklahoma, where Shawn Wayne Austin was held on a Hopkins County warrant. Fite took Austin into custody and transported him to Hopkins County jail. The 38-year-old Sulphur Bluff man was booked on the warrant for violation of probation, which he was on for burglary of a building, according to jail reports.

Austin remained in Hopkins County jail on the charge Friday morning April 17, according to jail reports.

Todd Phillip Jefferson (HCSO jail photo)

Deputy Fite also traveled April 16 to Hunt County jail, where Todd Phillip Jefferson was held. Fite took the 41-year-old Brashear man into custody and transported him to Hopkins County jail. Jefferson was booked into Hopkins County jail for violation of probation, which he was on for possession of less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance, according to jail arrest reports.

Jefferson remained in Hopkins County jail Friday morning on the charge, according to jail 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.

Author: Faith Huffman

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