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Sulphur Springs Man Jailed On 2 Warrants

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A 42-year-old Sulphur Springs man was jailed Saturday night at Sulphur Springs Lake on two warrants.

James Brandon Cockrell

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputies Justin Wilkerson and Chris Baumann went to Sulphur Springs Lake. They contacted James Brandon Cockrell, who was in a Ford F150 pickup at the north boat ramp around 10 p.m. April 11, deputies alleged in arrest reports.

Deputies requested communications operators conduct a records check using the man’s identifying information. Dispatcher reported the 42-year-old Sulphur Springs man to be wanted on two warrants, according to arrest reports.

Thus, deputies took Cockrell into custody at 10:23 p.m. April 11 for bond forfeiture on a September 2019 aggravated assault with a deadly weapon charge and an outstanding Hunt County violation of bond/protective order charge. His vehicle was released to his parents and Cockrell was transported to Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office jail, according to arrest reports.

Cockrell remained in Hopkins County jail Monday, April 13. His bond was set at $100,000 on the aggravated assault charge and $5,000 on the Hunt County warrant, according to arrest and 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.

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Author: Faith Huffman

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