5 Jailed In Hopkins County On Felony Warrants

At least five were jailed in Hopkins County on felony warrants May 20-21 on felony warrants, according to arrest and jail reports.


Brandon Gerrod Mickens (HCSO jail photo)

Sulphur Springs Police Officer Adrian Pruitt stopped a Ford Fusion on College Street Thursday morning. The driver was identified as 37-year-old Brandon Gerrod Mickens of Sulphur Springs.

A records check showed Mickens to be wanted on a Bowie County charge. Pruitt took him into custody for 11:52 a.m. May 21 on the warrant for failure to appear on a criminal mischief charge.

Mickens remained in Hopkins County jail Friday, May 22. Bond on the felony criminal mischief ($2,500-$30,000) charge, according to jail reports.


HCSO Deputy Alvin Jordan arrested 18-year-old Bryer Ray Parnell at his Como residence at 3:15 p.m. May 20, on a felony warrant for theft of firearm. The offense is alleged to have occurred on April 6, according to arrest reports.

Bryer Ray Parnell (HCSO jail photo)

Parnell was released from jail on May 21 on the theft of firearm charge; bond was set at $5,000 on the felony charge, according to jail reports.

According to jail records, May 20 marked the second time this week and the third time this year Parnell has been booked into Hopkins County jail.

SSPD Officer Pruitt arrested Parnell on May 15 on two possession of less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance charges. The allegedly had one bag containing a white powdery substance suspected to be cocaine and another containing a crystal-like substance suspected to be methamphetamine. Parnell was released from Hopkins County jail Sunday, May 17; bond was set at $5,000 bond per controlled substance charge, according to jail reports.

Parnell was also arrested Feb. 23, 2020, for possession of 1 gram or more but less than 4 grams of a Penalty Group 2 controlled substance after claiming a bag of Ecstasy pills found in a vehicle curing a traffic stop, according to arrest reports. The teen spent Feb. 23-25 in the county jail, before being released on a $10,000 bond on the Penalty Group 2 charge, according to jail reports.


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Erika Renee Holt was served with a controlled substance warrant on May 21. Holt was already in custody at Hopkins County jail, following her arrest May 20 on a Wood County warrant for violation of probation.

Hopkins County Sheriff‘s Deputy Justin Wilkerson and Sgt. Tanner Steward spotted her in a Ford Focus on State Highway 154 south at County Road 1188 at 7:35 p.m. May 20. A records check showed the warrant for the 34-year-old Quitman woman’s arrest. She was stopped and taken into custody. A search of the car allegedly revealed a small amount of drug paraphernalia. Holt was arrested at 7:42 p.m. on the Wood County warrant for violation of probation, which she was on for a possession of less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance, Wilkerson and Shaw alleged in arrest reports.

At 5:45 p.m. May 21, Wilkerson served Holt at the jail with a possession of less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance warrant, according to arrest reports. Holt remained in Hopkins County Friday morning, May 22. Bond on the Hopkins County charge was set at $10,000, according to arrest reports.


Cory Wayne Thompson (HCSO jail photo)

Cory Wayne Thompson, 25, of Greenville was jailed in Hopkins County on May 20 on a warrant for violation of probation, which he was on for a September 2016 evading arrest or detention with a vehicle or watercraft offense, according to jail reports. He remained in Hopkins County jail Friday, May 22.

Thompson was indicted on the felony evading arrest charge in November 2016, according to court records. He also spent Sept. 18, 2019-Dec. 30, 2019, in Hopkins County jail for bond forfeiture on the charge, according to jail reports.


Gonzalo Chairez-Navarro, 24, of Dallas was jailed in Hopkins County on May 20 for bond forfeiture on Nov. 21, 2018 possession of 4 grams or more but less than 400 grams of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance and unlawful carrying of a weapon charges, according to jail reports.

Gonzalo Chairez-Navarro (HCSO jail photo)

He was originally arrested Nov. 21, 2018 on both charges; he was released Nov. 23, 2018, on $20,000 bond on the controlled substance charge and $2,000 on the weapon charge, according to jail records. He was indicted in September 2019 on controlled substance charge, according to court records.

Chairez-Navarro remained in Hopkins County jail Friday, May 22 on both charges. His new bond was set at $40,000 on the controlled substance and $5,000 on the weapon 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.


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Author: Faith Huffman

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