HCSO: DeSoto Man Caught With PCP During Traffic Stop

A 37-year-old Desoto man allegedly caught with suspected PCP and a marijuana cigarette during an Interstate 30 traffic stop was also found to have four outstanding warrants, according to sheriff’s reports.

Jonathan Jones Carlock

Hopkins County Sheriff‘s Deputy Thomas Patterson reported stopping a Nissan Altima at 10:13 p.m. June 15 on Interstate 30 east at mile marker. Upon contact with occupants of the car, Patterson alleged seeing a marijuana cigarette on the the male passenger’s lap.

A probable cause search of the vehicle allegedly revealed three small brown vials containing a liquid substance known as PCP inside a white plastic bag in the passenger side door compartment. The passenger, identified in arrest reports as Jonathan Jones Carlock, reportedly claimed the substance and was taken into custody on a possession of less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 2 controlled substance charge, according to arrest reports.

Carlock was also found to have four outstanding warrants, two from Dallas County for violating parole or probation, which he was on for assault on a peace officer; one from Texas Pardon and Parole for a parole violation; and a Hopkins County warrant for driving while license invalid, according to arrest and jail reports.

The DeSoto man was booked into and remained in Hopkins County jail on those charges as well as the new controlled substance charge, according to arrest and jail reports. Bond on the controlled substance charge was set at $15,000, according to jail reports. No bond was allowed on the Dallas County and parole warrants; the fee owed on the traffic ticket was $487.50, 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.

Author: Faith Huffman

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