2 Sulphur Springs Men Jailed Twice In 2 Weeks

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Two Sulphur Springs men were jailed Tuesday for the second time in 2 weeks, according to jail and arrest reports.

Cameron Clay Fountain

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputies Kevin Lester and Justin Wilkerson were made aware a wanted person was at a South League Street address. Upon arrival, they reported finding 37-year-old Cameron Clay Fountain and 29-year-old Jose Ismael Cuevas standing outside with other people.

Both men were positively identified. A warrant was confirmed and both were taken into custody at 6:47 p.m. July 7, 2020.

Both men were booked into Hopkins County jail on a forgery charge, marking the second time they’ve been in custody in 2 weeks. They were arrested June 28 on a possession of controlled substance charge.

Sulphur Springs Police found them walking away from an address where a disturbance had been reported at approximately 2:30 p.m. June 28. The pair was observed removing a backpack and placing it a short distance away from them, SSPD Officer Adrian Pruitt alleged in the June 28 arrest reports.

Jose Ismael Cuevas

One of the two men allegedly admitted there was marijuana inside the bag. A probable cause search of the bag allegedly revealed not only suspected marijuana, but also a baggy containing a white crystal-like substance the officers believed was methamphetamine, Pruitt alleged in arrest reports. Both reportedly denied ownership of the substance and were arrested. They were released from jail June 30 on a $5,000 bond, according to jail reports.

The July 7 arrest marked the third time this year that Cuevas has been jailed in Hopkins County. He was arrested February 11 on five misdemeanor traffic charges, 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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