Traffic infractions caught the attention of Special Crimes Unit investigators, who then arrested two Sulphur Springs residents allegedly found to be in possession of pills and heroin, according to arrest reports.
Goodman Street Arrest
SCU Lt. Mark Estes and Sgt. Joe Scott reported stopping a Kia Sorento on Goodman Street just before 2:30 p.m. July 28, 2020. The driver failed to signal 100 feet prior to making a turn.
Upon contact, the front seat passenger allegedly showed signs of nervousness and had visable sores of the kind common with drug use on his body. The 33-year-old Sulphur Springs man reportedly exited the vehicle and agreed to let the officers search his pockets. Sgt. Scott alleged finding diazepam pills in his front watch pocket.
SCU investigators arrested Sean Lee Cain for possession of less than 28 grams of a Penalty Group 3 controlled substance in a drug-free zone, according arrest reports. He remained in Hopkins County jail July 29 on the charge.
The arrest marks the fourth time in just over a year that Cain has been jailed in Hopkins County. He was spent July 26-27, 2019 in Hopkins County jail for possession of less than 28 grams of a Penalty Group 3 controlled substance and unlawful carrying of a weapon, July 31-Aug. 1, 2019 for possession of less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance, and Sept. 19-20, 2019 for criminal trespassing, according to jail reports.
South Locust Street Arrest
SCU Lt. Mark Estes and Sgt. Joe Scott also reported contacting the occupant of a Mazda Tribute that was illegally parked in the 500 block of South Locust Street.
The SCU investigators alleged the 28-year-old Sulphur Springs woman to be noticeably nervous and asked her about the “nervous indicators.” The woman, identified as Keyra Leanne Dunham, allegedly admitted to having a syringe in the driver’s side door and to having a drug problem. She admitted heroin as her drug of choice.
SCU officers alleged finding a syringe loaded with suspected heroin and a small baggy containing heroin in the driver’s door. Dunham was arrested at 3:30 p.m. July 28 for possession of less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance, according to arrest reports.
Dunham remained in Hopkins County jail July 29 in lieu of $10,000 on the controlled substance charge.
The arrest marks the second time in just over a year Dunham was jailed locally. She spent July 2-Dec. 21, 2019 in Hopkins County jail for violation of probation on an August 2016 possession of less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance charge, according to jail reports.
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