2 Jailed On Child Sex Charges

Two Sulphur Springs men were jailed on child sex charges, according to Aug. 4-6 arrest reports

Indecency Charge

Jordan Matthew Williams (HCSO jail photo)

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Investigators Wade Sheets and Michael Russell at 10 p.m. Aug. 6 contacted Jordan Matthew Williams at a Sulphur Springs residence and served him with a warrant for an indecency with a child by exposure charge, according to arrest reports.

The 23-year-old Sulphur Springs man is accused of exposing his genitals to a juvenile victim. The offense was alleged to have occurred in 2019 in Hopkins County., according to Sheets.

Williams remained in Hopkins County jail Friday morning, Aug. 7. Bond on the charge was set at $75,0000, according to jail reports.

Sexual Assault Charges

Fernando Santana-Vasquez (HCSO jail photo)

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Sgt. Shea Shaw and Deputy Aaron Chaney arrested Fernando Santana-Vasquez at 12:10 Aug. 4 for impeding traffic. He allegedly stopped the gray Toyota Yaris in the middle of the eastbound lane of traffic in a new construction zone on State Highway 11 west. The car vehicle allegedly remained stopped for several seconds, impeding traffic. A traffic stop was conducted and the 51-year-old Sulphur Springs man was arrested on the traffic infraction, deputies alleged in arrest reports.

Evans later served Santana-Vasquez at the jail with warrants for one aggravated sexual assault of a child charge and three sexual assault of a child charges, according to arrest reports. The offenses are alleged to have occurred on June 1, according to arrest and jail reports.

Santana-Vasquez remained in Hopkins County jail Friday, Aug. 7, in lieu of $750,000 bond — $200,000 bond on the aggravated sexual assault charge and $175,000 bond on each of the three sexual assault charges, according to jail reports.

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The Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office is located at 298 Rosemont Sulphur Springs, TX 75482. You can reach them for non-emergency matters at (903) 438-4040.

Author: KSST Contributor

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