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Suspicious Activity Investigation Results In Controlled Substance Arrest

A suspicious activity investigation conducted by Sulphur Springs Police Department Special Crimes Unit on South Hillcrest Drive resulted in a controlled substance arrest Monday afternoon. Deputies also made a felony warrant arrest and drug paraphernalia arrest Monday.

Suspicious Activity Investigation

Dylan Cole Anderson (HCSO jail photo)

Sulphur Springs Police SCU responded around 4:30 p.m. Oct. 26 conducted investigation suspicious activity, specifically a man walking around several businesses in the 400 block of South Hillcrest Drive.

When contacted, 17-year-old Dylan Cole Anderson of Sulphur Springs was alleged to be extremely nervous to the point he was shaking. He reportedly gave officers permission to search his pockets and agreed to pull the waistband of his clothing away from his body. SCU Lt. Mark Estes, in arrest reports, reported seeing a dab pen containing THC, a Penalty Group 2 controlled substance, Anderson’s underwear/waistband area.

Anderson was arrested at 4:39 p.m. Oct. 26 for possession of less than 1 gram of Penalty Group 2 controlled substance, according to arrest reports.

Anderson remained in Hopkins County jail Tuesday, Oct. 27; bond on the felony charge was set at $5,000, according to jail reports.

The arrest marked the second time in 9 months Anderson has been arrested. The teen was also spent Feb. 1-March 4 in the county jail for possession of 1 gram or more but less than 4 grams of a Penalty Group 2 controlled substance, according to arrest reports.

Warrant Arrest

Ashley Renea Young (HCSO jail photo)

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Cpl. Todd Evans and Deputy Alvin Jordan went to an East Industrial Drive motel, where they located Ashley Renea Young at 4:11 p.m.

The 24-year-old Sulphur Springs woman was taken into custody at 4:20 p.m. and jailed on a warrant for violation of probation-possession of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance, according to arrest reports.

Young remained in Hopkins County jail Tuesday, Oct. 27, on the felony warrant, according to jail reports.

FM 2297 Traffic Stop

Hopkins County sheriff’s deputies just before 9 p.m. Monday reported stopping a 48-year-old Emory woman for failure to drive a Toyota Camry in a single lane on FM 2297 at Wildcat Way.

While talking to the woman, deputies reported obtaining permission to search her vehicle. Multiple pipes of the kind used to smoke marijuana and baggies with a crystal-like residue were allegedly located. The woman was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia, according to arrest reports.

The 48-year-old Emory woman as released from Hopkins County jail Tuesday, Oct. 27, on the misdemeanor C charge, according to jail reports.


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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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