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Woman Back In Jail For Third Time This Year, Man For Second

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A 58-year-old Sulphur Springs woman is back in jail in Hopkins County for the third time this year, and a man for the second time, according to arrest reports.

Broadway Street Arrest

Deanna Leigh Boyett (HCSO jail photo)

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Tanner Steward learned that Deanna Leigh “Mama D” Boyett was wanted. He and Deputy Justin Wilkerson went to a Sulphur Springs motel where she’d been staying, spotted her and took her into custody at 5:31 p.m. November 9, 2020.

Boyett was booked into Hopkins County jail for surety off bond on two charges.

The Monday arrest was the third time Boyett has been booked into Hopkins County jail this year.

She was first arrested this year on Jan. 16 on a warrant for violation of probations, which she was on for an Aug. 24, 2018 theft charge. Wile being booked into jail an unused syringe and a Ziploc bag with an off-white burned looking substance that field-tested positive as methamphetamine was found in her purse. That resulted in a possession of 1 gram or more but less than 4 grams of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance, officers alleged in the January arrest reports. She remained in Hopkins County jail until Feb. 14 on both charges.

Boyett was in a vehicle stopped on Interstate 30 late July 15, 2020. She was alleged to have had a suspected controlled substance in her bra and accused of tossing 16.21 grams of a crystal-like substance that field-tested positive for methamphetamine and 0.37 grams of a black substance that field-tested positive for heroin in a cigarette box under their vehicle during the stop. Consequently, she was jailed July 16, 2020 on possession of more than 4 grams but less than 200 grams of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance, tampering with or fabricating physical evidence and possession of less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance charges. She remained in jail on the three charges until Sept. 5.

The 58-year-old was jailed Monday evening for surety off bond on the Jan. 16, 2020, possession of 1 gram or more but less than 4 grams of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance charge and violation of probation on the 2018 theft charge. She remained in jail on both charges Tuesday morning, Nov. 10.

Jail Transfer

Bobby Lee Wall Jr. was jailed in Hopkins County for the second time this year.

Bobby Lee Wall Jr. (HCSO jail photo)

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office was alerted the 35-year-old Farmersville man was being held in Hunt County jail on two Hopkins County warrants. Deputy Amanda Weatherford traveled Nov. 9 to Hunt County, took custody of Walls at 6 p.m. and transported him to Hopkins County jail, where he was held for insufficient bond on an evading arrest or detention with a vehicle charge and an indecent exposure warrant.

Wall was jailed on the evading arrest charge on Aug. 31. He was initially reported for touching himself in an inappropriate manner in a Gilmer Street car wash. He reportedly pulled out of the parking lot as police arrived. Officers followed and attempted to stop the man, who allegedly disregarded stop signs, a traffic light and continued up Gilmer and Broadway Streets, cut a parking lot and traveled to Lee Street, then onto Interstate 30. The vehicle’s tires were spiked at the 112 mile marker, and the truck stopped in a liquor store parking lot just off the 110 exit in Cumby. He was taken into custody for evading arrest or detention in a vehicle. He remained in Hopkins County jail on the evading arrest charge until Sept. 3, when he was released on a $15,000 bond, according to jail reports.

A warrant was obtained for indecent exposure, for the behavior that resulted in police being contacted. He was booked Nov. 9 on that charge as well as for insufficient bond on the evading arrest charge, according to jail and 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.

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Author: Faith Huffman

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