Two Hopkins County jail inmates were served with indictments Tuesday, according to arrest reports.
Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Kevin Lester served Jordan Matthew Williams at 10:15 a.m. Dec. 29, 2020, at the county jail with two third-degree felony indictments for indecency with a child by exposure. The offenses are alleged to have occurred in August of 2019.
The 23-year-old Sulphur Springs man has remained in Hopkins County jail since his arrest late Aug. 6, 2020, by sheriff’s investigators, on an indecency with a child by exposure warrant. He was accused of exposing his genitals to a juvenile victim in 2019 in Hopkins County.
Deputy Lester then served 36-year-old Adam Joshua Hodges of Yantis at 10:40 a.m. at the county jail with an indictment for possession of less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance in a drug-free zone.
Hodges has remained in Hopkins County jail since his arrest Sept. 2 for possession of 4 grams or more but less than 200 grams of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance, possession of 4 ounces or more but less than 5 pounds of marijuana and evading arrest or detention with a previous conviction charges, as well as a warrant for manufacture or delivery of 4 grams or more but less than 200 grams of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance.
When Sulphur Springs Police SCU officers attempted to stop him to serve a the felony warrant, obtained after he sold methamphetamine during an undercover buy, he continued to drive his vehicle from College Street to Morris Drive. He allegedly jumped out of the car and ran through a back yard and jumped two fences before being apprehended behind a residence.
Hodges allegedly had a baggy containing what were believed to be 4.54 grans if hydrocodone pills in his pocket and a bag containing smaller bags that had 18.73 grams of suspected methamphetamine and 1.38 grams of suspected heroin in them at the time of his arrest. A 5-gallon bucket found in the trunk of the car reportedly contained 4.85 pounds of marijuana as well.
The Sept. 2 arrest marked the second time in less than 2 weeks and third time during the summer that Hodges has been booked into Hopkins County jail on a controlled substance charge.
He also was arrested July 23, 2020 on possession of 1 gram or more but less than 4 grams of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance, tampering with evidence with intent to impair and evading arrest or detention charges. He was allegedly spotted near a Georgia Street back yard and took off running when deputies approached him. Officers found him in a garage down the street, but he again ran and was apprehended on Lee Street. A bag with more than one pill later determined to be morphine was allegedly found along the path Hodges had attempted to elude officers. He was released from jail July 24 on a $10,000 bond on that controlled substance charge, $10,000 bond on the tampering with evidence charge and $2,000 bond on the evading arrest or detention charge.
The Yantis man was arrested Aug. 21 on a possession of 1 gram or more but less than 4 grams of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance after officers observed a methamphetamine pipe and several pieces of a crystal-like substance suspected to be meth on the night stand in the front bedroom of a Georgia Street residence. Authorities also found 3.23 grams of suspected methamphetamine in the top drawer of the night stand. Hodges was released from jail Aug. 22 on a $10,000 bond.
While in custody in September on the Sept. 2 charges, the 36-year-old Yantis man was also served in September with warrants for manufacture or delivery of 4 grams or more but less than 200 grams of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance in a drug-free zone and theft of property; and for surety off bond on an evading arrest or detention charge and a tampering with physical evidence charge.
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.
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