At least six people were arrested on unrelated felony warrants over the last week, Nov. 27-Dec. 2, according to arrest and jail reports.
Bryan Jermaine Bell was taken into custody at 6:33 p.m. Dec. 1 in district court in Hopkins County by Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Elijah Fite for bond forfeiture on an assault of family or household member that impeded breathing or circulation.
The 36-year-old Sulphur Springs man remained in Hopkins County jail on the warrant Wednesday, Dec. 2. The new bond for the charge was set at $250,000, according to jail reports. Bell, who is also known by the alias Cody James Wright, was arrested on a warrant for the assault charge on May 28 and remained in custody until his release Sept. 12 on a $150,000 bond, according to jail reports. His arrest record which dates back to 2003 shows he’s been booked into Hopkins County jail at least 25 times, including for six assault charges, a sexual assault of a child indictment in 2003 and a 7-year sentence for injury to a child in 2007.
Shawna Jean Clay was transported by Deputy Amanda Weatherford from Taylor County jail to Hopkins County jail Monday, Nov. 30. The 35-year-old Abilene woman remained in Hopkins County jail Dec. 2 on warrants for violation of probation on engaging in organized criminal activity and abandoning or endangering of a child/criminal negligence.
According to jail reports, Nov. 30 was the second time Clay as been jailed this year in Hopkins County for violating probation on the abandoning or endangering of a child charges. She was also jailed Jan. 18-June 1 for engaging in organized criminal activity and violation of probation on the criminal neglect charge. She was originally arrested on a warrant for the criminal negligence charge on Sept. 18, 2019 and released Sept. 19, 2019.
HCSO Cpl. Todd Evans and Deputy Richard Brantley took Michael Joe McPherson into custody at 11 a.m. Nov. 29 on a warrant for violation of probation on a third or more driving while intoxicated charge. The 49-year-old Dike man was observed at a Como store by deputies who were aware of the warrant and taken into custody. His vehicle was left in the parking lot for his girlfriend to get at a later time, according to arrest reports. He remained in Hopkins County jail Dec. 2 on the charge.
According to jail records, McPherson also spent Aug. 23, 2019-Jan. 17, 2020 in Hopkins County jail for violation of probation on the third or more DWI charge. McPherson has been booked into Hopkins County jail nearly 30 times since 1991, including DWI arrests on June 23, 1991; Aug. 22, 1991, Sept. 2, 1991; May 22, 1003; and felony DWI on Oct. 10, 2018. He also has at least two public intoxication arrests: one on Dec. 31, 1991 and another on Oct. 10, 1993.
HCSO Cpl. Todd Evans and Deputy Zack Horne located Jacob Cain Robinson at 6:40 a.m. Nov. 27 in bed at a room at a local hotel and took him into custody on a warrant for violation of parole on an evading arrest or detention with a vehicle charge.
The 27-year-old Sulphur Springs man remained in Hopkins County jail Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020.
HCSO Deputy Drew Fisher and Sgt. Tanner Steward took Michael Anthony Huckabay into custody at 1:35 a.m. Nov. 28 at a local inn on a warrant for violation of probation on a possession of a controlled substance warrant.
Huckabay remained in Hopkins County jail Dec. 2 on the warrant. The Nov. 28 arrest was the third time he’s been jailed for violating probation on the controlled substance charge; he was also jailed Aug. 4-Oct. 23, 2018 and March 7-18, 2019 for violation of probation-possession of less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance.
Hopkins County jail reports also show Tacka Dashell Gotcher was jailed Nov. 28 by Deputy Drew Fisher on a warrant for violation of probation on an injury to a child, elderly or disabled person charge. The 33-year-old Sulphur Springs woman remained in Hopkins County jail Dec. 2 on the charge.
Nov. 28 was the third time Gotcher has been in jail for violating probation on the charge; she was also was jailed July 2-Oct. 7, 2019 and March8-May1, 2018.