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2 Men Jailed For Violation Of Probation

Two men were taken into custody Tuesday by Hopkins County officials and jailed for violation of probation, according to arrest reports.

Zachary Brian Ervin Meyette
(HCSO jail photo)

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office was alerted a 23-year-old Frisco man was being held at Collin County jail on a Hopkins County warrant. Deputy Amanda Weatherford took custody of Zachary Brian Ervin Meyette and transported him to Hopkins County jail, where he was booked at 1:20 p.m. March 29 for violation of probation on a possession of 4 ounces or more but less than 5 pounds of marijuana, according to arrest reports.

According to Hopkins County jail records, Meyette was arrested on Dec. 7, 2017, on a warrant for the marijuana charge as well as a theft of firearm charge. He was released from jail the next day on a $20,000 bond on the firearm charge and a $10,000 bond on the marijuana charge. He was indicted in June 2018 on the firearm charge and indicted in May 2018 on the marijuana charge, according to court records.

Kerry Lee Jones (HCSO jail photo)

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Sgt. Tanner Steward was alerted late Monday night that Delta County authorities had a 34-year-old Cooper man in custody on a Hopkins County warrant. Steward met C. Roden with Delta County Sheriff’s Office at the Hopkins-Delta County line and took custody of Kerry Lee Jones at 11:56 p.m. March 29, 2021. Jones was transported and booked into Hopkins County jail a 12:40 a.m. March 30 on a warrant for violation of probation on a manufacture or delivery of less than gram of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance charge, according to arrest reports.

https://www.ksstradio.com/2020/12/december-2020-hopkins-county-grand-jury-indictments/Jones was arrest Sept. 19, 2020 on the original manufacture or delivery of 1 gram or more but less than 4 grams of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance. Sheriff’s deputies alleged Jones pick up another individual using a Chevrolet Malibu early Saturday morning, Sept. 19. Jones then allegedly purchased methamphetamine inside a Helm Lane business and delivered it to the other person. The sheriff’s officers reportedly stopped the car on Jackson Street at 2:48 a.m. and found approximately 1.5 grams of a substance which field-tested positive for methamphetamine, according to arrest reports. Jones was indicted in December 2020 on the controlled substance charge, according to court records. Jones remained in Hopkins County jail on the charge until Feb. 24, 2021, according to jail reports.

Sept. 19, 2020 wasn’t the first time Jones has been jailed locally on a controlled substance charge. He was arrested Feb. 13, 2017 and indicted in April 2017 for possession of less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance, then Aug. 28, 2017 for bond forfeiture on the controlled substance charge, according to jail records.


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.

Author: Faith Huffman

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