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3 Arrested On Controlled Substance And Related Offenses

Three men were arrested Thursday on controlled substance and related offenses, according to arrest reports.

Houston Street Traffic Stop

Michael Anthony Williams (HCSO jail photo)

Sulphur Springs Police Officer Francisco Castro stopped a Pontiac Grand Prix around 10:45 p.m. March 25 on Houston Street at Mulberry Street for a traffic violation. Upon contact with the 52-year-old Commerce man driving, Castro recognized him as Michael Anthony Williams, a man found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia during a previous traffic stop.

Castro obtained Williams’ consent to conduct a search of the car. Williams also allegedly removed from his pocket a baggy containing a white substance the Commerce man advised was cocaine. A test kit had a positive reaction for cocaine, confirming Williams’ statement. Williams was arrested for possession of the substance. A records check showed he also had an outstanding Hopkins County warrant.

Williams remained in Hopkins County jail Friday morning, March 26, 2021, on the possession of 1 gram or more but less than 4 grams of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance in a drug-free zone charge and driving while license invalid warrant.

Hopkins County ail records also show Williams was arrested on April 12, 2018 on a warrant for driving while license invalid and on Dec. 15, 2018, on a warrant for not taking care of a DWLI charge, as well as possession of less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance and possession of a dangerous drug.

Courtroom Arrest

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office correction officer Courtney Steward took Anthony Charles Daniel into custody at 4:30 p.m. March 25, in the District Courtroom.

Anthony Charles Daniel (HCSO jail photo)

Steward transported the 61-year-old Dallas man to Hopkins County jail, where he was booked for surety off bond on a possession of 4 grams or more but less than 200 grams of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance charge and as well as surety off bond on a possession of less than 2 ounces of marijuana charge.

Daniel and a 54-year-old Dallas woman were originally arrested on Nov. 1, 2020, on Loop 301 by police, who contacted them for parking partially in the lane of traffic a few minutes before midnight on Halloween. They allegedly admitted to having a crack pipe. Officers found a bag of suspected cocaine and a bag of suspected marijuana in their vehicle, resulting in the pair’s arrest Nov. 1, police alleged in 2020 arrest reports. Daniel was released on Nov. 4, 2020, on a $35,000 bond on the felony controlled substance charge and a $1,000 bond on the misdemeanor marijuana charge.

The Dallas man remained in Hopkins County jail Friday morning, March 26, 2021, for surety off bond on both charges.

Misdemeanor Parkins Street Arrest

Hopkins County Sheriff
Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office patrol vehicle

A Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office deputy reported seeing a green GMC Sierra traveling in both lanes of traffic, and head west on Parkins Street at a high rate of speed. Witnesses on Parkins Street allegedly reported seeing the truck pull into an address in the 200 block of Parkins Street. The deputy contacted a 24-year-old resident at 5:35 p.m. March 25 at the address, where the truck was observed at a trailer.

The Sulphur Springs man was alleged to be intoxicated. He allowed deputies to search the truck. Deputies found a silver marijuana pipe in his pocket during a pat down, resulting in the 24-year-old Sulphur Springs man’s arrest at 5:55 p.m. Thursday on a possession of drug paraphernalia charge.

He remained in Hopkins County jail Friday morning, March 26, 2021, on the misdemeanor charge.

KSST does not publish the photos or names of people charged with misdemeanor crimes in staff generated reports, only those accused of felony offenses. publishes Sulphur Springs Police Department reports and news. The Police Department is located at 125 Davis St., Sulphur Springs, Texas. Non-emergency calls can be made to (903) 885-7602.

If you have an emergency dial 9-1-1.

The Sulphur Springs Police Department continues to serve its citizens with pride in its overall mission and will strive to provide the best possible police force in the 21st century.

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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