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Four Arrested On Felony Warrants

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Local authorities arrested four people on felony warrants in the last three days, according to arrest reports.

Mile Marker 120 Traffic Stop

Mark Dale Schunatz

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Nick Marney stopped a white and gold Lexus ES300 at just before 11 p.m. March 1 on Interstate 30 west at mile marker 120 for defective license plate lights.

A records check showed showed why Mark Dale Schunatz likely appeared nervous toward officers: the 46-year-old Caddo Mills man was wanted in Rockwall County on a felony warrant for theft of property valued at less than $2,500, with two or more previous convictions, which enhance the charge to a felony offense, according to arrest reports.

Schunatz, who is also known by Mark Dale Schunate, remained in Hopkins County jail Wednesday. Bond on the charge was set at $5,000, according to jail reports. A deputy Wilson was credited with assisting.

Winnsboro Arrest

Erin Michelle Martell

Erin Michelle Martell was arrested by Winnsboro Police. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office was alerted. HCSO Sgt. Todd Evans traveled to the County line and took custody of the 31-year-old woman at 4:17 p.m. March 2. Evans transported the Winnsboro woman to Hopkins County jail, where she was booked at 5:30 p.m. on the warrant for violation of probation, which she was on for an abandoning or endangering of a child-criminal negligence charge, according to arrest reports.

Martell remained in Hopkins County jail Wednesday, March 3, on the charge.

Martell was first arrested on a criminal negligence warrant on Oct. 30, 2017, and remained in jail until Nov. 22, 2017. She was booked into jail again on Sept. 25, 2019 and remained in custody until Oct. 30, 2019, according to jail reports.

Dallas County Arrest

Danna Marie Rebolloso

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office personnel were advised a 35-year-old Lancaster woman has been arrested and was being held in Dallas County jail on a Hopkins County warrant. Deputy Amanda Weatherford traveled to Dallas and took custody of Danna Marie Rebolloso at 1:09 p.m. March 2 and transported her to Hopkins County jail.

The Dallas County resident remained Wednesday, March 3, on the engaging in organized criminal activity warrant. Bond was set at $100,000 on the charge, according to jail reports.

Mile Marker 118 Traffic Stop

No HCSO jail photo available for Ladarius Donnell Gatson

Sulphur Springs Police Officer Cleve Williams stopped a Freightliner tractor trailer a 12:20 p.m. March 1 on Interstate 30 west at mile marker 118 after dispatchers confirmed the trailer was confirmed as stolen.

The driver, identified in arrest reports as Ladarius Donnell Gatson, was determined to be wanted in Denton County on an indictment for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

The 40-year-old McKinney man was arrested on the charge and the tractor truck was impounded. Gatson remained in Hopkins County jail until March 2; bond on the charge was set at $10,000, according to jail reports. Officer Nick Floyd was credited with assisting with the case.

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. 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.

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Author: Faith Huffman

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