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Women Jailed On Controlled Substance, Probation Violation Charges

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Two women were jailed on controlled substance charges, one for possession and the other for violating probation on a controlled substance charge, according to arrest reports.

Industrial Drive Traffic Stop

No HCSO jail photo available at 11 a.m. 3/11/21 for Paula Maria Lucero

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Elijah Fite initiated a traffic stop on a black Ford Mustang at 3:05 a.m. March 11 in the 100 block of West Industrial Drive. Fite alleged the driver, identified in arrest reports as Paula Maria Lucero, failed to give straight forward answers and seemed nervous when he spoke to her.

A search of a fabric bag insider her purse in the car revealed a glass vial containing a crystal-like substance and a bag containing a green, leafy substance he suspected was marijuana, Fite alleged in arrest reports.

The 49-year-old Stockton, California woman was taken into custody at 3:16 a.m. Thursday. Deputy Nick Marney arrived at the scene to complete an inventory of the car prior to it being impounded. Fite transported Lucero to jail.

While processing the evidence, Fite alleged in arrest reports, the crystal-like substance tested positive for methamphetamine and weighed 1.65 grams, resulting in Lucero being booked into Hopkins County jail just before 5 a.m. March 11, 2021, for possession of 1 gram or more but less than 4 grams of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance.

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Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office patrol vehicle

Lucero remained in Hopkins County jail on the felony controlled substance charge late Thursday morning, according to jail reports.

Warrant Arrest

Sherry Lynn Webb (HCSO jail photo)

A 49-year-old Sulphur Springs woman turned herself in at 3:40 p.m. March 10 at Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office on a warrant.

Deputy Drew Fisher escorted Sherry Lynn Webb into the county jail and released her to jail staff. Webb was booked warrant for violation of probation on a possession of less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance charge, according to arrest reports.

She was held in Hopkins County jail Thursday morning, March 11, 2021 on the charge, according to jail reports.

Webb was arrested June 6, 2019 on the controlled substance charge after Sulphur Springs Police reported finding a methamphetamine pipe with a large crystal-like rock the officer believed to be methamphetamine during a search of her vehicle and purse as part of an East Loop 301 traffic stop, according to 2019 arrest reports. Webb was released from jail June 8, 2019, on a $5,000 bond on the controlled substance charge, according to jail reports.

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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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.

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Author: Faith Huffman

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