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3 Arrested On Felony Warrants, 1 On Misdemeanor Warrants

Three people were arrested on felony warrants and booked into Hopkins County jail Tuesday, and one man was arrested early Wednesday morning on misdemeanor warrants, according to arrest reports.

Jackson Street Traffic Stop

Sulphur Springs Police Officer Sean Hoffman conducted a traffic stop on a Nissan Altima at 1:09 p.m. April 20, 2021, in the 100 block of North Jackson Street. When the passenger was asked for his name and date of birth, the 57-year-old Sulphur Springs man identified himself as Mike Jones and gave the officer a date that was found to be his true day and month of birth but a year that would make him one year younger than he actually is.

Eddie Charles Evans (HCSO jail photo)

Dispatchers advised no record was found for that individual when they conducted a computer records check. So, the officer again reportedly asked the man to be honest about his name. Hoffman then noticed the man had begun sweating; he did have a jacket on but it was a cool day outside. The man then admitted he was in fact Eddie Charles Evans, and knew he was wanted because he didn’t report to his parole officer as required.

After confirming the warrant, Evans was taken into custody on the violation of parole warrant. He was held in Hopkins County jail Wednesday morning, April 21, for Austin Parole Division.

Tuesday was the sixth time since 2005 that Evans has been booked into Hopkins County jail for violation of parole on the charge. He was also jailed in Hopkins County Nov. 26, 2005-Feb. 8, 2006; July 11-12, 2011; Feb. 3-7, 2013; Sept. 14-Oct. 18, 2018; and July 8-30, 2019.

Hinnant Street Arrest

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Richard Greer took Nickole Lynn Gomez into custody at 2:31 p.m. April 20, 2021, at the Adult Probation Office. The Pittsburg woman was booked into Hopkins County jail on a Franklin County warrant for violation of probation, which she was on for possession of a controlled substance.

Gomez remained in Hopkins County jail Wednesday morning, April 21, 2021, on the charge, according to jail reports. The violation is alleged to have occurred on April 19, 2021.

Hopkins County Sheriff
Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office patrol vehicle

Bill Bradford Road Traffic Stop

Sulphur Springs Police Officer Silas Whaley reported stopping a Mazda CX-3 Tuesday evening, April 20, 2021, in the 500 block of Bill Bradford Road for a traffic violation. A records check using the driver’s ID, showed Brandon John Custer to be wanted in Harris County on three outstanding charges. Whaley took the 43-year-old Sulphur Springs man into custody at 8:03 p.m. and transported him to jail.

Custer remained in Hopkins County jail Wednesday, April 21, 2021 on the Harris County possession of 1 gram or more but less than 4 gram of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance charge, possession of 4 ounces or more but less than 5 pounds of marijuana charge and interference with public duties charge.

Sulphur Springs Police Department patrol vehicle

Weaver Drive Traffic Stop

Police stopped a Hyundai Sonata after midnight Tuesday, The 40-year-old Sulphur Springs driver was found to have two outstanding warrants. He was arrested at 12:38 a.m. April 21, 2021, on warrants for not taking care of Oct. 18, 2018 public intoxication and assault charge.

The 40-year-old Sulphur Springs man remained in Hopkins County jail Wednesday, April 21, 2021 on the warrants.

Sulphur Springs Police Department patrol vehicle 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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