Four men were jailed in Hopkins County on felony charges in the last 2 days, on on a controlled substance charges, one on a felony driving while intoxicated charge and two on marijuana charges, according to arrest reports.
James Raymond Adams turned himself in just before 2 a.m. Wednesday, April 28, 2021, in the Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office lobby. Deputy Nick Marney escorted the 43-year-old Dover, Delaware man into Hopkins County jail, where he was booked at 2:15 a.m. for bond forfeiture on a possession of 5 pounds or more but less than 50 pounds of marijuana charge.
Adams was initially arrested on the marijuana charge on Jan. 10, 2005, then released from jail on a $10,000 charge later that day. He was jailed again in Hopkins County Dec. 3, 2010 for violating probation on the marijuana charge; he was released on a $15,000 bond on Dec. 21, 2010, according to jail reports.
The Delaware man remained in Hopkins County jail Thursday, April 29, 2021. His new bond on the charge was set at $30,000, according to jail reports.
Sulphur Springs Police Department Special Crimes Unit Det. Sgt. Joe Scott contacted the occupants of a Toyota Camry around 4:30 p.m. April 27, 2021, for being illegally parked more than 18 inches from the curb in the 400 block of South Davis Street.
The passenger, identified in arrest reports as 23-year-old Quenten Aaron Reed, reportedly showed nervous indicators. When asked, he reportedly agreed to let officials search his pockets. Scott alleged 1-gram of suspected THC was located during the search. The 23-year-old Sulphur Springs man was taken into custody for possession of a Penalty Group 2 controlled substance.
Just prior to entering the jail, another 1-gram THC vial was reportedly found in Reed’s pocket pocket, Scott alleged in arrest reports. As a result, Reed was booked into jail shortly after 5 p.m. April 27, on a possession of 1 gram or more but less than 4 grams of a Penalty Group 2 controlled substance. Reed was released from jail April 28, 2021, on a $10,000 bond on the third-degree felony charge, according to jail reports.
Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Elijah Fite stopped around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 27, to check on the motorist in a blue Ford Edge stopped facing on FM 1567 west. Dakota Shane Weir told the deputy that he had a flat tire. When the 31-year-old Lone Oak man tried to exit the vehicle, he stumbled, appearing heavy footed, Fite noted in arrest reports. When asked how much he’d had to drink, Weir reportedly admitted he’d consumed two beers.
When the deputy went to turn his vehicle around, Weir allegedly returned to his vehicle and dove away. Fite hit the overhead lights on his patrol vehicle. Weir allegedly continuing for half a mile on FM 1567 west, before pulling over just east of FM 3399. Fite contacted Weir from at his window. Fite reported smelling an alcohol odor emitting from the Lone Oak man, who the deputy claimed refused to get out of his vehicle. Fite reported unlocking the vehicle through the window, which was down, then removing Weir from the vehicle and placed him into handcuffs. When the 31-year-old refused to perform standard field sobriety tests as instructed, Fite transported him to the county jail for further investigation of DWI, the deputy alleged in arrest reports.
Upon arrival at the jail, he was placed in an intoxilyzer room, where he refused to submit to a blood draw. Fite contacted Judge Clay Harrison, who granted a search warrant requiring the blood draw. Weir was taken to the hospital, where the blood sample was taken, then transported to jail, where he was booked around midnight on a felony DWI, third or more offense charge, according to arrest reports.
Fite was released from the county jail later Wednesday, April 28, 2021, on a $10,000 bond on the third-degree felony DWI charge, according to jail records, which also show Weir spent the night March 18, 2012 on a DWI charge before being released the next day on a $1,000 bond.
Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Arturo Ugalde stopped a black Chevrolet Malibu around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 28, on Interstate 30 east at mile marker 137 for speeding. The driver, identified in arrest reports as Vergil Wayne Wilson, allegedly claimed he was headed to Shreveport from the Dallas Fort Worth area, that he was I-30 because his GPS indicated it was the fastest route.
Aware that I-20 is a faster route and noting that Wilson showed indicators of extreme nervousness and deception, Ugalde obtained permission to search the car. The highway patrol reported finding a small bag containing marijuana and drug paraphernalia in the passenger compartment and four vacuum-sealed bags containing marijuana in a suitcase in the trunk of the car. The suspected marijuana weighed 4.4 pounds including packaging, Ugalde alleged in arrest reports.
Wilson received an escort to the county jail, where the 25-year-old Shreveport resident spent the night on possession of 4 ounces or more but less than 5 pounds of marijuana and drug paraphernalia charges. He was released from jail on Thursday, April 29, 2021, on a $5,000 on the marijuana charge, according to jail reports.