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Richardson Man Arrested In Dallas On Hopkins County Warrant

Joshua Ryan Knox (HCSO jail photo)

A 28-year-old Richardson man was arrested and jailed in Dallas County on a Hopkins County felony warrant.

After Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office was alerted, Deputy Amanda Weatherford traveled to Dallas County jail, took custody of Joshua Ryan Knox shortly after 1 p.m. May 10, 2021, according to arrest reports.

Weatherford transported Knox to Hopkins County jail, where he was booked at 4:45 p.m. May 10, on the warrant for violation of probation, which he was on for possession of 4 grams or more but less than 400 grams of a Penalty Group 2 controlled substance, the deputy noted in arrest reports.

Knock, who is also known by Joshua Ryan Smith, remained in jail on the charge Tuesday, May 11, 2021, on the charge.

He was arrested on the original controlled substance charge on Oct. 7, 2018, after a sizable amount of suspected ecstasy was found in the van he and three others were traveling in, officials reported in arrest reports. He was released from jail on a $30,000 bond on Oct. 8, 2018, according to Hopkins County jail reports.

Knox and his three codefendants were indicted in June 2019 by a Hopkins County Grand Jury on the  2018 possession of 4 grams or more but less than 400 grams of a Penalty Group 2 controlled substance charge, according to court 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.

Author: Faith Huffman

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