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Weapon Found Near Wanted Felon Results In Additional Charge, 4 Others Also Jailed On Warrants

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A weapon found near a wanted felon resulted in an additional charge for the Commerce man. Scurry, Bogota and Greenville men were arrested in other counties on Hopkins County warrants, and an Arkansas man turned himself in at the county jail on a local warrant.

Park Street Arrest

Tylon Ladrayll Greer (HCSO jail photo)

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office deputies, after being made aware of two felony warrants for Tylon Ladarryl Greer’s arrest, checked out information regarding a possible location for the 34-year-old Commerce man. They located Greer at 12:05 a.m. May 25, in a bed at the East Park Street residence, and took him into custody on a Collin County warrant for assault of a family or household member that impeded breathing or circulation and a Hunt County warrant for possession of more than 1 ounces but less than 4 ounces of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance, Deputies Zack Horne, Drew Fisher and Sgt. Tanner Steward noted in arrest reports.

While at the location, the deputies noticed a pistol laying on the floor directly beside where Greer had been. The weapon was secured. A records check by dispatchers confirmed Greer to be a convicted felon, thus he was also charge with unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon.

Greer, who is also known by Tylon Ladrawl Greer, remained in Hopkins County jail Wednesday morning, May 25, 2021. He was held on the warrants. Bond on the firearm charge was set at $10,000.


Surrender At the Jail

Steven Remone Parks (HCSO jail photo)

A 19-year-old Jacksonville, Arkansas man arrived at Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office just before 1:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 25, 2021 and surrendered himself on an outstanding charge.

Deputy Elijah Fite was contacted; he escorted Steven Remone Parks Jr. into the county jail, where the Arkasas man was booked for bond forfeiture on a credit or debit card abuse charge.

Parks remained in Hopkins County jail late Wednesday morning, May 26, 2021, on the charge. His new bond was set at $10,000 on the charge, twice the original bond set following his arrest on Sept. 24, 2020, on the credit or debit card abuse charge.


Transfers From Other Cities

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Amanda Weatherford transported the following individuals to Hopkins County jail on local warrants:

Kristofferson Alexa McKinney
(HCSO jail photo)

Kristofferson Alexa McKinney, 49, of Scurry at 1:39 p.m. May 24, 2021, from McClennan County jail, where he was held for bond forfeiture on a May 29, 2020 theft of property valued at less than $2,500 with two or more previous convictions charge.

He remained in Hopkins County jail in lieu of the new $50,000 bond set on the felony charge. He was most recently jailed in Hopkins County on Nov. 10, 2020 for surety off bond on the theft charge, and released from jail two days later on a $25,000 bond.

Michael John Morgan
(HCSO jail photo)

Michael John Morgan, 26, of Greenville at 8:47 a.m. May 24, 2021, from Delta County for violation of probation, which he was on for February 2018 possession of less than 28 grams of a Penalty Group 3 controlled substance in a drug-free zone. He remained in Hopkins County jail Wednesday, May 26, 2021, on the charge.

Monday was the third time he’s been arrested for violating probation. He was also in custody at Hopkins County jail May 21-June 12, 2019, and Dec. 3, 2020 – Jan. 14, 2021 for violating probation set on the controlled substance charge.


David McCoy Chumbley
(HCSO jail photo)

David McCoy Chumbley, 63, of Bogota at 5 p.m. May 25, 2021, from Red River County jail for bond forfeiture on a burglary of a habitation charge.

He was held in Hopkins County jail Wednesday morning, May 26, 2021.

Chumbley was jailed on the original burglary charge on Aug. 21, 2020. He was released from jail later that same day on a $25,000 bond.


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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