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4 Men Arrested For Engaging In Organized Criminal Activity Remain in Jail Friday

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The four Sulphur Springs men arrested for engaging in organzied criminal activity, following the search of a W.A. Street residence Thursday morning, remain in Hopkins County jail late Friday morning. Bond had yet to be set for 21-year-old Dedric Godbolt, 26-year-old Eddwardo Akan Adams, 24-year-old Cristian Lonnie Jackson and 19-year-old Michah Jihaad Wright Timmons on the first-degree felony charge. Adams also found was charged on an outstanding warant for a Class B misdemeanor criminal trespassing charge, according to jail and arrest reports.

An investigation into narcotic activity resulted in Sulphur Springs Police Special Crimes Unit investigators seeking and obtaining a narcotic search warrant for an address in the 600 block of W.A. Street. The SCU investigators, assisted by Sulphur Springs-Hopkins County SWAT officers, served the warrant around 9 a.m. June 3, 2021. Inside the residence, officers located 1.4 pounds of marijuana, 760 grams of suspected THC edibles, $14,439 in US currency, three pistols, an AK 15 and an AK 47, SCU Lt. Mark Estes and Sgt. Joe Scott alleged in arrest reports Thursday afternoon.

The four men at the location were arrested for engaging in organized criminal activity. A woman and 1-year-old were also contacted. Child Protective Services was contacted due to the presence of a child. The infant was released with the woman, with no charges filed against her at that time, Estes reported Thursday afternoon. SCU officers reported the investigation related to the location is ongoing.

Author: Faith Huffman

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