A 20-year-old rural Sulphur Springs resident is accused of committing a County Road 4791 home burglary early Saturday morning.
Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded at 5:11 a.m. June 26, 2021, to a complaint that a male was trying to get into a CR 4791 residence. Upon arrival, Deputy Jason Lavender contacted the suspect, identified as Marco Antonio Sandoval.
Sandoval allegedly broke a bedroom window on the east side of the house, then entered the home. Upon entry, he engaged in a confrontation with the residents. Sandoval admitted to entering the house in an attempt to get money from the residents.
The deputies observed the key to Sandoval’s vehicle on the floor inside the bedroom next to the window he reportedly used to enter the home. The bed sheets in that room also had blood on them. In fact, deputies observed blood spots dotting the floor through the house to the back bedroom. The floor and additional sheets in the back bedroom, where Sandoval allegedly engaged in a confrontation with the residence.
Sandoval was taken into custody at 6:28 a.m. and jailed at 7:25 a.m. June 26, 2021, on a burglary of a habitation charge. He was released from Hopkins County jail later June 26, 2021, on a $35,000 bond on the County Road 4791 home burglary charge.
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.