Five people were jail on felony charges June 17-18, including two jailed on warrants and two for alleged offenses involving children, according to arrest reports.
Sexual Assault of A Child Charge
A 33-yearold San Angelo man was escorted into Hopkins County jail June 17 by HCSO Chief Investigators Corley Weatherford, according to jail reports.
Justin Bradley Matheny, who is also known by Little J, Youngblood, Young-Blood, Little-J, Jung-Blood, Jay and Rocky Don Crocker, was released from Hopkins County jail later Friday, June 17, 2021, on a $75,000 bond on the second-degree felony sexual assault of a child charge, according to jail reports.
Child Endangerment Warrant
Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office was alerted a 25-year-old Cooper woman was held in custody at Hunt County jail. Deputy Amanda Weatherford traveled to Hunt County Sheriff’s Office and took custody of Katelynn Brooke Jones at 4:31 p.m. June 17 and transported her to Hopkins County jail.
Jones was jailed for bond forfeiture on an abandoning or endangering of a child-criminal negligence warrant. She remained in Hopkins County jail overnight Monday in lieu of $10,000 bond on the charge, according to jail records.
She was first arrested on a warrant for the child endangerment charge, on Aug. 13, 2020, and was released the next day on a $20,000 bond, according to jail reports. She was jailed again on March 4, 2021, for surety off bond on the charge; she was release again later that day on a $5,000 bond, according to jail reports.
Evading Arrest or Detention Charge
Frederico Martinez was booked into Hopkins County jail on June 18 by HCSO Sgt. Tanner Steward, according to sheriff’s reports.
The 34-year-old Como man was released from Hopkins County jail later Friday, June 18, on a $5,000 bond, according to jail reports.
A 57-year-old Como man was escorted into Hopkins County jail June 18, 2021, by Deputy Aaron Chaney on a violation of parole warrant.
Bryan Keith Burkham, who jail reports show is known as Tuffy, was held in the county jail on the charge overnight Monday, June 21, 2021, according to jail reports.
Sulphur Springs Police arrested a 32-year-old Sulphur Springs man early Sunday morning on Carter Street at Putman Street on a felony drunk driving charge,
Sgt. Matt Glenn reported stopping Alejandro Garcia-Cano at 1:09 p.m. June 20, 2021, for a traffic violation on College Street. Garcia-Cano was the lone occupant of the Dodge Dakota.
Upon contact with Garcia-Cano, Glenn noted the Sulphur Springs man had slurred speech and bloodshot eyes and appeared to be confused about his location as well. An open 12-pack of beer was visible within arm’s reach of the driver, along with 2 open 12-ounce bottles of Modelo beer in cupholders, Glenn alleged in arrest reports.
Garcia-Cano allegedly admitted to consuming alcoholic beverages. He failed standard field sobriety tests failed and Glenn believed the man did not possessed the minimum mental and/or physical faculties needed to operate a motor vehicle safely. Thus, Garcia-Cano was taken into custody for further investigation of driving while intoxicated, according to arrest reports.
Garcia-Cano agreed to provide a blood specimen as requested; the sample was taken at the hospital for analysis, then he was transported to the county jail. A criminal history check showed the 32-year-old had two prior convictions for DWI, according to arrest and jail reports. Thus, Garcia-Cano was booked into Hopkins County jail for third or more driving while intoxicated offense. He was released from Hopkins County jail later Sunday, June 20, on a $10,000 bond on the felony drunk driving charge, according to jail reports.
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