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Ten People Jailed In Hopkins County Over The Last Week On Felony Warrants

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Ten people were jailed in Hopkins County over the last week, Dec. 5-10 on felony warrants, according to arrest and jail reports.

County Road 2408 Arrest

Charles Cliffton Newman III

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Chris Baumann was made aware of a warrant for Charles Cliffton Newman III’s arrest. Baumann and Investigator Michael Russell and other deputies went to the man’s County Road 2408 residence at 3:15 p.m. Dec. 9, 2021. When asked his name, a man at the location claimed to be named Jack. However, deputies present had dealt with him previously and recognized him as Newman, Bauman alleged in arrest reports.

The 39-year-old Pickton man was taken into custody and transported to jail on the assault of a family or household member with a previous conviction as well as a new charge for failure to identify as a fugitive, Baumann noted in arrest reports.

Newman, who is also known to use the names Charles Newman Jr, Charles Newman II, Charles Clifton Newman III, Cliff Newman and Cliff Newman III, was released from Hopkins County jail Friday, Dec. 10, 2021, on a $30,000 bond on the felony assault charge and $2,000 bond on the failure to ID charge, according to jail reports.

East Park Street Arrest

Johnny Ray Harvey

Sulphur Springs Police Sgt. Brandon Mayes was told Johnny Ray Harvey, a wanted man, was at an East Park Street address Dec. 7, 2021. Mayes contacted Harvey and confirmed the warrants, then took the 47-year-old Sulphur Springs man into custody at 7:28 a.m. and transported him to jail.

Harvey was released from Hopkins County jail on Dec. 10, 2021, on a $10,000 bond on the failure to comply with sex offender duty to register and issuance of a bad check, according to jail reports.

South Locust Street Arrest

William Wade Crist

HCSO Deputies Zack Horne, Josh Davis and Sgt. Tanner Steward were made aware of warrants for William Wade Crist‘s arrest. They went to a South Locust Street residence he is known to frequent, where he was indeed located, confirmed the warrants and took him into custody at 11:55 p.m. Dec. 7, 2021.

He was booked into the county jail on one warrant for violation of probation, which he was on for theft of firearm; two failure to maintain financial responsibility warrants; and one warrant each for driving while license invalid and expired operator’s license.

He was held in Hopkins County jail Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021, on probation warrant, according to jail reports. Fees owed on the traffic charges totaled $1,913.80, according to arrest reports.

Main Street Arrest

Lauren Serene Maxwe;ll

HCSO Deputies Josh Davis and Sgt. Tanner Steward contacted the occupants of a Kia Dec. 6, 2021, on the corner of Main Street at Locust Street. A records check using the passenger’s information showed the 29-year-old Sulphur Springs woman to be wanted by Camp County authorities. The deputies took Lauren Serene Maxwell into custody at 7:56 p.m. Dec. 6, 2021, and transported her to jail on the possession of controlled substance charge.

She was released Dec. 7, 2021, on a $20,000 bond on the felony Camp County warrant, according to jail reports.

Interstate 30 East Arrest

Aquinton Maurice Williamd

Cumby Police Officer Justin Talley stopped a BMW at 10:43 a.m. Dec. 6, 2021, on Interstate 30 east at mile marker 114 for a traffic violation. A records check showed the 33-year-old Memphis, Tennessee, driver to be wanted by Mississippi Department of Corrections.

Aquinton Maurice Williams admitted he was in possession of a firearm and is a convicted felon. Williams was taken into custody and jailed on an unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon charge as well as the Mississippi warrant for violation of probation, which he was on for a possession with intent charge, according to jail reports.

Williams remained in Hopkins County jail on the probation charge on Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021. His bond on the firearm charge was set at $10,000, according to arrest reports.

Facilities Transfers

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office deputies took custody of the following and transported them to Hopkins County jail:

Lacy Renee Steele

Lacy Renee Steele, 31, of Wills Point at Hunt County jail at 11:40 a.m. Dec. 8, 2021, on outstanding charges for bond forfeiture on possession of less than 28 grams of a Penalty Group 3 controlled substance and manufacture or delivery of less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance charges; violation of probation, which she was on for theft of property valued at less than $2,500 with two or more previous convictions; and three traffic warrants.

She remained in Hopkins County jail Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021 on the charges, according to jail reports.

No HCSO jail photo available for April Michelle Booth

April Michelle Booth, 40, of Mabank at San Saba Unit at 10:40 a.m. Dec. 10, 2021, on warrants for engaging in organized criminal activity and unauthorized use of a vehicle. Booth remained in Hopkins County jail Saturday afternoon, Dec. 11, 2021.

Lucas Matthew Smith

Lucas Matthew Smith, 28, of Rowlett at 10 a.m. Dec. 8, 2021, at Franklin County jail on an evading arrest or detention with a vehicle charge. He remained Hopkins County jail Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021, in lieu of a $25,000 bond on the third-degree felony charge, according to jail reports.

Miranda Ranell Thomas

Miranda Ranell Thomas, 32, of Paris at 8:02 a.m. Dec. 8, 2021, at Lamar County jail for bond forfeiture on a June 9, 2021, possession of 4 grams or more but less than 200 grams of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance, according to arrest reports. She remained in Hopkins County jail Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021, in lieu of the new $100,000 bond set on the felony charge, according to jail reports.

Robert Jeremy Ballance

Robert Jeremy Ballance, 38 of Patterson, Louisiana at 7:35 p.m. Dec. 8, 2021, was transported by Rains County authorities to Hopkins County jail, where he was booked for surety to surrender principal on a May 7, 2021 unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon charge, according to arrest reports.

He remained in Hopkins County jail Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021, on the charge. His new bond was set at $10,000, according to jail reports.

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Author: Faith Huffman

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