At least six people were jailed on felony charges this week, three on warrants, one on a controlled substance charge and two on a firearm charge, according to arrest and jail reports.
Russell Drive Arrest
Sulphur Springs Police Officer Victor Reyna and Sgt. Matt Glenn responded at 9:27 p.m. Jan. 5, 2022, to a report of a theft at a South Broadway Street gas station. Upon arrival, the cashier told officers the Jamar Jaray Rose was the passenger in a red GMC Yukon that fled the location.
Officers reported finding both the vehicle and the 18-year-old Paris man at a Russell Drive residence. A records check showed Rose to be wanted in Lamar County for bond surrender on an evading arrest or detention with a dangerous weapon and on a burglary of vehicle charge.
The teen was transported to Hopkins County jail, where he remained Friday, Jan. 7, 2022. Bond was set at $10,000 on the evading arrest charge and $4,000 on the burglary charge, according to jail reports.
Arbala Road Firearm Arrests
Sulphur Springs Police officers Edward Jaime reported stopping on a Chevrolet Trailblazer on Arbala Road at 9:49 a.m. Jan. 4, 2022, for a traffic violation. Upon contact with the driver, the officer noted the driver to be extremely nervous and had him step out of the SUV. During a pat down, Jaime reported finding a glass pipe of the kind used to smoke marijuana as well as a glass pipe containing a crystal-like residue on 52-year-old Lyle Matthew Mahoney of Point, Jaime alleged in arrest reports.
Jaime then had the passengers of the SUV step out of it while conducted a probable cause search. Jaime reported finding a firearm. When asked if the firearm was his, Mahoney said he thought it belonged to one passenger’s cousin. When asked if the firearm was his, one passenger initially said it was is, t hen recounted the statement, claiming a cousin let him borrow it the day before. Records checks showed Mahoney and the passenger, identified in arrest reports as 64-year-old David Jerry Cason of Point, to be convicted felon, prohibited each from carrying a weapon. Consequently, both Cason and Mahoney were arrested at 10:37 a.m. and jailed on an unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon charge, according to arrest reports.
Both men were released from Hopkins County jail Jan. 5, 2022, on a $5,000 bond on the third-degree felony firearm charge, acording to jail reports.
FM 275 Stolen Vehicle Report
A report of a stolen vehicle on a FM 275 south property resulted in a Dallas woman’s arrest on three warrants.
Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputies Steve Shing and Richard Brantley responded at 2:39 p.m. Jan. 4, 2022, to the initial report. Upon arrival, the deputies reported seeing a woman close the front window curtain; she refused to answer the door, the deputies alleged in arrest reports.
The property owner arrived a short time later and gave deputies access to the residence. They reported finding the female, identified as 28-year-old Marti Susan Perez of Dallas, hiding in the attic, covered in insulation. The stolen vehicle was recovered and towed to the owner’s residence. Perez was was found to be wanted by Tarrant County authorities on three charges.
Perez was jailed Jan. 4-7, 2021, in Hopkins County on the Tarrant County possession of less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 2 controlled substance; injury to a child, elderly or disabled person; and assault of a family or household member that impeded breathing or circulation charges, according to jail reports.
Moore Street Arrest
HCSO Sgt. Tanner Steward contacted a Sulphur Springs woman at 7:26 p.m. Jan. 4, 2021, as she opened the driver’s side door of a car she pulled into a South Moore Street address without properly signaling prior to the turn. She asked to go inside the residence to get her driver’s license when asked for it. She reportedly grab her purse and clinch it while looking inside of it.
She allegedly gave conflicting stories while talking to the officer. The officer had her step out and vehicle and obtained permission to search her purse. When he asked her about a white bottle he found in the purse, she snatched it away from him. She then reportedly told the officer to get a search warrant and withdrew consent for the search. The officer, in arrest reports, said he believed, based on his experience and training, that the bottle to contain something other than pills.
The woman then reportedly became highly agitated and began screaming. Steward called for another officer to respond to assist and requested a police canine to respond as well. The K-9 officer gave a positive alert on the vehicle. During a probable cause search, the bottle was found to contain a crystal-like substance that field-tested positive for methamphetamine and weighed 3.5 grams, officers alleged in arrest reports.
Consequently, 66-year-old Tracey Davis was taken into custody at 7:52 p.m. Jan. 4, 2022, and booked into the county jail for possession of 1 gram or more but less than 4 grams of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance. She was released Jan. 5, 2021, on a $5,000 bond on the felony charge, according to jail reports.
HCSO Deputy Zack Horne and SSPD Sgt. Josh Shufeldt were credited with assisting at the location.
HCSO Deputy Steve Huffman took Christopher Chance McGary into custody at 10:40 a.m. Jan. 3, 2022, at Holiday jail unit in Huntsville, and transported the 37-year-old Sulphur Springs man to Hopkins County jail.
McGary remained in Hopkins County jail Friday, Jan. 7, 2022, on the warrant for violation of probation, which he was on for a possession of 4 grams or more but less than 200 grams of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance, according to jail reports.
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