Sheriff’s deputies arrested three men on felony warrants in two days, according to arrest and jail reports.
I-30 West Traffic Stop
Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Richard Brantley reported stopping a Nissan Altima at 2:58 p.m. Monday, March 28, 2022, on the north Interstate 30 service road near Interstate 30 mile marker 131 for an expired registration. Upon contact, the 24-year-old Hope, Arkansas man driving had an outstanding Bowie County warrant. The warrant was confirmed, and a records check showed the passenger to have no warrants.
The car was searched after the deputy smelled a burnt marijuana odor emitting from it. Driver Tremont Akeem Davis claimed the small amount of drug paraphernalia located in the car. Davis was taken into custody and to jail; the car was released to the passenger, who was instructed to wait on a licensed driver to arrive to drive it, Brantley alleged in arrest reports.
Davis was booked into Hopkins County jail at 3:38 p.m. Monday, March 28, 2022, on the Bowie County 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 1/1-B controlled substance charge; the offense, Brantley and Deputy Aaron Chaney noted in arrest reports, was alleged to have occurred on Feb. 19, 2022s.
Davis, who is also known by Tre Davis, was held in the county jail Tuesday, March 29, 2022, on the warrant, according to jail reports.
HCSO Deputies Aaron Chaney, Drew Fisher and Richard Brantley were informed of a warrant issued for Mark Douglas Kelly’s arrest. Deputies located the 18-year-old at a Peach Street address and took the Sulphur Springs youth into custody at 4:37 p.m. Monday, March 28, 2022.
Kelly was booked into Hopkins County jail at 5:11 p.m. Monday for insufficient bond on an aggravated sexual assault of a child charge.
The Sulphur Springs man was jailed Dec. 15, 2021 on a warrant for the aggravated sexual assault charge; he was released from jail on Jan. 24, 2022, on a $100,000 bond.
Kelly remained in Hopkins County jail Tuesday, March 29, 2022 on the latest warrant. His new bond was set at $250,000, according to jail reports.
HCSO Deputy Bobby Osornio and Sgt. Scott Davis were made aware of a warrant for James Whitehorn’s arrest. Deputies went to and located the 49-year-old at a CR 3190 Southwest address in Winnsboro Sunday, according to arrest reports.
The deputies took Whitehorn into custody at 10:03 p.m. March 27, 2022, and transported him to the county jail, where he was booked in just before 11 p.m. Sunday night on a warrant for violation of parole. The Winnsboro remained in Hopkins County jail overnight n the felony charge, according to jail reports.
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.