2 Hopkins County Men Jailed On 1 Felony Warrant Each

Two Hopkins County men were jailed on 1 felony warrant each during the 24-hour period ending at 5:30 a.m. Friday, April 22, 2022.

Locust Street Arrest

George Silva (HCSO jail photo)

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputies Isaac Foley and Zack Horne, aware of a warrant for George Silva’s arrest, located the 27-year-old Sulphur Springs man at a Locust Street residence and took him into custody at 3:12 a.m. Friday, April 22, 2022, according to arrest reports.

Silva was transported and booked into Hopkins County jail at 3:34 a.m. Friday on the warrant for abandoning or endangering a child, an offense alleged to have occurred on April 19, 2022 in Hopkins County, Foley noted in arrest reports. He was released from the county jail later April 22. Bond was set at $15,000 on the third-degree felony charge, according to jail reports.

North Hillcrest Drive Arrest

Stephen Russell Swilling (Wood County Jail Photo)

Sulphur Springs Police Officer Victor Reyna reported stopping a Hyundai Genesis Thursday afternoon on North Hillcrest Drive for a traffic violation.

Dispatchers conducted a record check on one occupant, identified as Stephen Russell Swilling. The 35-year-old Miller Grove man was found to be wanted in Wood County. Swilling was placed into custody at 1:51 p.m. April 21, 2022 and placed into a patrol unit, Reyna noted in arrest reports.

Reyna reported smelling a strong marijuana odor emitting from the vehicle while in contact with Swilling and conducted a probable cause search of the coupe. The policeman reported finding drug paraphernalia which was collected as evidence.

The vehicle was released to the registered owner and Swilling was transported to Hopkins County jail. He was booked in at 2:37 p.m. Thursday on the third degree warrant on an order for revocation on a controlled substance charge, which was noted by Reyna in arrest reports to have occurred on April 20, 2022. The 36-year-old Miller Grove man remained in Hopkins County jail Friday, April 22, 2022, on the Wood County warrant. Bond was set at $60,000, according to Hopkins county jail reports.

Wood County jail records show Swilling was booked into jail there on March 10, 2022, on the original possession of 1 gram or more but less than 4 grams of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance charge; he was released on a $30,000 surety bond on March 14, 2022.

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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.

Author: Faith Huffman

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