Commerce Man Arrested On Hunt County Assault, Controlled Substance Warrants

Winnsboro Woman Accused Of Clawing Her Mother On Easter Sunday

Two people were arrested on Easter Sunday on assault charges. A Commerce man was jailed on Hunt County assault and controlled substance warrants while a Winnsboro woman was accused of clawing her mother on Easter Sunday, according to arrest reports.

Hunt County Warrant Arrest

Sonny Doyle Richardson

Cumby Police Officer Justin Talley was notified by Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Tanner Steward that a wanted Commerce man was believed to be at a West Main Street address in Cumby. Talley noted he was aware of the warrants.

At 8:24 p.m. Sunday, April 17, 2022, Talley and Steward went to the residence, where Talley reported seeing a 33-year-old Commerce man he recognized as Sonny Richardson inside the residence. The officers took Richardson into custody at 8:45 p.m. Easter Sunday on the two outstanding warrants, and transported the Commerce man to Hopkins County jail.

Doyle remained in Hopkins County jail on the Hunt County family violence assault with previous convictions charge and the possession of 1 gram or more but less than 4 grams of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance charge; he remained in Hopkins County jail Monday afternoon, Aug. 18, 2022, on both charges, according to jail reports.

Assault of Mother

HCSO deputies responded at 3:05 p.m. Easter 2022 on State Highway 11 east in Winnsboro, where a woman was accused of assaulting her mother.

A 23-year-old Winnsboro resident was taken into custody at 4:10 p.m. April 17, 2022, on a Class A misdemeanor family violence assault charge. She allegedly left claw marks on her mother’s neck and on both arms, according to arrest reports.

The 23-year-old remained in Hopkins County jail Monday, April 18, 2022 on the misdemeanor assault charge, according to jail reports.


KSST does not publish the photos or names of people charged with misdemeanor crimes in staff-generated reports, only those accused of felony offenses.



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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