Suspicious Activity Report Results In Felony Warrant Arrest

A suspicious activity report Wednesday night resulted in a felony warrant arrest, according to arrest reports.

William Pearce Ewton AKA William Pierce Ewion and William Pierce Ewton (HCSO jail photo)

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Zack Horne and Sgt. Tanner Steward responded at 9:45 p.m. May 4, 2022, to a complaint of suspicious activity on the north boat ramp at Sulphur Springs Lake. Upon arrival, Horne located William Pearce Ewton. Aware the 50-year-old had a warrant for his arrest, deputies took Sulphur Springs man into custody, Horne noted in arrest reports.

Ewton, who is also known by William Pierce Ewion and William Pierce Ewton, was booked into Hopkins county jail just before 10:20 p.m. May 4, 2022, on the warrant for violation of parole, which he was on for a felony theft conviction, according to jail reports. He was held without bond Thursday, May 5, 2022, for the Austin Parole Board, 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.

Author: Faith Huffman

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