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9 Jailed In Hopkins County On Controlled Substance Charges

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At least 9 people were jailed in Hopkins County on controlled substance charges over the week of June 19-25, 2022, according to police and sheriff’s reports.

Jail Transfer

Joe Edward Rawson AKA Joe Edward Ray Rawson

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Terry Thompson took custody of Joe Edward Rawson at 8:30 a.m. Friday and transported him from Bowie County jail to Hopkins County jail. The 34-year-old Texarkana, Texas man was booked in at 11:02 a.m. June 24, 2022, on a warrant for violation of probation on a possession of less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance charge, according to arrest reports.

Rawson was held in Hopkins County jail Saturday morning, June 25, 2022, on the felony charge, according to jail reports.

Jefferson Street Arrest

Sulphur Springs Police Officer Cameron Robinson arrested Bridget Dowdy McGee at 11:28 p.m. Friday night, June 24, 2022, on Jefferson Street on an Arkansas warrant for violating parole on a burglary of a residence and a possession of less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 1 charge.

Police responded at the location to a complaint that the woman was trying to enter someone’s house and found the wanted woman. Upon arrival at the jail, the 46-year-old woman admitted to having illegal substances in her bra. A female jailed arrived and removed a bag containing suspected marijuana nd methamphetamine.

McGee was held Hopkins County jail Saturday, June 25, 2022, on the Arkansas parole charge. Bond on the controlled substance charge was set at $5,000, according to arrest and jail reports..

I-30 East Mile Marker 131 Arrest

HCSO Deputies Drew Fisher and Aaron Chaney stopped a silver Ford Fusion, which fit the description of a reckless driver they were searching for in the area of Interstate 30 east around mile marker 131, for speeding at 5:21 p.m. Friday, June 24, 2022.

Upon contact with the occupant, Fisher reported smelling a marijuana odor emitting from the car. Nearly 9 grams of suspected Ecstasy were found in 39-year-old Timothy Earl Hall’s pocket, and two pistols were found in a bag in the immediate area of the driver’s seat and an AR rifle with a barrel length under 16 inches not equipped with proper equipment to be classified as an AR pistol were found in the car, deputies alleged in arrest reports.

Consequently, Hall was arrested at 5:37 p.m. June 24, 2022, and transported to jail. The Garland man was booked in at 8:51 p.m. on a possession of 4-200 grams of a controlled substance (the suspected Ecstasy), unlawful carrying of a weapon and prohibited weapon. He also had an outstanding county warrant for not having a driver’s license.

Hall remained in Hopkins County jail Saturday morning, June 25, 2022, in lieu of $62,000 in bonds — $50,000 on the controlled substance charge, $2,000 on the unlawful carrying charge and $10,000 on the prohibited weapon charge, according to jail reports.

Home Street Arrest

HCSO Deputy Alvin Jordan arrested Shanna Lynette Shadix at a Home Street residence at 9 a.m. June 24, 2022, on a Hempstead County, Arkansas warrant. He transported the 40-year-old Como woman to Hopkins County jail, where she was was booked in just before 10 a.m. Friday on the warrant for violation of probation on a possession of a controlled substance charge.

Shadix, who is also known by Shanna Lynette Barker, Shanna Baker and Shanna Lynette Sides, was held in Hopkins County jail Saturday morning, June 25, 2022, on the Arkansas warrant, according to jail reports.

Texas/Pampa Street Arrest

Katy Leanne Wilburn AKA Red, Little Lucky, Snowball and Mikey

HCSO Deputy Justin Wilkerson reported stopping a Chevrolet Uplander at 2:31 a.m. Thursday on Texas Street at Pampa Street after discovering the SUV’s registration expired in 2017.

When he asked the driver and lone occupant if she had any warrants, Katy Leanne Wilburn said she didn’t but just had court. When asked about court, Wilburn admitted it was for a controlled substance case and began looking around the car rapidly as if nervous, Wilkerson noted in arrest reports. She did agree to let him search the SUV.

A records check, however, showed Wilburn to have three outstanding traffic warrants for her arrest. She was placed into custody. A search of the vehicle yielded a bag with a crystal-like residue and another bag with a crystal-like substance the deputies suspected was methamphetamine, Wilkerson alleged in arrest reports.

The car was towed and Wilburn was taken to jail. The substance field-tested positive for meth and weighed 0.275 gram, including packaging. the stop occurred 365 feet from a school. As a result, the 40-year-old Sulphur Springs woman was booked into Hopkins County jail Thursday on the possession of less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance charge in a drug-free zone and the three warrants.

Wilburn remained in Hopkins County jail Saturday, June 25, 2022, in lieu of the $50,000 bond set for the felony controlled substance charge.

Crash on Service Road at Mile Marker 119

Shawna Renae Bonds

HCSO Deputies Drew Fisher and Isaac Foley responded at 9:43 p.m. Tuesday, June 21, 2022, to a minor crash on the north I-30 service road at mile marker 119. Shawna Renae Bonds was reported to have been driving a Kia Sedona van when her the vehicle had a blow out, and struck a truck tractor trailer.

When contacted, the 50-year-old Greenville woman reportedly became nervous and was deceptive about her criminal history to officers. When she refused Wilkerson’s request to search the van, the deputy deployed his canine partner, Axe, around the vehicle. Axe positively alerted to the odor of contraband inside the van.

A probable cause search revealed numerous containers of suspected methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia in the vehicle. The suspected meth weighed 17.3 grams, Wilkerson alleged in arrest reports.

Bonds was booked into Hopkins County jail at 12:29 a.m. June 22, 2022, for possession of 4 grams or more but less than 200 grams of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance. The Greenville woman remained in Hopkins County jail Saturday, June 25, 2022, in lieu of the $35,000 bond set on the felony controlled substance charge, according to jail reports.

Arrest On I-30 East at MM 116

Eduardo Austin Delgado-Torres

HCSO Deputy Drew Fisher reported stopping a Dodge Ram 1500 he’d seen speeding at 2 a.m. June 21, 2022, on Interstate 30 east at mile marker 116. While talking with Eduardo Austin Delgado-Torres, the 23-year-old Sulphur Springs man was deceptive about his criminal history, Fisher alleged in arrest reports.

He agreed to let Fisher and Deputy Isaac Foley search the truck. Deputies located a pill bottle with more than one small white round pill. Research showed the pills to be morphine, the deputies alleged in arrest reports.

Delgado-Torres was taken into custody, the pills seized and the truck was impounded. The suspected morphine weighed 0.613 gram, resulting in the man being booked into Hopkins County jail at 3:49 a.m. Tuesday, for possession of less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance as well as a county traffic warrant for not having insurance. Delgado-Torres, who is also known by Austin Torres, Eduardo Austin Torres, Eduardo Austin Torres Delgado, Delgado Eduardo Austin Torres and Eduardo Austin TorresDelgado, was released from jail later June 21, 2022, on a $5,000 bond on the controlled substance, according to jail reports.

SH 154 South Arrest

Nathan Aaron Potter

HCSO Deputy Justin Wilkerson reported stopping a southbound black Chevrolet Silverado pickup at 10:56 p.m. June 19, 2022, on State Highway 154 south at the Hopkins-Wood County line for more than one traffic violation.

Upon contact with the driver, Wilkerson reported a burnt marijuana odor emitted from the truck. The driver claimed his friend had been smoking marijuana in the vehicle. Wilkerson had him exit the car and patted him down, finding a small bag containing a white powder-like substance he suspected to be cocaine in 27-year-old Nathan Aaron Potter‘s watch pocket. Potter was placed into custody and admitted the bag contained cocaine. A search of the vehicle yielded drug paraphernalia, the deputy alleged in arrest reports.

Deputy Bobby Osornio, who’d arrived to assist. Wilkerson transported Potter and Osornio remained at the location with the truck to release it to its registered owner. The substance field-tested positive of cocaine and weighed 0.225 gram including packaging, Wilkerson alleged in arrest reports.

Potter was booked into jail at 12:36 a.m. June 20 on a possession of less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance charge. A warrant for violation of probation on a possession of controlled substance charge was later added to his list of charges. He remained in Hopkins County jail Saturday, June 25, 2022, in lieu of $80,000 bond — $5,000 on the June 19 controlled substance charge and $75,000 for the warrant, according to jail reports.

Arrest On I-30 East At Mile Marker 120

Oscar Gutierrez-Brione

HCSO Deputies Josh Davis, Frank Tiemann and Colt Patterson stopped a Dodge Ram pickup for a defective brake light at 10:54 p.m. June 19. Deputies reported detecting numerous signs of deception during the traffic stop.

The driver, Oscar Gutierrez-Brione of Dallas, and the passenger gave the deputies permission to search the vehicle; they found nothing there. The 30-year-old driver agreed to let them search him. When he handed a deputy a cigarette pack, the officer located a bag of methamphetamine. Gutierrez-Brione was taken into custody at 12:02 a.m. Monday, June 20, 2022, and transported to jail.

At the jail, deputies search the man’s wallet for further contraband and identification, since the man claimed he didn’t have any when arrested. A bank card with a different male name that had yet to expire was located. The man was released to jail staff. The contraband seized during the traffic stop field-tested positive as methamphetamine and weighed 0.66 grams.

Consequently, Gutierrez-Brione was booked into Hopkins County jail just after 2 a.m. Monday, June 20, 2022, on possession of less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance and credit or debit card abuse charges. He was released from Hopkins County jail later June 20, on a $5,000 bond on the controlled substance charge and a $5,000 bond on the credit/debit card abuse charge.

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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.

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Author: Faith Huffman

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