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Sulphur Springs Resident Accused Of Choking Wheelchair-Bound Man

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A 68-year-old Sulphur Springs man accused Monday evening of choking his wheelchair-bound son-in-law was arrested on a felony assault charge.

David Cartwright Jr.

Hopkins County Sheriff‘s Deputy Josh Davis responded at 5:28 p.m. June 27, 2022, to what was reported as an assault at a County Road 2345 residence.

Upon arrival, Davis spoke with both the resident and his son-in-law, who also lives in the same household. David Cartwright Jr. was alleged to have grabbed his son-in-law, who is wheelchair-bound, around the neck and to have choked him. Cartwright was taken into custody at 6:11 p.m. after admitting he grabbed the other man around the neck with both hands, Davis alleged in arrest reports.

The 68-year-old Sulphur Springs man was booked into Hopkins County jail at 7:45 p.m. June 27, 2022, on a warrant for family violence assault-impeding breathing or circulation, according to arrest reports.

Cartwright remained in Hopkins County jail Tuesday, June 28, 2022, on the felony charge. Bond was set at $10,000, according to jail reports.


Patrick Devon McDonald

A 37-year-old Hooks man was jailed Sunday, June 26, 2022, on a warrant for violation of probation, which he was on for aggravated assault/possession of marijuana with intent to distribute.

Sulphur Springs Police Officer Cleve Williams stopped a Toyota Corolla at 2:38 a.m. June 26, 2022, on Interstate 30 west at mile marker 135 for a traffic violation. A records check showed Patrick Devon McDonald to have an outstanding Cobb County, Georgia warrant for his arrest. McDonald was taken into custody and transported by SSPD Officer Robble Acosta to jail.

The 37-year-old Hooks man was booked in by Williams at 4:08 a.m. on the warrant, according to arrest reports. He remained in Hopkins County jail Tuesday, June 28, 2022, held without bond for Cobb County authorities on the warrant, according to jail reports.

KSSTRadio.com publishes Sulphur Springs Police Department reports and news. The Police Department is located at 125 Davis St., Sulphur Springs, Texas. Non-emergency calls can be made to (903) 885-7602.

If you have an emergency dial 9-1-1.

The Sulphur Springs Police Department continues to serve its citizens with pride in its overall mission and will strive to provide the best possible police force in the 21st century.


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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