At least five people were booked into Hopkins County jail over the weekend on controlled substance charges, according to jail reports.
Putman Street Argument
An outdoor argument between and man and woman resulted in officers locating marijuana and Ecstasy pills.
Sulphur Springs Police responded at 9:38 a.m. July 2, 2022, on Putman Street, where a disturbance between the pair was reported. The man walked behind the house and the women toward Officer Sean Hoffman as he approached. The woman admitted they had argued. She displayed signs of nervousness while explaining what had happened. The officer reported seeing marijuana in a tray on the dash of a vehicle.
Sulphur Springs Police Office Francisco Castro arrived and walked behind the residence to talk to the male. Logan Deshaune Bailey reportedly admitted the vehicle was his. Both admitted they would go outside to smoke.
The 37-year-old Heartland, Texas man retrieved a container with more marijuana. Officers sew several small multi colored pills in a tray in the driver’s side door. Bailey admitted it was his ecstasy, police alleged in arrest reports.
The Heartland man was arrested for possession of 1 gram or more but less than 4 grams of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance. Bailey was released from Hopkins County jail Sunday, July 3, 2022, on a $10,000 bond on the controlled substance charge.
Como Street Traffic Stop
A Leesburg woman was arrested by Sulphur Springs Police Officer Francisco Castro at 12:05 p.m. Saturday on North Como Street at Jefferson Street after marijuana and THC cartridges were found during a traffic stop.
The driver claimed he had just picked the woman up and they were driving around Sulphur Springs. The man appeared nervous. Officers smelled marijuana; the driver claimed it was cigars. The pair gave conflicting stories as to the reasons for their travels, the officer noted in arrest reports.
The passenger admitted to having a THC pen in her purse. She denied there was more contraband in the Chevrolet Cruze. A case with marijuana, a grinder and rolling papers were found in the passenger side floor board, a bag with marijuana, a container with 11 small containers of THC cartridges that were 1 gram each, and a bag with paraphernalia were also found. Heather Nicole Herring claimed ownership of the vehicle and contraband.
The 36-year-old Leesburg woman was taken into custody at 12:35 a.m. July 2 and arrested for possession of 4 grams or more but less than 400 grams of a Penalty Group 2 controlled substance and possession of 4 ounces or more but no more than 5 pounds of marijuana. The car was released to the driver.
Herring was released from the county jail Sunday, July 3, 2022, on a $20,000 bond on the controlled substance charge and a $5,000 bond on the marijuana charge, according to jail reports.
Cottonwood Street Warrant Service
Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office deputies, aware of an outstanding warrant for Tamera Michelle Fouse’s arrest, spotted the 43-year-old Sulphur Springs woman walked into her Cottonwood Street residence. They contacted her and took her into custody at 8:41 p.m. Friday, July 1, 2022, on a warrant for possession of 1 gram or more but less than 4 grams of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance, Deputy Justin Wilkerson and Sgt. Scott Davis noted in arrest reports.
Fouse remained in Hopkins County jail Monday, July 4, 2022, on the warrant.
I-30 East Traffic Stop
Cumby Police Officer Justin Talley stopped a Hyundai at 9:56 p.m. July 1, 2022, on Interstate 30 east at mile marker 112 after noticing the license plate light was not working. The driver had three bottles of a substance Talley believed to be liquid codeine under his feet.
The 29-year-old Mount Pleasant man was arrested at 10:18 p.m. Friday at for possession of less than 28 grams of a Penalty Group 4 controlled substance. He was released from Hopkins County jail Saturday, July 2, 2022, on a $1,000 bond on the charge, according to jail reports.
HCSO Deputy Steve Huffman transferred Franklin Nathaniel McWhirter from Dallas County Jail at 8:55 a.m. July 1 to Hopkins County jail. The 42-year-old was booked in Friday for bond forfeiture on a July 24, 2021 possession of less than 1 gram of a controlled substance charge, according to arrest reports.
McWhirter remained in Hopkins County jail Monday, July 4, 2022, according to jail reports.
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