Sulphur Springs Woman Booked In On An Indecency Warrant
Ohio and New York men were jailed on aggravated sexual assault of a child warrants, while a Sulphur Springs woman was booked into Hopkins County jail on an indecency with a child warrant, according to police and sheriff’s reports.
South Broadway Street Arrests
Officers conducting an investigation were advised a wanted man they sought would be returning to town. Police located the man fitting the suspect’s description behind the wheel of a vehicle parked at Walmart Thursday, Aug. 18, 2022.
Sulphur Springs Police Officer Francisco Castro reported recognizing Johnathon Lee Goldsmith from prior law enforcement contact. Police escorted the 49-year-old Cambridge, Ohio man out of the car and placed him into handcuffs.
The female passenger was identified as a wanted person as well. When dispatchers confirmed, following a records check, that the warrants were active for both Johnathon Goldsmith and Amanda Shawnta Goldsmith. The 46-year-old Sulphur Springs woman was placed into custody at 6:36 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, 2022.
Sulphur Springs Police Officers Dustin Green and Thad Cook arrived on scene at that time to assist. The vehicle and two dogs inside of it were released to the driver’s father, at the Ohio man’s request. Both Johnathon Goldsmith and Amanda Goldsmith were transported to Hopkins County jail.
Amanda Shawnta Goldsmith was booked in on an indecency with a child by exposure warrant, while Johnathon Lee Goldsmith (who jail reports show is also known to use the following variant spellings of his name: Johnathan Lee Goldsmith and Jonathon Lee Goldsmith) was booked in on an aggravated sexual assault of a child charge.
Both remained in Hopkins County jail Friday, Aug. 19, 2022, Amanda Goldsmith on a $100,000 bond on the third-degree felony indecency warrant and Johnathon Goldsmith on a $250,000 bond on the first-degree felony aggravated sexual assault of a child charge, according to jail reports.
New York Arrest
Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office personnel were alerted a 47-year-old New York man had been detained in New York City on a Hopkins County, Texas warrant. HCSO Deputies Michael Chang and Frank Tiemann traveled to New York City, took custody of James Michael Feldman at 10 a.m. Aug. 18, 2022, and traveled with him to Sulphur Springs, Texas.
Feldman was booked into Hopkins County jail at 10:40 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, 2022, on aggravated sexual assault of a child warrant. He also had an outstanding city traffic ticket he was charged with as well. The 47-year-old Howard Beach, NY man remained in Hopkins County jail Friday, Aug. 19, 2022. His bond was set at $250,000 on the felony charge, according to jail reports.
The offense, the deputies noted in arrest reports, is alleged to have occurred on or about July 9, 2016.
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.
If you have an emergency, dial 9-1-1
The Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office is located at 298 Rosemont Sulphur Springs, TX 75482. You can reach them for non-emergency matters at (903) 438-4040.