Sulphur Springs Man Jailed For Third Time For Violating Probation

A 27-year-old Sulphur Springs man was jailed for the third time on a warrant for violating probation on a 2015 criminal activity charge, according to jail and arrest records.

Zachary Van Nguyen AKA Zachary Medez

Zachary Van Nguyen was notified by his probation officer that a warrant had been issued for his arrest. Nguyen arrived at Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office and turned himself in on the charge. Deputy Isaac Foley took Nguyen into custody Aug. 29, 2022, and escorted him into the county jail, according to arrest reports.

The 27-year-old Sulphur Springs man was booked into jail at 5:44 p.m. on the outstanding warrant for violation of probation, which he was on for an engaging in organized criminal activity charge. The violation, Foley noted in arrest reports, is alleged to have occurred on Aug. 2, 2022.

Nguyen, who jail records show is also known by Zachary Medez, remained in Hopkins County jail Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2022, on the probation warrant; bond on the charge was set at $150,000.

The original engaging in organized criminal activity charge occurred in the spring of 2015. Nguyen, another adult and a juvenile were arrested on May 17, 2015, each accused of involvement in at least four burglaries reported in Hopkins County; three additional individuals were arrested later in May 2015 in connection with the burglaries, according to sheriff’s reports. Nguyen remained in Hopkins County jail from May 17, 2015 to Sept. 14, 2015. The Sulphur Springs man was sentenced to serve a weekend commitment for the criminal activity, which he did from Aug. 26-28, 2016, according to jail reports.

Monday was the third time Nguyen has been in the county jail for violating his probation on the criminal activity charge: Nov. 1, 2018-Jan. 2, 2019 and March 13-April 30, 2019, according to jail reports.

Jail records show Nguyen was last in Hopkins County jail July 2-6, 2022 on a Delta County assault causing bodily injury charge

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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.

Author: KSST Contributor

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