11 Others Jailed On Felony Charges This Week
A 29-year-old Emory man accused of unlawful disclosure or promotion of intimate visual material was among 11 jailed this week on felony warrants, according to arrest and jail reports..
I-30 West Arrest
Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Chief Investigator Corley Weatherford and Sgt. Richard Greer served Coby Clifton Wiebe with a warrant at an Interstate 30 west business address at 2:51 p.m. Thursday.
The 29-year-old Emory man was transported to the county jail, where he was booked in at 3:39 p.m. Sept. 1, 2022 on the outstanding unlawful disclosure or promotion of intimate visual material charge. The offense is alleged to have occurred on Aug. 4, 2022, in Hopkins County, Sgt. Greer noted in arrest reports.
Wiebe was released from Hopkins County jail Friday, Sept. 2, 2022. Bond on the felony offense was set at $5,000, according to jail reports.
Arrest At Probation Office
HCSO Deputies Zack Steward and Sgt. Richard Greer, acting at the request of Investigator Shea Shaw, located Brandi Christine Potts at the Adult Probation Office and took her into custody at 9:30 a.m. Thursday on a warrant. She released to Shaw for questioning at the sheriff’s office.
Once Shaw finished speaking with Potts, the 36-year-old Sulphur Springs woman was escorted into the jail. She was booked in at 10:41 a.m. Sept. 1, 2022, on the tampering with or fabricating physical evidence with intent to impair charge. The offense is alleged to have occurred on Aug. 31, 2022.
Potts, who is also known by —Brandi Christine Pullen Allen, Brandi Christin Allen Pullen and Brandi Christine Pullen — was released from Hopkins County jail Friday, Sept. 2, 2022. Bond on the felony charge was set at $30,000.
HCSO Deputy Steve Huffman took Samantha Suzanne Evans into custody at 2:12 p.m. Thursday at Ector County Detention Center. Huffman transported the 29-year-old Texarkana, Texas woman from the Odessa facility to Hopkins County County Law Enforcement Center.
Evans was booked into Hopkins County jail at 10:14 p.m. Sept. 1, 2022, for bond forfeiture on an April 1, 2022 possession of 4 grams or more but less than 200 grams of a Penalty Group 1/1-B controlled substance charge.
The Texarkana woman, who is also known by Sam Evans and Tiarra Evans, remained in Hopkins County jail Friday, Sept. 2, 2022, in lieu of the new $60,000 bond set on the felony controlled substance charge.
HCSO Deputy Huffman also took Brian Alan Hays into custody at 10:50 a.m. Aug. 31, 2022, at a Texas Department of Criminal Justice in Huntsville, then transported him to Hopkins County Law Enforcement Center.
Hays was booked into Hopkins County jail at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday on a bench warrant for burglary of a habitation.
The the 50-year-old Emory man was held in Hopkins County jail Friday, Sept. 2, 2022, without bond on the charge. Jail records also show Hays was arrested on the original charge on Dec. 9, 2021.
Garrison Street Traffic Stop
Sulphur Springs Police Officer Francisco Castro stopped a Chevrolet Silverado at 12:12 p.m. Aug. 31, 2022, on Garrison Street at Main Street.
When the officer contacted him, the 43-year-old driver said he did not have his driver’s license on him, but provided identifying information. The Sulphur Springs man also said the truck was not his, and it should have valid insurance.
Joe Manuel Gutierrez also admitted there might also have a parole warrant for his arrest because he had not reported when he was supposed to. A records check by dispatchers confirmed an arrant warrent had been issued by Austin Parole Board. Castro had Gutierrez step out of the truck while communications operators confirmed the warrant was active. Gutierrez was taken into custody and allowed to contact another person to come to the location and take possession of his truck. When the individual arrived to drive the vehicle, Castro transported Gutierrez to Hopkins County jail.
The 43-year-old was booked into Hopkins County jail at 1:24 p.m. Wednesday on the warrant for violation of parole. Gutierrez remained in Hopkins County jail Friday, Sept. 2, 2022, held without bond on the charge.
HCSO Deputy Kevin Lester took Tatiana Marie Ugalde and Dennis Edward Christopher Jr. into custody at 1:58 p.m. Aug. 31, 2022, in the 8th Judicial District Courtroom on a warrant.
Lester escorted the 35-year-old Klondike woman to County jail, where she was booked in at 2:44 p.m. Wednesday on an order revoking bond on a possession of less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 1/1-B controlled substance charge.
Ugalde remained in Hopkins County jail Friday, Sept. 3, 2022. Her new bond on the May 3, 2022, controlled substance charge was set at $150,000.
Wednesday was the third time the woman has been in Hopkins County jail this year. Ugalde —who jail reports show is also known by Tater-Tot, Hot-Tot and Tot-T — was first arrested May 3, 2022, on the controlled substance charge and June 12, 2022 on a possession of drug paraphernalia charge, according to jail records.
Lester also escorted Dennis Edward ‘DJ’ Christopher Jr. into the county jail, where the 22-year-old Henderson man was booked in at 3:08 p.m. Aug. 31, 2022, on an order revoking his probation on an April 26, 2022, possession of less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 1/1-B controlled substance charge.
Christopher remained in Hopkins County jail Friday, Sept. 2, 2022, in lieu of the new $150,000 bond set on the controlled substance charge, according to jail reports.
Ernesto Arellano Martinez turned himself in to authorities at the 8th District Court to serve a commitment in Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
HCSO Jailer Courtney Steward took Martinez into custody at 9:23 a.m. Aug. 30, 2022, and escorted him to Hopkins County jail to serve time on an Oct. 13, 2021 manufacture or delivery of 4 grams or more but less than 200 grams of a Penalty Group 1-B controlled substance in a drug-free zone charge. He remained in jail on the charge Friday, Sept. 2, 2022, according to jail reports.
Tuesday was Martinez’s second time this year to be booked into Hopkins County jail. He was jailed March 5-14, 2022, for surety off bond on a possession of 4 grams or more but less than 200 grams of a Penalty Group 1/1-B controlled substance charge and on a possession of less than 2 ounces of marijuana charge.
East Shannon Road Arrest
SSPD Officers Francisco Castro and Sean Hoffman received information about a possible location for Elizabeth “Liz” Cadena, a woman sought on an outstanding warrant. The 20-year-old Sulphur Springs woman reportedly opened the door when officers knocked at an East Shannon Road address.
She was advised of the warrant for her arrest and taken into custody at 3:52 p.m. Aug. 31, 2022. Using her identifying information, a records check was conducting confirming Cadena to be the woman wanted on the active warrant. She was transported to jail, where officers learned the woman also had eight outstanding traffic warrants as well.
The 20-year-old was booked in at 4:56 p.m. Aug. 31, 2022, on the felony warrant for violation of probation on a Nov. 2, 2020 possession of less than 28 grams of a Penalty Group 3 controlled substance, as well as five no driver’s licenses warrants, and two for speed infractions.
Cadena, who jail reports say is also known by Nega and Elisabeth Cadena, was held in Hopkins County jail Friday, Sept. 2, 2022, without bond on the probation warrant.
Charles Ray “Butch” Potts Jr. was jailed Aug. 30, 2022, on a possession of 4 grams or more but less than 200 grams of a Penalty Group 1/1-B controlled substance charge, as well as warrants for insurance fraud in the amount of $30,000 or more but less than $150,000, failure to control speed and tampering with evidence.
HCSO Investigator Dennis Findley served Potts at the jail with an additional tampering with or fabricating physical evidence with intent to impair warrant at 3:45 p.m. Aug. 31, 2022, according to arrest reports.
Potts remained in the county jail Friday, Sept. 2, 2022, on a $100,000 bond on the controlled substance charge, a $100,00 bond on the fraud warrant and $30,000 each on the tampering with evidence warrants.
College Street Arrest
SSPD Officers Cameron Robinson and Robble Acosta received information about a wanted man. They located the 49-year-old Sulphur Springs man on College Street at and took him into custody at 10:39 p.m. Aug. 30, 2022, on the outstanding charges.
Shannon Foy Pearson was booked into Hopkins County jail at 11:14 p.m. Tuesday on a Cullman County, Alabama warrant for bond revocation on a burglary charge and a Morgan County, Alabama warrant for a dangerous drug charge.
Pearson remained in Hopkins County jail Friday, Sept. 2, 2022, on both charges. Bond on the Morgan County charge was set at $50,000, according to jail reports.
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