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Sulphur Springs Man Jailed On 2 Probation Warrants

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A 21-year-old Sulphur Springs man was jailed on two probation warrants Friday, according to arrest and jail reports.

Sulphur Springs Police Officer Edward Jaime went to a Freeman Street address, where he contacted 21-year-old Kelley Durayl Waterhouse Jr. After dispatchers confirming active warrants for the Sulphur Springs man’s arrest using his identifying information, Officer Jaime took Waterhouse into custody at 2:23 p.m. Oct. 14, 2022, and transported him to jail.

Kelley Durayl Waterhouse Jr.

Waterhouse was booked into the county jail at 3:25 p.m. Oct. 14, 2022, on two warrants for violation of probation, which he was on for engaging in organized criminal activity. He was held in the county jail on the probation charges Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022, according to jail reports.

He was arrested on April 16, 2019, on the first engaging in organized criminal activity charge. Waterhouse, who was 18 at the time, was one of five arrested in connection with rash of weekend car burglaries and a vehicle theft reported April 12-13, 2019, in Sulphur Springs, police investigators reported following the investigation and arrests. He remained in the county jail until Aug. 1, 2019, on the charge, according to jail reports. He was indicted in June of 2019 on the engaging in organized criminal activity charge.

On Oct. 20, 2019, Waterhouse was arrested and returned to Hopkins County jail on a stolen vehicle and an evading arrest or detention charge; he and two other teens allegedly ran from police when stopped in a stolen SUV. The teens allegedly confessed to involvement in additional offenses when interviewed by police, clearing approximately a dozen offenses reportedly committed over the course of 6 weeks and resulting in some of the stolen property being recovered, investigators claimed following the October 2019 arrests.

Waterhouse remained in Hopkins County jail from Oct. 20, 2019 until July 27, 2020 on those charges, according to jail records. While still in custody, Waterhouse was also served with a warrant for violating probation on the prior criminal activity charge, and had warrants and indictments added for another engaging in organized criminal activity charge for the offenses alleged to have occurred in October 2019 and one for burglary of a building. He was returned to Hopkins County jail from Aug. 12-17, 2020 on a bench warrant, and booked in on Jan. 13, 2021 on a misdemeanor theft warrant, according to Hopkins County jail records.

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.

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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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