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Commerce Man Jailed On Illegal Dumping Warrant

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A 59-year-old Commerce man was jailed Saturday on an illegal dumping warrant, according to arrest reports.

James Hurley Cork

Sulphur Springs Police Officer Sean Hoffman reported seeing James Hurley Cork in the front passenger seat of an eastbound Ford Expedition around 11:30 p.m. Jan. 14, 2023. Aware of a warrant for the Commerce man’s arrest, Hoffman conducted a traffic stop on Wildcat Way. The warrant was confirmed and Cork was taken into custody on the outstanding charge, according to arrest reports.

Cork was booked into jail on the illegal dumping charge. He had been released Monday afternoon, Jan. 16, 2023, according to jail reports.

Cork was arrested Aug. 17, 2022, by sheriff’s deputies for illegal dumping, after he admitted to dumping the sheetrock and waste after a clean up job, and was in the process of attempting to clean up what he had dumped near Lake Sulphur Springs on CR 4703.

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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.

Author: Faith Huffman

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