Sulphur Springs Woman Accused Of Pulling A Handgun On Her Spouse

A 53-year-old Sulphur Springs woman was accused Thursday evening of pulling a handgun on her spouse, according to arrest reports.

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputies Justin Wilkerson, Ryan Reed, Bobby Osornio, Thomas Patterson and Josh Davis, along with Sgt. Scott Davis responded to a complaint of a male having a gun pulled on him that called in to dispatchers around 5:40 p.m. Jan. 5, 2023. Upon arrival at the State Highway 19 north residence where the incident was alleged to have occurred, deputies contacted the alleged male victim.

During their investigation, deputies were told the man was lured home after receiving a notification that his wife was causing damage inside their house. When he arrived, the man’s wife was reported to be in her parked vehicle on one side of the house. When he pulled his vehicle into the circular driveway in front of his wife’s vehicle, she is alleged to have pointed a handgun at her husband. He drove away and the woman left the residence in her vehicle as well, deputy Wilkerson alleged in arrest reports.

While deputies were at the couple’s residence, the woman returned in her vehicle. A deputy took possession of the handgun and talked to her about pointing a firearm at her spouse while in the vehicle. The 53-year-old Sulphur Springs woman was taken into custody at 6:32 p.m. and transported to jail. Tammy Lea Yielding Mules, who was arrested under the name Tammy Yielding Muse, was booked in at 8:06 p.m. Jan. 5, 2023, on the an aggravated assault of a family or household member with a weapon charge.

She remained in Hopkins County jail Friday, Jan. 6, 2023. Bond was set at $75,000 on the first-degree felony assault charge, according to jail records.

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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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