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Gant Arrested and Charged With Aggravated Assault

May 6, 2024 – Kurt Wayne Gant was arrested over the weekend after he allegedly assaulted his mother.

Gant, age 52, is alleged to have chocked and ‘headbutted’ his mother at a Sulphur Springs residence. During the altercation, Gant displayed a knife and threatened that next time he would kill his mother.

Kurt Wayne Gant in 2024

His mother was able to escape and called police. When police arrive they noted a knot on her forehead, and redness on her throat. Gant was taken into custody without incident. He is in Hopkins County Jail. His bond has not been set. A protective order was issued on behalf of the victim. Gant is charged with:


This is not the first time Gant has been charged with assault. In 2021 he was arrested after he held a woman down, and placed a knife against her throat. See that story here. 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 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.

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