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Motorist Hands Alcoholic Beverage To Deputy, Drives Off
Aug29

Motorist Hands Alcoholic Beverage To Deputy, Drives Off

A motorist allegedly drove off after handing an alcoholic beverage to the deputy, who stopped to check on the man parked at the roadside. The 54-year-old Arlington man was charged with evading arrest or detention with a vehicle and driving while intoxicated with an open container, according to arrest reports. No HCSO jail photo available for Reginald Dewayne Shackelford Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputies Justin Wilkerson, Chris...

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6 Jailed In Hopkins County On Felony Warrants Over The Last Week
Mar16

6 Jailed In Hopkins County On Felony Warrants Over The Last Week

At least 6 people were jailed in Hopkins County on felony warrants over the past week (March 10-15, 2022), according to arrest reports. John Scott Dunn AKA John Clayton Dunn and Digger (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputies Drew Fisher and Isaac Foley, and Sgt. Tanner Steward were made aware of two warrants for John Scott Dunn’s arrest. They located the 59-year-old Sulphur Springs man at his residence and took...

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2 Men, 2 Women Sentenced This Week In District Court
Nov18

2 Men, 2 Women Sentenced This Week In District Court

The four people, two men and two women were sentenced this week in the 8th Judicial District Court on felony offenses, according to court and jail reports. Janice Leigh Fite Janice Leigh Fite arranged to plead “not contest” Nov. 15, 2021, in the 8th Judicial District Court, to one of the four aggravated assault with a deadly weapon cases she faced. As part of the agreement, the 56-year-old Sulphur Springs woman was placed...

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SH 19 Traffic Stop Yields Methamphetamine, Marijuana And Xanax, 1 Felony Arrest
Sep03

SH 19 Traffic Stop Yields Methamphetamine, Marijuana And Xanax, 1 Felony Arrest

Woman Caught With Felony Amount Of Marijuana, 3 Others Charged On Marijuana, Controlled Substance, Related Warrants A Talco man ended up in jail Sept. 2 after methamphetamine, marijuana and Xanax were found in his vehicle. Also arrested this week was a woman caught with just enough marijuana to be charged with a felony offense, and individuals wanted on controlled substance, marijuana and tampering with evidence charges. Corey Redford...

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3 Controlled Substance Arrests Reported Over the Weekend
Jul05

3 Controlled Substance Arrests Reported Over the Weekend

Three men were arrested over the weekend on felony controlled substance charges, according to arrest reports. SH 11 East Traffic Stop John Coleman (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Justin Wilkerson reported stopping a Honda Accord at 11:09 p.m. July 3, 2021, for an obscured temporary license tag. The driver said the passenger, 53-year-old John Coleman of Celeste, is the owner of the car and intoxicated, so...

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Grand Jury Indictments For May And June 2021
Jul04

Grand Jury Indictments For May And June 2021

The indictment list released by the District Clerk’s Office for the June 30, 2021 Hopkins County Grand Jury session was relatively short compared to those released for May 2021. Seven people were named in 10 indictments last month compared to approximately 80 people named in 90 indictments in May 2021. June 2021 Indictments The 10 offenses pushed forward for prosecution included evading arrest with a vehicle, felony DWI, sexual...

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Commerce Teen, 3 Others Accused Of Engaging In Organized Criminal Activity
Dec09

Commerce Teen, 3 Others Accused Of Engaging In Organized Criminal Activity

A Commerce teen and three others were accused of engaging in organized criminal activity – a home burglary. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office vehicle Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Chris Baumann and Sgt. Tanner Steward responded at 7:55 p.m. Dec. 8, 2020 to a complaint of suspicious activity at a County Road 4732 residence. Upon arrival, they reported finding a locked gate had been removed from it’s post...

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Man Arrested In Commerce On Hopkins County Warrants
Nov11

Man Arrested In Commerce On Hopkins County Warrants

A 42-year-old Commerce man was arrested in Commerce on Hopkins County warrants Tuesday evening at his residence, and returned for the second time this year to Hopkins County jail, according to arrest reports. Waylon Wade Underwood (HCSO jail photo) Commerce Police notified Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office that they were out with Waylon Wade Underwood at his residence and sought confirmation for a felony Hopkins County warrant. He...

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Williams Returned To Hopkins County Jail For 5th Time In Less Than 6 Months
Sep25

Williams Returned To Hopkins County Jail For 5th Time In Less Than 6 Months

Jeremy Lindre Williams has been returned to Hopkins County jail for the 5th time in less than 6 months, according to arrest reports. The 36-year-old Sulphur Springs man was taken into custody at 5:30 p.m. at the 8th Judicial District Court by Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Chris Baumann on an order revoking his bond on a voyeurism charge. Jeremy Lindre Williams (HCSO jail photo Williams was first arrested on a warrant...

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2 Men Arrested On Warrants Alleging Offenses Involving Minors
Sep25

2 Men Arrested On Warrants Alleging Offenses Involving Minors

Deputies arrested 2 Hopkins County men in 2 days on warrants alleging offenses involving minors, according to arrest reports. Indecency with a child charges Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Investigator Dennis Findley conducted an investigation of Christopher Lee Vail on allegations of indecency with a child. The 62-year-old Sulphur Springs man agreed to be interview viewed by Findley at the sheriff’s offices, and was...

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