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South Carolina Man Walked Away From Deputy During Traffic Stop, Found In Nearby Pasture
Feb21

South Carolina Man Walked Away From Deputy During Traffic Stop, Found In Nearby Pasture

A South Carolina man allegedly walked away from a deputy who was searching his passenger during a traffic stop, but was found a short time later in a nearby pasture. Both he and the passenger were allegedly in possession of cocaine, deputies noted in arrest reports. William Fenton Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Isaac Foley at 9:43 p.m. Feb. 20, 2022, conducted a traffic stop on a Honda Hybrid car for traveling in the...

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Wanted Man Charged With 3 Additional Offenses After Running From Deputy
Feb06

Wanted Man Charged With 3 Additional Offenses After Running From Deputy

Sulphur Springs Woman Jailed On Warrant A wanted man was charged with three additional offenses after running from the deputy who attempted to take him into custody, and having syringe loaded with methamphetamine, sheriff’s officers alleged in arrest reports. The arrest was the third time in less than a year that the 49-year-old Sulphur Springs man has been booked into Hopkins County jail on felony charges. Two other were also...

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Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Tanner Steward Promoted To Patrol Sergeant
Nov22

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Tanner Steward Promoted To Patrol Sergeant

Tanner Steward has been promoted from deputy to patrol sergeant at Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office. Tanner Steward has been promoted at Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office from patrol deputy to sergeant, according to Sheriff Lewis Tatum. An in-house panel consisting of patrol sergeants and Lt. Amanda Weatherford, as well as the Texas Ranger when available, vet all deputy patrol positions.  Lt. Weatherford said the review panel...

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9 Jailed In Hopkins County On Controlled Substance Charges
Jun25

9 Jailed In Hopkins County On Controlled Substance Charges

At least 9 people were jailed in Hopkins County on controlled substance charges over the week of June 19-25, 2022, according to police and sheriff’s reports. Jail Transfer Joe Edward Rawson AKA Joe Edward Ray Rawson Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Terry Thompson took custody of Joe Edward Rawson at 8:30 a.m. Friday and transported him from Bowie County jail to Hopkins County jail. The 34-year-old Texarkana, Texas...

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2 Arrested For Cocaine Possession
Apr26

2 Arrested For Cocaine Possession

An out-of-town pair was arrested for cocaine possession following a traffic stop late Monday night, according to arrest reports. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Isaac Foley reported an expired registration as cause for stopping the Dodge Grand Caravan at 11:48 p.m. April 25, 2022, at the intersection of Wildcat Way and Arbala Road. The strong marijuana odor he smelled upon contact with the two occupants, however, was the...

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Woman Who Allegedly Threw A Cast Iron Pot, Used Belt and Buckle Arrested On Assault Charge
Mar08

Woman Who Allegedly Threw A Cast Iron Pot, Used Belt and Buckle Arrested On Assault Charge

Two Others Also Jailed On Assault Charges Disturbances lead to two misdemeanor assault arrests, while a man turned himself in on a felony assault charge. A Pickton woman allegedly threw a cast iron pot through a window and struck a male with a belt and belt buckle Friday, while a Sulphur Springs man was accused Sunday evening of assaulting the person he’s dating. Jail Commitment A 34-year-old Sulphur Springs man at 6 p.m....

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Authorities: Manhunt Launched For Dallas Man Who Fled After Assaulting Officers Who Tried To Stop Him For Shoplifting Alcoholic Beverages
Jan24

Authorities: Manhunt Launched For Dallas Man Who Fled After Assaulting Officers Who Tried To Stop Him For Shoplifting Alcoholic Beverages

A 27-year-old Dallas man allegedly assaulted the police officers who tried to stop him from shoplifting a basket full of alcoholic beverages. He lead officers on a vehicle pursuit through Sulphur Springs, through pastures and into the county, where he fled after crashing into a tree. The manhunt ended after the suspect got wet in a cold pond and was taken into custody Saturday. He now faces 11 charges, with bonds totaling $1,769,000....

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Five Arrested On Felony Warrants
Oct27

Five Arrested On Felony Warrants

Five people were arrested on felony warrants, including a man and woman were arrested at separate locations on warrants not only were found to be wanted on controlled substance related charges, but were also found to be in possession of a controlled substance at the time of arrest, according to sheriff’s reports. FM 2297 Traffic Stop Sheila Ann Grimes Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputies stopped a Honda Accord at 1:02...

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Local Officers Made A Dozen Controlled Substance And Related Arrests The Week of Sept.  4-10, 2021
Sep11

Local Officers Made A Dozen Controlled Substance And Related Arrests The Week of Sept. 4-10, 2021

Local law enforcement officers made a dozen controlled substance and related arrests the week of Sept. 4-10, 2021, including an Arkansas man found sleeping in his car, music blaring, with suspected controlled substances, a large sum of cash and at least one fake $100-bill; and several instances in which more than one person was taken into custody following contact with officers, according to sheriff’s office and police reports....

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Five Arrested Over the Weekend On Felony Controlled Substance Charges
Jul26

Five Arrested Over the Weekend On Felony Controlled Substance Charges

Local officers arrested five people over the weekend on felony controlled substance charges, according to jail reports. Gilmer Street Welfare Check Jessica Joe Farrow A 28-year-old Sulphur Springs woman was arrested at 1:07 p.m. July 25 for possession of 4 grams or more but less than 200 grams of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance in a drug-free zone and possession of 28 grams or more but less than 200 grams of a Penalty Group 3...

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