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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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Traffic Stop Yields Pills, Suspected Marijuana, Arrest
Mar23

Traffic Stop Yields Pills, Suspected Marijuana, Arrest

A traffic stop on Church Street at North Hillcrest Drive at 9:26 p.m. Saturday March 21st, 2020 resulted in the location of suspected marijuana, pills and one felony arrest. Denver Jacque Fender During the stop, police reported smelling a strong odor of marijuana emitting from the car. Sulphur Springs Police Officer Zach Brown had passenger Denver Jacques Fender step out of the car. He alleged finding numerous pills and a suspected...

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Traffic Stop Results In Location Of A Bag Of Ecstasy, Teen’s Arrest
Feb24

Traffic Stop Results In Location Of A Bag Of Ecstasy, Teen’s Arrest

A Como teen allegedly claimed a bag of Ecstasy pills found in his vehicle during a traffic stop early Sunday morning and was arrested, according to sheriff’s reports. Bryer Ray Parnell Deputies reported stopping a Chevrolet Tahoe around 1:44 p.m. Feb. 23 on FM 71 at county Road 4768 for a traffic violation. The vehicle was allegedly occupied by 17-year-old Bryer Ray Parnell and four juveniles. Hopkins County Sheriff’s...

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Tennessee Man Jailed After Marijuana, Pills, Weapon Found In His Vehicle I-30 During Traffic Stop
Feb19

Tennessee Man Jailed After Marijuana, Pills, Weapon Found In His Vehicle I-30 During Traffic Stop

An early morning traffic stop on Interstate 30 resulted in a 25-year-old Tennessee man’s arrest after marijuana, pills suspected to be Ecstasy, a pistol and ammunition were found in his vehicle, according to arrest reports. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Drew Fisher at 1:14 a.m. Feb. 19 reportedly radioed Cumby Police Sgt. Ray Embro about a black 2012 Dodge Challenger traveling west at speeds over 95 miles per hour on...

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4 Jailed On Felony Hopkins County Warrants
Feb15

4 Jailed On Felony Hopkins County Warrants

A 50-year-old McKinney man was among at four people booked into Hopkins County jail Feb. 13-14 on felony warrants; one additional individual was arrested on outstanding misdemeanor charges, according to arrest and jail reports. Rodney Lee Harrison Rodney Lee Harrison was arrested in Collin County on three Hopkins County warrants. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Elijah Fite transported the 50-year-old McKinney man to Hopkins...

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Sulphur Springs Woman To Serve Commitment In State Program On Felony Charge
Feb15

Sulphur Springs Woman To Serve Commitment In State Program On Felony Charge

Bridgette Lashelle Bowen, a woman arrested in December for allegedly bruising her child while disciplining the 18-month-old with a spoon, turned herself in at 5:14 p.m. Feb. 14 at Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office to Deputy Nicholas Marney. She is to serve a commitment in an Intermediate Sanction Facility (ISF) program, according to arrest reports. An ISF is “a fully-secured facility used for short-term incarceration of...

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Yantis Woman Jailed On Controlled Substance, Dangerous Drug Charges
Jan31

Yantis Woman Jailed On Controlled Substance, Dangerous Drug Charges

A 33-year-old Yantis woman’s nervousness and argumentative interaction with an officer during a late night traffic stop on State Highway 154 south reportedly resulted in a search of her vehicle and location of contraband. Samanthe Lyn Taylor Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Drew Fisher, in arrest reports, claimed he asked Samanthe Lyn Taylor permission to search the 1998 Cadillac DeVille when she exhibited signs of...

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Wylie Woman Jailed In Hopkins County On Controlled Substance Charge
Jan27

Wylie Woman Jailed In Hopkins County On Controlled Substance Charge

Kristie Morton A 40-year-old Wylie woman was jailed Sunday evening after deputies found suspected methamphetamine in a pill bottle during a traffic stop, according to arrest reports. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Drew Fisher reportedly stopped a blue Hyundai at 7:44 p.m. Jan. 26, on State Highway 11 east at FM 2650 for a traffic violation. Upon contact with the driver, the deputy detected a marijuana odor emitting from the...

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County Road 3519 Traffic Stop Results In Felony Arrest
Jan07

County Road 3519 Traffic Stop Results In Felony Arrest

Kevin Shane Bilharz A routine traffic stop Monday night resulted in Kevin Shane Bilharz’s arrest on a controlled substance charge, according to arrest reports. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Drew Fisher reported stopping a GMC pickup at 10:32 p.m. Jan. 6 on County Road 3519 at County Road 3504, after noticing the license plates on the trailer attached to the truck was expired, according to arrest reports. Upon contact...

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2 Jailed On Felony Warrants
Jan03

2 Jailed On Felony Warrants

Two people were booked into the county jail Thursday afternoon on unrelated felony warrants, according to arrest and jail reports. Bridgette Lashelle Bowen Bridgett Lashelle Bowen, 25, of Sulphur Springs was taken into custody at 7:49 p.m. Jan. 2 at Shady Lake RV Park on a warrant for violation of probation-possession of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance, Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Drew Fisher alleged in arrest...

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