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Investigators Recover Property Taken In Weekend Burglary, Other Theft
Aug28

Investigators Recover Property Taken In Weekend Burglary, Other Theft

Property recovered by Hopkins County sheriff’s investigators. Hopkins County sheriff’s investigators Wednesday afternoon were in the process of inventorying several chainsaws, a leaf blower, Zero-Turn mower and weed eaters reportedly stolen during a weekend burglary and at least one other theft in Hopkins County, according to sheriff’s reports. The mower and weed-eater were reported to have been taken during a...

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Sheriff’s Investigators Locate Man Who Missed Scheduled Court Appearance
Jun19

Sheriff’s Investigators Locate Man Who Missed Scheduled Court Appearance

Anthony Glenn Ewton Hopkins County Sheriff’s Chief Investigator Corley Weatherford and Investigator Dennis Findley were made aware Anthony Glenn Ewton, 52, of Sulphur Springs did not appear in the 8th Judicial District Court at 9 a.m. Tuesday as he was scheduled to do. Two warrants had been issued for Ewton’s arrest on the charges he failed to appear on. So, the sheriff’s investigators went to his last known address...

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Two Hopkins County Investigators Honored Thursday
Sep29

Two Hopkins County Investigators Honored Thursday

Two Hopkins County Sheriff’s investigators were honored Thursday, September 29th at the Sheriff’s office. Investigator Corley Weatherford received a letter of commendation from John M. Bales, the U.S. Attorney Eastern District of Texas, and Investigator Dennis Findley was honored by the local Sheriff for his incessant and relentless efforts in clearing numerous burglaries in not only Hopkins County but also surrounding counties. In...

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Five People Arrested By HCSO On Controlled Substance, Related Charges
Aug20

Five People Arrested By HCSO On Controlled Substance, Related Charges

Five people were arrested August 18-20 by deputies on controlled substance and related charges, according to sheriff’s reports. State Highway 19 North Arrests Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Justin Wilkerson conducted a traffic stop on a Chevrolet 3500 pulling a white livestock trailer with an obscured license plate on the trailer at 9:22 p.m. August 18, 2020. HCSO Sgt. Tanner Steward also responded as a cover unit...

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Rural Sulphur Springs Man Back In Hopkins County Jail For 2nd Time This Summer
Aug13

Rural Sulphur Springs Man Back In Hopkins County Jail For 2nd Time This Summer

A rural Sulphur Springs man is back in Hopkins County jail for the second time this summer on felony charges, this time on two felony assault charges. A 35-year-old Canton man was also jailed on a warrant for violating probation on an assault of a family or household member that impeded breathing. Jailed For Second Time This Summer James Andrew Gregory (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office deputies were made aware of...

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Sulphur Springs Woman Accused Of Injuring To Her 18-Month-Old Child
Dec20

Sulphur Springs Woman Accused Of Injuring To Her 18-Month-Old Child

A 25-year-old Sulphur Springs woman was jailed Thursday evening for allegedly bruising her 18-month-old while disciplining the child with a spoon, according to arrest reports. Bridgette Lashelle Bowen Bridgette Lashelle Bowen contacted officials at Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office around 7 p.m. Dec. 19 regarding a child custody issue. Bowen allegedly told deputies that her parents had her 18-month-old child and refused to release...

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Additional Charges Added For Women Arrested For Oklahoma Car Theft
Jul25

Additional Charges Added For Women Arrested For Oklahoma Car Theft

The two women arrested Tuesday, July 23, at the rest stop just off Interstate 30 in Cumby were served Wednesday afternoon with additional charges related to the stop. After investigation, Hopkins County Sheriff’s Investigator Wade Sheets served Brittany Rennea White and Misha Michelle Price at 3:15 p.m. with a theft of a firearm warrant each for the gun found in the Mazda they were traveling in when detained by officials. Both...

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Update: Two Women Stopped In Cumby In Stolen Vehicle
Jul23

Update: Two Women Stopped In Cumby In Stolen Vehicle

Brittany Rennea White Misha Michelle Price Two women were arrested Tuesday afternoon at the rest stop just off Interstate 30 in Cumby for unauthorized use of the vehicle they were traveling, a Mazda that’d been reported to Oklahoma City authorities as stolen. One of the woman also was found to be wanted in Montgomery County for theft as well. The 6-month-old in the car with them, determined to be the child of one of the women,...

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Kerry Craig Calls 52 Years in Journalism “Fun to Do”
Aug30

Kerry Craig Calls 52 Years in Journalism “Fun to Do”

In 52 years as a journalist, Kerry Craig said the high point in his career was March 14, 2001. That Wednesday in March was the day he moved to Sulphur Springs to work for the local newspaper. Craig, who has reported news in radio and print media, said journalists often move from place to place and they evaluate and choose communities where they will exercise their life’s passion. He noted the welcome and reception he received locally...

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Mowrer Arrested Following Friday Morning Pursuit
Aug04

Mowrer Arrested Following Friday Morning Pursuit

When Hopkins County Deputies received information that a white male had stolen items from Tractor Supply in Winnsboro, Dispatch advised the vehicle was a white Dodge auto. Investigator Dennis Findley saw the vehicle and tried to stop but the driver, Jeffery Edward Mowrer, 26, of Brashear, fled instead of stopping. Several marked units joined the pursuit. The chase began along State Highway 154, State Highway 11, State Highway 19, and...

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