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Hopkins County Sheriff’s Patrol Sgt. Michael Russell Promoted To Investigator
Nov07

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Patrol Sgt. Michael Russell Promoted To Investigator

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Sgt. investigator Hopkins County Sheriff Lewis Tatum announced the recent promotion of Michael Russell from patrol sergeant to sergeant investigator, a position previously held by Charles Humphries. Russell has been employed with Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office for 7 1/2 years. He worked his way up from jailer to patrol sergeant, and now to sergeant investigator. The Sulphur Bluff native said he...

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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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Deputies Catch Suspect Alleged To Have Stolen Side-By-Side
Apr20

Deputies Catch Suspect Alleged To Have Stolen Side-By-Side

Shortly after concluding a manhunt for an inmate who had escaped custody the day before, Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office deputies and investigators engaged in a second search Tuesday afternoon for a suspect reported to have stolen a side-by-side. Photo of Jacob Lyda posted by HCSO as the suspect in an UTV theft April 19, 2022 A homeowner notified HCSO at 3:44 p.m. April 19, 2022, that his side-by-side vehicle had been stolen and...

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Sheriff’s Officers Serve 6 Men With Felony Warrants
Jan12

Sheriff’s Officers Serve 6 Men With Felony Warrants

Sheriff’s officers served six men with felony warrants in the 24-hour period ending at 5:30 a.m. Jan. 12, 2022, including a man accused of assaulting three corrections officers, two for violating probation, and one accused of a child sex charge, according to jail and arrest reports. Michael Tareze Evans AKA Mike Evans, Michael Martin, Michael Hope and Fish Terez Additional Charges Two inmates at Hopkins County jail, Michael...

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Ten People Jailed In Hopkins County Over The Last Week On Felony Warrants
Dec11

Ten People Jailed In Hopkins County Over The Last Week On Felony Warrants

Ten people were jailed in Hopkins County over the last week, Dec. 5-10 on felony warrants, according to arrest and jail reports. County Road 2408 Arrest Charles Cliffton Newman III Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Chris Baumann was made aware of a warrant for Charles Cliffton Newman III’s arrest. Baumann and Investigator Michael Russell and other deputies went to the man’s County Road 2408 residence at 3:15...

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Teen Jailed For Terroristic Threat Made At North Hopkins ISD
Oct20

Teen Jailed For Terroristic Threat Made At North Hopkins ISD

A teen was jailed for a terroristic threat allegedly made at North Hopkins ISD on Tuesday, according to Hopkins County Sheriff Lewis Tatum. Troy Michael Stockton (HCSO jail photo) The North Hopkins ISD police chief contacted Sheriff Tatum at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 19, 2021, in reference to a threat that occurred at the school earlier in the day. Tatum said he immediately had an investigator contact school personnel to start a criminal...

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Traffic Stop Results In Foot Pursuit, Controlled Substance Arrest
Sep22

Traffic Stop Results In Foot Pursuit, Controlled Substance Arrest

A Van Sickle Street traffic stop resulted in a foot pursuit and controlled substance arrest Tuesday morning, while a State Highway 19 traffic stop late Tuesday night netted 4 grams of methamphetamine a man tried to discard when a deputy search his SUV. Two other men were also arrested Tuesday on controlled substance and related charges, and a teen got to spend the night in for having marijuana in the jail parking lot, according to...

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4 Jailed In Hopkins County On Felony Warrants
Jul14

4 Jailed In Hopkins County On Felony Warrants

At least four people were jailed in Hopkins County on felony warrants in the past two days, including a teen accused of burglary, a 64-year-old back in jail for the second time this month, a man wanted for a parole violation and a woman wanted for a probation violation, according to arrest reports. Airport Road Warrant Arrest Randy Michael McCoy (HCSO jail photo) Randy Micheal McCoy was returned Monday to Hopkins County jail, marking...

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Sulphur Springs Man Sentenced To Life In Prison For Sexual Assault
Mar16

Sulphur Springs Man Sentenced To Life In Prison For Sexual Assault

A 42-year-old Sulphur Springs man was tried and sentenced to life in prison for the sexual assault of a teenager, according to court reports. Based on a prior case of sexual assault, the law required Charles Edward Horne Jr. to be automatically sentenced to life in prison upon his conviction in the current case. There was no punishment range to be considered by the judge or the jury, prosecutors explained. Charles Edward Horne Jr....

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Cumby Man Jailed On Indecency With A Child Charge
Oct06

Cumby Man Jailed On Indecency With A Child Charge

A 60-year-old Cumby man was jailed on an indecency with a child charge, according to sheriff’s reports. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office was contacted after a child made an outcry of indecency by sexual contact and authorities were contacted. The offense is alleged to have occurred in 2018. A forensic interview was scheduled for the child. An outcry was also made at that time, according to Hopkins County Sheriff’s...

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