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Saffel Released From Hopkins County Jail On $10,000 Bond On Illegal Dumping, Debris Charges
Jan09

Saffel Released From Hopkins County Jail On $10,000 Bond On Illegal Dumping, Debris Charges

Justen Blake Saffel was released Saturday from Hopkins County jail on $10,000 in bonds on charges for illegal dumping and discharge of debris near Lake Sulphur Springs, according to jail reports. Saffel was taken into custody around 3 p.m. Wednesday in Omaha on warrants issued following a joint investigation by Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office and Hopkins County Fire Marshals Office. The 26-year-old spent the night in Morris...

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2 Women, 2 Men Jailed On Felony Warrants
Jul30

2 Women, 2 Men Jailed On Felony Warrants

Two women and two men were jailed in Hopkins County on felony warrants, including two wanted by out-of-town agencies, according to arrest and jail reports. Justen Blake Saffel Delta County Sheriff’s Office located Justen Blake Saffel at his Pecan Gap residence and took him into custody on six Hopkins County warrants. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office deputies met the Delta County officers at the county line and took Saffel...

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Local Man Points Gun at Mother, Cousin During Disturbance
Sep08

Local Man Points Gun at Mother, Cousin During Disturbance

A 20-year old Sulphur Springs man was arrested by police Monday at around 10:40 p.m. for allegedly pointing a gun at his mother and cousin during a disturbance at a residence in the 500 block of Locust. Justen Blake Saffel was formally charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon before Justice of the Peace Brad Cummings who set bond on Saffel at $50,000.

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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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Point Man Arrested For Illegal Commercial Dumping On CR 1151
Feb03

Point Man Arrested For Illegal Commercial Dumping On CR 1151

A 20-year-old Point man was arrested for illegal commercial dumping on Hopkins County County Road 1151, according to arrest reports. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Todd Evans reportedly began investigating the illegal dumping Monday, after being alerted about construction materials being dumped along County Road 1151. After looking into the matter, the Point man was identified as a potential person of interest. Evans...

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Man Accused Of Dumping Near Lake Sulphur Springs
Jan06

Man Accused Of Dumping Near Lake Sulphur Springs

A 26-year-old man is in custody at Morris County jail Wednesday night on felony Hopkins County warrants for allegedly dumping debris and trash near Lake Sulphur Springs earlier this week. The arrest is the third time he has been arrested on Hopkins County felony charges. Justen Blake Saffel (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office was notified earlier in the week that debris and trash had been dumped near Sulphur...

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Grand Jury Hands Down October Indictments
Oct18

Grand Jury Hands Down October Indictments

A Hopkins County Grand Jury handed down 49 indictments Monday afternoon, October 17th. Six were sealed awaiting arrest of the indicted individuals. Those indicted include: Justen Black Saffel was indicted for one count of Arson. Hopkins County Fire Marshall Mike Matthews’ investigation of a structure fire on County Road 4582 has led to the arrest of Saffel, 21, a volunteer with the North Hopkins Volunteer Fire Department. During an...

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