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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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SH 19 Traffic Stop Yields Methamphetamine, Marijuana And Xanax, 1 Felony Arrest
Sep03

SH 19 Traffic Stop Yields Methamphetamine, Marijuana And Xanax, 1 Felony Arrest

Woman Caught With Felony Amount Of Marijuana, 3 Others Charged On Marijuana, Controlled Substance, Related Warrants A Talco man ended up in jail Sept. 2 after methamphetamine, marijuana and Xanax were found in his vehicle. Also arrested this week was a woman caught with just enough marijuana to be charged with a felony offense, and individuals wanted on controlled substance, marijuana and tampering with evidence charges. Corey Redford...

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2 Arrested On Felony Warrants
Aug31

2 Arrested On Felony Warrants

At least two people were served and arrested on felony warrants, according to arrest reports. Jesus Escobedo-Fernandez Jr. Sulphur Springs Police Special Crimes Unit Lt. Mark Estes and Sgt. Joe Scott served Jesus “Chewy” Manuel Escobedo-Fernandez Jr. at 4:05 p.m. Aug. 30, 2021, with a warrant for manufacture or delivery of 1 gram or more but less than 4 grams of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance in a drug-free zone....

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Search Nets Cache Of Contraband And 4 Arrests
Jun03

Search Nets Cache Of Contraband And 4 Arrests

The search of a Sulphur Springs address netted a cache of contraband and 4 arrests, according to police. An investigation into narcotic activity resulted in Sulphur Springs Police Special Crimes Unit investigators seeking and obtaining a narcotic search warrant. The SCU investigators, with SWAT officers standing by as a precaution, served the warrant around 8:30 a.m. June 3, 2021. Inside, officers located 1.5 pounds of marijuana, 760...

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Four Hopkins County Teens Arrested On Organized Criminal Activity Charge
Apr05

Four Hopkins County Teens Arrested On Organized Criminal Activity Charge

Four Hopkins County teens were arrested Sunday night on Main Street for allegedly engaging in organized criminal activity, according to arrest reports. Andrew Michael “Hootie” Magnuson (HCSO jail photo) Sulphur Springs Police Department Special Crimes Unit began an investigation into alleged possession and distribution of narcotics. During the investigation, the SCU investigators began contacting the youth for the purchase...

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Woman Accused Of Having Methamphetamine In Her Undergarments
Sep18

Woman Accused Of Having Methamphetamine In Her Undergarments

A 41-year-old Sulphur Springs woman was accused of having methamphetamine in her undergarments Thursday morning, according to arrest reports. Kayla Nicole Williams (HCSO jail photo) Sulphur Springs Police reported stopping a white Ford F150 pickup at 11:11 a.m. Sept. 17 for a seat belt violation. Passenger Kayla Nicole Williams was allegedly found to have a methamphetamine pipe in her waistband and was taken into custody for...

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Traffic Stops Result In Controlled Substance Arrests
Aug31

Traffic Stops Result In Controlled Substance Arrests

Traffic stops over the weekend resulted in controlled substance arrests. State Highway 19 North Traffic Stop Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Tanner Steward reported stopping a white Chrysler Concord with a defective high center mounted stop lamp and no front license plate around 7 p.m. Aug. 29 on State Highway 19 north at some bridges. David Jordan Andrews (HCSO jail photo) Upon contact with the driver, the deputy noticed a...

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SCU Arrests 2 Sulphur Springs Residents Allegedly In Possession Of Pills, Heroin
Jul29

SCU Arrests 2 Sulphur Springs Residents Allegedly In Possession Of Pills, Heroin

Traffic infractions caught the attention of Special Crimes Unit investigators, who then arrested two Sulphur Springs residents allegedly found to be in possession of pills and heroin, according to arrest reports. Goodman Street Arrest SCU Lt. Mark Estes and Sgt. Joe Scott reported stopping a Kia Sorento on Goodman Street just before 2:30 p.m. July 28, 2020. The driver failed to signal 100 feet prior to making a turn. Sean Lee Cain...

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Mother Arrested For Child Endangerment After Her Kid Tested Positive For Meth
May07

Mother Arrested For Child Endangerment After Her Kid Tested Positive For Meth

A mother was arrested for child endangerment, after her kid tested positive for meth, according to police reports. Jennifer Lee Lindsay (HCSO jail photo) Sulphur Springs Police Special Crimes Unit Lt. Mark Estes reported Child Protective Services agents and SCU investigators worked together on an investigation of Jennifer Lee Lindsay. The 27-year-old Sulphur Springs woman’s 8-month-old child allegedly tested positive for...

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Police Arrest 2 Pedestrians On Ardis Street Following Disturbance Complaint
Feb20

Police Arrest 2 Pedestrians On Ardis Street Following Disturbance Complaint

A disturbance complaint on Ardis Street Wednesday afternoon resulted in two arrests, one on a controlled substance charge and one for public intoxication, according to police reports. Police at 1:44 p.m. Feb. 19 contacted a 45-year-old Sulphur Springs man who was walking on Ardis Street. He was walking toward the location where the disturbance was reported. Officers reported smelling a strong alcohol odor on the pedestrian. He also...

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