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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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“Updated” Warrant Served; It’s Complicated
Aug21

“Updated” Warrant Served; It’s Complicated

Hopkins County Deputies were searching for Scott Arthur Gorton, 53, to serve a warrant for Violation of Probation for Possession of a Controlled Substance, Penalty Group 1 over 1-gram and less than 4-grams. In the process of their search things became complicated when Jana Marie Kirtley, 50, attempted to hinder his apprehension, was in Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1 under 1-gram, resisted arrest, and tampered...

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3 Jailed In Hopkins County For Possession Of Contraband, Related Charges
Oct26

3 Jailed In Hopkins County For Possession Of Contraband, Related Charges

At least three people were jailed in Hopkins County for possession of contraband and related charges from Oct. 22-25, 2021, according to arrest reports. Como Street Traffic Stop Candace Lashay Gordon (HCSO jail photo) Sulphur Springs Police reported conducting a traffic stop on a Nissan Rogue at 9:25 a.m. Friday, Oct. 22, 2021, on South Como Street. Upon contact, the officers observed the driver to display nervous indicators and asked...

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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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FM 1567 Traffic Stops Result In  Controlled Substance Arrests
Mar15

FM 1567 Traffic Stops Result In Controlled Substance Arrests

Two FM 1567 traffic stops conducted by deputies overnight Friday resulted in controlled substance arrests, according to sheriff’s reports. Sulphur Springs police also arrested one person on a controlled substance charge Sunday night, arrest reports noted. Late Night Stop The first of the FM 1567 traffic stops occurred shortly before 10:20 p.m. Friday, March 12, 2021, on FM 1567 west at County Road 1137. Hopkins County...

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At Least 7 Jailed In Hopkins County On Felony Warrants
Feb20

At Least 7 Jailed In Hopkins County On Felony Warrants

At least seven people were booked into Hopkins County jail between Feb. 18 and Feb. 19 on felony warrants, according to arrest reports. David Paul Allread Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Alvin Jordan traveled to a Rockwall County jail, where he took David Paul Allred into custody at 10:59 a.m. Feb. 18. Jordan transported Allred to Hopkins County jail, where the 34-year-old Royse City man was booked for bond forfeiture on a...

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