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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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Cumby Man Jailed On 2 DWI With Child Passenger Warrants
Jul19

Cumby Man Jailed On 2 DWI With Child Passenger Warrants

Victor Miranda-Cervantes (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Scott Davis and Deputy Justin Wilkerson stopped a GM Safari at 8:42 p.m. Saturday on State Highway 11 at FM 3134 for a traffic violation. A records check showed driver Victor Miranda-Cervantes to be wanted on two warrants for driving while intoxicated with a child passenger 15 years of age. Miranda-Cervantes was accused March 20, 2021, of driving...

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3 Controlled Substance Arrests Reported Over the Weekend
Jul05

3 Controlled Substance Arrests Reported Over the Weekend

Three men were arrested over the weekend on felony controlled substance charges, according to arrest reports. SH 11 East Traffic Stop John Coleman (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Justin Wilkerson reported stopping a Honda Accord at 11:09 p.m. July 3, 2021, for an obscured temporary license tag. The driver said the passenger, 53-year-old John Coleman of Celeste, is the owner of the car and intoxicated, so...

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3 Men Jailed In Hopkins County On Controlled Substance, Related Warrants
Jun25

3 Men Jailed In Hopkins County On Controlled Substance, Related Warrants

Three men were jailed in Hopkins County Thursday on controlled substance and related warrants, including a man spotted driving a tractor, one arrested in Lamar County and one found at a rural residence. CR 4798 Tractor Stop Brian Chace Bass (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Aaron Chaney and Sgt. Scott Davis spotted a tractor being operated on FM 2285 near County Road 4760 Thursday night. While that alone...

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Deputies Arrested 2 Men On Felony Warrants, Escorted Third Man Into Jail For Warrant
May19

Deputies Arrested 2 Men On Felony Warrants, Escorted Third Man Into Jail For Warrant

Deputies arrested two men in Sulphur Springs on felony warrants, including one man released from jail less than a week ago, and escorted a third man into jail on a warrant, according to arrest reports. Daniel Ray Penson (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Justin Wilkerson and Sgt. Scott Davis were made aware of a warrant for a 31-year-old Dike man’s arrest. They found Daniel Ray Penson sitting in his...

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Man Got a Vehicle Stuck in The Middle Of A Park
May05

Man Got a Vehicle Stuck in The Middle Of A Park

A Sulphur Springs man was arrested on a warrant after getting a vehicle stuck in the middle of a park, and a Garland man was arrested after allegedly crashing a car into the center median between the east and westbound lanes of Interstate 30 just east of Sulphur Springs early Wednesday morning. Stuck In Pacific Park Sulphur Springs police responded after 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 4, 2021, at Pacific Park, where someone had reportedly...

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CR 2310 Traffic Stop Nets Cocaine And THC Wax, 1 Felony Arrest
Mar29

CR 2310 Traffic Stop Nets Cocaine And THC Wax, 1 Felony Arrest

A defective license plate light was what got the car stopped on County Road 2310 just off of FM 1870 around 2:40 a.m. March 27, but the strong marijuana odor that greeted the deputy as he approached the car is what tipped him off to the likely presence of contraband. The presence of marijuana in plain view in the car resulted in a search, which also yielded cocaine, THC wax and one felony arrest, according to arrest reports. No HCSO...

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Several Controlled Substance, Alcohol Arrests
Dec23

Several Controlled Substance, Alcohol Arrests

Local authorities have reported several controlled substance and alcohol arrests over the last week, including a DWI crash, a man accused of possession of a controlled substance in a correctional facility and at least three others on controlled substance charges and four on DWI charges, according to sheriff’s reports. DWI Crash On College Street A 51-year-old Sulphur Springs woman was arrested on a second driving while...

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Additional Charge Added For Man Jailed Following Cumby Rest Stop Altercation
Dec15

Additional Charge Added For Man Jailed Following Cumby Rest Stop Altercation

A 62-year-old Quitman man jailed following a Cumby rest stop altercation Sunday is now facing an additional charge after damaging a cell at the county jail. Allen Dayne Lawson Allen Dayne Lawson allegedly engaged in an altercation with a truck driver at Cumby rest stop, which captured on surveillance video. The 62-year-old Quitman resident allegedly yelled at the truck driver when the truck driver tried to enter the restroom at the...

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3 Jailed On Unrelated Controlled Substance Charges
Dec08

3 Jailed On Unrelated Controlled Substance Charges

Three people were jailed on unrelated controlled substance charges over the past 2 days, according to arrest reports. Main Street Traffic Stop Earnest Miller Johnson (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Tanner Steward reported stopping 48-year-old Earnest Miller Johnson of Sulphur Springs at 10:16 p.m. Monday, Dec. 7, on Main Street at Davis Street for failure to stop. The Dodge 1500 he was driving rolled past...

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