4 Men Arrested For Engaging In Organized Criminal Activity Remain in Jail Friday
Jun04

4 Men Arrested For Engaging In Organized Criminal Activity Remain in Jail Friday

The four Sulphur Springs men arrested for engaging in organzied criminal activity, following the search of a W.A. Street residence Thursday morning, remain in Hopkins County jail late Friday morning. Bond had yet to be set for 21-year-old Dedric Godbolt, 26-year-old Eddwardo Akan Adams, 24-year-old Cristian Lonnie Jackson and 19-year-old Michah Jihaad Wright Timmons on the first-degree felony charge. Adams also found was charged on an...

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Commerce Teen, 3 Others Accused Of Engaging In Organized Criminal Activity
Dec09

Commerce Teen, 3 Others Accused Of Engaging In Organized Criminal Activity

A Commerce teen and three others were accused of engaging in organized criminal activity – a home burglary. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office vehicle Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Chris Baumann and Sgt. Tanner Steward responded at 7:55 p.m. Dec. 8, 2020 to a complaint of suspicious activity at a County Road 4732 residence. Upon arrival, they reported finding a locked gate had been removed from it’s post...

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Two Arrested For Engaging In Organized Criminal Activity
Jan07

Two Arrested For Engaging In Organized Criminal Activity

Joshua Christopher Terry, age 34, and Laronda Kaye Reed, 29, both of Kemp, Texas were arrested Wednesday, January 6 on charges of engaging in organized criminal activity. A complaint filed with local law enforcement cited a November 23, 2015 incident in which Reed was accused of the theft of six all-terrain vehicles from NorTex Tractor in Sulphur Springs. The ATVs were valued at over $30,000 but less than $150,000. The defendants may...

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Bryan Man Jailed On Criminal Activity, Controlled Substance Charges
Nov15

Bryan Man Jailed On Criminal Activity, Controlled Substance Charges

A Bryan, Texas man was jailed on engaging in criminal activity and manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance charges Friday night, according to arrest reports. Arturo Davila Pina Jr.(April 25, 2021 Brazos County Jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Josh Davis said while assisting another deputy on a traffic stop in a South Broadway Street business parking lot just before 10 p.m. Nov. 12, 2021, he noticed a...

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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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Teen To Serve Commitment For Criminal Activity Charge
Jul09

Teen To Serve Commitment For Criminal Activity Charge

Miklo Vargas Miklo Jose Vargas, 18, of Sulphur Springs turned himself in at the sheriff’s office at 5 p.m. July 8 to serve a commitment in an intermediate sanctioned facility on an engaging in organized criminal activity charge. He was escorted by Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Kevin Lester into the jail and held on the first degree felony charge, according to arrest reports. The first-degree felony offense is alleged to...

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Three Arrested for Burglary of Habitation; Charged with Organized Criminal Activity
Aug25

Three Arrested for Burglary of Habitation; Charged with Organized Criminal Activity

Alberto Escobedo, 17, of Sulphur Springs was walking away from the residences that Sulphur Springs Police officers had been called to regarding a burglary in progress. Several witnesses identified Escobedo as a part of the burglary. Escobedo, who said he was the look-out identified two others involved following questioning at the police station. Alberto Escobedo, 17, of Sulphur Springs Escobedo named Irving Vazquez-Ramirez, 17 of...

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Yates Sentenced to Life in Prison on Four Counts of Organized Criminal Activity
Jan14

Yates Sentenced to Life in Prison on Four Counts of Organized Criminal Activity

Thursday afternoon in 8th Judicial District Court a Hopkins County jury set the punishment for Stanton Wayne Yates, 30, at four life sentences in state prison and one 20 year prison sentence with a $10,000 fine. The sentences will run concurrent by law. Yates was found guilty Wednesday of four counts of engaging in organized criminal activity and one count of burglary. Yates will remain in Hopkins County jail until transferred to the...

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Organized Criminal Activity Nipped in the Bud
Jan30

Organized Criminal Activity Nipped in the Bud

Three men from Atlanta, Georgia were arrested in Hopkins County just before 1 p.m. Thursday after they were found to be in possession of 110 credit and debit cards issued to third parties, along with a card reader and writer and two laptops.  DPS Trooper Aaron Hanna stopped the vehicle the three men were in for a traffic violation on I-30 at the 134-mile marker.  He searched the vehicle and found the items.  23-year old Ira Lorand...

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3 Men, 2 Women Jailed Monday On Felony Warrants
May03

3 Men, 2 Women Jailed Monday On Felony Warrants

Five people – 3 men and 2 women – were jailed Monday on felony warrants, according to arrest and jail reports. Melchor Eduardo Leon Jr. (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Steve Huffman took Melchor Eduardo Leon Jr. into custody at 11:43 a.m. May 2, 2022, at Smith County jail and transported the 25-year-old Tyler man to Hopkins County jail. Leon was booked in at 1:42 p.m. Monday on warrants for an...

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