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Mount Pleasant Man Accused Of Online Solicitation Of A Minor
May20

Mount Pleasant Man Accused Of Online Solicitation Of A Minor

A 69-year-old Mount Pleasant, TX man is accused of online solicitation of a minor. Jerry Ray Pittman (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Officer received a complaint of suspected online solicitation of a minor, a Hopkins County juvenile younger than 14 years of age. The offense, according to arrest reports, allegedly occurred on May 11, 2020. Through investigation, sheriff’s officers allegedly collected forensic...

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Hopkins County Sheriff’s Investigation of Online Solicitation of a Minor Leads to Arrest of Man in Alabama
Oct02

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Investigation of Online Solicitation of a Minor Leads to Arrest of Man in Alabama

Hopkins County Chief Criminal Investigator Corley Weatherford told KSST News Tuesday morning that an Alabama man, Jacob Piper, 20, of Boaz, Alabama has been arrested in Marshall County, Alabama on warrants for Online Solicitation of a Minor. Weatherford said Piper had been in contact online with a minor locally but the solicitation had been reported to the Sheriff’s office before any further contact between Piper and the victim took...

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Man Lied to Family for Ride to Sulphur Springs Where He Was Arrested for Online Solicitation of a Minor
Nov21

Man Lied to Family for Ride to Sulphur Springs Where He Was Arrested for Online Solicitation of a Minor

Lyndon Kyle Sillings, 26,  of Oak Cliff was arrested by local law enforcement including the Crimes Against Children division and charged with online solicitation of a minor. Sillings had been communicating with someone he thought was under 17 and arranged a meeting in Sulphur Springs. Unable to provide his own transportation, he was transported to Sulphur Springs by his step-mother and step-brother who thought they were bringing him...

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Cumby Police Arrest Man Wanted for Online Solicitation of a Minor
Sep09

Cumby Police Arrest Man Wanted for Online Solicitation of a Minor

A police officer in Cumby arrested a 23-year old Richardson man in connection with a warrant for on-line solicitation of a minor. The officer saw Michael Lopez Hernandez walking on Mill Street in Cumby Tuesday at around 5:40 p.m. The officer confirmed that the man was wanted on the warrant and arrested the man. The arrest report indicated the offense occurred in Hopkins County on January 21 at noon. Hernandez was jailed with a bond...

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Cyber Tips Regarding Online Solicitation of Minors For Photos Leads to Sulphur Springs Man’s Arrest
Jun28

Cyber Tips Regarding Online Solicitation of Minors For Photos Leads to Sulphur Springs Man’s Arrest

Jose Alberto Lopez Tips made to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children about a Sulphur Springs resident soliciting minors online for photographs lead Hopkins County Sheriff’s investigators to a 21-year-old Sulphur Springs resident and a minor he allegedly admitted to being in a sexual relationship with.HCSO Chief Investigator Corley Weatherford and Investigator Wade Sheets reported receiving numerous cyber tips...

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Alabama Man Sentenced to 15 Years For Online Solicitation Of Minor
Apr26

Alabama Man Sentenced to 15 Years For Online Solicitation Of Minor

Jacob Allan Piper Jacob Allan Piper, 21, of Boaz, Alabama was sentenced Thursday in the 8th Judicial District Court to a 15-year commitment in Texas Department of Criminal for online solicitation of a minor, according to court and jail reports. Piper was reported Oct. 2 by Hopkins County Sheriff’s Chief Investigator Corley Weatherford to have been arrested in Marshall County, Alabama on warrants for online solicitation of a...

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Online Solicitation of a Minor Stopped
Sep26

Online Solicitation of a Minor Stopped

Hopkins County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 43-year old Cooper man at Kid’s Kingdom in Buford Park in Sulphur Springs for allegedly setting up a sex date with what he thought was a 15-year old girl. The man was actually trading text messages with a sheriff’s deputy. Gary Lee Sillivan was charged with online solicitation of a minor before JP Ronny Glossup who set bond on Sillivan at $35,000. [pb_vidembed title=””...

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2 Men Arrested On Warrants Alleging Offenses Involving Minors
Sep25

2 Men Arrested On Warrants Alleging Offenses Involving Minors

Deputies arrested 2 Hopkins County men in 2 days on warrants alleging offenses involving minors, according to arrest reports. Indecency with a child charges Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Investigator Dennis Findley conducted an investigation of Christopher Lee Vail on allegations of indecency with a child. The 62-year-old Sulphur Springs man agreed to be interview viewed by Findley at the sheriff’s offices, and was...

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Sulphur Springs Man Arrested in Cumby for Online Soliciation
Sep14

Sulphur Springs Man Arrested in Cumby for Online Soliciation

Jeremiah Carnes entering Hopkins County Jail book-in Friday morning. Carnes was arrested in Cumby, TX for Online Solicitation of a Minor. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Criminal Investigators and Deputies arrested a Sulphur Spring man in Cumby Friday morning. The man thought he was meeting a 15-year old female for sex. Instead, Jeremiah Carnes, 42, was arrested for Online Solicitation of a Minor. Investigator Corley Weatherford said the...

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Yantis Man Arrested on Criminal Solicitation Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child
Jan29

Yantis Man Arrested on Criminal Solicitation Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child

Sunday night, Hopkins County Criminal Investigators and deputies arrested Justin Dean Cowart, 31, of Yantis, for Attempted Human Trafficking and Criminal Solicitation Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child. The arrest at a local discount box store came following a law enforcement response to the guardian of a child. The guardian had met Cowart on line and had been communicating with him. Cowart became interested in the child of the...

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