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Alabama Man Caught With A Drug Test Falsification Device
Apr15

Alabama Man Caught With A Drug Test Falsification Device

A 23-year-old Demopolis, Alabama man was caught with a drug test falsification device as well as marijuana Wednesday night, according to arrest reports. A Texas Department of Public Safety trooper reported stopping a white TTST Freightliner at 8 p.m. April 17, 2020, on Interstate 30 east at mile marker 137 for a defective head light. A probable cause search revealed a usable quantity of marijuana and a drug test falsification kit in...

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Drug Test Falsification Kit Found In Crashed Truck
Jun26

Drug Test Falsification Kit Found In Crashed Truck

A 21-year-old Gilmer man was arrested Thursday after deputies found marijuana cigars and a drug test falsification kit were found in his crashed truck, according to arrest reports. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputies Jason Lavender, Dan Turrentine and Nick Marney, and Hopkins County and Brinker firefighters were dispatched at 5:37 a.m. June 25 to what was reported as a 2-vehicle crash on State Highway 11 east at FM 1870. 911...

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Leesburg Man Accused Of Possessing Stolen Prescription Medication, Using Urine For Drug Test
Jul10

Leesburg Man Accused Of Possessing Stolen Prescription Medication, Using Urine For Drug Test

A 26-year-old Leesburg man was arrested after he was found in possession of prescription medication he allegedly stolen from a family member and urine which he admitted he’d used to pass a drug test for work. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Sgt. Shea Shaw reported stopping a Honda Civic on State Highway 11 east in Pickton after noticing the car did not have a front license plate. On contact with the driver and sole occupant,...

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Marijuana, Methamphetamine and THC Residue, False Urine Found In Car
May05

Marijuana, Methamphetamine and THC Residue, False Urine Found In Car

Sulphur Springs Police Officer Silas Whaley arrested a 31-year-old Dike man after finding marijuana, methamphetamine and THC residue and a false urine kit in his vehicle, according to arrest reports. Justin Wade Overly (HCSO jail photos) Whaley contacted Justin Wade Overly to offer assistance to the man in the Pontiac G6 stopped in the 1400 block of East Shannon Road. While talking with the Dike man, Whaley alleged Overly exhibited...

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Marijuana, Weapon, Fake Urine Found During I-30 Traffic Stop
Nov06

Marijuana, Weapon, Fake Urine Found During I-30 Traffic Stop

Marijuana, a weapon and fake urine were found during an I-30 traffic stop Thursday evening, resulting in 2 arrests, according to reports. No HCSO jail photo available for Gregory Lynn Hill Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Arturo Ugalde reported stopping a Toyota Camry at 6:28 p.m. November 5th, 2020 at the 118 mile marker on Interstate 30 west for a defective license plate light. Upon contact with the occupants, Ugalde...

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Hopkins County Clearance Rate Remains High, Even With Increases In 5 of 9 Major Offense Categories
Aug24

Hopkins County Clearance Rate Remains High, Even With Increases In 5 of 9 Major Offense Categories

The Hopkins County clearance rate for all offenses recorded Jan. 1-June 30, 2020 by sheriff’s officers was 94.87 percent, which includes the 9 major offense reporting categories, crimes against children, drug and other offenses. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office typically provides data regarding the nine major crime reporting categories, as do most departments. However, this year, in addition to the traditional statistics,...

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