Goodson Sentenced On Tampering With Evidence Charge
Aug19

Goodson Sentenced On Tampering With Evidence Charge

A Jakwaviane Kentrail Goodson pled guilty to tampering with evidence and was sentenced to 17 years in the Institutional Division of Texas Department of Criminal Justice, according to prosecutors. Jakwaviane Kentrail Goodson (HCSO jail photo) The 22-year-old has been in custody since his arrest July 20, 2019 on the tampering with evidence charge, as well as an obstruction or retaliation charge and a sexual assault of a child charge,...

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Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputies Arrest Caddo Mills Man On Tampering With Evidence Charge
Oct17

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputies Arrest Caddo Mills Man On Tampering With Evidence Charge

A 31-year-old Caddo Mills man was arrested at 1:20 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, for tampering with evidence, found in Dr. Pepper cans, according to arrest reports. Josue Joshue Espinoza was reportedly stopped by a Hopkins County sheriff’s deputy, who noticed the Ford Mustang that passed him on Loop 301 about 12:52 a.m. Oct. 17 didn’t have front license plate. The deputies turned around and tried to stop the man on West...

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Two Como Residents Arrested on Highway 11W for Possession; One for Tampering with Evidence
Dec28

Two Como Residents Arrested on Highway 11W for Possession; One for Tampering with Evidence

Heather Lynn Maroney A traffic stop on State Highway 11W just east of Country Road 4706 at 1:40 a.m. Friday morning resulted in the arrest of Brandon Lee Flanery, 36 of Como, and Heather Lynn Maroney, 28, of Como (no picture available). Both were charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1 more than 1-gram but less than 4-grams. Maroney was also charged with Tampering with Evidence. Brandon Lee Flanery Flanery...

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Video of Tampering with Evidence Enhances Arrest Charges
Jul14

Video of Tampering with Evidence Enhances Arrest Charges

A traffic violation and drug paraphernalia was a misdemeanor offense but when the video in the patrol car noted Todd Ray Parnell, 45, of Sulphur Springs taking an item out of his pants and placing it inside his mouth the charge became a felony 3, tampering with evidence. Parnell was nervous when stopped by Sulphur Springs police but did give consent to search his vehicle. During the search a marijuana roach was located and he was...

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Drug Possession, Tampering With Evidence Results in Felony Charges
Jan13

Drug Possession, Tampering With Evidence Results in Felony Charges

Two area women were arrested by a Hopkins County Deputy Thursday around 11 p.m. Both are in Hopkins County Jail. Karen Deborah Adkins, 40, of Quitman was stopped by a Hopkins County deputy on Posey Ln at Wal Mart. There the officer located an item in the vehicle that field tested for methamphetamine. She admitted having meth and removed it from her person. The meth weighed 1.10 grams. She is on parole. She has been charged with...

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Jail Trustee Charged with Tampering With Evidence
Oct25

Jail Trustee Charged with Tampering With Evidence

When Quentin Latham, 17, was arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 3 over 28 Grams but under 200 grams, he dropped three pills on the floor of the book-in room at the local jail. They had not been found at the time of the traffic stop that led to his arrest. Video in the book-in room captured Blake Adam Friddle, 21, a trustee at Hopkins County Jail, as he was performing the duties of a Trustee. Friddle picked...

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Grand Jury Indicts Mapps For Murder, Tampering With Evidence
Sep24

Grand Jury Indicts Mapps For Murder, Tampering With Evidence

Wednesday afternoon, September 23 2015, a Hopkins County Grand Jury indicted Tilton Joshua Mapps for murder and for tampering with or fabricating physical evidence. Mapps, 20, was charged with the murder of Jonathan Trahern Young, 26, at Pacific Park June 8th of this year. The charge related to physical evidence was added on July 8th of this year. Mapps became a suspect in the murder after local law enforcement questioned several...

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Sulphur Springs Teen Accused Of Evidence Tampering, Cocaine Possession
Feb08

Sulphur Springs Teen Accused Of Evidence Tampering, Cocaine Possession

An 18-year-old Sulphur Springs resident reportedly caught officials’ attention by walking on the wrong side of Lamar Street around 10:45 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7. He then attempted to walk away from the officer instead of stopping when issued commands by the officer, according to police reports. Officers alleged one hand and arm were extended away from the teen’s body as he walked away from the officer. The officer...

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Man Charged With Evidence Tampering For Allegedly Trying To Hide Pipe
Apr20

Man Charged With Evidence Tampering For Allegedly Trying To Hide Pipe

Camron Michael Hamil A traffic stop Friday afternoon resulted in a man’s arrest on misdemeanor charges, but trying to hide a methamphetamine pipe under a patrol vehicle resulted in a felony charge, according to police reports. Sulphur Springs Police Officer Adrian Pruitt reported conducting a traffic stop on a Dodge Magnum at 1:26 p.m. April 19 on Sunset Street at Houston Street. While talking with the driver, identified in...

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Tampering with Evidence; Swallowing Marijuana
Apr17

Tampering with Evidence; Swallowing Marijuana

A Cumby Police officer assisted by a Hopkins County Deputy made traffic stop near the 113-mile marker on I-30 Sunday evening around 7 p.m. The odor of marijuana emitting from the vehicle was quickly recognized by the Cumby officer. During a probable cause search, Grace Elizebeth Diana Jones, 25, was found to have a small amount of a green leafy substance believed to be marijuana on her tongue. The Cumby officer asked her to open her...

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