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Yantis Man Receives Life Sentence For Throwing Iron Curtain Rod In Live-In Girlfriend’s Face, Breaking Her Nose
Mar04

Yantis Man Receives Life Sentence For Throwing Iron Curtain Rod In Live-In Girlfriend’s Face, Breaking Her Nose

A 44-year-old Yantis man received a life sentence this week in the 8th Judicial District Court for the aggravated assault of his live-in girlfriend by throwing a heavy, iron curtain rod in his live-in girlfriend’s face, breaking her nose and lacerating her face in August of 2021, according to court reports. Carlton Douglas Fite AKA Chris Watson, Christopher Douglas Spencer and Fite Carlton (HCSO jail photo) On Feb. 1, 2022,...

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9 Booked in Hopkins County Jail On Felony Warrants
Aug27

9 Booked in Hopkins County Jail On Felony Warrants

At least 9 were booked into Hopkins County jail on felony warrants over the last week, according to arrest reports. Elizabeth Ann Karst, Edward Farris Troutt Jr. and Deborah Ann Troutt Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Jason Lavender was made aware of warrants for 32-year-old Elizabeth Ann Karst, 64-year-old Deborah Ann Troutt and 75-year-old Edwards Faris Trout Jr. on an injury to a child, elderly, disabled person-criminal...

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Yantis Man Accused Of Assaulting A Woman With A Curtain Rod
Aug23

Yantis Man Accused Of Assaulting A Woman With A Curtain Rod

A 44-year-old Yantis man was accused of assaulting a woman with a curtain rod, according to arrest reports. Carlton Douglas Fite(HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Jason Lavender responded to a request for a welfare check on State Highway 154 south at 1:30 p.m. Saturday. Upon arrival, he contacted the two occupants, a 44-year-old man and 45-year-old woman. Upon further investigation, they received...

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Yantis Man Accused Of Church Burglary, Stealing Appliances
Mar09

Yantis Man Accused Of Church Burglary, Stealing Appliances

A 43-year-old Yantis man is accused of a stealing appliances during a weekend church burglary, according to arrest reports. Carlton Douglas Fite (HCSO jail photo) The pastor of Seymore Bible Church contacted Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Monday, March 8, to report a burglary occurred at the church either Saturday night or early Sunday morning. Communications operators dispatched deputies to the State Highway 154 south church....

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February 2021 Grand Jury Indictments
Feb20

February 2021 Grand Jury Indictments

A Hopkins County Grand Jury during the February session signed approximately 90 indictments naming at least 70 people. Offenses ranged from aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, abandoning or endangerin ga child, assault of a pregnant person, assault on a security officer, and sexual assault of a child to stalking, theft, evading arrest, stolen vehicle, firearm, burglary, controlled substance and felony DWI charges. In some cases...

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Local Officers Make 6 Unrelated Warrant Arrests July 2
Jul03

Local Officers Make 6 Unrelated Warrant Arrests July 2

At least six people were arrested and jailed in Hopkins County Tuesday on outstanding warrants, including one person wanted by the US Marshals Service. One was found at a local motel, one at the Walmart in Commerce and one taken into custody at the courthouse. Overall, five were taken into custody by sheriff’s officers and one by city police. No photo available for Victor Von Herrmann Sulphur Springs Police Officer Sean Hoffman...

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