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Burt, Simmons Sentenced In District Court Dec. 18
Dec19

Burt, Simmons Sentenced In District Court Dec. 18

Two men were taken into custody Wednesday, Dec. 18, after appearing before the district judge for sentencing hearings. John Christopher Burt John Christopher Burt, 46, of Brashear was taken into custody at 5 p.m. Dec. 18, on a 2016 indecency with a child by sexual contact charge, according to arrest reports. Burt, according to jail reports, Burt was sentenced to 20 years in prison on the indecency charge. He was arrested July 5, 2018...

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More Than 135 Indictments Signed By Hopkins County Grand Jury
Jan31

More Than 135 Indictments Signed By Hopkins County Grand Jury

When the Hopkins County Grand Jury last met they signed more than 135 indictments, pushing those cases forward for prosecution. Approximately 110 people were named in the charges, including 18 individuals accused of more than one offense. In some cases, more than one person is alleged to have been involved in the same offense, according to the indictment list released by the District Clerk’s Office for the December 29, 2021...

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Man Who Escaped District Courtroom In Handcuffs Served With Warrants For The Oct. 20 Incident
Nov02

Man Who Escaped District Courtroom In Handcuffs Served With Warrants For The Oct. 20 Incident

The 59-year-old Sulphur Springs man who escaped the district courtroom in handcuffs was served Monday with three warrants for the Oct. 20 incident, according to sheriff’s and jail reports. Daryl Christopher Simmons(HCSO jail photo) Daryl Christopher Simmons has remained in Hopkins County jail since about 1a.m. the morning after he fled from authorities. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Justin Wilkerson served him at...

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Man Who Escaped From District Courtroom Wednesday Still Wore Handcuffs When Located
Oct21

Man Who Escaped From District Courtroom Wednesday Still Wore Handcuffs When Located

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office launched a search Wednesday morning for a 53-year-old Sulphur Springs man who managed to escape from the district court room after being placed into custody; the Sulphur Springs man still wore handcuffs when located shortly after midnight, according to sheriff’s and arrest reports. Daryl Christopher Simmons(HCSO jail photo) HCSO Sgt. Tanner Steward, in arrest reports, reported being notified...

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Weekend Warrant Round Up The Result of Ongoing HCSO Investigation
Jun14

Weekend Warrant Round Up The Result of Ongoing HCSO Investigation

A Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office investigation into narcotic activity across the county resulted in a weekend warrant round up, with approximately a dozen people arrested. “This was the result of an investigation over a period of time by Sgt. Tanner Steward and Investigator Shea Shaw. They did a good job on this investigation, which resulted in several arrests,” HCSO Chief Investigator Corley Weatherford said...

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10 Arrested On Felony Controlled Substance-Related Warrants
Jun13

10 Arrested On Felony Controlled Substance-Related Warrants

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Friday night and early Saturday conducted a warrant round up, taking 9 people into custody on felony controlled substance-related warrants, and police arrested one on a felony controlled-substance-related charge as well, according to jail and arrest reports. Jamie May Gail Dowell (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputies Elijah Fite and Drew Fisher were made aware of a...

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60-Year-Old Man Allegedly Hid Methamphetamine In A Soda Can
Mar25

60-Year-Old Man Allegedly Hid Methamphetamine In A Soda Can

Marijuana Found In Truck Where Man Was Sleeping In Como Deputies arrested a 60-year-old who allegedly hid methamphetamine in a soda can and a a 25-year-old sleeping in his truck at a Como business Wednesday, March 24, on Main Street on possession charges, according to sheriff’s and arrest reports. An Alba woman turned herself in Tuesday night at the county jail on a controlled substance related charge, according to arrest...

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Grand Jury Indictments for September 8th
Sep08

Grand Jury Indictments for September 8th

A Hopkins County Grand Jury handed up 76 criminal indictments Thursday, September 8, 2017. A number of indictments were for Aggravated Assault but the largest number of reported indictments was for possession of controlled substances. Among those named in indictments are: Jonathan Ray Weems was indicted on three counts of Aggravated Assault Date/Family/House with a Deadly Weapon. When Hopkins County Deputies arrived at the location of...

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Hopkins County Grand Jury Indicts 43 on August 1st
Aug02

Hopkins County Grand Jury Indicts 43 on August 1st

A Hopkins County Grand Jury handed down 43 indictments Tuesday, August 1, 2017. Not all arrests have been made but those individuals who have been arrested and indicted include: Cedillo, 18, listed as homeless confessed to vandalizing the glass restroom on the west side of Celebration Plaza Wednesday night.. He stated that he shattered the glass with his ring. Cedillo wearing a ball cap and in the company of a female companion. He...

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