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License Plate Reader Helps Deputy Catch Wanted Pair
Aug29

License Plate Reader Helps Deputy Catch Wanted Pair

An alert from a license plate reader reportedly helped a Hopkins County catch a wanted Sulphur Springs pair traveling east on Interstate 30 Friday evening, according to arrest reports. No HCSO jail photo available for Emily Kay Edmondson While on duty, Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Jason Lavender received an alert for a wanted/missing person from a license plate reader on a trailer near mile marker 84 on I-30 in Rockwall. He...

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Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Tanner Steward Promoted To Patrol Sergeant
Nov22

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Tanner Steward Promoted To Patrol Sergeant

Tanner Steward has been promoted from deputy to patrol sergeant at Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office. Tanner Steward has been promoted at Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office from patrol deputy to sergeant, according to Sheriff Lewis Tatum. An in-house panel consisting of patrol sergeants and Lt. Amanda Weatherford, as well as the Texas Ranger when available, vet all deputy patrol positions.  Lt. Weatherford said the review panel...

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Five Jailed In Two Days On Warrants For Violating Probation
Jan22

Five Jailed In Two Days On Warrants For Violating Probation

At least five people were jailed in the last two days in Hopkins County on warrants for violating probation, according to police and sheriff’s reports. Jacob Lee Ferrell (HCSO jail photo) Sulphur Springs Police Officer Cameron Robinson reported an investigatory stop was conducted by officers Jan. 21 on Jarbo Street at South Locust Street on a red Ford F-150 pickup a wanted man was known to drive. Upon contact, 39-year-old Jacob...

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Hopkins County Inmate Accused Of Assaulting Three Jailers
Jan22

Hopkins County Inmate Accused Of Assaulting Three Jailers

A Hopkins County inmate is accused of assaulting three jailers Thursday afternoon, according to arrest reports. Lamont Lankeen Mitchell (HCSO jail photo) Around 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21, a Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office deputies were notified an inmate was actively assaulting jailers. Deputy Bobby Osornio responded to assist. Upon arrival, Osornio reported seeing Lamont Lankeen Mitchell actively resisting and fighting with...

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Woman Jailed On Assault, Controlled Substance Charges Following A Disturbance With Her Roommate
Jan16

Woman Jailed On Assault, Controlled Substance Charges Following A Disturbance With Her Roommate

A 34-year-old Sulphur Springs resident was arrested on assault and controlled substance charges, following a disturbance with her roommate Friday afternoon, according to arrest reports. Hillary Kay Spigner (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Bobby Osornio and Sgt. Richard Greer responded around 4:45 p.m. Jan. 15, 2021, at the County Road 1174 residence to what was reported at that time to be a verbal...

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Man Accused Of Drunk Driving During Crash On Hillcrest Drive Overpass
Sep18

Man Accused Of Drunk Driving During Crash On Hillcrest Drive Overpass

A 66-year-old Sulphur Springs man was accused of drunk driving during a crash on the Hillcrest Drive overpass early Friday morning, sheriff’s deputies alleged in arrest reports. No HCSO photo available for Roy Stephen Dyer Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Aaron Chaney reported seeing as southbound black Ford F-150 pickup drive straight from the right turn lane on the Hillcrest Drive overpass and collide with the...

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4 Men, 1 Woman Jailed On Controlled Substance, Related Charges
Sep03

4 Men, 1 Woman Jailed On Controlled Substance, Related Charges

At last five people, four men and 1 woman, have been jailed over the last 3 day on controlled substance or related charges, according to arrest and jail reports. Lamar County Warrant Arrest Heston Blaze Golightly Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Bobby Osornio contacted the occupants of a GMC Sierra 1500 early Monday morning, August 31, on Mulberry Street at Houston Street. A records check showed 21-year-old Heston Blaze Golightly...

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Five People Arrested By HCSO On Controlled Substance, Related Charges
Aug20

Five People Arrested By HCSO On Controlled Substance, Related Charges

Five people were arrested August 18-20 by deputies on controlled substance and related charges, according to sheriff’s reports. State Highway 19 North Arrests Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Justin Wilkerson conducted a traffic stop on a Chevrolet 3500 pulling a white livestock trailer with an obscured license plate on the trailer at 9:22 p.m. August 18, 2020. HCSO Sgt. Tanner Steward also responded as a cover unit...

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2 Jailed In Hopkins County On Warrants, 1 Taken Into Custody For Bond Forfeiture
Jun13

2 Jailed In Hopkins County On Warrants, 1 Taken Into Custody For Bond Forfeiture

Two people were jailed in Hopkins County on outstanding warrants and one for bond forfeiture June 11-12, according to arrest reports. Jessica Marie Briggle (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputies Chris Baumann and Zack Horne reported stopping a maroon Ford F150 at just before 4 a.m. Friday, June 12, on West Industrial Drive at Waco Street. The pickup had defective rear tail lights. After contacting the occupants,...

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Deputies Arrest 3 On Controlled Substance Charges
Mar17

Deputies Arrest 3 On Controlled Substance Charges

Two Hopkins County residents and a Caddo Mills resident were arrested over the weekend by sheriff’s deputies for controlled substance possession, stemming from two separate traffic stops. Robert Earl Hawkins Jr. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Bobby Osornio reported stopping a Dodge 2500 just before 8 p.m. Saturday, March 14, on State Highway 11 east at County Road 2320 after noticing the pickup’s license plate light...

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