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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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6 Jailed On Possession Charges
Mar03

6 Jailed On Possession Charges

At least 6 people have been jail on possession charges this week, three as a result of traffic stops and three on warrants, according to arrest reports. Gilmer Street Traffic Stop Elizabeth Louise Willis and Orenthal Clifton Brown Sulphur Springs Police Officer Francisco Castro stopped a black Honda about 8:20 p.m. Monday, March 1 for a traffic violation. The driver reportedly showed nervous tendencies. A search of the car allegedly...

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Man Accused Of Displaying A Firearm While Assaulting A Woman
Feb19

Man Accused Of Displaying A Firearm While Assaulting A Woman

A 48-year-old Sulphur Springs man was arrested for allegedly displaying a firearm while assaulting a woman, according to arrest reports. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded at 2:40 p.m. Feb. 16 to what was reported as a disturbance on County Road 1193. Upon arrival, officials attempted to contact the complainant and suspect, but the residence was empty. Officers were told both had left in a black Mitsubishi SUV...

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Man Jailed Jan. 13 Following CR 4711 Disturbance Charged With Additional Offenses
Jan28

Man Jailed Jan. 13 Following CR 4711 Disturbance Charged With Additional Offenses

Chun Zachary Lambert, the 43-year-old The Colony man arrested Jan. 13 following a County Road 4711 disturbance involving a firearm, has been charged with additional offenses, according to arrest and jail reports. Lambert has remained in Hopkins County jail since his arrest Jan. 13, on two aggravated assault with a deadly weapon charges and one charge each of fraudulent use or possession of identifying information, failure to identify...

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Five Arrested Within 3 Hours Following Traffic Stops On FM 1537 And CR 3511
Jan25

Five Arrested Within 3 Hours Following Traffic Stops On FM 1537 And CR 3511

County and state law enforcement made five arrests, all except one on misdemeanor charges, within three hours Saturday following traffic stops in the area of FM 1537 and CR 3511. A Hopkins County sheriff’s deputy conducted a traffic stop just before 9 p.m. on FM 1537 at County Road 3511. A probable cause search of the vehicle revealed a small amount of marijuana, resulting in a 19-year-old Paris man’s arrest on a...

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Georgetown Woman Arrested in Hopkins County On Palo Pinto Controlled Substance Warrant
Jan14

Georgetown Woman Arrested in Hopkins County On Palo Pinto Controlled Substance Warrant

A 22-year-old Georgetown woman arrested in Hopkins County on a Palo Pinto controlled substance warrant reportedly had THC oil and a vape device, according to arrest reports. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Jason Lavender just after 10:20 a.m. stopped the woman for driving a Audi A6 west at 72 miles per hour in the 55 mph speed zone on State Highway 11 east as it passed FM 269. Upon contact with Paytin Chanari Kerr,...

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Saltillo Man Caught On CR 3355 With Psychedelic Mushrooms
Jan07

Saltillo Man Caught On CR 3355 With Psychedelic Mushrooms

A deputy reported finding suspected psychedelic mushrooms in a truck that appeared to be out of place parked on the side of County Road 3355 late Wednesday morning, resulting in one arrest. A traffic stop early Thursday morning also reportedly revealed drug paraphernalia and resulted in two arrests, according to sheriff’s reports. CR 3355 Suspicious Vehicle Investigation Omar Ochoa (HCSO jail photo) While on patrol, Hopkins...

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Several Controlled Substance, Alcohol Arrests
Dec23

Several Controlled Substance, Alcohol Arrests

Local authorities have reported several controlled substance and alcohol arrests over the last week, including a DWI crash, a man accused of possession of a controlled substance in a correctional facility and at least three others on controlled substance charges and four on DWI charges, according to sheriff’s reports. DWI Crash On College Street A 51-year-old Sulphur Springs woman was arrested on a second driving while...

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Como Men Accused Of Shooting A Dog, Leaving It On Side Of Road
Dec07

Como Men Accused Of Shooting A Dog, Leaving It On Side Of Road

Deputies Sunday arrested two Como men accused of shooting a dog and leaving it on the side of the road Saturday morning. David Ryan Hayes (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Communications operators dispatched Deputy Jason Lavender to County Road 2333 just before 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020 to check out a report of an injured animal. Upon arrival, Lavender reported finding a black and white dog lying on the side...

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2 Accused Of Credit Or Debit Card Abuse
Nov23

2 Accused Of Credit Or Debit Card Abuse

Two Sulphur Springs residents were accused of credit or debit card abuse over the weekend, according to sheriff’s reports. Jonathan Wayne Smith (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Jason Lavender spotted Jonathan Wayne Smith standing behind a Honda at his rural Sulphur Springs residence and took him into custody Saturday, Nov. 21 on the warrant. The 23-year-old was booked into Hopkins County jail on the...

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