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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Teen Accused Of Assault By Lawn Mower
Oct12

Teen Accused Of Assault By Lawn Mower

A Cumby teen was accused of assault by lawn mower Saturday afternoon, according to sheriff’s reports. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Richard Greer and Deputy Jason Lavender were dispatched at 2:09 p.m. Oct. 10 to a Cumby address on the Interstate 30 south service road. A 17-year-old’s temper was reported to be out of control to the point his family needed assistance. Upon arrival, deputies discerned the Cumby...

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4 Arrested On Controlled Substance, Marijuana Charges
Oct03

4 Arrested On Controlled Substance, Marijuana Charges

Four people were arrested on controlled substance and marijuana charges during the last 2 days, according to arrest and jail rpeorts. Arrest on SH 11 East in Como A 40-year-old Alexander, Arkansas man was reported around 9:30 p.m. Oct. 2 by other motorists for driving a white SUV on the wrong side of the highway. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputies Drew Fisher and Justin Wilkerson attempted to locate the Chevrolet Equinox,...

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3 Jailed On Controlled Substance Charges Monday
Sep29

3 Jailed On Controlled Substance Charges Monday

Three people were jailed on controlled substance charges Monday, Sept. 28, and 3 others on controlled substance or related charges from Sept. 25-28, according to arrest reports. Houston Street Traffic Stop Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Chris Baumann and Sgt. Tanner Steward arrested 2 Sulphur Springs women around 7:45 p.m. Monday, Sept. 28 on controlled substance charge. Carrie Elizabeth Vaughan(HCSO jail photo) The...

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Pittsburg Man In Custody On Warrants For Violating Probation, Parole
Sep26

Pittsburg Man In Custody On Warrants For Violating Probation, Parole

A 23-year-old Pittsburg man was in custody Saturday morning on warrants for violation probation and parole, according to arrest and jail reports. Calum Len Foldenauer (HCSO jail photo) Calum Len Foldenauer reportedly reported to the lobby of Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office, where Cpl. Todd Evans and Deputy Jason Lavender took him into custody at 4:10 p.m. Sept. 25 on a warrant for violation of parole –theft of aluminum,...

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3 Arrested For Violating Probation, Parole
Aug03

3 Arrested For Violating Probation, Parole

Two people were arrested July 31, 2020 for violating probation, including a man accused of having a bag of suspected methamphetamine concealed on his body. A man was also jailed August 1 on a parole warrant. Concealed Controlled Substance Douglas Paul Merrell (HCSO jail photo) Douglas Paul Merrell was taken into custody at 11:47 a.m. July 31 on a warrant for violation of probation on a misdemeanor deadly conduct charge. The...

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2 Traffic Stops Resulted In 2 Controlled Substance Arrests In Sulphur Springs
Jul06

2 Traffic Stops Resulted In 2 Controlled Substance Arrests In Sulphur Springs

Two traffic stops resulted in two controlled substance arrests in Sulphur Springs over the Independence Day weekend. Industrial Drive Traffic Stop Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputies Nick Marney and Aaron Chaney reported stopping a black Volkswagen at 1:44 a.m. July 4, 2020 on Industrial Drive near Interstate 30 mile marker 126 for a defective tail light. The driver, a 38-year-old Sulphur Springs man was taken into custody for the...

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Mount Pleasant Man Accused Of Online Solicitation Of A Minor
May20

Mount Pleasant Man Accused Of Online Solicitation Of A Minor

A 69-year-old Mount Pleasant, TX man is accused of online solicitation of a minor. Jerry Ray Pittman (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Officer received a complaint of suspected online solicitation of a minor, a Hopkins County juvenile younger than 14 years of age. The offense, according to arrest reports, allegedly occurred on May 11, 2020. Through investigation, sheriff’s officers allegedly collected forensic...

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Louisiana Man Arrested After Truck Crash On County Road 4712
Apr25

Louisiana Man Arrested After Truck Crash On County Road 4712

A 40-year-old Oberlin, Louisiana man was arrested after a truck crash on County Road 4712 Friday morning. County firefighters and deputies responded to a pickup rollover on CR 4712 Friday morning. (Courtesy photo) A county commissioner reported finding a vehicle on its side just off County Road 4712 partially in the ditch and tree line just before 7 a.m. Friday, April 24. A male was located inside of the truck. Hopkins County...

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Ohio Man In Hopkins County Jail On Firearm, Controlled Substance Charges
Mar21

Ohio Man In Hopkins County Jail On Firearm, Controlled Substance Charges

A 26-year-old Cleveland, Ohio man remained in Hopkins County jail Saturday morning on firearm and controlled substance charges resulting from an Interstate 30 traffic stop. Earnest Martin Crawford IV Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Jason Lavender reportedly initiated a traffic stop at 5:40 a.m. March 19 on a westbound Toyota Accent with Ohio license plate that was being driven in the inside lane of Interstate 30 for about 1 1/2...

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