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Gilmore, Matthews’ Service To SSPD Celebrated At Retirement Reception
Jul30

Gilmore, Matthews’ Service To SSPD Celebrated At Retirement Reception

Thursday was a bittersweet day for Sulphur Springs Police Department. Officers, staff, city employees and friends gathered at City Hall to celebrate the service of two tenured public servants who collectively have dedicated more than 58 years to the police department and to wish the pair well as they begin the next chapter in their lives — retirement. July 29, 2021 — Retirement Reception for SSPD Communications Operator...

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Melissa (McVay)Darling Still Missing And, After 10 Years, Legally Declared Deceased
Jul09

Melissa (McVay)Darling Still Missing And, After 10 Years, Legally Declared Deceased

In a hearing unlike those typically held in a Hopkins County Courtroom, Judge Robert Newsom granted a petition officially declaring Melissa Ann Darling, the missing 33-year-old woman known as Melissa Ann McVay as deceased. These types of cases are so rarely handled here that the judge and attorney in the case reportedly researched the matter to ensure the proper procedure was followed and that all requirements were met. Mellissa Ann...

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Sulphur Springs Man Accused Of Sex Crimes Against A Child
Apr20

Sulphur Springs Man Accused Of Sex Crimes Against A Child

A 32-year-old Sulphur Springs man remained in Hopkins County jail Tuesday in lieu of $150,000 bond on two warrants alleging sex crimes against a child, according to arrest and jail reports. Sulphur Springs Police Det. Sgt. David Gilmore took Shannon Bryan Quinn into custody 2:15 p.m. April 19, 2021, at Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office and booked into jail at 3:53 p.m. on warrants accusing him of aggravated sexual assault of a...

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2 Sulphur Springs Men In Custody On Felony Warrants
Mar17

2 Sulphur Springs Men In Custody On Felony Warrants

Two Sulphur Springs men were in custody at Hopkins County jail on felony warrants Wednesday, March 17. Chasen Lane Beaver (HCSO jail photo) Sulphur Springs Police Department Sgt. Brandon Mayes was told he could find Chasen Lane Beaver, a wanted man, at a Kasie Lane residence. Mayes contacted him at the address and took him into custody at 8:17 a.m. Tuesday, March 16, then transported him to jail, according to arrest report. The...

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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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Sulphur Springs Man Arrested On Sexual Assault Of A Child Charge
Sep03

Sulphur Springs Man Arrested On Sexual Assault Of A Child Charge

A 23-year-old Sulphur Springs man was arrested Sept. 2 on a sexual assault of a child charge, according to police reports. Chasen Lane Beaver (HCSO jail photo) Chasen Lane Beaver was taken into custody at 9:48 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. at Sulphur Springs Police Department, after he “admitted to having sexual intercourse and performing oral sex on” a 16-year-old female on or about July 15, 2020, at a Duckworth Street address,...

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Williams Sentenced For Role In Lee Street Home Invasion, Robbery
Aug29

Williams Sentenced For Role In Lee Street Home Invasion, Robbery

A 21-year-old Paris man has been sentenced for his role in a 2019 Lee Street home invasion robbery in Sulphur Springs, according to the 8th Judicial District Attorney’s Office. Tyrees Tupac Shukar Williams (HCSO jail photo) Arrangements were made for Tyreese Tupac Shukar Williams to make an open plea in court earlier this month on two aggravated robbery charges and a burglary of a habitation with intent to commit another felony...

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Sulphur Springs Woman Accused Of Identity Fraud
Jul25

Sulphur Springs Woman Accused Of Identity Fraud

A 42-year-old Sulphur Springs woman was accused of identity fraud Thursday. No photo available for Maria Evelia Alejo-Pantoja Sulphur Springs Police Det. Sgt. David Gilmore and Officer Sean Hoffman went to a Sprite Street address, where they located Maria Evelia Alejo-Pantoja. They served the 42-year-old woman at 8:24 a.m. July 23, 2020 with a warrant alleging fraudulent use or possession of identifying information and took the...

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Person Found Deceased In Vehicle Reported To Be Wylie Resident
Jul07

Person Found Deceased In Vehicle Reported To Be Wylie Resident

Sulphur Springs, TX – July 7, 2020 – The person found deceased in a vehicle around 5:30 p.m. July 5, 2020 was reported by police to be a Wylie man in his early 60s. The male was found in a Ford pickup┬áparked on the shoulder of Interstate 30 near the 122 mile marker Sunday, July 5, 2020. The man had been deceased for several days, Sulphur Springs Police Det. Sgt. David Gilmore told KSST this morning. Following...

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5th Suspect In Home Invasion Robbery In Custody
Jun30

5th Suspect In Home Invasion Robbery In Custody

The fifth suspect wanted in connection with a home invasion and robbery on Lee Street is in custody at Hopkins County jail Tuesday morning on two aggravated robbery and one burglary of habitation with intent to commit other felony offense warrants. Tyrees Tupac Shukar Williams (HCSO jail photo) Tyreese Tupac Shukar Williams turned himself in at Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office just after noon June 29, 2020 and was escorted into...

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