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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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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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Shepard, Swain Sentenced On Aggravated Robbery Charge In Connection
Jun27

Shepard, Swain Sentenced On Aggravated Robbery Charge In Connection

Dequenek Timothy Craig Shepard, 20, of Brashear and Zavarion Caymond Christopher Swain, 19, of Paris were sentenced this week in the 8th Judicial District Court on one aggravated robbery charge each in exchange for additional charges being dismissed. Dequenek Timothy Craig Shepard (HCSO jail photo) Both men have remained in Hopkins County jail since their arrest Sept. 26, 2019, on one charge of burglary of habitation with intent to...

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How To Pay Bills, Tickets While City of Sulphur Springs Offices Are Closed To Public
Mar20

How To Pay Bills, Tickets While City of Sulphur Springs Offices Are Closed To Public

Sulphur Springs Public Library Offers Curbside Checkout All City of Sulphur Springs facilities were closed to the public as of Friday, March 20, a precautionary measure to protect the community and city staff as more people are being diagnosed across the state, country and world with COVID-19. Sulphur Springs City government will continue to operate, with all operations at the core of city government still functioning. There will...

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5 Inmates Accused Of Violent Assault Of 2 Other Inmates At Hopkins County Jail
Mar11

5 Inmates Accused Of Violent Assault Of 2 Other Inmates At Hopkins County Jail

March 11, 2020 – Hopkins County Sheriff’s Investigator Wade Sheets released the following statement regarding an alleged violent fight on Feb. 21 between inmates at Hopkins County jail: On February 21, 2020 several inmates were involved in a physical altercation inside the Hopkins County Jail. During that confrontation five subjects attacked and assaulted two other inmates. During the assault, one inmate was on the ground...

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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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