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Residential Search Yields Xanax Bars, THC Wax, Marijuana, Pistol
Nov09

Residential Search Yields Xanax Bars, THC Wax, Marijuana, Pistol

Five Others Jailed On Controlled Substance, Related Charges A residential search yielded Xanax bars, THC wax, marijuana and a pistol Monday afternoon, resulting in one arrest. At least five others have also been arrested on controlled substance and related charges from Friday, Nov. 4- Tuesday morning, Nov. 9, 2021. Main Street Search Warrant Marc Oneill Hutchings Sulphur Springs Police Department Special Crimes Unit assisted police...

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Smith Sentenced To Life In Prison For Continuous Sexual Abuse Of Young Children
Apr26

Smith Sentenced To Life In Prison For Continuous Sexual Abuse Of Young Children

Kenneth Charles Smith was sentenced in the 8th Judicial Court in Hopkins County to life in prison for continuous sexual abuse of children under age 14, according to court reports. Kenneth Charles Smith (HCSO jail photo) Smith was initially charged in September 2019 with indecency with a child, after a 15-year-old who does not reside in Sulphur Springs, made an outcry and Sulphur Springs Police were alerted. The teen alleged she was...

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Police Asking For Help Identifying ‘Persons Of Interest’ In Super Handy Burglary
Jan15

Police Asking For Help Identifying ‘Persons Of Interest’ In Super Handy Burglary

Sulphur Springs Police Department investigators are seeking assistance from the public in identifying two people considered “persons of interest” in a burglary that occurred on Jan. 13, 2021 at the Super Handy at 1401 College St. Detective Brian Shurtleff posted images captured from video of the pair he is hoping to identify and locate in connection with the Super Handy burglary. The burglary of the College Street Super...

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ATM Stolen From Pilot Travel Center In Sulphur Springs Early Nov. 19
Nov19

ATM Stolen From Pilot Travel Center In Sulphur Springs Early Nov. 19

Police Seeking Public’s Help With Case A van was driven into the front entrance of Pilot Travel Center on South Hillcrest Drive in Sulphur Springs and an ATM was taken around 3 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19. The front entrance at Pilot Travel Center was damaged by a van and an ATM was stolen early Tuesday morning by three people in a van, according to Sulphur Springs police. The “smash and grab” was reported to have occurred...

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SSPD: Investigation Into Alleged Sexual Offenses Revealed Additional Child Victims
Jul23

SSPD: Investigation Into Alleged Sexual Offenses Revealed Additional Child Victims

Investigation into alleged sexual offenses involving a 57-year-old Sulphur Springs, TX man revealed additional victims and resulted in an additional charge, according to Sulphur Springs Police Detective Sgt. Brian Shurtleff. Kenneth Charles Smith (HCSO jail photo) Kenneth Charles Smith has remained in Hopkins County jail since his arrest on September 4, 2019, on an indecency with a child by sexual contact warrant. A 15-year-old, who...

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Investigation, 4 Arrests Expected to Clear Over A Dozen Burglary, Theft Cases
Oct21

Investigation, 4 Arrests Expected to Clear Over A Dozen Burglary, Theft Cases

Sulphur Springs Police Department, 125 South Davis St. Sulphur Springs police anticipate clearing more than a dozen rimes reported over the last 6 weeks by the end of the week, and filing additional charges against four teens taken into custody in the last four days. The investigation came to a head with the arrest of 17-year-old Chanin Arwon Holiness Thursday; and Jumierquai Davison, Clarence Ofield III and Kelley Waterhouse Jr....

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Sulphur Springs Man Accused Of Indecency With A Child By Sexual Contact
Sep05

Sulphur Springs Man Accused Of Indecency With A Child By Sexual Contact

Kenneth Charles Smith A 56-year-old Sulphur Springs man was taken into custody at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday by police on an indecency with a child by sexual contact warrant, according to arrest reports. A 15-year-old who does not reside in Sulphur Springs reportedly made an outcry and Sulphur Springs police were contacted. The teen alleged she was sexually molested at a Sulphur Springs address when she was 11 years old, according to Sulphur...

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Sulphur Springs Man Arrested By Police For Indecency With A Child
Jul11

Sulphur Springs Man Arrested By Police For Indecency With A Child

An investigation of alleged sexual abuse resulted in the arrest of a 46-year-old Sulphur Springs man July 10 for indecency with a small child by contact. Marcos Steven Mehlhoff Sulphur Springs Police Department detectives were contacted after a report of suspected sexual abuse of a child was reported to Child Protective Services. Police launched an investigation, which is still ongoing. Marcos Steven Mehlhoff was identified as the...

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Crum to Take Stand Friday
Nov09

Crum to Take Stand Friday

By Kerry Craig At the end of the third full day of testimony only three witnesses remain to be heard in the first-degree murder trial of Aaron Tyler Crum in Hopkins County‚Äôs 8th District Court and defense attorney Martin Braddy said late Thursday that the 26-year-old Crum will take the stand. District Attorney Will Ramsay rested his case Thursday morning after presenting  and two full days of testimony from witnesses and...

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Moore’s Plea Garners Five Years in Prison
Jan18

Moore’s Plea Garners Five Years in Prison

Bradley Dale Moore pled guilty to Assault Family Violence with Previous Conviction Wednesday morning in Eighth Judicial District Court. He will serve five years in prison. He also pled true to a deadly weapon enhancement making him ineligible for parole until he has served at least 2.5 years day for day, according to Assistant District Attorney Clay Harrison. The State charged the Defendant with assaulting Michelle Jones, his former...

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