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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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Hopkins County Grand Jury Signs 48 Indictments During October Session
Oct08

Hopkins County Grand Jury Signs 48 Indictments During October Session

The Hopkins County Grand Jury during the Oct. 3 session signed at least 48 indictments, pushing those cases forward for prosecution. Named in the indictments were at least 36 people, including nine accused of two offenses and two individuals accused of three offenses. Charges ranged from burglary, felony drunk driving, fraud, theft, tampering with evidence and controlled substance charges to obstruction or retaliation, aggravated...

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Sulphur Springs Man Jailed On Aggravated Assault With Deadly Weapon Warrant
Aug20

Sulphur Springs Man Jailed On Aggravated Assault With Deadly Weapon Warrant

A 52-year-old Sulphur Springs was arrested Monday on an aggravated assault with deadly weapon warrant. Douglas Paul Merrell turned himself in at Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office to Sgt. Richard Greer at 4:30 p.m., according to arrest reports. Douglas Paul Merrell Greer escorted Merrell into the county jail, where Merrell was booked, then released for jail later Monday on $50,000 bond on the aggravated assault with a deadly weapon...

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