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11 Jailed On Controlled Substance, Related Charges
Jul10

11 Jailed On Controlled Substance, Related Charges

At least 11 people were jailed on controlled substance and related charges between July 7 and July 10, according to arrest and jail reports. FM 275 Traffic Stop Edith Leanne Raney AK Edith Smith Raney (HCSO jail photos) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Aaron Chaney reported seeing a Honda Civic traveling at a high rate of speed south on FM 275 south, cross the the fog line then travel into the grass toward the ditch. He...

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Success! Drug Take Back Day A Much-Needed Program Locally
Apr26

Success! Drug Take Back Day A Much-Needed Program Locally

Sheriff’s Deputy Lisa Hooten places a drug donation into the collection box Members of the Hopkins County Sheriff’s Posse hosted the Spring Drug Take Back Day on the parking lot of Atwood’s on April 24, 2021. You might ask, ‘what is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day?’ Well, it’s a way to safely dispose of unwanted or expired prescription drugs and over-the-counter medications that might be...

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DEA ‘Takeback Day’ is Saturday April 24 on Atwoods Parking Lot, Helping Fight Drug Abuse and a National Prescription Drug Crisis
Apr22

DEA ‘Takeback Day’ is Saturday April 24 on Atwoods Parking Lot, Helping Fight Drug Abuse and a National Prescription Drug Crisis

The Hopkins County Sheriff’s Posse will coordinate the Spring ‘Drug Takeback Day’ on Saturday April 24, 2021 from 10am til 2pm on the parking lot of Atwoods Ranch and Home Center in Sulphur Springs, Texas. The address is 817 Gilmer Street. The Drug Enforcement Administration’s ‘Takeback Day’ affords a quick, simple and anonymous way for residents to dispose of prescription drugs which are unused,...

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2 Jailed On Controlled Substance Charge, 2 On A DWI Charge
Mar09

2 Jailed On Controlled Substance Charge, 2 On A DWI Charge

At least six people have been arrested on drugs, alcohol and related charges. Two were jailed on controlled substance charges, two on a DWI charge, and one each on or drug paraphernalia and marijuana charges, according to arrest reports. SH 19 Controlled Substance, Drug Paraphernalia Arrests Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Justin Wilkerson initiated a traffic stop on a southbound Hyundai Tucson at 9:49 p.m. March 8 on...

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2019 Hopkins County Sheriff’s Posse
Sep27

2019 Hopkins County Sheriff’s Posse

22 members of the Hopkins County Sheriff’s Posse gathered for an annual group photo on September 25, 2019 on the steps of the Sulphur Springs City Hall, once a Federal building during the 1940’s and 50’s. The photo will be added to a permanent hallway display at the Hopkins County Sheriff’s Department. Front Row L. to R. Sgt. Steve Huffman, Cpl. Sam Tatum, Capt. Frank Tieman, Sheriff Lewis Tatum, Lt. Lisa...

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Police Academy Cadets Observe Posse Meeting, Badge Presentation
Jul11

Police Academy Cadets Observe Posse Meeting, Badge Presentation

Approximately eighteen cadet students of the Hopkins County Police Academy observed a monthly meeting of the Hopkins County Sheriff’s Posse on Tuesday July 10, 2018. The cadets are registered in a nearly year-long training for law enforcement certification. Some members of the school are already EMS or Fire certified, or are members of the Posse. Texas Ranger John Vance and Sheriff’s Patrol Captain Tanner Crump arranged...

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Posse Members Presented with Anniversary Year Certificates of Service
Mar14

Posse Members Presented with Anniversary Year Certificates of Service

At the monthly Posse meeting held in the Sheriff’s Courtroom, Hopkins County Sheriff Lewis Tatum presented his father Sam Tatum with a certificate for 30 years of service in the Hopkins County Sheriff’s Posse organization. Sam Tatum, Roger “Tex” Maynard, Earl Martin and Billy Wayne Orr are the remaining charter members who were present at the Posse’s inauguration in October 1987 and all continue active as...

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Posse Sworn In Under New Sheriff
Jan11

Posse Sworn In Under New Sheriff

Seventeen members of the Hopkins County Sheriff’s Posse were present at the swearing in on January 10, 2017 during the Posse’s first monthly meeting of the year. ¬†Election of officers was also held. 2017 officers are Captain Lisa Hooten, Lt. Gary Moon, Secretary/Treasurer Frank Tieman, Platoon A Sergeant Joe Hooten with Corporal Earl Martin, Platoon B Sergeant Steve Huffman with Corporal Sam Tatum. Members were also issued...

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