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Investigators Recover Property Taken In Weekend Burglary, Other Theft
Aug28

Investigators Recover Property Taken In Weekend Burglary, Other Theft

Property recovered by Hopkins County sheriff’s investigators. Hopkins County sheriff’s investigators Wednesday afternoon were in the process of inventorying several chainsaws, a leaf blower, Zero-Turn mower and weed eaters reportedly stolen during a weekend burglary and at least one other theft in Hopkins County, according to sheriff’s reports. The mower and weed-eater were reported to have been taken during a...

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Sheriff’s Investigators Locate Man Who Missed Scheduled Court Appearance
Jun19

Sheriff’s Investigators Locate Man Who Missed Scheduled Court Appearance

Anthony Glenn Ewton Hopkins County Sheriff’s Chief Investigator Corley Weatherford and Investigator Dennis Findley were made aware Anthony Glenn Ewton, 52, of Sulphur Springs did not appear in the 8th Judicial District Court at 9 a.m. Tuesday as he was scheduled to do. Two warrants had been issued for Ewton’s arrest on the charges he failed to appear on. So, the sheriff’s investigators went to his last known address...

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Two Hopkins County Investigators Honored Thursday
Sep29

Two Hopkins County Investigators Honored Thursday

Two Hopkins County Sheriff’s investigators were honored Thursday, September 29th at the Sheriff’s office. Investigator Corley Weatherford received a letter of commendation from John M. Bales, the U.S. Attorney Eastern District of Texas, and Investigator Dennis Findley was honored by the local Sheriff for his incessant and relentless efforts in clearing numerous burglaries in not only Hopkins County but also surrounding counties. In...

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Inmate Earns Felony Charge For Allegedly Spitting In Jailer’s Face
Sep03

Inmate Earns Felony Charge For Allegedly Spitting In Jailer’s Face

A Hopkins County jail inmate earned a felony charge after allegedly spitting in a jailer’s face, Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office investigators reported. Brandon Darel Roach The incident reportedly occurred when the HCSO jailer was moving Brandon Darel Roach from his cell to a separate cell following a disturbance. The jailer reportedly warned the 39-year-old Sulphur Springs man he would catch a new charge if he acted...

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HCSO: Man Caught On Video Stealing An Antique Rooster From Main Street Business
Mar29

HCSO: Man Caught On Video Stealing An Antique Rooster From Main Street Business

A 48-year-old Sulphur Springs man was caught on video stealing an antique rooster and other items from a Main Street business Saturday morning, sheriff’s officers alleged in arrest reports. Meo Medina-Tuirubiates (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Investigator Dennis Findley reported seeing a man on camera stealing items from a business in the 1200 block of Main Street around 9:45 a.m. March 27. Findley...

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Inmate Allegedly Threatened Retaliation Against Father
Mar25

Inmate Allegedly Threatened Retaliation Against Father

A Hopkins County jail inmate allegedly threatened retaliation against his father for reporting him to police, an investigator noted in arrest reports. Brandon Darel Roach (HCSO jail photo) Brandon Darel Roach has been in Hopkins County jail since his arrest Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, following a disturbance in which the 39-year-old allegedly threatened to burn down a residence with his nephew inside if the nephew and his family did not...

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Yantis Man Accused Of Church Burglary, Stealing Appliances
Mar09

Yantis Man Accused Of Church Burglary, Stealing Appliances

A 43-year-old Yantis man is accused of a stealing appliances during a weekend church burglary, according to arrest reports. Carlton Douglas Fite (HCSO jail photo) The pastor of Seymore Bible Church contacted Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Monday, March 8, to report a burglary occurred at the church either Saturday night or early Sunday morning. Communications operators dispatched deputies to the State Highway 154 south church....

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62-Year-Old Man Jailed After Bond Revoked On Indecency Charges
Mar08

62-Year-Old Man Jailed After Bond Revoked On Indecency Charges

A 62-year-old Sulphur Springs man was jailed Sunday after his bond was revoked on two indecency with a child charges, according to arrest reports. Christopher Lee Vail (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Investigator Dennis Findley investigated Christopher Lee Vail after receiving allegations in September alleging indecency with a child. Vail agreed to be interview viewed by Findley at the sheriff’s offices, and was...

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Blue Santa Receives $2,000 Boost From BT Medical, District 7 Masons
Dec11

Blue Santa Receives $2,000 Boost From BT Medical, District 7 Masons

Blue Santa received a $2,000 boost from B.T. Medical Supplies LLC and District 7 Masons and to ensure all Hopkins County children have gifts to open Christmas morning. “The needs this year are greater. The response that we get through our normal toy collection and means has not been the same. We’ve had a downturn the past several years. As the needs are great, the funds are less. It kind of puts us in a situation,”...

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Vehicle Burglaries And Thefts Cleared Within 12 Hours Of HCSO Notification
Nov16

Vehicle Burglaries And Thefts Cleared Within 12 Hours Of HCSO Notification

Vehicle burglaries and thefts were cleared with two arrests and recovery of stolen property in less than 12 hours of the offenses being reported to Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office, according to Sheriff Lewis Tatum. Sheriff Lewis Tatum credits the quick work of Investigator Dennis Findley, Sgt. Todd Evans and the patrol officers in locating the suspects and the stolen items, and commends their efforts. Findley said deputies were...

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