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64-Year-Old Caught Giving Beer To A Minor In Front Of A Sheriff’s Investigator
Sep03

64-Year-Old Caught Giving Beer To A Minor In Front Of A Sheriff’s Investigator

A 64-year-old was allegedly caught giving beer to a minor in front of a sheriff’s investigator around lunch time Tuesday, according to arrest reports. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Investigator Wade Sheets was in the parking lot of a College Street gas station at 11:50 a.m. September 2, when the 64-year-old walked out of the store with 4 cans of Steel Reserve. The investigator reported witnessing a minor in the vehicle...

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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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County Investigators Recover Caterpillar Stolen From Cumby Construction Site
Jan31

County Investigators Recover Caterpillar Stolen From Cumby Construction Site

Reported stolen Monday morning from a construction site just off Interstate 30 near Cumby, a $64,000 Caterpillar skid steer loader was recovered Tuesday afternoon in Henderson County by Hopkins County Investigator Wade Sheets and Chief Investigator Charles Humphreys. They also recovered a 40 foot Big Tex Dovetail Trailer stolen in Arkansas. More on this story Wednesday.

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36 Indictments Signed During September Grand Jury Session
Oct06

36 Indictments Signed During September Grand Jury Session

At least 36 indictments were signed during the September Grand Jury session in Hopkins County, pushing those cases forward for prosecution. At least 24 people were named in the charges, which ranged from burglary, theft, controlled substance and marijuana offenses to sexual abuse, evading arrest and assault offense. At least eight people were named in two or more indictments, according to records released by the District Clerk’s...

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2 Men Caught With Contraband
Sep19

2 Men Caught With Contraband

Two men were caught with contraband overnight Friday, according to arrest reports. Jackson Street Controlled Substance Arrest No HCSO jail photo available for Kerry Lee Jones Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office deputies were made aware of a drug transaction scheduled to occur Sept. 19. Sgt. Tanner Steward and Investigator Wade Sheets reported seeing 33-year-old Kerry Lee Jones of Cooper pick up another individual using a Chevrolet...

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Man Caught In Stolen Vehicle On I-30 in Hopkins County
Aug07

Man Caught In Stolen Vehicle On I-30 in Hopkins County

A 22-year-old was caught early Wednesday morning driving a stolen car on Interstate 30, according to arrest reports. Texas Department of Public Safety officials notified HCSO dispatchers a license plate reader had hit on a stolen vehicle on I-30 traveling east from mile marker 85 at 1:27 a.m. Aug. 5. Hunt and Hopkins County officials, including Cumby police, were alerted and began watching for the vehicle as it approached Hopkins...

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Sulphur Springs Man Caught With THC Oil And Marijuana
May14

Sulphur Springs Man Caught With THC Oil And Marijuana

Sheriff’s officers arrested a rural Sulphur Springs man caught with THC oil and marijuana early Thursday morning, according to arrest reports. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office investigators reported seeing a tan Ford Ranger just after midnight on County Road 1104, an area where multiple burglaries had recently occurred. The driver’s side door of the truck was open and the interior light was on, so HCSO Investigator...

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4 In Custody In Hopkins County Jail On Capital Murder Charge
Apr13

4 In Custody In Hopkins County Jail On Capital Murder Charge

A Sulphur Springs woman and three men were in custody at Hopkins County jail Monday morning on a capital murder charge, allegedly stemming from a dispute involving rent and payment, according to Hopkins County Sheriff Lewis Tatum. The victim was allegedly beaten at a Sulphur Springs address on April 10, then burned in a vehicle, according to sheriff’s reports. Arrested for capital murder were Charli Ciera Wadley-Hodges, 24;...

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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

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 being kicked in the...

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Sulphur Springs Woman Jailed After Allegedly Being Caught By Deputy Selling Ecstasy
Mar11

Sulphur Springs Woman Jailed After Allegedly Being Caught By Deputy Selling Ecstasy

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Colt Patterson arrested an 18-year-old Sulphur Springs woman Tuesday night on two controlled substance charges after she allegedly arranged to sell Ecstasy online via a social media platform, then delivered it, according to sheriff’s reports. “Deputy Colt Patterson did a an outstanding job on this from start to finish, taking the initiative and putting the case together,” Hopkins...

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