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Wood County Sheriff’s Report February 13-19, 2019
Feb22

Wood County Sheriff’s Report February 13-19, 2019

Wood County Sheriff’s Report for February 13, 2019 to February 19, 2019 includes: February 13th At 1:41 a.m., cows were reported out on FM 2966 near Quitman. At 8:11 a.m., cows were reported out on CR 3144 near Quitman. At 8:54 a.m., cows were reported out on CR 4815 near Winnsboro. At 10:31 a.m., cows were reported out on FM 49 near Hawkins. At 12:52 p.m., cows were reported out on FM 2869 near Winnsboro. Deputies spoke with the...

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Grand Jury Indictments For May And June 2021
Jul04

Grand Jury Indictments For May And June 2021

The indictment list released by the District Clerk’s Office for the June 30, 2021 Hopkins County Grand Jury session was relatively short compared to those released for May 2021. Seven people were named in 10 indictments last month compared to approximately 80 people named in 90 indictments in May 2021. June 2021 Indictments The 10 offenses pushed forward for prosecution included evading arrest with a vehicle, felony DWI, sexual...

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Hopkins County Inmate Again Accused Of Assaulting A Public Servant
Apr15

Hopkins County Inmate Again Accused Of Assaulting A Public Servant

An 29-year-old Hopkins County inmate has been accused again of assaulting a public servant, following an alleged altercation with jail staff, according to arrest reports. Jacob Wyatt Burgess (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded at approximately 7:25 a.m. April 14, 2021, to the jail area of Hopkins County Law Enforcement Center, where an assault against a jailer by an inmate was alleged to have...

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Over 55 Indictments Signed During March 2021 Grand Jury Session
Mar12

Over 55 Indictments Signed During March 2021 Grand Jury Session

More than 55 indictments were signed during the March 2021 Grand Jury session, pushing those cases forward for prosecution. The charges range from stalking, assault of a public servant, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and child endangerment to felony drunk driving, money laundering, evading arrest in a vehicle, burglary and theft offenses. At least half of the charges were for controlled substance and marijuana offenses,...

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Hopkins County Inmate Accused Of Assaulting Three Corrections Officers
Dec03

Hopkins County Inmate Accused Of Assaulting Three Corrections Officers

An Hopkins County jail inmate is accused of assaulting three corrections officers Wednesday night, according to arrest reports. Jacob Wyatt Burgess (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Justin Wilkerson reported being advised around 11:15 p.m. Dec. 2, 2020 of a request from staff in the county jail for assistance. Upon arrival at the jail, Wilkerson was advised Jacob Wyatt Burgess began fighting with the three...

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2 Men Jailed In Hopkins County On Child Sex Charges
Mar24

2 Men Jailed In Hopkins County On Child Sex Charges

Hopkins County sheriff’s officers Monday arrested two men on child sex charges, a 28-year-old Yantis man on an indecency with a child by sexual contact warrant and a 22-year-old Sulphur Springs man on a sexual assault of a child charge. Jquiten Lamar Gasaway Jquilen Lamar Gasaway was contacted his Sulphur Springs residence and asked him to go to speak to Hopkins County Sheriff’s Sgt. Investigator Michael Russell at the...

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