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100 Indictments Signed During November 2020 Grand Jury Session
Nov21

100 Indictments Signed During November 2020 Grand Jury Session

Approximately 100 indictments were signed during the November 2020 Grand Jury session, pushing those cases forward for prosecution. Named in the indictments are more than 70 defendants, including 11 individuals accused of two offenses and five alleged to have committed multiple offenses. In some charges, more than one defendant was named for alleged involvement in offenses. Charges ranged from aggravated robbery, sexual assault,...

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Police Arrest 2 Men In Connection With Freeman Street Assault
Aug29

Police Arrest 2 Men In Connection With Freeman Street Assault

Sulphur Springs Police arrested two Sulphur Springs men this week in connection with a Freeman Street assault. Joseph Rashad Washington (HCSO jail photo) Joseph Rashad Washington, 27, was taken into custody at 2:03 p.m. Aug. 26, and Trondamion Andrezhel Cleveland, 28, at 3:16 p.m. Aug. 26, on one second-degree felony aggravated assault warrant each, in connection with the Freeman Street assault, according to police and arrest reports....

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Meth in Sock Results in Three Years in TDCJ
May26

Meth in Sock Results in Three Years in TDCJ

Thursday afternoon in 8th Judicial District Court, Christian Dior Young, 26, was sentenced to three (3) years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice on a charge of Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 1 (methamphetamine) more than 4 grams and less than 200 grams. He was indicted in February of this year for the possession. Young had meth in his sock when arrested near the Douglas School campus, a drug free zone. He has been in...

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McQueen Indicted for Murder; Grand Jury Indictments for December
Dec15

McQueen Indicted for Murder; Grand Jury Indictments for December

Indictments handed down by a Hopkins County Grand Jury announced Monday afternoon, December 14, include: Justin Joe McQueen, 19, was indicted for the October 11th murder of Jesse Louis Vasquez, 25. Vasquez died from gunshot wounds following a shootout on Ingram Street in Sulphur Springs. Justice of the Peace B. J. Teer pronounced Vasquez dead that Sunday night at Hopkins County Memorial Hospital ER. Sulphur Springs Police officers...

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George and 25 Other Indictments Handed Down Monday
Jun22

George and 25 Other Indictments Handed Down Monday

Thirty-two (32) indictments were handed down against 26 individuals by a Hopkins County Grand Jury Monday afternoon. The Grand Jury no billed/did not indict three (3) Sulphur Springs Police Officers and three (3) Hopkins County Sheriff’s jailors were no billed/not indicted for the death of Chance Ross (see story here). Gary Curtis George was indicted for an April 10th charge of online solicitation of a minor for sex. George was a...

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Early Morning Arrest
May15

Early Morning Arrest

Sulphur Springs Police arrested Joseph Rashad Washington, 22, on a Hopkins County warrant for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Washington was arrested shorly after 1:30 a.m. Friday morning at a convenience store by SSPD officer Tyler Francis. Washington was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon before Justice of the Peace B. J. Teer who set Washington’s bond at $20,000.    ...

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