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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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Man Jailed On Controlled Substance Charge After Almost Striking A Sheriff’s Office Patrol Vehicle
Aug21

Man Jailed On Controlled Substance Charge After Almost Striking A Sheriff’s Office Patrol Vehicle

A 38-year-old Quitman man was jailed on a controlled substance charge after almost striking a sheriff’s office patrol vehicle Tuesday evening in Hopkins County according to arrest reports. No HCSO photo available for Russell James Whited Aaron Chaney, a deputy with Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office, reported he was on routine patrol in the area of State Highway 19, he turned west onto FM 1657 west around 6:45 p.m. Aug. 20....

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94 Hydrocodone Pills Found During Interstate 30 Traffic Stop
Jul29

94 Hydrocodone Pills Found During Interstate 30 Traffic Stop

According to sheriff’s reports, 94 hydrocodone pills were found during an Interstate 30 traffic stop. The person who had them allegedly admitted he did not have a valid prescription. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Thomas Patterson reported stopping a gray Ford Fusion at 1:23 a.m. July 28, 2020 at mile marker 122 on Interstate 30 for traveling 79 miles per hour in a 75 mph speed zone. No HCSO jail photo available for Mike...

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Hopkins County Sheriff’s Department Purchases New Transport Van With Interdiction and Commissary Sales Monies
Jan24

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Department Purchases New Transport Van With Interdiction and Commissary Sales Monies

Corporal Zack Poindexter and K-9 Chiv Hopkins County Sheriff’s Department has purchased a new transport van with proceeds received through the interdiction program. The interdiction effort now operated by Corporal Zack Poindexter and his K-9 Chiv was started when Sheriff Lewis Tatum took office in 2017, with now retired Lt. Harry Washington, as the Deputy who led the program. The van will be up fitted with funds from the Jail...

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4.4 Kilos Of Cocaine Found On A Bus Stopped On I-30
Apr09

4.4 Kilos Of Cocaine Found On A Bus Stopped On I-30

SH 19 Traffic Stop Yields Methamphetamine, 1 Felony Arrest Deputies located 4.4 kilos of cocaine on a bus stopped west of Sulphur Springs on Interstate 30 Thursday night. Another traffic stop April 8 on State Highway 19 north of Sulphur Springs yielded a small amount of methamphetamine and a Klondike woman’s arrest, according to sheriff’s reports. A Tyler woman was also transferred to Hopkins County jail on a controlled...

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Sheriff’s Deputies, Canines Receive Specialized Training
Oct14

Sheriff’s Deputies, Canines Receive Specialized Training

Colt Patterson and K-9 partnerJason Lavender and K-9 partner Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputies Colt Patterson and Jason Lavender returned home last week from Hattiesburg, Mississippi, where they attained specialized training with their police canines. The officers and canines Chiv and Mali completed a two-week, 150-hour Advanced K-9 handler course with emphasis on narcotics as well as suspect tracking on various terrain,...

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Hopkins County Interdiction Arrests Two
Jan25

Hopkins County Interdiction Arrests Two

Hopkins County Interdiction Officer Zack Poindexter and his K-9 partner Chiv arrested two when approximately 5-kilos of illegal drugs were found in the console of a vehicle stopped for a traffic violation, according to Sheriff Lewis Tatum. According to Tatum, the DEA will continue the investigation of the transport of the illegal substance.

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