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Local Officers Made A Dozen Controlled Substance And Related Arrests The Week of Sept.  4-10, 2021
Sep11

Local Officers Made A Dozen Controlled Substance And Related Arrests The Week of Sept. 4-10, 2021

Local law enforcement officers made a dozen controlled substance and related arrests the week of Sept. 4-10, 2021, including an Arkansas man found sleeping in his car, music blaring, with suspected controlled substances, a large sum of cash and at least one fake $100-bill; and several instances in which more than one person was taken into custody following contact with officers, according to sheriff’s office and police reports....

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SH 19 Traffic Stop Yields Methamphetamine, Marijuana And Xanax, 1 Felony Arrest
Sep03

SH 19 Traffic Stop Yields Methamphetamine, Marijuana And Xanax, 1 Felony Arrest

Woman Caught With Felony Amount Of Marijuana, 3 Others Charged On Marijuana, Controlled Substance, Related Warrants A Talco man ended up in jail Sept. 2 after methamphetamine, marijuana and Xanax were found in his vehicle. Also arrested this week was a woman caught with just enough marijuana to be charged with a felony offense, and individuals wanted on controlled substance, marijuana and tampering with evidence charges. Corey Redford...

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2 Arrested On Felony Warrants
Aug31

2 Arrested On Felony Warrants

At least two people were served and arrested on felony warrants, according to arrest reports. Jesus Escobedo-Fernandez Jr. Sulphur Springs Police Special Crimes Unit Lt. Mark Estes and Sgt. Joe Scott served Jesus “Chewy” Manuel Escobedo-Fernandez Jr. at 4:05 p.m. Aug. 30, 2021, with a warrant for manufacture or delivery of 1 gram or more but less than 4 grams of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance in a drug-free zone....

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4 Men Arrested For Engaging In Organized Criminal Activity Remain in Jail Friday
Jun04

4 Men Arrested For Engaging In Organized Criminal Activity Remain in Jail Friday

The four Sulphur Springs men arrested for engaging in organzied criminal activity, following the search of a W.A. Street residence Thursday morning, remain in Hopkins County jail late Friday morning. Bond had yet to be set for 21-year-old Dedric Godbolt, 26-year-old Eddwardo Akan Adams, 24-year-old Cristian Lonnie Jackson and 19-year-old Michah Jihaad Wright Timmons on the first-degree felony charge. Adams also found was charged on an...

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Search Nets Cache Of Contraband And 4 Arrests
Jun03

Search Nets Cache Of Contraband And 4 Arrests

The search of a Sulphur Springs address netted a cache of contraband and 4 arrests, according to police. An investigation into narcotic activity resulted in Sulphur Springs Police Special Crimes Unit investigators seeking and obtaining a narcotic search warrant. The SCU investigators, with SWAT officers standing by as a precaution, served the warrant around 8:30 a.m. June 3, 2021. Inside, officers located 1.5 pounds of marijuana, 760...

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Four Hopkins County Teens Arrested On Organized Criminal Activity Charge
Apr05

Four Hopkins County Teens Arrested On Organized Criminal Activity Charge

Four Hopkins County teens were arrested Sunday night on Main Street for allegedly engaging in organized criminal activity, according to arrest reports. Andrew Michael “Hootie” Magnuson (HCSO jail photo) Sulphur Springs Police Department Special Crimes Unit began an investigation into alleged possession and distribution of narcotics. During the investigation, the SCU investigators began contacting the youth for the purchase...

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Woman Accused Of Having Methamphetamine In Her Undergarments
Sep18

Woman Accused Of Having Methamphetamine In Her Undergarments

A 41-year-old Sulphur Springs woman was accused of having methamphetamine in her undergarments Thursday morning, according to arrest reports. Kayla Nicole Williams (HCSO jail photo) Sulphur Springs Police reported stopping a white Ford F150 pickup at 11:11 a.m. Sept. 17 for a seat belt violation. Passenger Kayla Nicole Williams was allegedly found to have a methamphetamine pipe in her waistband and was taken into custody for...

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Hodges Served With Additional Controlled Substance Warrant
Sep10

Hodges Served With Additional Controlled Substance Warrant

Sulphur Springs Police Department Special Crimes Unit investigators concluded an investigation into alleged distribution of methamphetamine by Adam Joshua Hodges Wednesday by serving Hodges with an additional controlled substance warrant. Adam Joshua Hodges (HCSO jail photo) SCU Lt. Mark Estes and Sgt. Joe Scott alleged several purchases of meth were made from Hodges. During the investigation, a large amount of methamphetamine was...

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Yantis Man Caught With Heroin, Pills, Marijuana, Methamphetamine
Sep02

Yantis Man Caught With Heroin, Pills, Marijuana, Methamphetamine

A 36-year-old Yantis man allegedly lead officers in a foot pursuit before being caught with heroin, pills, marijuana and methamphetamine, according to Sulphur Springs Police Department Special Crimes Unit investigators. Adam joshua Hodges The SCU officers had been investigating Adam Joshua Hodges for suspected illegal distribution of controlled substances. Methamphetamine was allegedly purchased from Hodges during an undercover buy,...

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Traffic Stops Result In Controlled Substance Arrests
Aug31

Traffic Stops Result In Controlled Substance Arrests

Traffic stops over the weekend resulted in controlled substance arrests. State Highway 19 North Traffic Stop Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Tanner Steward reported stopping a white Chrysler Concord with a defective high center mounted stop lamp and no front license plate around 7 p.m. Aug. 29 on State Highway 19 north at some bridges. David Jordan Andrews (HCSO jail photo) Upon contact with the driver, the deputy noticed a...

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