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June 2022 Grand Jury Indictments
Jun06

June 2022 Grand Jury Indictments

A Hopkins County Grand Jury during the regular June 2022 session signed 18 indictments, pushing those cases forward for prosecution. Ten people were named in the charges, including five people accused of two or more more offenses. Charges ranged from controlled substance and stolen vehicle offenses to burglary of habitation, escape and continuous sexual abuse of a child offenses. Mauro Lopez‐Perez AKA Mauro Lopez-Lopez and Mauro Perez...

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Escaped Inmate Allegedly Committed 2 Burglaries While Eluding Authorities
Apr20

Escaped Inmate Allegedly Committed 2 Burglaries While Eluding Authorities

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office reported finding the escaped jail trusty  Melton Medina-Tuirubiates in a wooded area off FM 69 around 12:25 p.m. Tuesday using search dogs. Officials reported the man was in custody, and officers were in the process of walking the inmate to a more accessible area so he can be checked by EMS at 12:30 p.m. April 19, 2022. The 49-year-old Sulphur Springs man was reported around 9 a.m....

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Search Continues Tuesday Morning For Inmate Who Walked Away From A Work Detail Monday
Apr19

Search Continues Tuesday Morning For Inmate Who Walked Away From A Work Detail Monday

The search continued Tuesday morning for the inmate who walked off from a work detail at Sulphur Springs Wastewater Treatment Plant Monday morning. Local officials around 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 18, 2022, had been launched a manhunt in northeast corner of town for Melton Medina-Tuirubiates AKA Meo Medina-Tuirubiates, a jail trusty who reportedly walked away from a work detail at the Sulphur Springs Waste Water Treatment Plant this...

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Local Officials Searching For Inmate Who Walked Off Work Detail
Apr18

Local Officials Searching For Inmate Who Walked Off Work Detail

Local officials around 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 18, were searching the northeast corner of town for an inmate who reportedly walked away from a work detail at the Sulphur Springs Waste Water Treatment Plant this morning, according to Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Tanner Crump. Melton Medina-Tuirubriates AKA Meo Medina-Tuirubiates The inmate was last seen wearing a green t-shirt and jeans, standard attire for...

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3 Jailed March 21-23, 2022 On Felony Warrants
Mar23

3 Jailed March 21-23, 2022 On Felony Warrants

Three people were jailed on felony warrants March 21-23, 2022, in Hopkins County, according to arrest reports. Carlotta Fiona Davis-Noyes(HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Steve Huffman took custody of Carlotta Fiona Davis-Noyes at Jefferson County jail in Beaumont at 11:30 a.m. March 22, 2022, and transported her to Hopkins County jail. The 47-year-old Beaumont woman was booked into Hopkins County jail at...

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HCSO: Man Caught On Video Stealing An Antique Rooster From Main Street Business
Mar29

HCSO: Man Caught On Video Stealing An Antique Rooster From Main Street Business

A 48-year-old Sulphur Springs man was caught on video stealing an antique rooster and other items from a Main Street business Saturday morning, sheriff’s officers alleged in arrest reports. Meo Medina-Tuirubiates (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Investigator Dennis Findley reported seeing a man on camera stealing items from a business in the 1200 block of Main Street around 9:45 a.m. March 27. Findley...

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February 2021 Grand Jury Indictments
Feb20

February 2021 Grand Jury Indictments

A Hopkins County Grand Jury during the February session signed approximately 90 indictments naming at least 70 people. Offenses ranged from aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, abandoning or endangerin ga child, assault of a pregnant person, assault on a security officer, and sexual assault of a child to stalking, theft, evading arrest, stolen vehicle, firearm, burglary, controlled substance and felony DWI charges. In some cases...

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Theft Investigation Resulted In 3 Controlled Substance Arrests
Sep04

Theft Investigation Resulted In 3 Controlled Substance Arrests

A theft investigation resulted in three controlled substance arrests Thursday. Ismael Gonzales (HCSO jail photo) Sulphur Springs Police Department Special Crimes Sgt. Joe Scott and Lt. Mark Estes responded in the 100 block of Nicholson Street to assisted detectives who were investigating a report that stolen property could be potentially located in the area. Upon arrival Thursday morning, SCU investigators encountered Ismael Gonzales,...

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