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Sulphur Springs Woman Jailed For The Second Time In Less Than A Month
Mar08

Sulphur Springs Woman Jailed For The Second Time In Less Than A Month

On Saturday, a 37-year-old Sulphur Springs woman was jailed for the second time in less a month on a controlled substance charge, according to arrest reports. Jessica Smith (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Elijah Fite reported stopping a silver Ford Fusion just before 4 a.m. Saturday, March 6, on East Industrial Drive for multiple traffic violations. Fite noted the woman failed to make eye contact with...

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2 Arrested On Wildcat Way Thursday Evening
Oct11

2 Arrested On Wildcat Way Thursday Evening

Two men were arrested about an hour apart Thursday evening at two different location on Wildcat Way, according to arrest reports. Michael Keith Rhodes Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy N. Marney and Sgt. Shea Shaw arrested 56-year-old Michael Keith Rhodes of Sulphur Springs at 5:04 p.m. at the intersection of Hillcrest Drive and Wildcat Way for possession of less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance. Rhodes was...

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Sheriff Credits Cooperative Efforts Of Law Enforcement, Community For Safe Location Of Missing Man
Aug26

Sheriff Credits Cooperative Efforts Of Law Enforcement, Community For Safe Location Of Missing Man

Hopkins County Sheriff Lewis Tatum Hopkins County Sheriff Lewis Tatum credits the collaborative efforts of not just his staff but officials from other agencies and community members for the location of an elderly man who was reported missing Friday night, Aug. 23. The sheriff said the man was located at 1:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24. He was checked out by EMS due to the length of time and where he had traveled. The sheriff’s...

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Pittsburg Man Arrested For DWI After Nearly Hitting Police Vehicle During Stop
Jul27

Pittsburg Man Arrested For DWI After Nearly Hitting Police Vehicle During Stop

If his speeding wasn’t enough to garner the attention of police, nearly running into the back of the officer’s patrol vehicle will surely do so, a Pittsubrg man learned early Saturday morning. Sulphur Springs police reportedly stopped the Chevrolet 2500 for driving 82 miles per hour in a 75 mph speed zone on Interstate 30 at mile marker 132 east at 12:05 a.m. July 27. The vehicle nearly struck the back of the patrol...

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DPS: Emory Woman Jailed On Pill, Methamphetamine Possession Charges
May06

DPS: Emory Woman Jailed On Pill, Methamphetamine Possession Charges

Samantha Deann Lee A 42-year-old Emory woman arrested on a prescription medication charge incurred additional charges, when a corrections officer found methamphetamine and a glass pipe in her possession upon arrival at the county jail, according to Texas Department of Public Safety reports. Samantha Deann Lee, 42, of Emory was a passenger in a Kia Soul stopped by DPS Trooper Arturo Ugalde at 10:17 p.m. Saturday for impeding traffic on...

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Grand Jury Indictments for February, 2019
Feb28

Grand Jury Indictments for February, 2019

A Hopkins County Grand Jury handed up 53 indictments in February. Among those indicted were: CARTER, HEVELYN Hevelyn Carter for burglary of a building. (See Story below) Vondrick Deshawn Gomes for three counts of burglary of a building. Hopkins County Sheriff Lewis Tatum says he does not like thieves so he was pleased when a Fort Worth man and a woman were arrested shortly after a Como convenience store was burglarized. Sheriff Tatum...

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30-Grams of Meth Found in Possession of Local Man
Nov29

30-Grams of Meth Found in Possession of Local Man

Under investigation by Special Crimes Unit and Hopkins County Criminal Investigator Wade Sheets, Joe Dan Whitworth, Jr., 68, of Sulphur Springs, was stopped by Sulphur Springs Police K9 Unit Officer Buddy Williams. Whitworth was found to have approximately 30-grams of methamphetamine in his possession. When the traffic stop was made at the 117 mile marker on I-30 at 10:34 p.m. Wednesday night November 28, 2018, a positive response by...

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Hopkins County Grand Jury Hands Up 43 Indictments
Feb16

Hopkins County Grand Jury Hands Up 43 Indictments

Indictments from February 15, 2018.  Please note that there were 43 new cases indicted.  However five of these defendants have not been arrested and their names have not been published at this time. Alex Christopher Adams was indicted for Injury Child/Elderly/Disabled Criminal Negligence. Sulphur Springs Police were called to 1531 East Industrial in reference to an assault on a child. Police were told that Alex Christopher Adams, 39,...

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Hopkins County Grand Jury: 63 Indictments
Nov10

Hopkins County Grand Jury: 63 Indictments

Sixty-three indictments were the result of a meeting of the Hopkins County Grand Jury Thursday. Not all of the indictments are named below awaiting arrests. However, those who have been arrested and indicted include: Casey Gween Miles, 22,  was indicted on seven counts of Sexual Assault Child. Miles was arrested in September of this year for Sexual Assault of a Child, a Felony 2. Advised of his rights when he arrived at the Sheriff’...

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Out of State Pair Charged with Money Laundering
Sep30

Out of State Pair Charged with Money Laundering

A man and a woman from Tennessee were arrested for money laundering early Saturday morning along westbound I-30. Officer Buddy Williams with the Sulphur Springs Police Department stopped the vehicle the couple were in for a traffic violation at the 136 mile marker of I-30 shortly after midnight Saturday. The couple were in possession of what was said to be a large sum of U.S currency. Their vehicle was impounded. 48-year old Irwin...

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