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3 Arrested After Contraband Found During Traffic Stops
Dec04

3 Arrested After Contraband Found During Traffic Stops

Three people were arrested after police found contraband during two separate traffic stops. I-30 east Traffic Stop Delma Jatavion Jefferson Sulphur Springs Police Officer Cleve Williams reported stopping a Buick Lacrosse at 9:25 p.m. Dec. 2, at mile marker 114 on Interstate 30 east for a traffic violation. The driver, 22-year-old Delma Jatavion Jefferson of Nash, was found to be in possession of a hand gun. He also was found to have a...

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2 Men, 2 Women Sentenced This Week In District Court
Nov18

2 Men, 2 Women Sentenced This Week In District Court

The four people, two men and two women were sentenced this week in the 8th Judicial District Court on felony offenses, according to court and jail reports. Janice Leigh Fite Janice Leigh Fite arranged to plead “not contest” Nov. 15, 2021, in the 8th Judicial District Court, to one of the four aggravated assault with a deadly weapon cases she faced. As part of the agreement, the 56-year-old Sulphur Springs woman was placed...

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Cocaine, Nearly 4 Pounds Of Ecstasy Discovered During Traffic Stop
Oct28

Cocaine, Nearly 4 Pounds Of Ecstasy Discovered During Traffic Stop

Approximately 12 ounces of cocaine and nearly 4 pounds of ecstasy were discovered during a routine traffic stop Wednesday night, according to arrest reports. Tavares T. Sanders Sulphur Springs Police Officer Cleve Williams reported stopping a 2017 Toyota Camry just after 9 p.m. Oct. 27, 2021, on Interstate 30 east near mile marker 136 for a traffic offense. After contacting the occupant, the vehicle was searched by police....

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More Than 2 Pounds Of Cocaine Found During I-30 Traffic Stop
Aug21

More Than 2 Pounds Of Cocaine Found During I-30 Traffic Stop

Sulphur Springs Police Officer Cleve Williams found more than 2 pounds of cocaine during an Interstate 30 traffic stop early Saturday morning. Williams reported stopping a black Mitsubishi G4 at 2:27 a.m. Aug. 21, 2021, that was traveling in the passing lane and not passing other vehicles on I-30 east at mile marker 124. Williams alleged finding the driver to be in possession of 2.2 pounds (almost 1 kilogram) of cocaine. Kim Lafay...

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New Mexico Woman Accused Of Money Laundering
Jun04

New Mexico Woman Accused Of Money Laundering

A New Mexico woman was accused of money laundering following a late night traffic stop; the two other occupants were arrested on misdemeanor charges early Friday morning, according to arrest reports. Sulphur Springs Police Officer Cleve Williams reported stopping a maroon Cadillac Escalade at for a traffic violation between 12:15 and 12:30 a.m. June 4, 2021, near mile marker 112 on Interstate 30 west. A records check showed no...

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Two Traffic Stops By Police Resulted In Two Arrests Each
May25

Two Traffic Stops By Police Resulted In Two Arrests Each

Two traffic stops by police resulted in two arrests each Monday, officers noted in arrest reports. I-30 Traffic Stop Ka’Jsean Tyrece Gude (HCSO jail photo) Sulphur Springs Police Officer Cleve Williams stopped a Chevrolet Malibu at mile marker 117 on Interstate 30 east at 9:35 a.m. May 24 for a traffic violation. The driver, identified in arrest reports as 23-year-old Ka’Jsean Tyrece Gude of Columbia, Tennessee, reportedly fled...

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20 Pounds Of Marijuana Found During I-30 Traffic Stop Near Cumby
Apr27

20 Pounds Of Marijuana Found During I-30 Traffic Stop Near Cumby

Approximately 20 pounds of marijuana was found during an Interstate 30 traffic stop near Cumby early Tuesday morning, according to arrest reports. Sulphur Springs Police Officer Cleve Williams reported conducting a traffic stop on a black Ford Fusion just before 12:45 a.m. April 27, 2021, on Interstate 30 east at mile marker 111. The driver, identified as 41-year-old Luis Fernando Discua-Garay of Houston, was found to be in possession...

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Four Arrested On Felony Warrants
Mar03

Four Arrested On Felony Warrants

Local authorities arrested four people on felony warrants in the last three days, according to arrest reports. Mile Marker 120 Traffic Stop Mark Dale Schunatz Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Nick Marney stopped a white and gold Lexus ES300 at just before 11 p.m. March 1 on Interstate 30 west at mile marker 120 for defective license plate lights. A records check showed showed why Mark Dale Schunatz likely appeared nervous...

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Woman Jailed On A Money Laundering Charge
Nov13

Woman Jailed On A Money Laundering Charge

A 26-year-old woman was jailed on a money laundering charge early Friday morning, according to police reports. Sulphur Springs Police Officer Cleve Williams reported stopping a Toyota Rav4 at 10:55 p.m. Nov. 12 at the 128 mile marker on Interstate 30 west for a traffic violation. No HCSO jail photo available for Deras Maria Elizabeth Melara The occupant, a 26-year-old woman who told officers she lives in Dallas, reportedly was found...

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Controlled Substances, Weapons Found During Two Traffic Stops
Nov12

Controlled Substances, Weapons Found During Two Traffic Stops

Controlled substances and weapons found during two traffic stops resulted in two felony arrests. Two others were also arrested on controlled substance charges Wednesday, including a man Special Crimes Unit Investigators reportedly caught making a drug transaction, according to arrest reports. South Broadway Street Traffic Stop Sulphur Springs Police Cpl. Chris Rosamond reported stopping 38-year-old David Aaron Soto of Sulphur Springs...

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