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2 Women Caught Tuesday With Methamphetamine
Dec01

2 Women Caught Tuesday With Methamphetamine

Two women were caught Tuesday with methamphetamine at local businesses, officers allege in arrest reports. East Shannon Road Arrest While in the 1500 block of East Shannon Road, Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputies Justin Wilkerson and Zack Steward saw a person slumped over the steering wheel on a white Dodge pickup parked at a gas pump at 12:47 a.m. Nov. 30, 2021. The deputies approached the truck, Wilkerson on the...

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Thirteen Men Arrested On Felony Warrants Over Past Week By Local Authorities
Sep21

Thirteen Men Arrested On Felony Warrants Over Past Week By Local Authorities

Thirteen men were arrested on felony warrants by local authorities from Sept. 13-21, 2021, according to arrest and jail reports. Jacob Thomas Ramsey Sulphur Springs Police Officers Dustin Green and Sgt. Brandon Mayes spotted Jacob Thomas Ramsey walking at 9:18 a.m. Sept. 19, on the wrong side of Carter Street. They contacted him and conducted a records check. Communications operators advised the 26-year-old Sulphur Springs man had an...

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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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Five Arrested Over the Weekend On Felony Controlled Substance Charges
Jul26

Five Arrested Over the Weekend On Felony Controlled Substance Charges

Local officers arrested five people over the weekend on felony controlled substance charges, according to jail reports. Gilmer Street Welfare Check Jessica Joe Farrow A 28-year-old Sulphur Springs woman was arrested at 1:07 p.m. July 25 for possession of 4 grams or more but less than 200 grams of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance in a drug-free zone and possession of 28 grams or more but less than 200 grams of a Penalty Group 3...

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SSPD Scam Alert: Beware Of Callers Threatening Warrants Or Jail If Money, Preloaded Gift Or Debit Cards Are Not Shipped
Apr29

SSPD Scam Alert: Beware Of Callers Threatening Warrants Or Jail If Money, Preloaded Gift Or Debit Cards Are Not Shipped

Police Recover $26,400 Of More Than $60,000 Taken As A Result of Phone Scams Sulphur Springs Police Department investigators warn residents to beware of callers threatening warrants or jail time if money or gift cards aren’t mailed or shipped immediately. Also, don’t send money if notified of a supposed prize award, such as a vehicle or large amount of money. Police emphasize these are scams, designed primarily to take...

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1 Arrested For Assault, 2 Others Jailed On Assault Related Warrant
Dec16

1 Arrested For Assault, 2 Others Jailed On Assault Related Warrant

One man was arrested for assault and two others were jailed on one assault related warrant each, according to arrest and jail report. Assault Warrant Served At Jail A 34-year-old Sulphur Springs woman jailed Monday for disorderly conduct was held Tuesday on a felony assault warrant. Eva Maria Vargas (HCSO jail photo) Sulphur Springs Police Special Crimes Unit Sgt. Joe Scott arrested Eva Maria Vargas at 2:54 p.m. December 14, 2020 on...

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Sulphur Springs Man Jailed For The Third Time In Less Than A Year
Nov19

Sulphur Springs Man Jailed For The Third Time In Less Than A Year

A 43-year-old Sulphur Springs man was jailed for the third time in less than a year. Sulphur Springs Police Special Crimes Unit Sgt. Joe Scott reported stopping Cris Glenn Brown on Texas Street at Jarbo Street for a traffic violation. A record check revealed the man had an active warrant for his arrest. Brown was arrested at 5:14 p.m. Nov. 18 for surety off bond on a family violence assault impeding breath away charge. Cris Glenn...

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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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