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Deputies Arrested Three People On Possession Charges Following Traffic Stops
Feb27

Deputies Arrested Three People On Possession Charges Following Traffic Stops

Hopkins County Sheriff’s deputies arrested three people on possession charges following two separate traffic stops overnight Friday, according to arrest reports. State Highway 19 Traffic Stop Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Justin Wilkerson reports stopping a 38-year-old Point man just before 10:30 p.m. on State Highway 19 south for suspicious activity. He reported seeing a Ford Mustang turn off SH 19 onto County...

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Emory Pair Arrested Over Weekend On Possession Charges
Feb01

Emory Pair Arrested Over Weekend On Possession Charges

An Emory pair was arrested over the weekend on possession charges and a Sulphur Springs man was arrested on an warrant for violating probation on a possession charge, according to arrest reports. SH 19 South Traffic Stop Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Drew Fisher and Sgt. Scott Davis reported stopping a Ford E-150 van at 11:25 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 31 on State Highway 19 south for expired registration. Margaret Gunter (Wood...

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Pursuit Concludes With Driver Falling Into A Swimming Pool In Sulphur Springs
Jan26

Pursuit Concludes With Driver Falling Into A Swimming Pool In Sulphur Springs

What started as a vehicle pursuit north of Sulphur Springs concluded with the driver falling into a swimming pool in someone’s back yard, according to arrest reports. Ajalen Meontre Sanders Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Scott Davis stopped a southbound white Ford Focus just after 7:30 p.m. Jan. 25 for traveling 75 miles per hour in a 65 mph speed zone on State Highway 19 north at County Road 4763. However, as soon...

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County Road 1100 Suspicious Vehicle Complaint Resulted In Discovery Of Methamphetamine, 2 Arrests
Jan16

County Road 1100 Suspicious Vehicle Complaint Resulted In Discovery Of Methamphetamine, 2 Arrests

A CR 1100 suspicious vehicle complaint on resulted in discovery of methamphetamine and two arrests early Saturday morning, according to arrest reports. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Scott Davis and Deputy Aaron Chaney responded just before 1:30 a.m. Jan. 16, 2021, to a report of a suspicious vehicle in the area of County Road 1100 and County Road 1109. They located a Chevrolet Captiva parked partially in the road with its...

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San Antonio Man Leads Cumby Police On A Vehicle Pursuit
Jan04

San Antonio Man Leads Cumby Police On A Vehicle Pursuit

A San Antonio man lead a Cumby policeman on a vehicle pursuit on Interstate 30, after failing to fully pay the wrecker service that pulled his vehicle out of the mud, according to arrest reports. Cumby Police Officer Nicholas Geer responded at 11:59 p.m. Jan. 3 on the south Interstate 30 service road near mile marker 112, where a motorist reported his vehicle was grazed and run off the road by another vehicle. When contacted, however,...

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Four Jailed On Possession of Controlled Substance Charges
Jan04

Four Jailed On Possession of Controlled Substance Charges

At least four people were jailed on possession of controlled substance charges over the weekend, according to arrest reports. Martin Luther King Drive Traffic Stop Sulphur Springs Police Officer Silas Whaley stopped a black Chevrolet Tahoe at 9:01 p.m. Jan. 2, in the 400 block of Martin Luther King Drive for a traffic violation. After contacting with the 36-year-old Sulphur Springs man driving, Whaley reported conducting a probable...

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Cooper Man Accused of Mail Theft And A Home Burglary
Dec24

Cooper Man Accused of Mail Theft And A Home Burglary

Deputies arrested a 40-year-old Cooper man, who appeared to be sleeping in his vehicle at the roadside following what is believed to be a crime spree involving mail theft and a home burglary. The arrest marked the third time the man has been booked into Hopkins County jail in the last five months. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Communications Operators advised deputies of a report of a suspicious vehicle near a County Road 1187...

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Several Controlled Substance, Alcohol Arrests
Dec23

Several Controlled Substance, Alcohol Arrests

Local authorities have reported several controlled substance and alcohol arrests over the last week, including a DWI crash, a man accused of possession of a controlled substance in a correctional facility and at least three others on controlled substance charges and four on DWI charges, according to sheriff’s reports. DWI Crash On College Street A 51-year-old Sulphur Springs woman was arrested on a second driving while...

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Additional Charge Added For Man Jailed Following Cumby Rest Stop Altercation
Dec15

Additional Charge Added For Man Jailed Following Cumby Rest Stop Altercation

A 62-year-old Quitman man jailed following a Cumby rest stop altercation Sunday is now facing an additional charge after damaging a cell at the county jail. Allen Dayne Lawson Allen Dayne Lawson allegedly engaged in an altercation with a truck driver at Cumby rest stop, which captured on surveillance video. The 62-year-old Quitman resident allegedly yelled at the truck driver when the truck driver tried to enter the restroom at the...

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3 Jailed On Unrelated Controlled Substance Charges
Dec08

3 Jailed On Unrelated Controlled Substance Charges

Three people were jailed on unrelated controlled substance charges over the past 2 days, according to arrest reports. Main Street Traffic Stop Earnest Miller Johnson (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Tanner Steward reported stopping 48-year-old Earnest Miller Johnson of Sulphur Springs at 10:16 p.m. Monday, Dec. 7, on Main Street at Davis Street for failure to stop. The Dodge 1500 he was driving rolled past...

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