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Sulphur Springs Man Accused Of Aggravated Sexual Assault Of A Child
Jul17

Sulphur Springs Man Accused Of Aggravated Sexual Assault Of A Child

No HCSO jail photo available for Marcos Mejia Deputy Richard Brantley with Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 40-year-old Sulphur Springs man accused of aggravated sexual assault of a child. An arrest warrant was issued for Marcos Mejia’s arrest after a juvenile female made an outcry and attended an interview at a Child Advocacy Center. Mejia was located at his residence and taken into custody on the warrant,...

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Conley Sentenced To 75 Years In Prison On 4 Aggravated Sexual Assault of A Child
Oct19

Conley Sentenced To 75 Years In Prison On 4 Aggravated Sexual Assault of A Child

 A jury Friday sentenced 53-year-old Johnny Ray Conley of Cooper to 75 years in prison on each of the four aggravated sexual assault of a child charges. The same jury found Conley guilty of all four charges Thursday night, after at least 5 hours of deliberations. “Today, a Hopkins County jury sent a message that this community does not tolerate pedophiles. The jury, as well as Judge [Eddie] Northcutt, have ensured that this...

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Miles Sentenced In Two Separate Indictments of Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child Case
Apr04

Miles Sentenced In Two Separate Indictments of Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child Case

In a sentencing hearing in Eighth Judicial District Court Tuesday, April 3, 2018, Casey Gween Miles was sentenced to two (2) 25 year sentences to run concurrent and will have to register as a sex offender for the remainder of his life. Miles will have to serve 12.5 years before being eligible for parole due to these aggravated offenses. According to Assistant District Attorney Matt Harris, Miles, 23, of Sulphur Springs, pled guilty to...

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Yantis Man Arrested on Criminal Solicitation Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child
Jan29

Yantis Man Arrested on Criminal Solicitation Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child

Sunday night, Hopkins County Criminal Investigators and deputies arrested Justin Dean Cowart, 31, of Yantis, for Attempted Human Trafficking and Criminal Solicitation Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child. The arrest at a local discount box store came following a law enforcement response to the guardian of a child. The guardian had met Cowart on line and had been communicating with him. Cowart became interested in the child of the...

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Kougher On Trial for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child Under 6-years of Age
Jan10

Kougher On Trial for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child Under 6-years of Age

Following a hearing Monday, a jury was picked Tuesday and the Eighth Judicial District Court trial of Bradley Curtis Kougher, 41, is on trial for one count of a January 1, 2010 Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child Under 6-years of age, a Felony 1; a June 1, 2009 Sexual Performance by a Child under 14-years of age, a Felony 1; a May 1, 2009 Indecency with a Child Sexual Contact, a Felony 2; and a July 1, 2009 Attempted Sexual...

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Campbell Arrested on Warrant for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child Under 14
Apr12

Campbell Arrested on Warrant for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child Under 14

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputies served an indictment warrant for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child under 14 Tuesday according to Chief Investigator Charles Humphries. Wayne Ray Campbell was arrested at his home on Country Road 3128 in Hopkins County. Wednesday morning, Humphries told KSST News that Campbell was arrested after the juvenile made an outcry to her step-father regarding an incident that happened in their home. She...

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Sulphur Springs Man Arrested on Warrant for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child
Dec31

Sulphur Springs Man Arrested on Warrant for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child

Friday at 12:40 p.m. in the 800 block of Ingram Street, Steven Dwayne Johnson, 50, of Sulphur Springs was arrested on a warrant for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child, Felony 1. The child was under six years of age. Sulphur Springs Police located Johnson at his home and carried out the arrest without incident. Johnson is in Hopkins County jail held on a $200,000 bond.

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Identifying Information Found on Body That of Man Wanted for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child
Aug31

Identifying Information Found on Body That of Man Wanted for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child

In mid-May of this year, Hopkins County Sheriff’s officers obtained a warrant for the arrest of Michael Scott Ross. The charges in the warrant were for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child, according to the Hopkins County Sheriff’s office. Ross’ identifying information was found on a mummified-body in a pickup in a grove of trees near a county road just off FM 1870 Tuesday morning. The body of a white male was found in a 1992...

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Sulphur Springs Man Arrested for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child
Aug23

Sulphur Springs Man Arrested for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child

Hopkins County Deputies found him standing in the doorway of his apartment on Jackson Street. There they served an indictment warrant for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child on William Lonnie Wallis, 57, of Sulphur Springs. The offense occurred in February of this year according to Sulphur Springs Detective Sgt. David Gilmore. Wallis is charged with having committed the aggravated sexual assault of a 3 year old child. Gilmore...

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Pope Sentenced to 39 Years for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child
Jun27

Pope Sentenced to 39 Years for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child

Brandon Lynn Pope,31, was sentenced to 39 years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Monday morning in 62nd Judicial District Court. In a hearing before Judge Will Biard Assistant District Attorney Matt Harris had filed motions to have Pope’s probation revoked for two counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child. The motion petition was granted and the court moved to the punishment phase. Harris called witnesses from Hunt...

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