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Female Allegedly Choked During CR 4772 Altercation
Dec04

Female Allegedly Choked During CR 4772 Altercation

A female was allegedly choked to the point she couldn’t breath during a CR 4772 altercation Thursday afternoon. A 21-year-old Sulphur Springs man was arrested on a felony assault charge. Dequarian Terran Pitts (HCSO jail photo) A Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office communications operator dispatched deputies at 1:34 p.m. to County Road 4772, where an active disturbance was reported. Dispatchers advised they’d received...

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Hopkins County Grand Jury Indictments For May 2022
May31

Hopkins County Grand Jury Indictments For May 2022

The Hopkins County Grand Jury during the May 2022 session issued 47 indictments accusing 40 people in the charges, including at least five people named in two offenses each. More than half of the indictments were for controlled substance offenses. The remainder of the charges ranged from aggravated assault and aggravated robbery to evading arrest, tampering with evidence and firearm charges. Derek Wayne Bone Indicted for aggravated...

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Hawkins Receives 40-Year Prison Sentence
Nov24

Hawkins Receives 40-Year Prison Sentence

King Sentenced To Robert Earl Hawkins Jr. received a 40-year prison sentence Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021, for a burglary of a habitation charge. Also sentenced to Nov. 23, was Michail Germann King on a first-degree felony delivery of a controlled substance case, according to court reports. Robert Earl Hawkins Jr.(HCSO jail photo) Hawkins has remained in Hopkins County jail since his arrest Aug. 14 on outstanding charges for bond forfeiture...

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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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6 Arrested On Unrelated Felony Warrants Over The Last Week
Dec02

6 Arrested On Unrelated Felony Warrants Over The Last Week

At least six people were arrested on unrelated felony warrants over the last week, Nov. 27-Dec. 2, according to arrest and jail reports. Bryan Jermaine Bell (HCOS jail photo) Bryan Jermaine Bell was taken into custody at 6:33 p.m. Dec. 1 in district court in Hopkins County by Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Elijah Fite for bond forfeiture on an assault of family or household member that impeded breathing or circulation....

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100 Indictments Signed During November 2020 Grand Jury Session
Nov21

100 Indictments Signed During November 2020 Grand Jury Session

Approximately 100 indictments were signed during the November 2020 Grand Jury session, pushing those cases forward for prosecution. Named in the indictments are more than 70 defendants, including 11 individuals accused of two offenses and five alleged to have committed multiple offenses. In some charges, more than one defendant was named for alleged involvement in offenses. Charges ranged from aggravated robbery, sexual assault,...

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Sulphur Springs Man Receives 18-Year Prison Sentence For Choking Assault Of His Wife
Jan15

Sulphur Springs Man Receives 18-Year Prison Sentence For Choking Assault Of His Wife

Ricky Lee Wyly Ricky Lee Wyly II, 41, of Sulphur Springs was sentenced by 8th Judicial District Judge Eddie Northcutt Tuesday, Jan. 14, to 18 years in prison for the July 5, 2019, assault of his wife that impeded her breathing. Assistant District Attorney Jodi Cox described the case as “a domestic violence case where a husband physically assaulted and terrorized his wife and children with his violent behaviors.” The family...

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Grand Jury Signs 51 Indictments During September Session
Sep09

Grand Jury Signs 51 Indictments During September Session

The Hopkins County Grand Jury signed at least 51 indictments during the Sept. 5 court session. At least 30 people were named in the charges, including 10 people accused of more than one offense. Charges ranged from criminal negligence, sexual assault of a child, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, assault of a public servant and attempting to take a weapon from an officer to fraud, forgery, money laundering, burglary, theft, bail...

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4 Taken Into Custody on Felony Hopkins County Warrants
Jul27

4 Taken Into Custody on Felony Hopkins County Warrants

Three men and a woman were taken into custody by sheriff’s officers on felony warrants Friday, including one man located at the courthouse, two held in jail in other counties and one found at a residence, according to arrest reports. Rodrick Baker Hopkins County Sheriff’s Transport Deputy Jason Poteet traveled to Bowie County Detention Center, where Rodrick Baker was being held on a Hopkins County warrant for violation of...

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58 Indictments Signed By Hopkins County Grand Jury
Jul01

58 Indictments Signed By Hopkins County Grand Jury

The Hopkins County Grand Jury during the June 28 session signed 58 indictments. At least 40 people were named in the charges. Offenses ranged from aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, assault of a family or household member that impeded breathing or circulation an d hindering apprehension or prosecution of a known felon to driving while intoxicated with a child under 15 years of age in the vehicle, engaging in organized criminal...

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