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HCSO Canine Chiv Named Top Dog At USPCA Trials
Jun10

HCSO Canine Chiv Named Top Dog At USPCA Trials

HCSO Deputy Colt Patterson and K-9 Chiv Congratulations to Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Colt Patterson and his canine partner, Chiv, who came home with the trophy for Top Dog at the recent United States Police Canine Association trials held in Greenville. In addition to the trophy for having the overall “Top Dog,” Patterson and Chiv earned recognition as the first place Patrol K-9 Team and the fifth place...

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Sheriff’s Deputies, Canines Receive Specialized Training
Oct14

Sheriff’s Deputies, Canines Receive Specialized Training

Colt Patterson and K-9 partnerJason Lavender and K-9 partner Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputies Colt Patterson and Jason Lavender returned home last week from Hattiesburg, Mississippi, where they attained specialized training with their police canines. The officers and canines Chiv and Mali completed a two-week, 150-hour Advanced K-9 handler course with emphasis on narcotics as well as suspect tracking on various terrain,...

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SSPD’s Interdiction Canine Named Top Dog At USPCA Trials, Competition
Apr10

SSPD’s Interdiction Canine Named Top Dog At USPCA Trials, Competition

Sulphur Springs Police Department Officer Cleve “Buddy” Williams pose with the trophy and awards they earned based on their performance in the USPCA Region 20 Trials and Certifications. Sulphur Springs Police Officer Cleve “Buddy” Williams and his canine partner Kilo recently earned the “Top Dog” award based on the police canine’s overall performance during the United States Police Canine Association Region 20 Trials...

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Update: Additional Information About Meth Bust Released By HCSO
Dec13

Update: Additional Information About Meth Bust Released By HCSO

Pablo VegaSalvador Madrigal-Morales The two men arrested in connection with the Interstate 30 traffic stop early Thursday morning that netted 8 kilograms of suspected methamphetamine were have been identified as 24-year-old Salvador Madrigal-Morales and 28-year-old Pablo Vega of Denver, Colorado. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Interdiction Deputy Jason Lavender reported stopping the driver of a gray Chrysler 200 with Texas license...

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Tennessee Man Arrested for Possession of Methadone
Oct01

Tennessee Man Arrested for Possession of Methadone

At the 123 mile-marker on I-30 Monday morning at 3:42 a.m. a Hopkins County Deputy stopped a 2007 Series 3 BMW for a traffic violation. The driver began perspiring profusely when contacted by the deputy. Matthew Gene Holbert, 34, of Knoxville, Tennessee, gave the deputy permission to search his vehicle and then withdrew consent. Canine Chiv was deployed and performed an open-air sniff of the vehicle. The canine alerted on the driver...

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Wanted Man Caught Discarding A Bag Of Methamphetamines During Traffic Stop
Jul12

Wanted Man Caught Discarding A Bag Of Methamphetamines During Traffic Stop

A wanted man was arrested after deputies caught him discarding a bag of methamphetamines during a traffic stop, resulting in two additional charges, according to arrest reports. Rocky Monell Lockaby Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Scott Davis conducted a traffic stop on a maroon Chevrolet Silverado on FM 1537 at FM 3236 at 10:36 p.m. Monday, July 11, 2022. Upon initial contact, Davis noted the driver had rapid speech and...

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Man Caught Trying To Conceal Bag Of Pills In His Pants
Jul09

Man Caught Trying To Conceal Bag Of Pills In His Pants

7 Arrested This Week on Controlled Substance And Related Charges Among the 7 men arrested this week on controlled substance and related charges was a Sulphur Springs man caught trying to conceal a bag with 86 Oxycodone pills in his pants and found to be wanted by Tarrant County authorities on a murder charge, three wanted men, and a Lone Oak man caught near a school with methamphetamine, according to arrest reports. Shannon Road...

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Methamphetamine, Marijuana, Wanted Man Found During Traffic Stops
Apr05

Methamphetamine, Marijuana, Wanted Man Found During Traffic Stops

Methamphetamine, marijuana and a wanted man were found during traffic stops, which resulted in three arrests Monday, according to arrest reports. Hillcrest Drive Traffic Stop Robert Thomas Miserendino (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s deputies reported stopping a Ford Escape at 4:11 p.m. April 4, 2022, on Hillcrest Drive at Airport Road for a traffic violation. Upon contact with the 43-year-old West Chester, Ohio man in...

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Marijuana, Ecstasy Tabs Located During FM 269 Traffic Stop
Aug30

Marijuana, Ecstasy Tabs Located During FM 269 Traffic Stop

Marijuana and a baggy containing an assortment of Ecstasy tabs located during FM 269 traffic stop early Monday morning, according to arrest reports. Nicholas Chase Trimble (Smith County jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Scott Davis stopped a Chevrolet Caprice at 1:44 a.m. Aug. 3, 2021, on FM 269, south of State Highway 11 east, for a traffic violation. Upon contact with the 32-year-old Mount Pleasant man, Davis...

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4.4 Kilos Of Cocaine Found On A Bus Stopped On I-30
Apr09

4.4 Kilos Of Cocaine Found On A Bus Stopped On I-30

SH 19 Traffic Stop Yields Methamphetamine, 1 Felony Arrest Deputies located 4.4 kilos of cocaine on a bus stopped west of Sulphur Springs on Interstate 30 Thursday night. Another traffic stop April 8 on State Highway 19 north of Sulphur Springs yielded a small amount of methamphetamine and a Klondike woman’s arrest, according to sheriff’s reports. A Tyler woman was also transferred to Hopkins County jail on a controlled...

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