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Louisiana Man Arrested For Cattle Theft After Intense Multi-State Investigation
Sep06

Louisiana Man Arrested For Cattle Theft After Intense Multi-State Investigation

QUITMAN, Texas —A five-month investigation by Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Special Rangers and Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry Brand Inspectors resulted in a Louisiana man being jailed on three felony cattle theft charges out of Texas. TSCRA Special Rangers Larry Hand and Bo Fox were reportedly in Louisiana Tuesday as LDAF brand inspectors arrested Justin Glenn Thompson, 40, of Hineston,...

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Manhunt Proves Successful For Sheriff’s Office
Oct07

Manhunt Proves Successful For Sheriff’s Office

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office releases details from manhunt that proved successful in capturing a fleeing suspect north of Cumby. Press Release – for immediate release October 7, 2020 October 6, 2020 Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office and Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association had been conducting a joint investigation regarding theft of various farm related equipment. Hopkins County Sheriff’s received information...

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Five People Arrested By HCSO On Controlled Substance, Related Charges
Aug20

Five People Arrested By HCSO On Controlled Substance, Related Charges

Five people were arrested August 18-20 by deputies on controlled substance and related charges, according to sheriff’s reports. State Highway 19 North Arrests Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Justin Wilkerson conducted a traffic stop on a Chevrolet 3500 pulling a white livestock trailer with an obscured license plate on the trailer at 9:22 p.m. August 18, 2020. HCSO Sgt. Tanner Steward also responded as a cover unit...

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74 Indictments Handed Up by Grand Jury November 27, 2018
Nov28

74 Indictments Handed Up by Grand Jury November 27, 2018

texas flag courthouse Seventy-four (74) indictments were handed up by a Hopkins County Grand Jury Tuesday, November 27, 2018. There were a variety of charges ranging from solicitation of a minor to aggravated assault, burglary, and tampering with government records. Several Possession of a Controlled Substance indictments are also in the list. Not all those indicted have been arrested but among those who have: LettieDelores...

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Items Taken in Burglary Recovered; Local Man Arrested
Sep18

Items Taken in Burglary Recovered; Local Man Arrested

Numerous items were taken from a residence off Highway 11W in a burglary Monday. Conner James Bradley, 21, of Hopkins County , was arrested in Wood County for the burglary. All items were recovered.  Coner James Bradley Hopkins County Criminal Investigators Corley Weatherford and Dennis Findley along with Bo Fox, Southwest Cattle Raisers’ Special Ranger began an investigation that led to a man that had been in the area a few days...

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Sixty-one Indictments Handed Down by February Grand Jury
Feb22

Sixty-one Indictments Handed Down by February Grand Jury

Sixty-one indictments were handed down by a Hopkins County Grand Jury Tuesday afternoon, February 22, 2017. Most of the indictments were related to drug charges or charges associated with drugs. A few were not. Nelson Mitchell Privette, 20, was indicted on two counts Aggravated Assault with Deadly Weapon. A driver weaving in and out of traffic on State Highway 11E Wednesday night stopped his antics near the Highway 11E/FM 3019...

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Arrest of Pair in Saddle Theft Declares Tatum’s Intent to Maintain Clearance Rate
Jan03

Arrest of Pair in Saddle Theft Declares Tatum’s Intent to Maintain Clearance Rate

Hopkins County Sheriff  Lewis Tatum has been the Chief Criminal Investigator for the Sheriff’s Department for several years. He told KSST News that his goal as Sheriff was to maintain his closure rate for criminal cases at the high level he and investigators have achieved in the past. Tuesday morning, he is well on his way to maintaining the level. Tatum reported the recovery of 10 stolen saddles. The saddles were stolen in Hopkins...

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“Updated” Round Up Continues in ATV Thefts; Two Arrested Thursday
Feb12

“Updated” Round Up Continues in ATV Thefts; Two Arrested Thursday

Two more arrests have been made in connection with the organized crime ring that has been active in ATV thefts in three states. Christopher Brandon Garcia, 32, of Balch Springs, and Dustin Kyle “Dud” Garcia, 33, of Mesquite, (Pictures now available) were arrested Thursday afternoon in room 221 at the Seagoville Inn in Seagoville Texas. Both were transported to Hopkins County Jail where B. J. Teer set bond at $400,000 each. No JP’s...

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Local Law Enforcement Seeks Three Additional Suspects In Organized Crime Ring
Feb01

Local Law Enforcement Seeks Three Additional Suspects In Organized Crime Ring

Sulphur Springs Police Chief Jay Sanders and Detective Sergeant Lenwood “Bo” Fox held a press conference Monday morning to address the ongoing investigation and search for suspects involved in a large organized crime ring responsible for the theft of eleven (11) utility, all-terrain vehicles from Nor-Tex Tractor in Sulphur Springs. The units were stolen during two thefts occurring on April 23rd and November 23rd of 2015. Leads in...

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