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Yantis Man Accused Of Church Burglary, Stealing Appliances
Mar09

Yantis Man Accused Of Church Burglary, Stealing Appliances

A 43-year-old Yantis man is accused of a stealing appliances during a weekend church burglary, according to arrest reports. Carlton Douglas Fite (HCSO jail photo) The pastor of Seymore Bible Church contacted Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Monday, March 8, to report a burglary occurred at the church either Saturday night or early Sunday morning. Communications operators dispatched deputies to the State Highway 154 south church....

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Cumby Man Accused Of FM 1537 Church Burglary
Sep21

Cumby Man Accused Of FM 1537 Church Burglary

A 20-year-old Cumby man was accused Sunday of a FM 1537 church burglary, according to sheriff’s reports. Cole William Peterson (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office communications operators dispatched Sgt. Tanner Steward, and Deputies Chris Baumann, Kevin Lester and Alvin Jordan at 5:48 a.m. Sept. 20 to FM 1537 at County Road 3509, to check the welfare of a male reportedly lying in the middle of the road,...

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Fourth Suspect in Church Burglary Arrested
May18

Fourth Suspect in Church Burglary Arrested

Hopkins County Investigator Wade Sheets said the arrest of Dayton Wallace Hargett, 29, of Hughes Springs finalizes the arrests for the burglary of Weaver Baptist Church and a residence on CR 3600. Three individuals were arrested and Hargett fled the scene of the arrest. The group had pushed open a set of double doors to gain access to the church according to the findings of Hopkins County Deputies Kelly Wiser and Todd Evans, who...

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Three Arrested for Burglary of Church; Fourth Individual Fled
May05

Three Arrested for Burglary of Church; Fourth Individual Fled

Three individuals were arrested and charged with Engaging in Organized Criminal Activity when they were apprehended at Weaver Baptist Church during a break-in Thursday afternoon. A fourth individual fled the scene but Hopkins County Deputies have his identifying information. The group pushed open a set of double doors to gain access to the church according to the findings of Hopkins County Deputies Kelly Wiser and Todd Evans, who...

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Overturned ATV Stymies Burglary of Building
Aug24

Overturned ATV Stymies Burglary of Building

An overturned ATV located at the corner of Church Street and Middle Street Wednesday afternoon was the end result of a burglary of a building on Middle Street. Sulphur Springs Police responded to a call around 2 p.m. Wednesday in reference to three subjects attempting to commit a theft. When officers arrived on scene Cristian Alan Cortez, 17, of Sulphur Springs was located and detained. He admitted to being with two others that took...

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Indictments Handed Down Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Jun29

Indictments Handed Down Wednesday, June 28, 2017

A Hopkins County Grand Jury handed down 47 indictments during their June session Wednesday, June 28, 2017. A variety of charges were involved including Aggravated Assault, Tamper Fabricate Evidence, Theft of a Firearm, Burglary of a Habitation, and others. Several arrests are pending but the indictments for those previously arrested include: Paige Spencer Whitworth was indicted for Aggravated Assault Date/Family/House with a Weapon....

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2 Jailed In Hopkins County on Controlled Substance Charges, 2 on Marijuana Charges
Jan06

2 Jailed In Hopkins County on Controlled Substance Charges, 2 on Marijuana Charges

Two people were jailed in Hopkins County on controlled substance charges and one on a marijuana charge on Tuesday, and another man was jailed early Wednesday morning on a marijuana charge as well, according to arrest reports. East Middle Street Investigation Kimberley Michelle Rachui (HCSO jail photo) Sulphur Springs Police Department Sgt. Brandon Mayes went to Kimberley Michelle Rachui’s address at 2:49 p.m. Jan. 5, following...

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SSPD Reminds Residents To Lock Vehicles, Hide Property
May05

SSPD Reminds Residents To Lock Vehicles, Hide Property

Sulphur Springs Police Department Tuesday morning reminds residents to lock vehicles and hide personal property to deter vehicle thefts and burglaries. SSPD responded to calls of vehicle burglaries in several different areas of town, as well as one vehicle theft. Among the areas where vehicle burglaries were reported were Austin Acres, Junell Drive and Westbrook Circle. A car was reported stolen from Carter Street. Police were still...

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Wood County Sheriff’s Report July 9-16, 2019
Jul18

Wood County Sheriff’s Report July 9-16, 2019

July 9th Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on HWY 69 near Alba; at approximately 12:34 a.m. William Barnett, 48, of Emory, was arrested for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Public Intoxication. Deputies responded to a suspicious person on HWY 80 near Mineola; at approximately 3:01 a.m. Deputies located the individual and provided a courtesy transport. Deputies were dispatched to CR 2170 near Quitman, at approximately 7:08...

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Wood County Sheriff’s Report July 3-8, 2019
Jul12

Wood County Sheriff’s Report July 3-8, 2019

July 3 rd Deputies were dispatched to CR 2692 near Hawkins, at approximately 3:34 a.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies located the individual and everything was OK. Deputies were dispatched to CR 2117 near Quitman, at approximately 5:04 a.m., in reference to an unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. A known actor took the reporting party’s vehicle without authorization. This case has been forwarded to investigators. Deputies...

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