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License Plate Reader Helps Deputy Catch Wanted Pair
Aug29

License Plate Reader Helps Deputy Catch Wanted Pair

An alert from a license plate reader reportedly helped a Hopkins County catch a wanted Sulphur Springs pair traveling east on Interstate 30 Friday evening, according to arrest reports. No HCSO jail photo available for Emily Kay Edmondson While on duty, Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Jason Lavender received an alert for a wanted/missing person from a license plate reader on a trailer near mile marker 84 on I-30 in Rockwall. He...

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Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Tanner Steward Promoted To Patrol Sergeant
Nov22

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Tanner Steward Promoted To Patrol Sergeant

Tanner Steward has been promoted from deputy to patrol sergeant at Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office. Tanner Steward has been promoted at Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office from patrol deputy to sergeant, according to Sheriff Lewis Tatum. An in-house panel consisting of patrol sergeants and Lt. Amanda Weatherford, as well as the Texas Ranger when available, vet all deputy patrol positions.  Lt. Weatherford said the review panel...

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Five Jailed In Two Days On Warrants For Violating Probation
Jan22

Five Jailed In Two Days On Warrants For Violating Probation

At least five people were jailed in the last two days in Hopkins County on warrants for violating probation, according to police and sheriff’s reports. Jacob Lee Ferrell (HCSO jail photo) Sulphur Springs Police Officer Cameron Robinson reported an investigatory stop was conducted by officers Jan. 21 on Jarbo Street at South Locust Street on a red Ford F-150 pickup a wanted man was known to drive. Upon contact, 39-year-old Jacob...

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Hopkins County Inmate Accused Of Assaulting Three Jailers
Jan22

Hopkins County Inmate Accused Of Assaulting Three Jailers

A Hopkins County inmate is accused of assaulting three jailers Thursday afternoon, according to arrest reports. Lamont Lankeen Mitchell (HCSO jail photo) Around 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21, a Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office deputies were notified an inmate was actively assaulting jailers. Deputy Bobby Osornio responded to assist. Upon arrival, Osornio reported seeing Lamont Lankeen Mitchell actively resisting and fighting with...

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Woman Jailed On Assault, Controlled Substance Charges Following A Disturbance With Her Roommate
Jan16

Woman Jailed On Assault, Controlled Substance Charges Following A Disturbance With Her Roommate

A 34-year-old Sulphur Springs resident was arrested on assault and controlled substance charges, following a disturbance with her roommate Friday afternoon, according to arrest reports. Hillary Kay Spigner (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Bobby Osornio and Sgt. Richard Greer responded around 4:45 p.m. Jan. 15, 2021, at the County Road 1174 residence to what was reported at that time to be a verbal...

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San Antonio Man Leads Cumby Police On A Vehicle Pursuit
Jan04

San Antonio Man Leads Cumby Police On A Vehicle Pursuit

A San Antonio man lead a Cumby policeman on a vehicle pursuit on Interstate 30, after failing to fully pay the wrecker service that pulled his vehicle out of the mud, according to arrest reports. Cumby Police Officer Nicholas Geer responded at 11:59 p.m. Jan. 3 on the south Interstate 30 service road near mile marker 112, where a motorist reported his vehicle was grazed and run off the road by another vehicle. When contacted, however,...

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State Highway 19 Traffic Stop Results In 2 Arrests
Dec30

State Highway 19 Traffic Stop Results In 2 Arrests

A State Highway 19 traffic stop resulted in two arrests early Wednesday morning, according to arrest reports. Chelsie Nicole Birdsong March, 2017 Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Aaron Chaney reported a Toyota Camry first caught his attention when the driver failed to dim the car’s high beam lights when it passed him on SH 19 north at County Road 4760. As it passed, Chaney noticed the car also had a defective tail...

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Cooper Man Accused of Mail Theft And A Home Burglary
Dec24

Cooper Man Accused of Mail Theft And A Home Burglary

Deputies arrested a 40-year-old Cooper man, who appeared to be sleeping in his vehicle at the roadside following what is believed to be a crime spree involving mail theft and a home burglary. The arrest marked the third time the man has been booked into Hopkins County jail in the last five months. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Communications Operators advised deputies of a report of a suspicious vehicle near a County Road 1187...

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Controlled Substances, Weapons Found During Two Traffic Stops
Nov12

Controlled Substances, Weapons Found During Two Traffic Stops

Controlled substances and weapons found during two traffic stops resulted in two felony arrests. Two others were also arrested on controlled substance charges Wednesday, including a man Special Crimes Unit Investigators reportedly caught making a drug transaction, according to arrest reports. South Broadway Street Traffic Stop Sulphur Springs Police Cpl. Chris Rosamond reported stopping 38-year-old David Aaron Soto of Sulphur Springs...

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Man Accused Of Drunk Driving During Crash On Hillcrest Drive Overpass
Sep18

Man Accused Of Drunk Driving During Crash On Hillcrest Drive Overpass

A 66-year-old Sulphur Springs man was accused of drunk driving during a crash on the Hillcrest Drive overpass early Friday morning, sheriff’s deputies alleged in arrest reports. No HCSO photo available for Roy Stephen Dyer Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Aaron Chaney reported seeing as southbound black Ford F-150 pickup drive straight from the right turn lane on the Hillcrest Drive overpass and collide with the...

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