3 Arrested For Violating Probation, Parole
Aug03

3 Arrested For Violating Probation, Parole

Two people were arrested July 31, 2020 for violating probation, including a man accused of having a bag of suspected methamphetamine concealed on his body. A man was also jailed August 1 on a parole warrant. Concealed Controlled Substance Douglas Paul Merrell (HCSO jail photo) Douglas Paul Merrell was taken into custody at 11:47 a.m. July 31 on a warrant for violation of probation on a misdemeanor deadly conduct charge. The...

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Granbury Woman Jailed On Controlled Substance Charge
Aug01

Granbury Woman Jailed On Controlled Substance Charge

A 36-year-old Granbury woman was jailed Friday morning on a controlled substance charge, according to arrest reports. No HCSO jail photo available for Kristin Cheree Molder Hopkins County Sheriff’s Sgt. Tanner Steward stopped at 7:42 a.m. July 31 to check on a vehicle parked in the driveway of a closed business on the north Interstate 30 service road. As he approached, Steward reported seeing a woman making furtive movements in...

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Sulphur Springs Man Allegedly Assaulted Woman During Rolling Disturbance
Jul20

Sulphur Springs Man Allegedly Assaulted Woman During Rolling Disturbance

A 29-year-old Sulphur Springs man allegedly assaulted a woman during a rolling disturbance that started at the Sonic in Winnsboro and continued into Hopkins County late Saturday night. Afterward, the woman reportedly sought medical attention at the emergency room in Winnsboro, while the man sought a mental health evaluation, according to arrest reports. The man allegedly admitted to striking the woman repeatedly with a fist, deputies...

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Tyler Man Jailed On Warrants
Jul07

Tyler Man Jailed On Warrants

Hopkins County TX – July 7, 2020 – A 38-year-old Tyler man was jailed Sunday on two warrants. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Jason Lavender, just before 10 a.m. July 5, 2020, reported stopping a blue and black sport bike that did not display a license plate. The bike was traveling south on State Highway 19 south near Wildcat Way. Joshua Dan Bizzell (HCSO jail photo) The driver, identified in arrest reports as Joshua...

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2 Traffic Stops Resulted In 2 Controlled Substance Arrests In Sulphur Springs
Jul06

2 Traffic Stops Resulted In 2 Controlled Substance Arrests In Sulphur Springs

Two traffic stops resulted in two controlled substance arrests in Sulphur Springs over the Independence Day weekend. Industrial Drive Traffic Stop Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputies Nick Marney and Aaron Chaney reported stopping a black Volkswagen at 1:44 a.m. July 4, 2020 on Industrial Drive near Interstate 30 mile marker 126 for a defective tail light. The driver, a 38-year-old Sulphur Springs man was taken into custody for the...

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Investigation At A Sulphur Springs Motel Results In 3 Controlled Substance Arrests
Jun12

Investigation At A Sulphur Springs Motel Results In 3 Controlled Substance Arrests

An investigation at a Sulphur Springs motel resulted in three controlled substance arrests Thursday afternoon, according to arrest reports. While at an Industrial Drive motel following up on theft and narcotics reports, Hopkins County Sheriff’s Cpl. Todd Evans and Deputy Jason Lavender contacted the occupants of one of the rooms. Their request to search it was denied, the deputies alleged in arrest reports. Deputies then sought,...

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6 Men Jailed On Felony Warrants
Jun04

6 Men Jailed On Felony Warrants

At least 6 men were jailed in Hopkins County on felony warrants from June 1-3, 2020. Among them were two men with aggravated assault warrants, including a 19-year-old identified as the suspect in a Freeman Street shooting; a man accused of vehicle theft; two on controlled substance offenses; and one for credit or debit card abuse. For three men, it was at least the second time this year they have been in custody at Hopkins County...

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Man Accused Of Throwing Capsule During Traffic Stop
Jun02

Man Accused Of Throwing Capsule During Traffic Stop

A 31-year-old Winnsboro man was accused of throwing a capsule-shaped tablet out of a pickup window during a traffic stop, according to arrest reports. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Jason Lavender stopped a Chevrolet Silverado at 3:04 p.m. June 1 for passing vehicles in a no passing zone on State Highway 11 east. No jail photo of Marcus Aaron Williams available The driver, identified as Marcus Aaron Williams, refused the...

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HCSO: Van Man Arrested On Controlled Substance Charge
May28

HCSO: Van Man Arrested On Controlled Substance Charge

A41-year-old Van man was arrested on a controlled substance charge, after methamphetamine was found in his possession during a FM 71 traffic stop, according to arrest reports. Michael Thomas Ringgold Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Jason Lavender reported the man first caught his attention when he failed to stop the GMC Sierra he was driving at the FM 71/State Highway 154 intersection May 27. So, Lavender initiated a...

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Mount Pleasant Man Accused Of Online Solicitation Of A Minor
May20

Mount Pleasant Man Accused Of Online Solicitation Of A Minor

A 69-year-old Mount Pleasant, TX man is accused of online solicitation of a minor. Jerry Ray Pittman (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Officer received a complaint of suspected online solicitation of a minor, a Hopkins County juvenile younger than 14 years of age. The offense, according to arrest reports, allegedly occurred on May 11, 2020. Through investigation, sheriff’s officers allegedly collected forensic...

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