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Nearly Half Of November Indictments Were For Drug, Alcohol Offenses
Nov21

Nearly Half Of November Indictments Were For Drug, Alcohol Offenses

Approximately 100 indictments were signed during the November 2020 Grand Jury session, pushing those cases forward for prosecution. Approximately half of the November 2020 indictments were for drug, alcohol and related offenses. (Click here for the other half of the November 2020 indictments.) In some instances, individuals were accused of more than one offense. Adam Joshua Hodges (HCSO jail photo) Adam Joshua Hodges was named in nine...

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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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Grand Jury Signs More Than 50 Indictments in June
Jun11

Grand Jury Signs More Than 50 Indictments in June

The Hopkins County Grand Jury during the June court session signed more than 50 indictments, pushing those cases forward for prosecution. Half of the charges were for drug and alcohol offenses. The rest ranged from continuous sexual abuse of a child under 14 years to engaging in organized criminal activity and stolen vehicle or evading arrest in a vehicle charges. However, half of the cases were for drug and alcohol related offenses....

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Como, Dike Men Jailed For Felony DWI
May15

Como, Dike Men Jailed For Felony DWI

In less than 24 hours, a Como and Dike men were jailed for felony DWI, deputies alleged in arrest reports. FM 69 North Reckless Driver Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Aaron Chaney responded to a call about a reckless driver at FM 69 north at 11:53 p.m. May 13. He spotted a Dodge Ram pickup, which fit the description of the vehicle being driven recklessly. the pickup passed by the deputy and turned into Dike Post Office...

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34 Indictments Signed During April 2021 Grand Jury Session
Apr16

34 Indictments Signed During April 2021 Grand Jury Session

At least 34 indictments were signed during the April 2021 Grand Jury session, pushing those cases forward for prosecution, according to records released this week by the District Clerk’s Office. More than 25 individuals were named in the indictments, including four people accused of two or more offenses. Charges ranged from aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and evading arrest or detention with a vehicle to fraudulent use...

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Over 55 Indictments Signed During March 2021 Grand Jury Session
Mar12

Over 55 Indictments Signed During March 2021 Grand Jury Session

More than 55 indictments were signed during the March 2021 Grand Jury session, pushing those cases forward for prosecution. The charges range from stalking, assault of a public servant, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and child endangerment to felony drunk driving, money laundering, evading arrest in a vehicle, burglary and theft offenses. At least half of the charges were for controlled substance and marijuana offenses,...

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Commerce Man Jailed On Firearm Charge
Aug17

Commerce Man Jailed On Firearm Charge

A 39-year-old Commerce man was jailed in Hopkins County on a firearm charge Saturday evening, according to arrest reports. Sammie Demon Williams (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Bobby Osornio reported stopping a Dodge Dakota around 8:45 p.m. August 15, 2020 on State Highway 11 west near County Road 4748 for a defective high center mounted light. Upon contact with the female driver and male passenger,...

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Man Arrested For Felony DWI After Nearly Striking Parked Vehicle
Jul06

Man Arrested For Felony DWI After Nearly Striking Parked Vehicle

A 62-year-old Sulphur Springs Man was arrested for felony DWI after nearly striking a parked vehicle on Tate Street July 4, 2020 according to police reports. Sulphur Springs Police Officer Victor Reyna was dispatched Saturday night to the area of Texas Street, where a suspected drunk driver was reported. Reyna reported seeing a white Chevrolet pickup make a slow, wide turn from Texas Street onto Tate Street. Reyna then saw the...

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Sulphur Springs Man Sentenced On Felony DWI Charge
Jul02

Sulphur Springs Man Sentenced On Felony DWI Charge

A Sulphur Springs man, accused in June 2019 of almost striking a police officer’s vehicle while driving drunk, was sentenced July 1 on the felony DWI charge stemming from the incident. Joseph Andrew Neman (HCSO jail photo) Joseph Andrew Newman, as part of a plea agreement, was sentenced to 10 years in prison, to be probated for 10 years, on the June 28, 2019 driving while intoxicated, third or more offense charge, according to...

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Friday Evening Crashes Resulted In DWI Arrests
Jun27

Friday Evening Crashes Resulted In DWI Arrests

A West Industrial Drive crash June 26, 2020 was one of two Friday evening crashes that resulted in DWI arrests, according to arrest reports. Industrial Drive-Hillcrest Drive Crash Steven Elliott Jonaitis Jr. (HCSO jail photo) Sulphur Springs Police Officers Cameron Robinson and Sgt. Joshua Shufeldt responded just after 8 p.m. June 26 on West Industrial Drive at Hillcrest Drive to a crash in which a truck tractor reportedly collided...

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