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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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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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February 2021 Grand Jury Indictments
Feb20

February 2021 Grand Jury Indictments

A Hopkins County Grand Jury during the February session signed approximately 90 indictments naming at least 70 people. Offenses ranged from aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, abandoning or endangerin ga child, assault of a pregnant person, assault on a security officer, and sexual assault of a child to stalking, theft, evading arrest, stolen vehicle, firearm, burglary, controlled substance and felony DWI charges. In some cases...

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Dallas Man Jailed On Felony DWI Charge
Feb10

Dallas Man Jailed On Felony DWI Charge

A 43-year-old Dallas man was jailed on a felony DWI charge early Thursday morning, according to sheriff’s reports. No HCSO photo available for Phillip Lynn Wilson Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Chris Baumann stopped a blue Saturn Vue just before 2 a.m. Feb. 10, on West Industrial Drive at mile marker 122 for failing to stop at the designated stop point at a stop sign. Deputy Justin Wilkerson arrived as a back up...

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Woman Jailed On Child Endangerment-Criminal Neglect Warrant
Jan05

Woman Jailed On Child Endangerment-Criminal Neglect Warrant

A 26-year-old Sulphur Springs woman was jailed Monday on a child abandonment or child endangerment-criminal neglect warrant, marking the second time she’s been accused of the charge in Hopkins County and the third time in less than a year she’s been booked into Hopkins County jail on a felony charge,, according to arrest and jail reports. Mary Elizabeth Walker (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Officers...

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Several Controlled Substance, Alcohol Arrests
Dec23

Several Controlled Substance, Alcohol Arrests

Local authorities have reported several controlled substance and alcohol arrests over the last week, including a DWI crash, a man accused of possession of a controlled substance in a correctional facility and at least three others on controlled substance charges and four on DWI charges, according to sheriff’s reports. DWI Crash On College Street A 51-year-old Sulphur Springs woman was arrested on a second driving while...

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Deputies Arrest 2 On Felony Warrants
Sep19

Deputies Arrest 2 On Felony Warrants

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested 2 on felony warrants Friday, according to arrest reports. No HCSO jail photo available for Rickey Leon Flatt Deputy Alvin Jordan took Ricky Leon Flatt into custody at 1:15 p.m. Sept. 18 following a State Highway 11 west at County Road 4738, according to sheriff’s reports. The 55-year-old Texarkana, Arkansas man was booked into Hopkins County jail on an Arkansas violation of...

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State Highway 11 Crash Report Results In Winnsboro Man’s Arrest On DWI Charge
Aug24

State Highway 11 Crash Report Results In Winnsboro Man’s Arrest On DWI Charge

A State Highway 11 crash report resulted in a 54-year-old Winnsboro man’s arrested on a felony DWI charge Saturday night, according to arrest reports. Sedric Wayne Byrd Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputies, a Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper and Hopkins County firefighters were dispatched at 8 p.m. August 22 to a vehicle crash on State Highway 11 east. The site was west of the railroad tracks near County Road...

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