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SUV Driver In Fatal Crash Accused Of Manslaughter
Jul15

SUV Driver In Fatal Crash Accused Of Manslaughter

Warrants have been issued for the driver of a SUV involved in a collision with a truck-tractor trailer on Interstate 30 in Sulphur Springs. The collision resulted in the death of two young boys on May 24, 2020. The SUV driver in the fatal crash is accused of manslaughter, but has yet to be arrested on the charges. Below is the news released issued July 15 by SSPD regarding the case: Lidavin ZMonteal Truitt At approximately 5 a.m. on...

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Names Of Children Killed In Crash On I-30 Released
May27

Names Of Children Killed In Crash On I-30 Released

Sulphur Springs Police Wednesday released the names of the children killed in a crash on Interstate 30 east Sunday. The 9-year-old was identified as Jeremiah Kent and the 7-year-old as Joshua Kent. The boys are both from Shaw, Mississippi, according to Sulphur Springs Police Cpl. Terry Miller. According to information released at noon Sunday by police, the crash occurred near mile marker 124 on Interstate 30 east around 5 a.m. May 24....

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Passenger In A Vehicle Involved In Fatal Crash Jailed On Unrelated Warrant
May25

Passenger In A Vehicle Involved In Fatal Crash Jailed On Unrelated Warrant

Sulphur Springs Police arrested a 42-year-old Minnesota man on an outstanding Bexar County warrant Sunday morning. The Minneapolis man was reportedly a passenger in a vehicle involved in the fatal crash on Interstate 30 early Sunday, according to police reports. Victor Hampton (HCSO jail photo) An officer contacted the 42-year-old Minneapolis man at a Gilmer Street business around 7 a.m. May 24, about the a major crash, according to...

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I-30 Crash Resulted In 2 Fatalities Sunday Morning
May24

I-30 Crash Resulted In 2 Fatalities Sunday Morning

Any Eyewitnesses Who May Have Information Asked To Contact Police An I-30 crash resulted in 2 fatalities early Sunday morning, according to Sulphur Springs Police Chief Jason Ricketson. A small sport utility vehicle and an 18-wheeler were traveling east on Interstate 30 near mile marker 124, in the area of Jack in the Box, when the 18-wheeler rear-ended the SUV causing the SUV to catch on fire and the 18-wheeler to roll over onto its...

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Crime In Sulphur Springs Rose In 5 Of 7 Major Offense Categories In 2020
Jan21

Crime In Sulphur Springs Rose In 5 Of 7 Major Offense Categories In 2020

City Burglaries At 22-Year Record Low Crime in Sulphur Springs in the seven major offense categories was higher in 2020 than in 2019, which was a year of record lows. The 188 offense reports, made by Sulphur Springs Police Department last year, places 2020 as the fourth lowest in 22 years. Only 171 offenses were reported in 2017, 168 offenses in 2018 and 162 offenses in 2019. The total number of crimes recorded by SSPD in 2020 was...

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Crime In Sulphur Springs Rose During First Half Of 2020
Jul23

Crime In Sulphur Springs Rose During First Half Of 2020

City’s January-June Offense Total Remains Below 100 for 4th Consecutive Year Crime in Sulphur Springs was up in five of the seven major offense categories during the first half of 2020. Overall, 93 offenses were recorded by Sulphur Springs Police Department during the first half of 2020, the same as in 2018, but is stillĀ 26 more crimes recorded in the first half of 2020 than during the first 6 months of 2019, when the 20-year...

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