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Local Man Arrested on Parole Violation; and Unlawful Possession of Firearm by Felon
Dec21

Local Man Arrested on Parole Violation; and Unlawful Possession of Firearm by Felon

When Hopkins County Deputies arrested Stephen Lance Boughton, 40, of Sulphur Springs, for Parole Violation, Boughton had in his possession a bolt action 22 rifle that he claimed was a BB gun. When Boughton claimed the weapon was a BB gun, an examination of the weapon and the serial number on the weapon proved otherwise. Boughton admitted to knowing the weapon was in the room. Boughton is in Hopkins County Jail held with no bond on the...

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Felon in Possession of Firearm Arrest Made by Cumby Police
Jul10

Felon in Possession of Firearm Arrest Made by Cumby Police

Sunday evening, Cumby Police stopped a 2002 Jeep Cherokee at the 113-mile marker for having a broken tail light . The smell of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle created the need for a probable cause search inside the vehicle. A stolen Ruger 9MM semi-automatic pistol was found underneath the back passenger seat. The firearm had been stolen out of Sherman, Texas according to a records check. Also found in the vehicle were three...

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Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by Felon; Two Arrested for Methamphetamine
Jul23

Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by Felon; Two Arrested for Methamphetamine

A traffic stop of a 1998 Ford F-150 pickup Friday found the Arkansas driver nervous and the passenger tampering with evidence in an attempt to hide some of the suspected methamphetamine. Hopkins County deputies found the driver to have a suspended Arkansas driver’s license. Following consent to search the vehicle, the driver side door contained contraband including a black vile with a clear baggie inside containing a green leafy...

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Man Arrested Twice In One Weekend For Possession of THC Oil
Apr19

Man Arrested Twice In One Weekend For Possession of THC Oil

A 21-year-old Sulphur Springs man was arrested twice in one weekend for possession of THC oil, according to arrest and jail reports. Jamar Matthew Gooden Sulphur Springs Police Officer Francisco Castro stopping Jamar Matthew Gooden at 10 p.m. Sunday, April 18, 2021, on Freeman Street at Como Street for committing a traffic violation in a Dodge Journey, the same vehicle he was driving when a deputy stopped him on Jefferson Street at...

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At Least Six People Booked Into Hopkins County Jail On Felony Warrants
Apr15

At Least Six People Booked Into Hopkins County Jail On Felony Warrants

At least six people were booked into Hopkins County jail on felony warrants over the couple of days, according to arrest and jail reports. Justin Alexander Carty (HCSO jail photo) Justin Alexander Carty was served at 11:15 a.m. April 13 by Sgt. Todd Evans and Communications officer Caitlyn Wilson with an indictment for burglary of a vehicle with two or more prior convictions. The 25-year-old Commerce man has been in custody since his...

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Cumby PD: Fort Worth Man Arrested On Firearm Charge
Mar05

Cumby PD: Fort Worth Man Arrested On Firearm Charge

A 31-year-old Fort Worth man was arrested in Hopkins County with a firearm, according to arrest reports. Cumby Police Lt. Paul Robertson reported stopping a Kia Rio at 11:20 p.m. March 4, 2021 on Interstate 30 east at mile marker 110 for a traffic violation. Robertson said he discovered a firearm in a Ladarius Stokes’ waistband while conducting a roadside investigation, and that Stokes was a felon with prior convictions for...

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3 Sentenced In District Court On Controlled Substance Charges, 1 On Firearm And 1 On Assault Charge
Feb25

3 Sentenced In District Court On Controlled Substance Charges, 1 On Firearm And 1 On Assault Charge

Five individuals were sentenced in the 8th Judicial District Court this week, three on controlled substance charges, and one each on firearm and assault charges, according to the court reports and the District Attorney’s Office. Micah Wayne Reynolds Micah Wayne Reynolds was accused of two counts of assault of a family or household member with previous conviction. The 36-year-old Sulphur Springs man was arrested in March 2020 for...

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Animal Complaint Investigation Results In Firearm Charge
Feb01

Animal Complaint Investigation Results In Firearm Charge

An animal complaint investigation resulted in a 29-year-old Sulphur Springs man’s arrest on a firearm charge, deputies noted in arrest reports. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Bobby Osornio and Sgt. Richard Greer Saturday afternoon contacted Colton James Holguin at his rural residence while conducting the animal complaint investigation, specifically, allegations that Holguin shot and killed a dog the previous day....

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2 Men Arrested In Sulphur Springs On Possession Of Methamphetamine Charge
Jan18

2 Men Arrested In Sulphur Springs On Possession Of Methamphetamine Charge

Two men were arrested on a possession of methamphetamine charge in two different traffic stops in Sulphur Springs Sunday, according to arrest reports. College Street Traffic Stop Sulphur Springs Police Department Officer Silas Whaley stopped 47-year-old Jason Wayne Daniels of Sulphur Springs in the 1600 block of College Street after 1:50 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 17, for a traffic violation in a Chevrolet Malibu. No HCSO jail photo available...

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2 East Texas Men Jailed On A Firearm Charge Following Traffic Stops
Jan09

2 East Texas Men Jailed On A Firearm Charge Following Traffic Stops

Two East Texas men were jailed on a firearm charge each following two different traffic stops on Friday, according to arrest reports. I-30 East Traffic Stop Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Justin Wilkerson reported stopping a red Chevrolet Tahoe at 8:55 p.m. Jan. 8 after observing it being driven in the left lane of Interstate 30 east at mile marker 125 (Bill Bradford Road) and not passing other vehicles and failing to be...

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