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Hopkins County Sheriff’s Patrol Sgt. Michael Russell Promoted To Investigator
Nov07

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Patrol Sgt. Michael Russell Promoted To Investigator

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Sgt. investigator Hopkins County Sheriff Lewis Tatum announced the recent promotion of Michael Russell from patrol sergeant to sergeant investigator, a position previously held by Charles Humphries. Russell has been employed with Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office for 7 1/2 years. He worked his way up from jailer to patrol sergeant, and now to sergeant investigator. The Sulphur Bluff native said he...

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Investigators Recover Property Taken In Weekend Burglary, Other Theft
Aug28

Investigators Recover Property Taken In Weekend Burglary, Other Theft

Property recovered by Hopkins County sheriff’s investigators. Hopkins County sheriff’s investigators Wednesday afternoon were in the process of inventorying several chainsaws, a leaf blower, Zero-Turn mower and weed eaters reportedly stolen during a weekend burglary and at least one other theft in Hopkins County, according to sheriff’s reports. The mower and weed-eater were reported to have been taken during a...

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Traffic Stop Results In Foot Pursuit, Controlled Substance Arrest
Sep22

Traffic Stop Results In Foot Pursuit, Controlled Substance Arrest

A Van Sickle Street traffic stop resulted in a foot pursuit and controlled substance arrest Tuesday morning, while a State Highway 19 traffic stop late Tuesday night netted 4 grams of methamphetamine a man tried to discard when a deputy search his SUV. Two other men were also arrested Tuesday on controlled substance and related charges, and a teen got to spend the night in for having marijuana in the jail parking lot, according to...

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4 Jailed In Hopkins County On Felony Warrants
Jul14

4 Jailed In Hopkins County On Felony Warrants

At least four people were jailed in Hopkins County on felony warrants in the past two days, including a teen accused of burglary, a 64-year-old back in jail for the second time this month, a man wanted for a parole violation and a woman wanted for a probation violation, according to arrest reports. Airport Road Warrant Arrest Randy Michael McCoy (HCSO jail photo) Randy Micheal McCoy was returned Monday to Hopkins County jail, marking...

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Three Men Jailed For Crimes Against Children
Jun10

Three Men Jailed For Crimes Against Children

Over the past two days, three men have been jailed for crimes against children, according to arrest and Hopkins County jail reports. Charles Ray Rollins (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Scott Davis, Deputy Justin Wilkerson and Investigator Michael Russell, aware of an outstanding warrant for Charles Ray Rollins’ arrest, located the 42-year-old man at his Saltillo residence and took him into custody at...

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Women Accused Of Taking A Vehicle For a Test Drive And Never Returning It
Mar31

Women Accused Of Taking A Vehicle For a Test Drive And Never Returning It

Two Sulphur Springs women were jailed Tuesday for allegedly taking a vehicle for a test drive and never returning it, according to sheriff’s and arrest reports. Ozie Lue Goodlow (HCSO jail photo); no photo available Wednesday morning, March 31, for Artrina Marie Mallry Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office deputies and investigators were out looking for a stolen vehicle. The owner reported a woman for test driving a sport...

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Sulphur Springs Man Sentenced To Life In Prison For Sexual Assault
Mar16

Sulphur Springs Man Sentenced To Life In Prison For Sexual Assault

A 42-year-old Sulphur Springs man was tried and sentenced to life in prison for the sexual assault of a teenager, according to court reports. Based on a prior case of sexual assault, the law required Charles Edward Horne Jr. to be automatically sentenced to life in prison upon his conviction in the current case. There was no punishment range to be considered by the judge or the jury, prosecutors explained. Charles Edward Horne Jr....

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Como Man Turns Self In For Failure To Comply With Sex Offender Duty To Register
Jan09

Como Man Turns Self In For Failure To Comply With Sex Offender Duty To Register

A 24-year-old Como man surrendered himself at Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office for failure to comply with sex offender duty to register, according to arrest reports. Colton Lee Hooten (HCSO jail photo) Colton Lee Hooten at 5:20 a.m. Jan. 5 turned himself in. Sgt. Todd Evans that he had forgotten to notify Investigator Michael Russell know he had moved about a month before. He said he’d let authorities in Emory know...

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Cumby Man Jailed On Indecency With A Child Charge
Oct06

Cumby Man Jailed On Indecency With A Child Charge

A 60-year-old Cumby man was jailed on an indecency with a child charge, according to sheriff’s reports. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office was contacted after a child made an outcry of indecency by sexual contact and authorities were contacted. The offense is alleged to have occurred in 2018. A forensic interview was scheduled for the child. An outcry was also made at that time, according to Hopkins County Sheriff’s...

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Emory Man Arrested On Warrant For Sex Offender Registration Violation
May12

Emory Man Arrested On Warrant For Sex Offender Registration Violation

A 23-year-old Emory man was arrested on a warrant for failure to comply with sex offender registration requirements and two other warrants, according to arrest reports. Colton Lee Hooten (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s officers, aware of the active warrant, located Colton Lee Hooten on State Highway 19 south near County Road 1146. The 23-year-old Emory man was arrested on the warrant for not complying with sex...

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