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Saffel Released From Hopkins County Jail On $10,000 Bond On Illegal Dumping, Debris Charges
Jan09

Saffel Released From Hopkins County Jail On $10,000 Bond On Illegal Dumping, Debris Charges

Justen Blake Saffel was released Saturday from Hopkins County jail on $10,000 in bonds on charges for illegal dumping and discharge of debris near Lake Sulphur Springs, according to jail reports. Saffel was taken into custody around 3 p.m. Wednesday in Omaha on warrants issued following a joint investigation by Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office and Hopkins County Fire Marshals Office. The 26-year-old spent the night in Morris...

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“Updated” North Hopkins Volunteer Fireman Arrested for Arson
Sep12

“Updated” North Hopkins Volunteer Fireman Arrested for Arson

Hopkins County Fire Marshall Mike Matthews’ investigation of a structure fire on County Road 4582 has led to the arrest of Justin Blake Saffel, 21, a volunteer with the North Hopkins Volunteer Fire Department. Saffel was arrested Saturday for arson, a Felony 2. During an interview with Saffel, he confessed to committing the arson. He explained how he started the fire and the reason for starting the fire. He started the fire so...

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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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Man Accused Of Dumping Near Lake Sulphur Springs
Jan06

Man Accused Of Dumping Near Lake Sulphur Springs

A 26-year-old man is in custody at Morris County jail Wednesday night on felony Hopkins County warrants for allegedly dumping debris and trash near Lake Sulphur Springs earlier this week. The arrest is the third time he has been arrested on Hopkins County felony charges. Justen Blake Saffel (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office was notified earlier in the week that debris and trash had been dumped near Sulphur...

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25-Year-Old Jailed For Second Time In 4 Days
Oct05

25-Year-Old Jailed For Second Time In 4 Days

State Highway 19 Traffic Stop Yielded 2 Arrests, Gun, Marijuana Cigarette, Methamphetamine A State Highway 19 traffic stop yielded 2 arrests, a gun, marijuana cigarette and suspected methamphetamine Saturday. Suspected methamphetamine was also found during a Putman Street traffic stop Sunday evening, which resulted in a 25-year-old being jailed for the second time in 4 days, according to arrest reports. Putman Street Traffic Stop...

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