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Harness Sentenced in Cattle Theft
Apr26

Harness Sentenced in Cattle Theft

“The main goal is to punish these guys but also allow them to provide restitution to the victims,” according to a statement by the District Attorney’s office. The statement was made in reference to the difference in penalties received by Landon Dee Harness and Lane Wesley Keller following their guilty pleas to Theft of Cattle and Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle. Harness paid $5,000 in restitution Thursday, will spend every night...

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Two Local Men Arrested for Cattle Theft
Oct13

Two Local Men Arrested for Cattle Theft

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Investigator Dennis Findley and Texas State Cattle Raisers’ Special Ranger Toney Hurley arrested two local men for the theft of 12 head of cattle and selling them in Oklahoma. Landon Dee Harness, 22, of Sulphur Springs and Lane Wesley Keller, 21 were arrested for Theft of Cattle, less than $150,000. The pair had secretly fed the cattle for a period of time and were able to load them into trailers using the...

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Man Allegedly Contacted Woman Named In Protective Order 95 Times By Phone
Jul03

Man Allegedly Contacted Woman Named In Protective Order 95 Times By Phone

Landon Dee Harness (HCSO jail photo) A 25-year-old Sulphur Springs man allegedly contacted a woman named in a protective order 95 times by phone. Landon Harness, according to jail reports, has been in custody at Hopkins County jail since his arrest June 21 for allegedly threatening his girlfriend at a South Broadway Street store. Harness allegedly struck the rearview mirror inside his girlfriend’s vehicle, damaging not only the...

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Grand Jury Indictments For April 2019: Part 1
Apr18

Grand Jury Indictments For April 2019: Part 1

The Hopkins County Grand Jury signed 102 indictments during the April session, pushing those cases forward for prosecution. More than 70 individuals were named in the charges, including some individuals named in more than one indictment, according to the indictment list released recently. The charges range from improper sexual activity with a person in custody, aggravated assault and child endangerment to firearms, theft, fraudulent...

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Hopkins County Grand Jury: 63 Indictments
Nov10

Hopkins County Grand Jury: 63 Indictments

Sixty-three indictments were the result of a meeting of the Hopkins County Grand Jury Thursday. Not all of the indictments are named below awaiting arrests. However, those who have been arrested and indicted include: Casey Gween Miles, 22,  was indicted on seven counts of Sexual Assault Child. Miles was arrested in September of this year for Sexual Assault of a Child, a Felony 2. Advised of his rights when he arrived at the Sheriff’...

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