Michael Allen Coker Sentenced For Vehicle Theft
Jul03

Michael Allen Coker Sentenced For Vehicle Theft

Michael Allen Coker was sentenced this week in the 8th Judicial District Court to 10 years in prison for unauthorized use of a vehicle. The 52-year-old Sulphur Springs man was arrested May 28 in a stolen car with another man’s debit/credit card. He was stopped by Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper William Gillentine for speeding. Michael Allen Coker (HCSO jail photo) When Gillentine asked Coker why the vehicle would be reported...

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Man Arrested In May For Paris Car Theft Served With 3 Debit Card Abuse Warrants
Jun13

Man Arrested In May For Paris Car Theft Served With 3 Debit Card Abuse Warrants

Michael Allen Coker A 51-year-old Sulphur Springs man arrested May 28 in a stolen car with another man’s debit/credit card was served Wednesday afternoon with three additional counts of debit card abuse, according to arrest reports. Michael Allen Coker was first arrested Tuesday, after Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper William Gillentine discovered the silver Chevrolet sedan he stopped at 1:40 p.m. May 28, just west of...

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2 Men Jailed In Hopkins County On Felony Warrants
May23

2 Men Jailed In Hopkins County On Felony Warrants

Two men were jailed in Hopkins County on felony warrants Friday, according to arrest reports. Jimmy Don Petrea (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Cpl. Todd Evans and Sgt. Richard Greer located Jimmy Don Petrea, a wanted man at a local motel, where he has been staying, at 8:40 a.m. The 45-year-old Sulphur Springs man was taken into custody on the Paris credit or debit card abuse warrant, deputies noted in arrest reports....

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6 Jailed On Felony Warrants
Dec20

6 Jailed On Felony Warrants

At least six people were booked into Hopkins County jail on felony warrants over the last three days, according to arrest and jail reports. Michael Allen Coker Michael Allen Coker, 52, of Sulphur Springs was contacted at his Holiday Drive residence at 11 a.m. Dec. 19, by Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Aaron Chaney and Sgt. Shea Shaw. A records check confirmed the warrant for his arrest for violation of probation, which he was...

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Grand Jury Signs 40 Indictments During August Court Session
Aug06

Grand Jury Signs 40 Indictments During August Court Session

The Hopkins County Grand Jury during the August session signed at least 40 indictments naming at least 32 different individuals in the charges, including four individuals accused of more than one offense and in other instances more than one person implicated in the same offense. The majority of the indictments were for alleged controlled substance charges. The rest range from abandoning or endangering a child and assault of a family...

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Alleged Car Thief Served With 10 Additional Debit Card Abuse Warrants
Jul12

Alleged Car Thief Served With 10 Additional Debit Card Abuse Warrants

Michael Allen Coker A 51-year-old Sulphur Springs man arrested May 28 in a stolen car with another man’s debit card was served Thursday afternoon, July 11, with 10 additional debit card abuse warrants for offenses alleged to have occurred on May 28, according to arrest reports. Michael Allen Coker was first arrested Tuesday, after Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper William Gillentine discovered the silver Chevrolet sedan...

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Alleged Car Thief Also Accused Of Using Another Man’s Credit Card
May30

Alleged Car Thief Also Accused Of Using Another Man’s Credit Card

Michael Allen Coker The 51-year-old Sulphur Springs man accused of stealing a car in Paris also was charged with credit card abuse. Michael Allen Coker was first arrested Tuesday, after Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper William Gillentine discovered the silver Chevrolet sedan he stopped at 1:40 p.m., just west of Sulphur Springs on Interstate 30, for speeding had been reported stolen in Paris. When Gillentine asked Coker why...

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Sulphur Springs Man Stopped in Vehicle Reported Stolen in Paris
May29

Sulphur Springs Man Stopped in Vehicle Reported Stolen in Paris

Michael Allen Coker Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper William Gillentine arrested 51-year-old Michael Allen Coker of Sulphur Springs man for driving a stolen car. Gillentine reported seeing a sedan traveling faster than other vehicles on Interstate 30 west at about 1:41 p.m. He activated his radar, which showed the man to be traveling at speeds of 81 and 82 miles per hour in a 75 mph speed zone. The trooper conducted a traffic...

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Grand Jury Returns 55 Indictments in March
Mar22

Grand Jury Returns 55 Indictments in March

A Hopkins County Grand Jury returned 55 indictments Monday, March 21st. Six were sealed indictments and will not be published until arrests are made. However, a number of charges for aggravated assault, sexual abuse of a child and possession of child pornography, along with a vast number of possession of a controlled substance were published. Wes Gerald and Curtis Anthony August-Adams were indicted for aggravated assault in...

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Hopkins County Grand Jury Hands Down 51 Indictments Monday Afternoon
Oct27

Hopkins County Grand Jury Hands Down 51 Indictments Monday Afternoon

Monday afternoon, October 26, 2015, a Hopkins County Grand Jury handed down 51 indictments. Not all indicted have been arrested but those indictments that can be released include: Michael Allen Coker for theft of property over $20,000 but under $100,000. On September 18th of this year, 47-year old Michael Allen Coker was transported from the Dallas County Jail to the Hopkins County Jail to face a theft charge in Sulphur Springs. The...

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