Toys Still Being Accepted For Blue Santa Program
Dec06

Toys Still Being Accepted For Blue Santa Program

If you missed the Blue Santa drive earlier this week, those who wish to give can still do so at tonight’s parade as well as in the designated Blue Santa barrels at businesses, the sheriff’s office at 298 Rosemont St. in Sulphur Springs, and various agencies throughout the county. The sheriff will be pulling the Blue Santa trailer during the Lions Club Lights Christmas Parade, and Blue Santa helpers will be accepting...

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Grand Saline Man Receives 10-Year Sentence On Indecency With A Child Charge
Dec05

Grand Saline Man Receives 10-Year Sentence On Indecency With A Child Charge

Anthony Michael Luft A 41-year-old Grand Saline man received a 10-year sentence from a district judge on an indecency with a child by sexual contact charge. Anthony Michael Luft plead guilty to indecency with a child by sexual contact; a sentencing hearing was held Dec. 3 before 8th Judicial District Judge Eddie Northcutt, who sentenced Luft to 10 years, according to prosecutors. “This was a very tough case. Law enforcement did...

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Sulphur Springs Man Arrested On A Firearm Charge
Dec03

Sulphur Springs Man Arrested On A Firearm Charge

Matthew Lavon Payne A 42-year-old Sulphur Springs man was arrested early Tuesday morning on a felony weapon charge, according to police reports. Sulphur Springs Police Cpl. Chris Rosamond reported officers were made aware of a FBI warrant for Matthew Lavon Payne’s arrest. Rosamond reported contact was made with occupants of a Chevrolet High Country pickup at 5:41 a.m. Dec. 3, on Main Street. Payne was a passenger in the truck,...

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Winnsboro Police Department Media Report For Nov. 25-Dec. 1, 2019
Dec02

Winnsboro Police Department Media Report For Nov. 25-Dec. 1, 2019

Arrests Dawson Klika, 18 years of age, of Winnsboro, Texas, was arrested on Nov. 25, 2019, for driving while intoxicated. Hunter Weems, 21 years of age, of Winnsboro, Texas, was arrested on Nov. 25, 2019 on a Texas Pardon and Parole warrant. Calls for Service The Winnsboro Police Department responded to a total of 155 calls for service during this reporting period. Citations The Winnsboro Police Department issued 29 citations and 45...

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Hopkins County EMS: Ambulance, Vehicle Collision On Hillcrest Drive Resulted In No Serious Injuries
Dec02

Hopkins County EMS: Ambulance, Vehicle Collision On Hillcrest Drive Resulted In No Serious Injuries

Hopkins County Emergency Medical Services ambulances An ambulance and another vehicle collided Saturday afternoon on Hillcrest Drive. No one sustained serious injuries as a result of the crash, according to Hopkins County Director of EMS Brent Smith. The mobile intensive care ambulance unit reportedly had a patient on board and was headed to CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital-Sulphur Springs when the crash occurred at the intersection...

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Woman Accused Of Trying To Hide Methamphetamine Pipe During Traffic Stop
Dec02

Woman Accused Of Trying To Hide Methamphetamine Pipe During Traffic Stop

Rachelle Ford Madison A 51-year-old Sulphur Springs woman was arrested early Sunday morning by police for allegedly trying to hide a methamphetamine pipe from police during a traffic stop. Sulphur Springs Police Officer Zach Brown stopped a Nissan Altima at 1:23 a.m. December 1st in the 700 block of Freeman Street for an equipment violation. The driver, identified in reports as Rachelle Denise Ford Madison, exited the car upon...

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Kentucky Man Arrested On Controlled Substance Charge Following I-30 Stop
Dec02

Kentucky Man Arrested On Controlled Substance Charge Following I-30 Stop

Derek Brian Wilson A 33-year-old Keavy, Kentucky man was arrested on a second-degree felony controlled substance charge following a routine traffic stop. Sulphur Springs Police Officer Cleve Williams conducted a traffic stop on a Pontiac G6 at 9:34 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, on Interstate 30 east at mile marker 137. During the course of the traffic stop, Williams reported finding 8 grams of methamphetamine in Derek Brian Wilson’s...

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Woman Arrested Twice In Two Days On Intoxication Charge
Nov28

Woman Arrested Twice In Two Days On Intoxication Charge

Sulphur Springs Police Department patrol vehicle A 38-year-old woman was arrested by police Wednesday afternoon for the second time in two days for allegedly being intoxicated in public. Sulphur Springs police officers first encountered the woman shortly after 2 p.m. Nov. 26, while responding to a request for assistance in the 100 block of Airport Road, where a psychiatric patient was reportedly causing a disturbance, the arresting...

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Cemetery, Residential Disturbances Result In 2 Misdemeanor Arrests
Nov27

Cemetery, Residential Disturbances Result In 2 Misdemeanor Arrests

Two men were reportedly arrested on misdemeanor charges following reports of disturbances Tuesday. A 39-year-old Rockwall man’s unruly behavior in front of Brashear Cemetery caught the attention of others in the area, who reported him to the sheriff’s office around lunch time Nov. 26. The first call county dispatchers received was for suspicious activity, specifically a report of a guy “yelling and throwing stuff out...

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Disturbance Complaint Results In Intoxication Arrest
Nov26

Disturbance Complaint Results In Intoxication Arrest

A complaint regarding a Jefferson Street disturbance Monday night resulted in a 42-year-old Sulphur Springs man’s arrest for being intoxicated in public, according to police reports. Sulphur Springs police were dispatched at 10:45 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25, to the 900 block of Jefferson Street, in response to a 911 call. Upon arrival at the location, the homeowner told police the man had entered the residence without permission,...

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