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Local 911 Is Service Down Again, Call Provided Numbers For Emergencies
Jan25

Local 911 Is Service Down Again, Call Provided Numbers For Emergencies

Sulphur Springs Police Chief Jason Ricketson at noon Jan. 25, 2022, reported that the local 911 service is down again, and encourages city and county residents to store alternate emergency numbers to call in the event of an emergency in Sulphur Springs or Hopkins County when 911 is down. “Once again, we have an interruption in our area and our 911 system is not receiving all calls. Please call 903-439-3719 for city emergencies...

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Authorities: Manhunt Launched For Dallas Man Who Fled After Assaulting Officers Who Tried To Stop Him For Shoplifting Alcoholic Beverages
Jan24

Authorities: Manhunt Launched For Dallas Man Who Fled After Assaulting Officers Who Tried To Stop Him For Shoplifting Alcoholic Beverages

A 27-year-old Dallas man allegedly assaulted the police officers who tried to stop him from shoplifting a basket full of alcoholic beverages. He lead officers on a vehicle pursuit through Sulphur Springs, through pastures and into the county, where he fled after crashing into a tree. The manhunt ended after the suspect got wet in a cold pond and was taken into custody Saturday. He now faces 11 charges, with bonds totaling $1,769,000....

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Florida Man Jailed For Having Drug Test Falsification Device
Jan22

Florida Man Jailed For Having Drug Test Falsification Device

A 33-year-old Kissimmee, Florida man was jailed Friday night for having a drug test falsification device, a bottle of false urine, according to arrest reports. Sulphur Springs Police Cpl. Silas Whaley reported conducting a traffic stop on a Chevrolet Malibu at 9:25 p.m. Jan. 21, 2022, on Lee Street. When contacted, the driver allegedly admitted to possessing an open container. A probable cause search of the car revealed a plastic...

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Authorities Release Names Of Children Who Perished In Moore Street House Fire
Jan21

Authorities Release Names Of Children Who Perished In Moore Street House Fire

Local authorities at 11:30 a.m. Friday released the names of the two children who perished in the Moore Street house fire early Thursday morning, Jan. 20, 2022. According to Sulphur Springs Fire Chief/Marshal David James, the two little girls found deceased inside the burned More Street structure Thursday morning are 3-year-old Heaven Lee and 1-year-old Hayden Lee. “Our thoughts and prayers are with the family during this...

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11-Mile Vehicle Pursuit On I-30 Ends With Felony Arrest
Jan21

11-Mile Vehicle Pursuit On I-30 Ends With Felony Arrest

An 11-mile vehicle pursuit along Interstate 30 east early Friday morning resulted in a felony arrest and a dog bite, according to arrest reports. Donquese Everett-Young AKA Donqese Jones, Donya Smith, Donquese Young and Donquese Taunnay Young (HCSO jail photo) Sulphur Springs Police Officer Cleve Williams reported stopping a Chevrolet Malibu at 12:09 a.m. Jan. 21, 2022, on I-30 east at mile marker 112 for a traffic violation. The...

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911 Down Due To Service Disruption In Area, Numbers Given To Call For Emergencies
Jan20

911 Down Due To Service Disruption In Area, Numbers Given To Call For Emergencies

Sulphur Springs and Hopkins County are currently having an issue with the 911 systems; 911 systems are down. According to Sulphur Springs Police Department, there is a disruption in the area, resulting in the local 911 system not receiving calls for all carriers. Until 911 is restored, those seeking assistance should: Call 903-439-3719 for emergencies in Sulphur Springs, andCall 903-885-2768 for Hopkins County...

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3 Men Jailed Over The Weekend On Felony Warrants
Jan17

3 Men Jailed Over The Weekend On Felony Warrants

At least three people were jailed over the weekend on felony warrants, according to arrest and jail reports. Martin Gonzalez Guerrero (HCSO jail reports) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputies Josh Davis and Bobby Osornio were made aware of Martin Gonzalez Guerrero had an outstanding warrant for his arrest Saturday. They went to the 46-year-old Como man’s Lynch Street residence, served the warrant and took him into...

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Man Jailed On 3 Controlled Substance Charges
Jan15

Man Jailed On 3 Controlled Substance Charges

Woman Arrested After Pipes Found In Her Car A 27-year-old man was jailed on three controlled substance charges after police found a pistol, pills and suspected cocaine were found in his vehicle. A 36-year-old Commerce woman was also jailed on a controlled substance charge in an unrelated traffic stop Friday evening, according to arrest reports. Cadi Lane Arrest Marc Oneil Hutchings Sulphur Springs Police Officer Francisco Castro...

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Crime In Sulphur Springs At 22-Year Low In 2021
Jan14

Crime In Sulphur Springs At 22-Year Low In 2021

New 22-Year Lows Set in 3 Major Offense Categories, High Set In Another Last Year Crime declined in 2021 in Sulphur Springs, dropping from 188 offenses in 2020 to a new 22-year record low of 128 offenses recorded by Sulphur Springs Police Department in the seven major offense reporting categories. In the past, the least number of offenses recorded by SSPD in a year was 162 in 2019 and the most was 371 offenses in 2004. From 2020 to...

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Loop 301 Traffic Stop Results In Controlled Substance Arrest
Jan13

Loop 301 Traffic Stop Results In Controlled Substance Arrest

Stephen Charles Gilreath An East Loop 301 traffic stop at 12:05 a.m. Jan. 13, 2022, resulted in one controlled substance arrest. Sulphur Springs Police Officers Silas Whaley and Robble Acosta conducted a traffic stop on a black Chrysler 300. The driver and owner of the car gave the officers permission to search it. Whaley reported finding a gray bag containing a crystal-like substance believed based on his training to be...

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