Step Pay Increase Approved For Sulphur Springs Police Department Officers
Apr08

Step Pay Increase Approved For Sulphur Springs Police Department Officers

Sulphur Springs City Council Tuesday night approved a step pay raise for police officers. All certified officers will be getting a $4,000 increase per step of the officer step plan, which is equivalent to a 7 percent increase on average. New Sulphur Springs Police Department patrol vehicle Sulphur Springs Police Chief Jason Ricketson reported the department lost six officers in the last three years, and currently has two officers who...

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SSPD: Sulphur Springs Man Arrested For Running From SCU Investigators
Apr07

SSPD: Sulphur Springs Man Arrested For Running From SCU Investigators

A 29-year-old Sulphur Springs man arrested for running from police Monday morning, claimed he runs from police every time they contact him, officers alleged in arrest reports. Sulphur Springs Police Department patrol cars Sulphur Springs Police Department Special Crimes Unit officers reported attempting to detain the man for pulling on the front doors and entering back yards at multiple residences in the 600 block of Texas Street...

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Sulphur Springs City Council To Consider Minor Curfew, Election, Step Plan For SSPD
Apr07

Sulphur Springs City Council To Consider Minor Curfew, Election, Step Plan For SSPD

Due to COVID-19 social distancing and closed lobbies measures in place, the regular April meeting of Sulphur Springs City Council will be conduced online, and can be viewed by the public online starting at 7 p.m. tonight. The agenda is relatively short agenda, and includes for City Council consideration a curfew ordinance for minors, resolution to postpone the May 2 election and a step plan for Sulphur Springs Police Department....

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3 Arrested On Intoxication Charges Over The Weekend
Apr06

3 Arrested On Intoxication Charges Over The Weekend

At least three people were arrested on intoxication charges over the weekend, two for driving while intoxicated and one for public intoxication, according to jail and arrest reports. A Hopkins County Sheriff’s deputy arrested a 30-year-old Sulphur Springs man Friday night on Industrial Drive for driving while intoxicated. He was stopped just before 11 p.m. April 3 for traffic violation allegedly committed in a Nissan Altima....

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SSPD: Woman Caught With Fake Money And Heroin
Apr06

SSPD: Woman Caught With Fake Money And Heroin

Police arrested a 28-year-old Sulphur Springs woman allegedly caught with fake money and heroin at a local business Saturday evening. Katrina Jane Crowson Police responded just after 5 p.m. April 4 at a business in the 1200 block of South Broadway Street, where a forgery had been reported. Sulphur Springs Police Officer Adrian Pruitt and Silas Whaley alleged Katrina Jane Crowson was found at the location with counterfeit currency. She...

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Stolen Vehicle Recovered In County Friday Morning Had Just Been Reported Stolen
Apr04

Stolen Vehicle Recovered In County Friday Morning Had Just Been Reported Stolen

A stolen vehicle recovered in the county Friday morning, was determined to be the Hyundai Accent a Sulphur Springs resident had just reported to police as stolen. Another vehicle and diaper bag were also reported stolen from the same Davis Street residence April 3. The reports were among three theft and five burglary reports Sulphur Springs Police made between April 1 and April 4. Davis Street Thefts, Burglary The North Davis Street...

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Winnsboro Man Jailed For Alleged Theft At Walmart
Apr01

Winnsboro Man Jailed For Alleged Theft At Walmart

A 48-year-old Winnsboro man ended up in the county jail Tuesday evening on a felony charge of theft at Walmart, according to arrest reports. James Edward Lancaster Jr. Sulphur Springs Police Officer Cameron Robinson responded at 5:40 p.m. March 31 to a theft report at Walmart. Store asset protection staff had James Edward Lancaster Jr. in the store office. The store employee alleged Lancaster took numerous items with a total value at...

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Man Accused Thursday Of Threatening His Mother In Jail Saturday For Violating Protective Order
Mar28

Man Accused Thursday Of Threatening His Mother In Jail Saturday For Violating Protective Order

A 33-year-old Sulphur Springs man ended up back in jail less than 24-hours after being released. He was accused early Saturday morning of violation bond and a protective order, issued after he allegedly threatened to bash his mother’s face in Thursday night. The 33-year-old was jailed Thursday night, March 26, after allegedly threatening to injury his mother at her residence. Based on the fact that the man had previously been...

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Sulphur Springs Man Accused Of Threatening To Bash In Mother’s Face
Mar27

Sulphur Springs Man Accused Of Threatening To Bash In Mother’s Face

A disturbance complaint on Helm Lane Thursday night, March 26, resulted in a 33-year-old Sulphur Springs man’s arrest at 10:37 p.m. for assault by threat. Investigation revealed the man threatened to “bash” in his 78-year-old mother’s face, Sulphur Springs police alleged in arrest reports. Based on the fact that the man had previously been arrested for assault, other allegations of previous offenses raised,...

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Wanted Man Attempts To Hide Under Trash In Kitchen
Mar26

Wanted Man Attempts To Hide Under Trash In Kitchen

A 64-year-old Sulphur Springs man’s attempt to hide from police under trash reportedly failed Wednesday afternoon. Sulphur Springs Police Department Special Crimes Unit investigators and a patrol officer, aware of a warrants for Billy Jack Orsburn’s arrest, spotted Orsburn on Locust Street. He allegedly fled from the officers, barricading himself inside of his residence. Upon entry to the home, officers found Orsburn in...

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