Five People Arrested By DPS Following 2 Traffic Stops
Sep21

Five People Arrested By DPS Following 2 Traffic Stops

Five people were arrested by DPS troopers following 2 traffic stops in Hopkins County overnight Saturday, including one that resulted in a vehicle crash, according to arrest reports. State Highway 19 Arrests A Texas Department of Public Safety trooper reported stopping a white Chrysler 300 he observed driving on the improved shoulder of State Highway 19, where prohibited, around 8:30 p.m. Sept. 19. Texas Department of Public Safety As...

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Cumby Man Accused Of FM 1537 Church Burglary
Sep21

Cumby Man Accused Of FM 1537 Church Burglary

A 20-year-old Cumby man was accused Sunday of a FM 1537 church burglary, according to sheriff’s reports. Cole William Peterson (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office communications operators dispatched Sgt. Tanner Steward, and Deputies Chris Baumann, Kevin Lester and Alvin Jordan at 5:48 a.m. Sept. 20 to FM 1537 at County Road 3509, to check the welfare of a male reportedly lying in the middle of the road,...

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EMP Credits, Off-System Bridge And Chapter 381 ED Programs On Commissioners Court Agenda
Sep20

EMP Credits, Off-System Bridge And Chapter 381 ED Programs On Commissioners Court Agenda

Hopkins County Commissioners Court will hold a special court session Monday morning, Sept. 21, to consider items related to equivalent match projects, certain permits, a Chapter 381 agreement, longevity pay schedule and a grant contract. The commissioners will be asked to consider approving a resolution to perform authorized equivalent match projects, known as EMPs, and to receive excess EMP credit from Rains County and Hunt County...

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Deputies Arrest 2 On Felony Warrants
Sep19

Deputies Arrest 2 On Felony Warrants

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested 2 on felony warrants Friday, according to arrest reports. No HCSO jail photo available for Rickey Leon Flatt Deputy Alvin Jordan took Ricky Leon Flatt into custody at 1:15 p.m. Sept. 18 following a State Highway 11 west at County Road 4738, according to sheriff’s reports. The 55-year-old Texarkana, Arkansas man was booked into Hopkins County jail on an Arkansas violation of...

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2 Men Caught With Contraband
Sep19

2 Men Caught With Contraband

Two men were caught with contraband overnight Friday, according to arrest reports. Jackson Street Controlled Substance Arrest No HCSO jail photo available for Kerry Lee Jones Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office deputies were made aware of a drug transaction scheduled to occur Sept. 19. Sgt. Tanner Steward and Investigator Wade Sheets reported seeing 33-year-old Kerry Lee Jones of Cooper pick up another individual using a Chevrolet...

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Sulphur Springs Man Arrested On Prostitution Charge
Sep19

Sulphur Springs Man Arrested On Prostitution Charge

A 33-year-old Sulphur Springs man was arrested on a prostitution charge early Saturday morning, according to arrest and jail reports. The man allegedly made an agreement to purchase sexual activities for $100, then traveled in the vicinity of the individual he’d agreed to meet, sheriff’s officers alleged in arrest reports. The 33-year-old was taken into custody by Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Investigator Wade...

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Man Accused Of Injuring Niece With Scissors
Sep19

Man Accused Of Injuring Niece With Scissors

A 74-year-old Sulphur Springs man was accused of injuring his niece with scissors Friday evening. Lester Carl Thomas (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Tanner Steward and Deputy Chris Baumann were dispatched at 6:38 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18, to a County Road 1174 residence, where a 911 caller alleged a person had been stabbed with scissors. Upon arrival at the rural residence, deputies found the 74-year-old...

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HCSO: Wilmer Man Caught In Hopkins County With Gun Stolen From Denton
Sep18

HCSO: Wilmer Man Caught In Hopkins County With Gun Stolen From Denton

A 22-year-old Wilmer man was caught in Hopkins County with a gun stolen from Denton, according to arrest reports. No HCSO jail photo available for Jerry Dwayne Cohns Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Thomas Patterson reported stopping a 2013 Mercedes C250 at 7:20 p.m. Sept. 17, 2020 on Interstate 30 east at mile marker 136 for traveling in the left lane, disregarding a traffic control device. During the course of the...

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Man Accused Of Drunk Driving During Crash On Hillcrest Drive Overpass
Sep18

Man Accused Of Drunk Driving During Crash On Hillcrest Drive Overpass

A 66-year-old Sulphur Springs man was accused of drunk driving during a crash on the Hillcrest Drive overpass early Friday morning, sheriff’s deputies alleged in arrest reports. No HCSO photo available for Roy Stephen Dyer Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Aaron Chaney reported seeing as southbound black Ford F-150 pickup drive straight from the right turn lane on the Hillcrest Drive overpass and collide with the...

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Sulphur Springs Woman Jailed On  Felony Warrant
Sep17

Sulphur Springs Woman Jailed On Felony Warrant

A 29-year-old Sulphur Springs woman was jailed on a felony warrant late Wednesday night. Brittany Leigh George Brittany Leigh George reportedly arrived at Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office lobby and turned herself in at 11:02 p.m. Sept. 16, 2020, on a warrant for manufacture or delivery of 4 grams or more but less than 200 grams of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance. She was escorted into the jail by Deputy Nick Marney and...

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