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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Commerce, Cumby Men Jailed On Warrants
Dec06

Commerce, Cumby Men Jailed On Warrants

Hopkins County sheriff’s deputies reported taking two men into custody on outstanding misdemeanor warrants on Thursday, including one also charged on a firearm charge, according to arrest reports. Shawn Lee Marker Deputy Drew Fisher reported initiating a traffic stop around 8:20 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4, on a silver Ford F-150 pickup that failed to stop at the stop sign on FM 2653 at Interstate 30. One person in the vehicle,...

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Sulphur Springs, Greenville Men Jailed On Warrants
Dec03

Sulphur Springs, Greenville Men Jailed On Warrants

Two men were jailed after turning themselves in to authorities on outstanding warrants. Jeremy Edward Johnson Jeremy Edward Johnson, 35, of Greenville turned himself in at 12:50 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3, and was escorted by Hopkins County Sheriff’s Sgt. Scott Davis into the county jail, where he was held on a warrant for theft of property valued at $30,000-$150,000. He remained in the county jail late Tuesday morning, according to...

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4 Teens Accused Of Stealing Firearms, ATV While Skipping School
Dec03

4 Teens Accused Of Stealing Firearms, ATV While Skipping School

James Wesley Whitworth IIDiaShawn Jerome Godbolt Four teens caught skipping school Monday afternoon were taken into custody later Dec. 2 on a felony engaging in criminal activity charge in connection with thefts of firearms and an ATV. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Chief Investigator Corley Weatherford credited Cpl. Todd Evans for his work, which lead to the arrests and location of stolen property. According to dispatch reports,...

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Arlington Woman Arrested On Controlled Substance Charge After Crashing Truck
Dec02

Arlington Woman Arrested On Controlled Substance Charge After Crashing Truck

Belinda Jean Nash A traffic crash resulted in an Arlington, TX woman’s arrest Saturday night on controlled substance and drug paraphernalia charges, according to sheriff’s reports. Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Arturo Ugalde, Hopkins County sheriff’s officers, and Hopkins County and Como firefighters were dispatched at 10:39 p.m. to a one-vehicle rollover crash on State Highway 11 east. Belinda Jean Nash...

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County Personnel Policies Regarding CDLs, Travel, Longevity and Holiday Pay
Nov30

County Personnel Policies Regarding CDLs, Travel, Longevity and Holiday Pay

Hopkins County Commissioners Court County employees will want to note of at least six personnel policy changes Hopkins County Commissioners Court approved earlier in the week. Adopted were amended, update or new policies regarding commercial driver’s license and certification pay, holiday and longevity pay, uniform budgets, health incentive programs, and mileage and traveling. “There’s a number of changes, some are...

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Cooper Man Jailed For Having 1.5 Grams Of Methamphetamine
Nov30

Cooper Man Jailed For Having 1.5 Grams Of Methamphetamine

Billy Joe Thomas A 38-year-old Cooper man was arrested at early Saturday morning after deputies found a bag of suspected methamphetamine in his possession during a traffic stop. Hopkins County Sheriff’s deputy Drew Fisher reported conducting a traffic stop on a Ford Ranger on Interstate 30 west at mile marker 124 (near South Broadway Street in Sulphur Springs) at 12 a.m. Nov. 30. Sgt. Richard Greer assisted with the traffic...

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Sulphur Springs Man Allegedly Caught With Drug Paraphernalia, Suspected Methamphetamine
Nov29

Sulphur Springs Man Allegedly Caught With Drug Paraphernalia, Suspected Methamphetamine

Timmy Dean Scott A 55-year-old Sulphur Springs man was jailed early Thanksgiving morning after deputies found suspected marijuana, methamphetamine, pills and drug paraphernalia during a traffic stop. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Nicholas Marney and Sgt. Scott Davis stopped a Nissan Altima at 12:15 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 28, on SH 19 south at County Road 1106 for a traffic violation. The driver allegedly showed signs of bruxism...

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Wood County Sheriff’s Report For Nov. 20-25, 2019
Nov28

Wood County Sheriff’s Report For Nov. 20-25, 2019

Wood County Sheriff’s Office patrol car Wednesday, Nov. 20 Deputies were dispatched to County Road 1540 near Alba, at approximately 8:03 a.m., in reference to shots fired. Deputies made contact with all parties involved. This case has been forwarded to investigators.Deputies conducted a traffic stop on County Road 2805 near Mineola; at approximately 9:19 a.m. Melissa Boaz, 39, of Mineola, was arrested for possession of a...

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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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