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Men Receive Deferred Sentence For Controlled Substance Charge
Nov25

Men Receive Deferred Sentence For Controlled Substance Charge

Two men each received a deferred sentence on a controlled substance charge in district court this week. Two men and a woman also plead guilty in court and are slated to be sentenced in a hearing next month, according to court reports. Rafael Sanchez Gutierrez (HCSO jail photo) On Monday, Nov. 23, Rafael Sanchez Gutierrez appeared in the 8th Judicial District Court during the 9 a.m. session. He arranged to plead guilty on a possession...

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Wood County Sheriff’s Report For Nov. 18-23, 2020
Nov25

Wood County Sheriff’s Report For Nov. 18-23, 2020

Wood County Sheriff’s Office provided the following activity report for Nov. 18-23, 2020: Alarm: 6Animal Complaint: 9Arrest/Warrant: 9Assault: 4Burglary: 2Criminal Trespass: 1Disturbances/Disputes: 16Fire-Structure: 2Fraud: 3Inquest: 2Livestock at Large: 9Noise Complaint: 1Reckless Driver: 4Shots Fired: 3Suspicious Activity: 17Theft: 11Traffic Closed by Arrest: 2Traffic Hazard: 4Violation of Protective Order: 1Welfare Check: 14 Wood...

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Commissioners Court Tabled Road Closure Order, Approved Agreements, Contracts
Nov24

Commissioners Court Tabled Road Closure Order, Approved Agreements, Contracts

Hopkins County Commissioners Court on Monday tabled a road closure order but approved several agreements and contracts as presented. Road Closure The court was originally scheduled to consider approving road closure order for a portion of County Road 3602 during their regular meeting Monday. However, Precinct 3 Commissioner Wade Bartley asked the court to table the motion as not all steps in the process required to close a road had...

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3 County Chase Ends With Wreck And Felony Arrest
Nov24

3 County Chase Ends With Wreck And Felony Arrest

A 3 county chase concluded Monday night with a wreck and felony arrest, according to sheriff’s deputies. The vehicle pursuit reportedly began at 9:06 p.m. November 23, 2020 on State Highway 19 south in Hopkins County when Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Drew Fisher attempted to stop a 2020 Ford Mustang for a traffic violation. MANNINO,JESSICA ASHLEY – Taken in 2019 Instead of stopping for officers, the driver...

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2 Accused Of Credit Or Debit Card Abuse
Nov23

2 Accused Of Credit Or Debit Card Abuse

Two Sulphur Springs residents were accused of credit or debit card abuse over the weekend, according to sheriff’s reports. Jonathan Wayne Smith (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Jason Lavender spotted Jonathan Wayne Smith standing behind a Honda at his rural Sulphur Springs residence and took him into custody Saturday, Nov. 21 on the warrant. The 23-year-old was booked into Hopkins County jail on the...

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Nearly Half Of November Indictments Were For Drug, Alcohol Offenses
Nov21

Nearly Half Of November Indictments Were For Drug, Alcohol Offenses

Approximately 100 indictments were signed during the November 2020 Grand Jury session, pushing those cases forward for prosecution. Approximately half of the November 2020 indictments were for drug, alcohol and related offenses. (Click here for the other half of the November 2020 indictments.) In some instances, individuals were accused of more than one offense. Adam Joshua Hodges (HCSO jail photo) Adam Joshua Hodges was named in nine...

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100 Indictments Signed During November 2020 Grand Jury Session
Nov21

100 Indictments Signed During November 2020 Grand Jury Session

Approximately 100 indictments were signed during the November 2020 Grand Jury session, pushing those cases forward for prosecution. Named in the indictments are more than 70 defendants, including 11 individuals accused of two offenses and five alleged to have committed multiple offenses. In some charges, more than one defendant was named for alleged involvement in offenses. Charges ranged from aggravated robbery, sexual assault,...

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2 Men Transferred To Hopkins County Jail On Felony Charges
Nov21

2 Men Transferred To Hopkins County Jail On Felony Charges

Two men were reportedly transferred to Hopkins Count Hopkins County jail on felony charges Friday. Franklin County Sheriff’s Office took William Ray Grammer into custody and transported him to the Franklin-Hopkins County line, where he was released to Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Nick Marney at 6:11 p.m. Nov. 20. No HCSO jail photos available Nov. 21 for William Ray Grammer and Linton Brandon Keyton Grammer was...

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Dallas Woman Allegedly Tossed Methamphetamine Out Window During Stop
Nov21

Dallas Woman Allegedly Tossed Methamphetamine Out Window During Stop

A 35-year-old Dallas woman allegedly tossed meth out of a vehicle window during a traffic stop early Saturday morning, according to sheriff’s reports. No HCSO jail photo available Nov. 21 for Carolyn Suzanne Hinson When Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Nick Marney attempted to stop a Ford passenger vehicle around 2:45 a.m. Nov. 21 at mile marker 129 on Interstate 30 east for a defective license plate light the driver...

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2 Traffic Stops Net Suspected Methamphetamine, 2 Arrests
Nov20

2 Traffic Stops Net Suspected Methamphetamine, 2 Arrests

Two rural traffic stops netted suspected methamphetamine and two arrests Thursday, according to sheriff’s reports. State Highway 19 North Traffic Stop Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Tanner Steward reported stopping Carol Denise Brumley around 5:30 p.m. Nov. 19 on State Highway 19 north at FM 1536 for driving a Toyota Camry 70 miles per hour in a 65 mph speed zone. Upon contact with the driver, Steward noted the...

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