Wood County Sheriff’s Report July 9-16, 2019
Jul18

Wood County Sheriff’s Report July 9-16, 2019

July 9th Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on HWY 69 near Alba; at approximately 12:34 a.m. William Barnett, 48, of Emory, was arrested for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Public Intoxication. Deputies responded to a suspicious person on HWY 80 near Mineola; at approximately 3:01 a.m. Deputies located the individual and provided a courtesy transport. Deputies were dispatched to CR 2170 near Quitman, at approximately 7:08...

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Truck-Train Crash Tuesday Evening Resulted In 1 Death
Jul17

Truck-Train Crash Tuesday Evening Resulted In 1 Death

A 39-year-old man died Tuesday evening in a truck-train collision just off State Highway 11 east near Cornersville, according to authorities. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office deputies, Texas Department of Public Safety troopers, Winnsboro Police officers and Winnsboro, Hopkins county and Pickton Pine Forest firefighters were dispatched at 7 p .m. Tuesday, July 16 to crash involving a train and pickup truck just off State Highway...

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Commissioners Court Renews Inmate Housing Agreement With Rockwall County, Internet Contract
Jul15

Commissioners Court Renews Inmate Housing Agreement With Rockwall County, Internet Contract

Hopkins County Commissioners Court Monday morning deeded their portion of an Oak Avenue property to the city, signed an agreement with Rockwall County to house inmates, and approved a new contract for internet and telephone service. Hopkins County Commissioner Court Monday morning signed over the county’s portion of ownership in the old Oak Avenue nursing home, so the property can be used by the city to construct a new senior...

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Sulphur Springs Man Accused Of Leaving Two Crashes, Trying To Take Weapon From Deputy
Jul15

Sulphur Springs Man Accused Of Leaving Two Crashes, Trying To Take Weapon From Deputy

A 30-year-old Sulphur Springs man was reportedly tried to take a taser away from one of the deputies who stopped him for investigation in two crashes he was alleged to have been involved in with a Jeep Wrangler. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputies Thomas Patterson, Tanner Steward, Kevin Lester and Sgt. Shea Shaw were dispatched at 10:05 p.m. Sunday to the area of State Highway 154 south and County Road 2174, where a motorist...

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Irving Man Arrested On I-30 In Hopkins County On Tarrant County Warrants
Jul13

Irving Man Arrested On I-30 In Hopkins County On Tarrant County Warrants

Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Chris Sorley arrested two men following two different traffic stops Friday. Sorley reported stopping a Jeep Wrangler around noon Friday on Interstate 30 at mile marker 129 for not having two license plates. A records check using the Montana driver’s license given by the 36-year-old man, showed the man to be wanted in Tarrant County on two warrants for not paying child support, according...

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Wood County Sheriff’s Report July 3-8, 2019
Jul12

Wood County Sheriff’s Report July 3-8, 2019

July 3 rd Deputies were dispatched to CR 2692 near Hawkins, at approximately 3:34 a.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies located the individual and everything was OK. Deputies were dispatched to CR 2117 near Quitman, at approximately 5:04 a.m., in reference to an unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. A known actor took the reporting party’s vehicle without authorization. This case has been forwarded to investigators. Deputies...

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Motorcyclist Killed In Highway 154 Crash
Jul12

Motorcyclist Killed In Highway 154 Crash

A 48-year-old Sulphur Springs man reportedly died as a result of a crash involving a motorcycle and pickup on State Highway 154 south at FM 1567. Texas Department of Public Safety troopers; Hopkins County sheriff’s deputies; and Hopkins County, Miller Grove, Cumby and Arbala firefighters were dispatched at 8 p.m. to SH 154 south at FM 1567, to what was reported as a motorcycle crash that resulted in a bike fire, and at least one...

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2 Men Jailed Felony Warrants
Jul11

2 Men Jailed Felony Warrants

Hopkins County Sheriff’s deputies took two men into custody Wednesday July 10 on felony warrants for violating probation, according to arrest and jail reports. Jacob Nathaniel Granger HCSO Cpl. Todd Evans was dispatched at 9:15 a.m. July 10 to the probation office, where he took 22-year-old Jacob Nathaniel Granger of Sulphur Springs into custody on a warrant for violation of probation, which he was on for possession of 2 ounces...

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Leesburg Man Accused Of Possessing Stolen Prescription Medication, Using Urine For Drug Test
Jul10

Leesburg Man Accused Of Possessing Stolen Prescription Medication, Using Urine For Drug Test

A 26-year-old Leesburg man was arrested after he was found in possession of prescription medication he allegedly stolen from a family member and urine which he admitted he’d used to pass a drug test for work. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Sgt. Shea Shaw reported stopping a Honda Civic on State Highway 11 east in Pickton after noticing the car did not have a front license plate. On contact with the driver and sole occupant,...

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Teen To Serve Commitment For Criminal Activity Charge
Jul09

Teen To Serve Commitment For Criminal Activity Charge

Miklo Vargas Miklo Jose Vargas, 18, of Sulphur Springs turned himself in at the sheriff’s office at 5 p.m. July 8 to serve a commitment in an intermediate sanctioned facility on an engaging in organized criminal activity charge. He was escorted by Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Kevin Lester into the jail and held on the first degree felony charge, according to arrest reports. The first-degree felony offense is alleged to...

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