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Hopkins County Grand Jury Hands Up 56 Indictments
Apr26

Hopkins County Grand Jury Hands Up 56 Indictments

Fifty-six (56) indictments were handed up by a Hopkins County Grand Jury on April 25, 2018. Those indictments in which arrests have previously been made include: Javaron Tyray Ross was indicted for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child. Ross, 21, was arrested in February at his Jackson Street address on an Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child warrant. A Sulphur Springs Police officer made the arrest and transported Ross to department...

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Local Man Arrested on Possession of Child Pornography Warrant
Apr03

Local Man Arrested on Possession of Child Pornography Warrant

William Harold McCarley, 58, of Sulphur Springs was a passenger in a 2006 Xterra stopped by Hopkins County law enforcement. McCarley was wanted on a Hopkins County Felony 3 warrant for Possession of Child Pornography. McCarley was arrested by Hopkins County Chief Investigator Corley Weatherford. Weatherford has been involved in investigating crimes against children for several years. Weatherford stated that officers had been waiting...

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Around 200 Birds Seized in Cockfight Investigation
Jan29

Around 200 Birds Seized in Cockfight Investigation

A tip regarding a large cockfight, a blood sport between two cocks, or gamecocks, held in a ring called a cockpit, sent Hopkins County Criminal Investigators, deputies, and their newly acquired drone to a location between Como and Sulphur Springs, just off State Highway 11. Around 200 gamecocks were seized at an established site for cockfights and were turned over to the SPCA Saturday. Using the drone to fly over the site, law...

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Harrison Endorsed for Judge, County Court at Law by Hopkins County Law Enforcement Association
Dec19
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Commerce Man Charged For Third Time In 2 Months With Offense Involving A Child
Jul16

Commerce Man Charged For Third Time In 2 Months With Offense Involving A Child

A 60-year-old Commerce man has been charged for the third time in 2 months with an offense involving a child, according to arrest and jail reports. Darrell Glen Farris (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Nick Marney served Darrell Glen Farris at 5:35 p.m. Thursday with a first-degree felony warrant for aggravated sexual assault of a child warrant. The warrant was served at the county jail, where Farris has...

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Commerce Man Accused Of Additional Indecency With Child Offenses
Jul01

Commerce Man Accused Of Additional Indecency With Child Offenses

A 60-year-old Commerce man was accused of additional indecency with a child offenses this week, according to jail and sheriff’s reports. Darrel Glen Farris (HCSO jail photo) Darrell Glen Farris has remained in Hopkins County jail since his arrest on June 8, 2021, on an online solicitation of a minor charge. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office received an outcry report and initiated an investigation. Farris was alleged to have...

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Three Men Jailed For Crimes Against Children
Jun10

Three Men Jailed For Crimes Against Children

Over the past two days, three men have been jailed for crimes against children, according to arrest and Hopkins County jail reports. Charles Ray Rollins (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Scott Davis, Deputy Justin Wilkerson and Investigator Michael Russell, aware of an outstanding warrant for Charles Ray Rollins’ arrest, located the 42-year-old man at his Saltillo residence and took him into custody at...

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Woman Accused Of Trafficking West Texas Youth Now Charged With Firearm Offenses
Aug20

Woman Accused Of Trafficking West Texas Youth Now Charged With Firearm Offenses

Sulphur Springs, TX – August 20, 2020 – A 43-year-old Saltillo woman accused earlier this month of trafficking a youth from West Texas to Hopkins County has also been charged with firearm offenses. Romany Michael Ruble Romany Michael Ruble, who is also known as Romany Michael Cathey, has been in Hopkins County jail since August 9, when she was accused of picking up a runaway in West Texas approximately 1 week before. Ruble...

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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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Crump Captured; Faces Possible Failure to Appear Indictment
Dec15

Crump Captured; Faces Possible Failure to Appear Indictment

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Investigators and deputies apprehended Keri Amanda Crump, 28, of Sulphur Springs, Friday morning in Rowlett, Texas. Crump has been on the run after she failed to appear the second day of her jury trial last week. Although not present for the second day of her trial Tuesday December 12, 2017, a Hopkins County Jury found Crump guilty of Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1 less than 1-gram. The...

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