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Whitewright Man Jailed For Violating Probation
Sep10

Whitewright Man Jailed For Violating Probation

A 20-year-old Whitewright man was jailed for violating probation, which he was on for a controlled substance charge, according to arrest reports. Benjamin James Cowling (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office officials were alerted that Benjamin James Cowling was in custody at the adult probation office in Sulphur Springs for violating probation on a 2019 possession of less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 1 controlled...

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5 Jailed In Hopkins County  On Felony Warrants
May22

5 Jailed In Hopkins County On Felony Warrants

At least five were jailed in Hopkins County on felony warrants May 20-21 on felony warrants, according to arrest and jail reports. Brandon Gerrod Mickens (HCSO jail photo) Sulphur Springs Police Officer Adrian Pruitt stopped a Ford Fusion on College Street Thursday morning. The driver was identified as 37-year-old Brandon Gerrod Mickens of Sulphur Springs. A records check showed Mickens to be wanted on a Bowie County charge. Pruitt...

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Como Teen’s Arrest Friday Marked His 2nd Trip To Jail In 3 Months
May16

Como Teen’s Arrest Friday Marked His 2nd Trip To Jail In 3 Months

A Como teen’s arrest Friday marked the second time in three months the 18-year-old has been jailed in Hopkins County for controlled substance possession, according to arrest reports. Bryer Ray Parnell (HCSO jail photo) Sulphur Springs Police Officer Adrian Pruitt initiated a traffic stop on a Chrysler 200 just after 4 p.m. May 15 in the 1500 block of College Street. Pruitt alleged both the driver and passenger appeared extremely...

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Tyler Woman Arrested In Cumby On Controlled Substance Charge
Oct28

Tyler Woman Arrested In Cumby On Controlled Substance Charge

A 22-year-old Tyler woman was jailed Saturday evening after being found Cumby police found prescription medication in a Tylenol bottle in her possession, according to police reports. Cumby Police Officer Zack Steward reported stopping a Chevrolet 1500 pickup about 4:15 p.m. Oct. 26 on Commerce Street after noticing the woman driving didn’t have on a safety belt. The driver was identified as 22-year-old Montasia Ry Coughlin of...

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Grand Jury Signs 40 Indictments During August Court Session
Aug06

Grand Jury Signs 40 Indictments During August Court Session

The Hopkins County Grand Jury during the August session signed at least 40 indictments naming at least 32 different individuals in the charges, including four individuals accused of more than one offense and in other instances more than one person implicated in the same offense. The majority of the indictments were for alleged controlled substance charges. The rest range from abandoning or endangering a child and assault of a family...

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Four Hopkins County Teens Arrested On Organized Criminal Activity Charge
Apr05

Four Hopkins County Teens Arrested On Organized Criminal Activity Charge

Four Hopkins County teens were arrested Sunday night on Main Street for allegedly engaging in organized criminal activity, according to arrest reports. Andrew Michael “Hootie” Magnuson (HCSO jail photo) Sulphur Springs Police Department Special Crimes Unit began an investigation into alleged possession and distribution of narcotics. During the investigation, the SCU investigators began contacting the youth for the purchase...

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Three Receive Deferred Adjudication In District Court This Week
Jan16

Three Receive Deferred Adjudication In District Court This Week

Three people received deferred adjudication and one woman’s felony charge was dismissed in the 8th Judicial District Court this week, according to court reports. Dylan Cole Anderson (HCSO jail photo) Dylan Cole Anderson received a 5-year deferred sentence Jan. 14 for a Feb. 1, 2020 possession of 1 gram or more but less than 4 grams of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance charge. As part of a deal reached with prosecutors in...

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36 Indictments Signed During September Grand Jury Session
Oct06

36 Indictments Signed During September Grand Jury Session

At least 36 indictments were signed during the September Grand Jury session in Hopkins County, pushing those cases forward for prosecution. At least 24 people were named in the charges, which ranged from burglary, theft, controlled substance and marijuana offenses to sexual abuse, evading arrest and assault offense. At least eight people were named in two or more indictments, according to records released by the District Clerk’s...

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Suspicious Vehicle Complaint Results In Arrest
Apr18

Suspicious Vehicle Complaint Results In Arrest

A suspicious vehicle complaint on FM 69 south in Como early Friday morning resulted in a Como resident’s arrest after marijuana, alcohol, drug paraphernalia and a substance that tested positive for MDMA or Ecstasy were found in his possession, according to arrest reports. Autumn Rose Rodgers (HCSO jail reports) Hopkins County Sheriff Office’s Deputies Justin Wilkerson and Chris Baumann were dispatched shortly before 1 a.m....

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Yantis Woman Jailed On Controlled Substance, Dangerous Drug Charges
Jan31

Yantis Woman Jailed On Controlled Substance, Dangerous Drug Charges

A 33-year-old Yantis woman’s nervousness and argumentative interaction with an officer during a late night traffic stop on State Highway 154 south reportedly resulted in a search of her vehicle and location of contraband. Samanthe Lyn Taylor Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Drew Fisher, in arrest reports, claimed he asked Samanthe Lyn Taylor permission to search the 1998 Cadillac DeVille when she exhibited signs of...

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