Local Man Arrested on Parole Violation; and Unlawful Possession of Firearm by Felon
Dec21

Local Man Arrested on Parole Violation; and Unlawful Possession of Firearm by Felon

When Hopkins County Deputies arrested Stephen Lance Boughton, 40, of Sulphur Springs, for Parole Violation, Boughton had in his possession a bolt action 22 rifle that he claimed was a BB gun. When Boughton claimed the weapon was a BB gun, an examination of the weapon and the serial number on the weapon proved otherwise. Boughton admitted to knowing the weapon was in the room. Boughton is in Hopkins County Jail held with no bond on the...

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Felon in Possession of Firearm Arrest Made by Cumby Police
Jul10

Felon in Possession of Firearm Arrest Made by Cumby Police

Sunday evening, Cumby Police stopped a 2002 Jeep Cherokee at the 113-mile marker for having a broken tail light . The smell of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle created the need for a probable cause search inside the vehicle. A stolen Ruger 9MM semi-automatic pistol was found underneath the back passenger seat. The firearm had been stolen out of Sherman, Texas according to a records check. Also found in the vehicle were three...

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Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by Felon; Two Arrested for Methamphetamine
Jul23

Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by Felon; Two Arrested for Methamphetamine

A traffic stop of a 1998 Ford F-150 pickup Friday found the Arkansas driver nervous and the passenger tampering with evidence in an attempt to hide some of the suspected methamphetamine. Hopkins County deputies found the driver to have a suspended Arkansas driver’s license. Following consent to search the vehicle, the driver side door contained contraband including a black vile with a clear baggie inside containing a green leafy...

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Godbolt Arrested For Theft of Firearm
Jan23

Godbolt Arrested For Theft of Firearm

January 23, 2023 – Adrian Jamaal Godbolt of Sulphur Springs was arrested and charged with possession of a firearm by a felon, two counts of theft of a firearm and no driving licence. 2229619 1 46.05 UNLAWFUL POSSESS FIREARM BY FELON2229617 1 31.03(E)(4)(C) THEFT OF FIREARM MAGISTRATE COURT2229618 1 31.03(E)(4)(C) THEFT OF FIREARM MAGISTRATE COURT22A796 1 NO DRIVERS LICENSE Godbolt has been arrested several times in the past 2...

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Suspected Fentanyl Pills, Firearms Found During SH 19 North Traffic Stop
Jan16

Suspected Fentanyl Pills, Firearms Found During SH 19 North Traffic Stop

Suspected fentanyl pills and firearms were reportedly found during a State Highway 19 north traffic stop Sunday night. Hopkins County Sheriff Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputies Ryan Reed and Sgt. Scott Davis reported stopping the gray Honda Accord with no license plate lights at 11:02 p.m. Jan. 15, 2023, on State Highway 19 north at FM 71. Upon contact with the California man driving, deputies asked him to step out of the...

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A Dozen People Jailed In Hopkins County On Felony Warrants
Jan13

A Dozen People Jailed In Hopkins County On Felony Warrants

At least a dozen people were jailed in Hopkins County on felony warrants in the past 10 days. Among the individuals jailed Jan. 3-13, 2023, on felony warrants were: Deputy Terry Thompson took custody of Jessica Nicole Allen at 8:10 a.m. Jan. 12, 2023, at Lamar County jail. Thompson then transported the 34-year-old Paris woman to Hopkins County jail, where she was booked in at 9:38 a.m. Thursday on a warrant for violation of probation,...

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10 Jailed In Hopkins County On Outstanding Felony Charges Over The Past 5 Days
Dec25

10 Jailed In Hopkins County On Outstanding Felony Charges Over The Past 5 Days

Over the past 5 days (Dec. 19-23), 10 people were jailed in Hopkins County on outstanding felony charges, according to jail reports. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputies Josh Davis and Brennan Murray, and Sgt. Scott Davis reported stopping Francisco Valentin Sanchez (who is also known by Velenta Sanchez), around 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 23, 2022, on Interstate 30 west at mile marker 120 for a traffic offense committed with a...

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At Least 20 Arrested In Hopkins County On Felony Warrants
Dec04

At Least 20 Arrested In Hopkins County On Felony Warrants

At least 20 people were arrested in Hopkins County on felony warrants over the last 2 weeks, beginning Nov. 21 and ending Dec. 3, 2022, according to local law enforcement reports. A traffic stop by Sulphur Springs Police Officer Francisco Castro at 12:15 p.m. Dec. 3, 2022, on East Loop 301 at Shiloh Road resulted in the passenger being arrested on two warrants, discovered during a records check. After releasing the car, which belonged...

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7 Booked Into Hopkins County Jail On Felony Warrants
Nov18

7 Booked Into Hopkins County Jail On Felony Warrants

At lease seven people were booked into Hopkins County jail on felony warrants over the last week, Nov. 10-17, 2022, according to sheriff’s office and arrest reports. I-30 East Arrest Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Richard Brantley stopped a GMC Box just before noon Nov. 16, 2022, on Interstate 30 east at mile marker 138 for a traffic violation. A records check using the driver’s Texas ID card revealed a Dallas...

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4 Arrested On Felony Controlled Substance Charges
Oct20

4 Arrested On Felony Controlled Substance Charges

At least four people were arrested during the past three days on felony controlled substance and related charges, according to arrest reports. Welfare Check A welfare check on what was reported to be an unresponsive person in a vehicle at Walmart resulted in a Sulphur Springs woman’s arrest on seven Gregg County warrants. Sulphur Springs Police Officer Francisco Castro was dispatched to Walmart parking lot, where a man was reported to...

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