The following reports are based on arrests conducted with reports filed by Sulphur Springs and Hopkins County law enforcement from 5:30 a.m. Tuesday to 7 a.m. Friday and included:
Arrests on alcohol-related charges
• A 66-year-old Sulphur Springs man was arrested at 11:23 a.m. Tuesday at a Mockingbird Lane restaurant on a charge of public intoxication. Officers were dispatched to the location in reference to a suspicious person who was striking vehicles with a closed fist. They made contact with the man, who was reportedly very combative with a strong odor of alcohol emitting from his person. Officers were reportedly unable to perform field sobriety testing due to his being combative. No bond was set, and he was released from jail Wednesday.
Arrests on drugrelated charges
• A 21-year-old Gilmer man was arrested following a vehicle crash at the intersection of SH 11 east and FM 1870 on charges of possession of less than 2 ounces of marijuana and falsification of drug results. The man’s vehicle reportedly had a strong smell of raw marijuana and a small, hand-rolled marijuana cigar in plain view. During a probable cause search, deputies reportedly located a second marijuana cigar in the floor and a drug test falsification kit in the glove box. Bond was set at $2,000, and he remained in jail as of press time Friday.
• A 38-year-old Dallas man was arrested Thursday morning during a traffic stop on a charge of possession of less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance. During a consent search, deputies reportedly located a sealable package containing a cigar and a cigarette. Both items appeared to be wet and allegedly had the odor of PCP. The man reportedly admitted the items were coated with PCP and was taken into custody. Bond was set at $5,000, and he was released from jail later that day.
• Charles C. Pearson, 46, of Pickton was arrested at a residence on County Road 2386 at 11:11 p.m. Tuesday on a charge of assault causing bodily injury to a member of family or household. At 10:41 p.m., dispatch received a 911 call from a caller stating her sister and the sister’s husband were in a disturbance. The victim reportedly stated Pearson pushed her onto the bed and attempted to slap her phone away from her ear and hand. She alleged Pearson made contact with the right side of her face and right upper arm. Pearson originally denied the allegations but later reportedly stated he might have grazed the victim’s arm. Bond was set at $2,000, and he was released from jail Wednesday.
• A 32-year-old Sulphur Springs man was arrested at his residence as 6:34 p.m. Thursday on a charge of assault or family violence. Officers were dispatched to the location for an open-line 911 call where an active disturbance could be heard. Officers contacted the reporting party, who alleged the man, who had been drinking whiskey, hit her in the face and head-butted her. Officers reportedly observed marks on her face consistent with the reported assault. Bond was set at $2,000, and the man remained in jail as of press time Friday.
Transfers, warrants and releases
• A 27-year-old Grand Prairie man was arrested in Cumby on a Dallas County warrant for possession of less than 2 ounces of marijuana. Bond was set at $1,000, and he was released from Wednesday.
• Meldrick Dewayne Roland, 29, of Sulphur Springs was arrested at his residence at 7:58 a.m. Tuesday on a parole violation warrant. No bond was set, and he remained in jail as of press time Friday.
• Garrett Chase Spigner, 35, of Pickton was arrested at his residence at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday on a warrant for assault on a member of family or household with intent to impede breathing or circulation. Bond was set at $10,000, and he remained in jail as of press time Friday.
• Ray Griffith, 66, of Saltillo was released from jail Thursday on a $27,000 bond. He was booked in May 20 on charges of possession of less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance in a drug-free zone, tampering with or fabricating physical evidence with intent to impair an investigation, theft of a firearm and a Franklin County warrant for theft by check.
• Jose Madeo Ramirez, 35, of Irving was released from jail Thursday on a $30,000 bond. He was booked in Jan. 1 on a charge of failing to comply with sex offender’s duty to register for life.
• Mindy Lynn Robinson, 47, of Winnsboro was released from jail Thursday on a $10,000 bond. She was booked in June 24 on a charge of possession of 1-4 grams of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance.
• Black cows out on State Highway 19 north at 8:18 a.m. Tuesday;
• Dog on service road heading for Interstate 30 east at the 110 mile marker at 10:29 a.m. Tuesday;
• Twenty goats out on I-30 west at mile marker 108 near Greenville at 4:08 p.m. Tuesday;
• Dog in a woman’s yard on Paris Street in Cumby at 7:17 p.m. Tuesday;
• Goat out on FM 2560 at 1:23 p.m. Thursday; and
• Baby goats out on FM 2285 at 4:57 p.m. Thursday.