Blotter Briefs for March 19, 2020

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The following reports are based on arrests conducted with reports filed by Sulphur Springs and Hopkins County law enforcement from 5:30 a.m. Monday to 7 a.m. Wednesday and included:

Arrests on drug-related charges

• Rebekah Jayde Tittle, 19, of Commerce was arrested at 1:48 p.m. Monday during a traffic stop on State Highway 11 west at County Road 4711 on a charge of possession of 1-4 grams of a Penalty Group 2 controlled substance. She was reportedly stopped for speeding.

During contact, the deputy reportedly observed a plastic baggie in Tittle’s wallet containing suspected psilocybin mushrooms (referred to as psychedelic or magic mushrooms).

During a probable cause search of the vehicle, the deputy reportedly located a container holding THC wax residue, a black glass pipe, metal grinder with marijuana residue and several other items of drug paraphernalia. Tittle reportedly claimed ownership of the contraband.

Bond was set at $10,000, and she was released later that day.

• John Scott Thompson II, 38, of Emory was arrested during a traffic stop on FM 1567 west at FM 3389 on a charge of possession of 1-4 grams of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance. Bond was set at $5,000, and Thompson was released from jail Wednesday.

Arrests on alcohol-related charges

• A 30-year-old Sulphur Springs man was arrested in the 1500 block of College Street at 4:37 p.m. Bond was set at $5,000, and he was released from jail Wednesday.

Transfers, warrants and other activity

• Stephen Kyle Kaye, 36, of Cleburne was arrested at the Johnson County jail and transported to Hopkins County Monday on a bond forfeiture warrant for possession of 1-4 grams of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance. Bond was set at $20,000 cash only, and Kaye remained in jail as of press time Wednesday.

• Jodice Oliver Macon, 28, of Sulphur Springs was arrested in the 900 block of Hillcrest Drive on a parole violation warrant. Bond was denied, and Macon remained in jail as of press time Wednesday.

• A 36-year-old Sulphur Springs man was arrested at Walmart at 4:03 p.m. Monday on a charge of theft of property less than $100. Officers were dispatched to the location in reference to a detained shoplifter. Store asset protection staff alleged the man attempted to leave the store without paying for a case of Keystone Ice beer. A records check showed the man had one previous conviction for theft. His bond was set at $1,000, and he was released from jail later that day.

• Quentil Jerome Ransom, 44, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 11:52 p.m. Monday during a traffic stop on Interstate 30 east at mile marker 135 on a parole violation warrant. Bond was denied, and he remained in custody as of press time Wednesday.

• Bradley Glen Crocker, 21, of Mount Pleasant was released from jail Monday on a $15,000 bond. He was booked in March 10 on a Case County warrant for credit or debit card abuse.

• Billy Lenard Baxley, 51, of Sulphur Springs was released from jail Tuesday on a $20,000 bond. He was booked in Jan. 18 on a warrant on a 2019 charge of possession of 1-4 grams of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance.

• Tyler Jon Bogardus, 26, of Mount Vernon was released from jail on a $36,000 bond Tuesday. He was booked in Dec. 23, 2019 on charges of burglary of a habitation, theft of a firearm, credit or debit card abuse and a Tarrant County warrant for driving while intoxicated.

• Cary Lee Brookshire, 28, of Lone Oak was released from jail Tuesday on a $50,000 bond. He was booked in Feb. 26 for possession of a prohibited weapon.

• Brittanie Marie Buffington, 26, of Winnsboro was released from jail Tuesday on a $12,000 bond. She was booked in Jan. 17 on charges off forgery against an elderly person and theft of property $750-$2,500.

• Billy Jack Orsburn, 64, of Sulphur Springs was released from jail Tuesday on a $90,000 bond. He was booked in Dec. 10, 2019 on charges of possession of 1-4 grams of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance in a drug-free zone and two counts of manufacture or delivery of 1-4 grams of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance in a drug-free zone.

• William James Ragsdale, 55, of Sulphur Springs was released from jail Tuesday on a $40,000 bond. He was booked in Jan. 1 on a charge of possession of 4-200 grams of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance.

• Destiny Renee Scott, 26, of Sulphur Springs was released from jail Tuesday on a $30,000 bond. She was booked in Dec. 10, 2019 on a charge of possession of 1-4 grams of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance in a drug-free zone.

Animal complaints

• Cow out and going to cause an accident on FM 269 south at Tanglewood Estates in Brinker at 7:25 a.m. Monday;

• Brindle cow out on Interstate 30 westbound service road at mile marker 120 at 10:06 a.m. Monday;

• Bull out on Highway 515 in Rains County at 10:09 a.m. Monday;

• Report of a dead deer on the side of State Highway 19 south at 1:04 p.m. Monday;

• Report of a man bitten by a dog at 3:50 p.m. Monday;

• Bull calf out on County Road 2310 at 6:32 p.m. Monday;

• Report of a man bitten by his own dog while breaking up a dog fight on County Road 3345 at 7:21 p.m. Monday;

• Cow out on I-30 westbound service road at mile marker 120 at 9:26 a.m. Tuesday;

• Two cows out on FM 2653 at State Highway 11 west at 2:26 p.m. Tuesday;

• A Dike man reported his neighbors cows keep coming into his hay meadow on County Road 3520 at 2:57 p.m. Tuesday;

• Cow out on County Road 1260 in Cooper at 4:04 p.m. Tuesday;

• Brown cow out on I-30 eastbound service road at mile marker 141 in Mount Vernon at 4:51 p.m. Tuesday;

• Cow out on I-30 east at mile marker 140 at 5:07 p.m. Tuesday;

• Report of a rabid possum at he Shady Lake RV lot on SH 19 north at 6:06 p.m. Tuesday;

• Cows out on FM 71 west at County Road 4777 at 6:34 p.m. Tuesday; and

• Black calf out on eastbound I-30 service road at mile marker 116 at 6:44 p.m. Tuesday.