Blotter Briefs for March 25, 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. Saturday to 7 a.m. Tuesday and included:

Arrests on drug-related charges

Denver Jaques Fender, 39, of Sulphur Springs was arrested at 9:26 p.m. Saturday during a traffic stop at the intersection of Church Street and North Hillcrest Drive on charges of possession of 4 ounces to 5 pounds or marijuana and possession of less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance (alleged oxycodone). Bond was set at $10,000, and Fender was released from jail Sunday.

Jose Reyes Franco Jr., 31, of Dallas was arrested at 11 a.m. Sunday at the Dallas County jail and transported to Hopkins County on warrants for possession of 1-4 grams of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance and possession of less than 2 ounces of marijuana. Bond was set at $55,000, and Franco remained in custody as of press time Tuesday.

Area Arrests

Micah Wayne Reynolds, 36, of Sulphur Springs was arrested at a Peach Street residence at 3:11 p.m. Saturday. Officers were dispatched to the location in reference to a disturbance. Reynolds was reportedly at the location and had allegedly assaulted the female victim twice within 24 hours. One assault reportedly occurred Friday evening, and the other reportedly occurred just prior to officers’ arrival. Officers reportedly observed scratches on the woman’s face and visible redness on her jawbone, where she alleged Reynolds had grabbed her. Reynolds was booked on a charge of assault on a family or household member with previous convictions. Bond was set at $10,000, and Reynolds remained in custody as of press time Tuesday.

Jacob Wyatt Burgess, 28, of Yantis was arrested at 7:41 a.m. Sunday at a residence on County Road 1441 on charges of criminal trespass and a warrant for indecency with a child including sexual contact. Burgess was reportedly found at the residence and was found to have an active criminal trespass warning advising to stay away from the property. He was reportedly uncooperative and argumentative. Bond was set at $50,000, and Burgess remained in custody as of press time Tuesday.

Transfers, warrants and releases

Jquiten Lamar Gasaway, 22, of Sulphur Springs was arrested at 11:15 a.m. Monday at the Hopkins County jail on a warrant for sexual assault of a child. Gasaway was located at his residence and asked to come to the sheriff’s office to speak with an investigator. He was taken in to custody following the interview. No bond was set, and Gasaway remained in custody as of press time Tuesday.

Sarah Michelle Cline, 18, of Sulphur Springs was released from jail Monday on a $65,000 bond. She was booked in March 10 on charges of manufacture or delivery of 4-400 grams of a Penalty Group 2 or 2-A controlled substance and possession with intent to distribute 1-4 grams of a Penalty Group 2 controlled substance.

Anthony Joseph Pease, 32, of Cooper was released from the Hopkins County jail Monday. He was booked in March 19 on a Delta County warrant for manufacture or delivery of 1-4 grams of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance.

Animal complaints

  • Two donkeys in the backyard of a residence on County Road 2560 at 9 a.m. Monday;
  • Black cow out on County Road 1150 at 2:01 p.m. Monday;
  • Cows out on County road 1164 at 2:53 p.m. Monday;
  • Cows out on FM 269 south in Pickton. A man put the cows up on his property at 3:39 p.m. Monday; and
  • A neighbor’s cows put a hole in the pool cover at a residence on County Road 2393 at 6:25 p.m. Monday.