Blotter Briefs for May 16, 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. Tuesday to 7 a.m. Friday and included:

Arrests on drugrelated charges

• Jonathan Edward Watkins, 30, of Sulphur Springs was arrested during a traffic stop in the 700 block of Fuller Street at 2:55 p.m. Tuesday on a charge of possession of less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance in a drugfree zone. Officers located a plastic baggie containing a crystal-like substance. Bond was set at $10,000, and Watkins was released from jail Wednesday.

Warrants, releases, other activity

• Constance Shunta Barr, 32, of Memphis was arrested at the Shelby County jail in Memphis, Tenn. on Tuesday and transported to the Hopkins County jail Tuesday on a probation violation warrant on a charge of driving while intoxicated with a child under age 15 in the vehicle. Bond was denied, and she remained in jail as of as of press time Friday.

• Douglas Eugene Hanson, 38, of Pickton was arrested at his place of employment at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday on a charge of failure to comply with sex offender duty to register. Hanson had reportedly been renting a house in Pickton for one and a half years, and allegedly admitted he had not registered with Hopkins County as required. Bond was set at $25,000, and he was released from jail Thursday.

• Joseph Dean Winship, 35, of Sulphur Springs was charged with an additional count of violating a bond or protective order two or more times within 12 months at 1:20 p.m. Wednesday. Winship was already in custody at the Hopkins County jail as of April 22. His bond for the new charge was set at $25,000, and he remained in custody Thursday.

• A 24-year-old woman from Little River, Ark. was arrested during a traffic stop on Interstate 30 west at mile marker 109 in Cumby at 3:22 p.m. Wednesday on a Texarkana PD warrant for theft of property $750-$2,500. No bond was set, and the woman remained in jail as of as of press time Friday.

• A 31-year-old Brashear man was arrested during a traffic stop on State Highway 19 south at County Road 1170 at 9:49 p.m. Wednesday on a Henderson County warrant for criminal nonsupport. Bond was set at $500, and he was released from jail Thursday.

• A 61-year-old Lone Oak man was arrested at the intersection of FM 1567 west and State Highway 19 south at 10:43 p.m. Wednesday on a warrant for an open container citation and a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia. Deputies reportedly observed a glass pipe used for smoking methamphetamine in plain view inside the man’s vehicle. No bond was set, and he was released from jail Thursday.

• Jeremy Randall Hill, 30, of Sulphur Springs was arrested during a traffic stop at the intersection of Broadway Street and Bill Bradford Road A at 1:10 a.m. Thursday on a probation violation warrant on a July 2019 charge of burglary of a motor vehicle with two previous convictions. Bond was set at $20,000, and Hill remained in jail as of press time Friday.

• A 28-year-old woman from Harelton, Texas was arrested during a traffic stop at the intersection of County Road 1142 and FM 275 in Cumby at 2:01 a.m. Thursday on a Harrison County warrant for criminal trespass. No bond was set, and she remained in jail as of press time Friday.

• Zack Atwood Merrell, 39, of Sulphur Springs was arrested at 4:25 p.m. Thursday for a probation violation on a 2019 charge of tampering with evidence. No bond was set, and he remained in jail as of press time as of press time Friday.

• Falon Leann Honea, 34, of Yantis was arrested at the Sulphur Springs Walmart on a warrant of possession of less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance in a drug-free zone. Officers were dispatched to the location in regard to a theft, and a records check revealed the active Wood County warrant. Bond was set at $50,000, and she remained in jail as of press time Friday.

• Jumierquai Dovarieay Davison, 18, of Sulphur Springs was released from jail Thursday on a $10,000 bond. He was booked in April 15 on a probation violation for a 2019 charge of engaging in organized criminal activity.

Animal complaints

• Horse out on County Road 4764 at 7 a.m. Tuesday;

• Longhorn out on FM 1536 at 5:56 p.m. Tuesday;

• Report of a missing black cow with a red ear tag on East Caney Road at 7:35 p.m. Tuesday;

• Report of an unsafe situation with dangerous dogs loose on County Road 4802 at 11:36 a.m. Wednesday;

• Jersey cow out on County Road 2330 at FM 69 south in Como at 1:59 p.m. Wednesday;

• Dogs attacking mother and small girl on Interstate 30 west service road. The 911 caller reported one of the victims was bleeding heavily from the leg and EMS was needed at 5:56 p.m. Wednesday;

• Cows out on FM 1567 west at 10:48 a.m. Thursday;

• Stray dog showed up at a residence on County Road 1100 at 12:58 p.m. Thursday; and

• Hogs out on State Highway 67 east of Stouts Creek at 1:50 p.m. Thursday.