Blotter Briefs for Oct. 10, 2020

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Blotter Briefs

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:

Alcohol-related arrests

• A 61-year-old Fort Worth man was arrested on the charge of driving while intoxicated, second offense, following a traffic stop for alleged swerving on and alongside Interstate 30 just before 2 a.m. Thursday.

• A 48-year-old Cumby man was arrested on the charge of driving while intoxicated, second offense, Thursday evening. The man had been allegedly driving a motorcycle, went home, then drove off in a truck. Hopkins County Sheriff ’s deputies report locating the truck and the man in the middle of the roadway on CR 4734 at FM 275 north.

Drug-related arrests

• A 21-year-old Commerce man was arrested on State Highway 11 late Thursday on the charge of possession of marijuana, less than 2 ounces, following a traffic stop for alleged speeding. The man was reported that he admitted to having marijuana in the vehicle.

Miscellaneous arrests

• A 24-year-old Sulphur Springs man was arrested late Tuesday following a reported disturbance at a Como Street address, to which Sulphur Springs Police responded. Officers reported the suspected victim claimed the man was aggressive toward her when he had come home from his work, that he had argued with her, then became physical.

The woman allegedly stated that the man “grabbed her by her shirt and dragged her…, that he then left the residence and, shortly after, returned…, that he then grabbed her by the shirt again and began shoving her on to the couch,” the arrest report read. According to statements taken by SSPD officers, the woman sustained injury to her left foot.

The woman’s son, who was present at the time, also provided a statement.

Officers state in the report it was determined the man was, in fact, the aggressor. He was arrested on the charge of assault family violence, causing bodily injury.

Transfers, warrants and releases

• A 39-year-old Cumby man was arrested Tuesday evening on a Hopkins County warrant for assault of a family or household member with a previous conviction.

• In responding to a call for a welfare check on two children, Hopkins County Sheriff ’s deputies report discovering warrants for three individuals at a County Road 4131 address. A 30-year-old Campbell man was arrested on two Hopkins County warrants for possession of a controlled substance, more than 4 but less than 200 grams, a 53-year-old Ladonia man on two Hopkins County warrants on the same charges, and a 46-year-old woman on a Hunt County warrant on the charge of evading arrest and detention with a vehicle.

The deputy reported he saw “a pipe used to smoke marijuana in plain view” and another suspected for methamphetamine use. The woman allegedly admitted to marijuana being in the residence. Deputies allegedly found “a plastic bag containing a blue plastic cup filled with a crystal-like substance suspected of being methamphetamine” and “13 white, round tablets that were identified as Oxycodone in the same plastic bag,” the report read.

The white substance field tested positive for meth and weight 7.75 grams, and the Oxycodone wighted 4.9 grams, arrest reports read.

Animal complaints

• A Dike woman called at 10:48 a.m. Tuesday with a complaint about a neighbor’s cows.

• A Como woman reported someone had dropped off two adult cats in pet taxis Tuesday afternoon.

• Two cows were reported around 5 p.m. Tuesday on FM 71 west in Sulphur Springs. The animals were “put up in a creek.”

• Cows were reported early Wednesday morning on FM 3389 at the Interstate 30 service road in Brashear.

• A Cumby man reported early Wednesday morning two quarter horses, one sorrel and one buckskin, on County Road 1134 at CR 1135 in Miller Grove.

• A Dike woman called at 8:05 a.m. Wednesday, stating she wanted an officer to speak to her neighbors about their cows on her property. She called again at 10:24 a.m. to request the same.

• A Brashear man reported at 1:45 p.m. Wednesday dogs were attacking animals at a CR 1155 property.

• A black Angus cow was reported at 7:17 p.m. Wednesday on FM 1567 west in Arbala.

• A black cow was reported at 7:18 p.m. Wednesday and again at 10:08 p.m. on FM 3389 in Sulphur Springs.

• Seven or eight cows were reported at 5:33 a.m. Thursday on FM 3389 at Interstate 30 in Brashear.

• Four cows were on FM 71 west, 1 mile from SH 19 in Sulphur Springs at 10:54 a.m. Thursday.

• Dogs were reported at 11:15 a.m. Thursday in the area of CR 4737 in Cumby and had hurt a pig.

• A Sulphur Springs woman reported at 11:56 a.m. Thursday 10 cows were on her FM 1536 property.

• Two big, red cows were reported at 12:46 p.m. Thursday on SH 19 at FM 71 in Sulphur Springs.

• Cows were reported at 4:20 p.m. Thursday to be on FM 1567 east in Sulphur Springs.

• An Emory man reported at 9:26 p.m. Thursday cows were on CR 3330.