Blotter Briefs for Oct. 14, 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. Friday to 7 a.m. Tuesday and included:

Alcohol-related arrests

• Early Saturday morning, Hopkins County Sheriff ’s deputies arrested a 26-year-old Winnsboro man in the parking lot of Joe Bob’s in Como on the charge of public intoxication. He was allegedly discovered attempting to change a flat tire and had been reported as driving on the wrong side of the railroad tracks.

• After stopping a 2003 Ford Taurus early Tuesday morning on Airport Road at Church Street in Sulphur Springs for alleged failure to signal 100 feet before turning, a Hopkins County Sheriff ’s deputy reported discovery of and arrested the 31-year-old Sulphur Springs man on a Hopkins County warrant for the charge of driving while intoxicated. Bond was set at $1,000.

Miscellaneous arrests

• A Hopkins County Sheriff ’s deputy reported a 25-year-old man in a 2003 Ford Crown Victoria was driving with a flat tire on State Highway 19 north late Friday. The deputy further alleged in his report another tire went flat, then the man “went into oncoming traffic and vehicles had to stop,” the report read. The man allegedly had neither a valid driver’s license nor insurance, on which charges he was arrested. • A 17-year-old of Cumby allegedly ran

• A 17-year-old of Cumby allegedly ran over his father with a zero-turn lawn mower Saturday. The Hopkins County Sheriff ’s deputy’s report read that the father claimed “he attempted to give him [the 17-yearold] instruction on how to mow” and “it irritated” him, after which he allegedly ran over his father with the mower. The father is reported to have sustained injuries to his arm and leg. The 17-year-old was arrested on the charge of assault causing bodily injury, family violence.

Transfers, warrants and releases

• A 43-year-old Cooper man was arrested Sept. 29 by the Delta County Sheriff ’s Office on a Hopkins County warrant on a charge of fraudulent intent to obtain a controlled substance and was transferred to Hopkins County jail.

• A 51-year-old Garland, Texas woman was arrested in Dallas County jail Friday morning on a Hopkins County warrant on a charge of violation of parole, possession of a controlled substance, more than 1 gram but less than 4 grams. Bond was denied.

• A 17-year-old Sulphur Springs man turned himself in and was arrested Monday morning on a Hopkins County warrant on a charge of insufficient bond. Bond was set at $10,000.

• A 33-year-old Caddo Mills woman was arrested Monday afternoon by Hunt County deputies on a Hopkins County warrant on the charge of possession of a controlled substance, less than a gram.

• A 36-year-old Sulphur Springs man turned himself in and was arrested Monday evening at the Hopkins County Sheriff ’s Office on a Hopkins County warrant on the charge of violation of probation for driving while intoxicated with a child under 15 years old.

Animal complaints

• Stray cows were reported at 8:19 a.m. Friday on a County Road 4612 Sulphur Springs property. The property owner claimed he couldn’t find the owner and wanted to know what he could do.

• Two black cows were reported at 8:42 a.m. Friday to be in a ditch on CR 4762 at FM 2285 in Sulphur Springs.

• Cows were reported at 10:30 a.m. Friday on a CR 4586 property in North Hopkins.

• Horses and donkeys were reported destroying things on a FM 2653 Miller Grove property at 11:01 a.m. Friday.

• Cows were reported on FM 1536 in Sulphur Springs at 6:50 p.m. Friday.

• At 8:59 p.m. Friday, a black bull was reported on FM 67 east, west of Saltillo.

• A Sulphur Springs man at 9:43 p.m. Friday reported a man was chasing a deer on FM 2297. Officers were unable to locate either.

• A Sulphur Springs woman reported at 9:48 a.m. Saturday cows were on her CR 2390 property and had been for months.

• A Cumby woman reported at 4:10 p.m. Saturday there was a dog in a kennel at a property in the 400 block of Main Street, and it didn’t look happy.

• Several horses were reported on CR 3560 at FM 71 east in Nelta at 10:10 a.m. Sunday and again at 10:26 a.m. by two different callers.

• A Sulphur Springs man reported on FM 2285 at 12:29 p.m. Sunday a horse had been tied up for four hours with no access to food or water.

• At 12:41 p.m. Sunday, a Sulphur Springs woman wanted to know where horses were. No details were provided.

• Animal control returned a lost dog to its owner at 2:38 p.m. Sunday.

• Forty cows were reported at 7:31 p.m. Sunday on FM 1536 at FM 71 in Sulphur Springs.

• A Como man reported six dead hogs on CR 2948 at the old gas plant at 10:55 p.m. Sunday.

• Puppies that continued to get onto a FM 69 north Sulphur Springs property were “tearing stuff up,” reported at 6:49 p.m. Monday.

• Sulphur Springs man reported at 10:13 p.m. Monday donkeys on CR 4719.