For the Record - Feb. 13, 2020

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Sulphur Springs and Hopkins County law enforcement and fire department activity from 5:30 a.m. Monday to 7 a.m. Wednesday included:

POLICE

Monday

10:33 a.m.: A 58-year-old Sulphur Springs man was arrested at his Helm Lane residence on a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia. Special Crimes Unit officers were at the location in reference to a marijuana investigation. When the man opened the door, investigators reportedly smelled marijuana. The man reportedly admitted to marijuana use and took officers to a dresser drawer that contained a pipe commonly used for smoking methamphetamine. He was released from jail Tuesday, according to reports.

Tuesday

2:23 p.m.: A 48-year-old Sulphur Springs woman was arrested during a traffic stop in the 1400 block of College Street on a warrant for open container: possession of alcoholic beverage. She was found to have an active warrant and was taken into custody. No bond was set, and she was released Friday, according to reports.

SHERIFF

Monday

11:35 a.m.: Deputies received a report of theft from a Cumby woman who reported someone used her credit card to pay their taxes.

12:33 p.m.: Rosemary Boone Springer, 64, of Sulphur Springs was arrested at her residence on a surety off bond warrant on a charge of possession of less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance. Bond was set at $5,000, and she was released from jail Tuesday, according to reports.

3:57 p.m.: A Como man contacted deputies regarding a man who was staying at the caller’s house and refused to leave.

6:12 p.m.: Deputies received a report of a welfare concern on the eastbound Interstate 30 service road at mile marker 116 in Brashear. A caller reported an unknown man knocked on his door and asked to come in because of the weather.

11:25 p.m.: A 29-year-old Sulphur Springs man was arrested during a traffic stop at the intersection of Industrial Drive and Bill Bradford Road on warrants for driving while license invalid, no driver’s license and failing to maintain financial responsibility. The man was a passenger in a vehicle that was stopped. He was found to have warrants and was taken into custody. He was released from jail Tuesday, according to arrest reports and jail records.

Hopkins County communications operators answered 461 non-emergency phone calls, 82 calls for service and 35 emergency calls. For the period from 5:30 a.m. Monday to 5:30 a.m. Wednesday, officers filed one offense and conducted five inmate transfers between facilities, seven special patrols and 13 traffic stops. Nine people were booked into and 10 released from county jail, which held 154 inmates at 5:30 a.m. Wednesday.