• Editor’s Note: The News-Telegram publishes the names of those who have been booked in on charges of a state jail felony or higher, and who are 17 years of age or older, as this is the age at which a person may be charged as an adult in the state of Texas.
Sulphur Springs and Hopkins County law enforcement and fire department activity from 5 p.m. Friday to 7 a.m. Monday included:
9:14 p.m.: Police were called to the scene of a disturbance at the WalMart parking lot for a 54-yearold Eustace man who was allegedly urinating in public, according to reports. After arriving, police stated they determined the man was exhibiting several indicators of intoxication and they believed him to be a danger to himself and others. He was booked in on charges of public intoxication. A check through communications showed he had outstanding warrants for failure to stop at a stop sign and no drivers license. He was taken to HCSO jail without incident, according to records, and later released.
10:24 a.m.: Officers responded to a call for service regarding a disturbance at the Quail Ridge apartments, according to reports. After making contact with parties involved, they allegedly determined a 33-year-old Sulphur Springs man was the atfault party and had allegedly committed assault family violence by grabbing a woman by her bathrobe. While taking the man into custody, police said he allegedly actively resisted arrest and attempted to flee, so police used force necessary to take him to the ground. The man was taken to jail without further incident, booked in on charges of assault-family violence and resisting arrest, search or transport and later released, according to records.
12:45 p.m.: Officers responded to the 500 block of Merrell Drive in reference to a disturbance, and when the arrived at the location, they found that one of the parties at the location, a 28-year-old homeless man, had outstanding warrants for two counts of failure to maintain financial responsibility, no drivers license when unlicensed, expired plates or registration and driving without a license, according to reports. The man was taken to jail without incident and later released, according to records.
8:19 p.m.: A 26-yearold Mount Pleasant man was stopped in the 1100 block of League Street for an alleged traffic violation, but when asked by police to provide his driver’s license, he allegedly “continued to argue about the reason for the stop and felt he should not have to ID because he did nothing wrong,” reports read. After allegedly continuing to refuse to give his identification to police, police booked the man in on charges of failure to display driver’s license and failure to maintain insurance, reports read. The man was later released, according to records.
2:26 a.m.: Police were dispatched to a disturbance in the 100 block of Industrial Drive and determined that one of the parties on scene, Hillary Ingram Steere, 32, of Richardson, had outstanding warrants out of Dallas County for violation of pa role possession of a schedule one controlled substance from 1 to 4 grams. Steere was taken to HCSO jail, where she remains and is not bond eligible, according to records.
3:32 p.m.: DPS troopers pulled over a vehicle at the 129 mile marker of Interstate 30 for a routine traffic stop, and when they approached allegedly found the driver to be nervous and exhibiting signs of deception, according to reports. After the driver allegedly gave them consent to search the vehicle, they reportedly found a plastic baggie containing marijuana and loose marijuana throughout the vehicle, reports read. The 26-year-old Texarkana, Arkansas man was booked in on charges of possession of marijuana less than 2 ounces into HCSO jail without incident and later released, according to records.
10:50 p.m.: HCSO Deputies arrested a 36-year-old Como man on charges of driving while intoxicated, second offense after pulling him over on State Highway 11 at the Como city limits for allegedly failing to maintain lanes, according to reports. The man allegedly appeared to emit a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage but reportedly did not admit to consuming any alcoholic beverages, reports said. After providing breath samples of 0.164 and 0.176, the man was taken to jail without incident and later released, according to records.
11:28 p.m.: Deputies stopped Chadwick Jaquaine Anderson, 38, of Sulphur Springs at League Street and Central Baptist Church for a routine traffic stop and records check found Anderson had outstanding warrants for violation of possession for a schedule one controlled substance less than 1 gram, according to reports. Anderson remains in jail and is not bond eligible, according to records.
Cumby PD conducted a traffic stop in the 110 mile marker of Interstate 30 and allegedly saw an open container in the vehicle of a 32-year-old Dallas woman, reports read. A records check showed outstanding warrants out of Dallas County for failure to maintain financial responsibility, no drivers license and theft of service, according to reports. The woman was taken to jail without incident, where she remains on a $4,000 bond, according to records.
12:08 a.m.: DPS troopers responded to a crash at the 131 mile marker of Interstate 30 westbound to find a 24-year-old Sulphur Springs man at the scene who allegedly showed indicators of intoxication during a roadside interview, according to reports. The man allegedly admitted to drinking three “tall” Coronas, reports read, and breath samples measured at 0.178 and 0.186, according to reports. As the man allegedly did not have a drivers license, he was taken to jail and booked in on charges of driving while intoxicated second offense blood alcohol content higher than 0.15 and driving without a license, and remains in jail while not bond eligible, according to records.
9:39 p.m.: DPS troopers stopped a vehicle for a routine traffic stop at mile marker 123 of Interstate 30 and when they approached the vehicle, allegedly smelled a strong odor of marijuana emitting from the vehicle, according to reports. A probable cause search allegedly revealed a plastic baggie containing marijuana and several marijuana roaches, reports read. The driver, a 29-year-old Little Rock, Arkansas woman allegedly claimed ownership of the marijuana and was booked into jail on charges of possession of marijuana less than 2 ounces and later released according to records.
2:06 a.m.: Deputies stopped a 17-year-old Como teen for a routine traffic stop at Farm Road 71 at County Road 4768 when they allegedly smelled a strong odor of marijuana emitting from the vehicle, according to reports. A probable cause search located a plastic baggie containing what allegedly field-tested positive for ecstasy, and the teen allegedly admitted to deputies the pills belonged to him, reports read. The other juveniles in the vehicle were transported back to their homes or to the HCSO lobby, the report read, while the teen was booked into jail without incident on charges of possession of a schedule two controlled substance from 1 to 4 grams, where he remains on a $10,000 bond, according to records.
Hopkins County communications operators answered 553 non-emergency phone calls, 189 calls for service and 95 emergency calls. For the 72-hour period from 5:30 a.m. Friday to 7 a.m. Monday, officers issued seven citations, filed four offenses and conducted three special patrols, two funeral escorts and 62 traffic stops. Seventeen people were booked into and 10 people released from county jail, which held 158 inmates at 5:30 a.m. Monday.