For the Record - Jan. 7, 2020

Small Image
For the Record
Body

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

POLICE

Sunday

1:14 a.m.: A 26-year-old Rowlett man was arrested in the 1200 block of South Broadway Street on a warrant for an October 2019 charge of possession of drug paraphernalia. Officers were dispatched to the location in response to a report of suspicious activity. The man was identified and the warrant was confirmed. He was released later that day, according to arrest reports and jail records.

SHERIFF

Friday

3:31 a.m.: Deputy Colt Patterson and K-9 partner Mali assisted Rains County law enforcement in a search for a suspect in a stabbing that occurred in Point.

9:04 a.m.: Deputies received a report of suspicious activity at a property on County Road 4724. A man reported finding an ID and financial information in his pasture.

9:11 a.m.: Deputies received a report of criminal mischief or vandalism on County Road 1135 in Miller Grove. A man reported several mailboxes had been destroyed.

Saturday

12:09 a.m.: A 30-year-old Yantis man was arrested during a DPS traffic stop on State Highway 11 at mile marker 673 on a charge of possession of less than 2 ounces of marijuana and warrants for driving while license invalid and speeding. The man was the passenger in a vehicle reportedly stopped for a defective headlight. The trooper reportedly observed the odor of burnt marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. The man reportedly admitted to having some marijuana under his seat. During a probable cause search, the trooper reportedly located a small clear baggie containing marijuana under the front passenger seat. Bond was set at $1,000 on the possession charge, and the man remained in custody as of press time, according to arrest reports and jail records.

12:34 p.m.: Deputies received a report of criminal trespass at a Como residence. A woman reported people were picking up pecans and refusing to leave her property.

2:56 p.m.: Deputies received a report of theft at a property on County Road 4748. A man reported a man took his excavator and sold it within the last week without permission.

4:45 p.m.: Deputies received a report of a disturbance or family violence at a Como residence. A man reported his wife had left the residence but had broken many items during a verbal argument.

11:45 p.m.: A 38-year-old Arlington man was arrested during a DPS traffic stop on Interstate 30 at mile marker 126 on multiple Dallas County warrants and a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia. The man was reportedly the driver of a vehicle stopped for an expired registration. The trooper allegedly detected the odor of burned marijuana inside the vehicle. A records check revealed the active warrants, and the trooper reportedly located two marijuana roaches during a probable cause search of the vehicle. Bond was set at $6,000, and the man was released later that day, according to arrest reports and jail records.

Sunday

2:59 a.m.: Deputies responded to a report of burglary of a residence on FM 1567 east. A woman reported she had been gone all day and just arrived home to find the door broken.

3:10 a.m.: Deputies received a report of harassment from a residence on FM 1567 east. A woman reported her ex was harassing her on Facebook. She advised the ex had warrants, and she knew where he is.

9:05 a.m.: Deputies received a report of possible theft at a property on FM 269 south in Pickton. A man reported eight bales of hay were missing.

12:38 p.m.: Deputies received a report of possible theft at a property on FM 71 east. A man reported eight bales of hay were missing. A woman reported a television was stolen.

1:55 p.m.: Deputies received a report of suspicious activity at a residence on FM 1567 west. A woman reported a man was looking at equipment in the back of the shop.

3:23 p.m.: Cumby PD responded to a welfare concern at the Interstate 30 eastbound rest stop. A child in a vehicle texted her father saying her mother was intoxicated and the child was scared.

3:57 p.m.: Deputies responded to a welfare concern at Joe Bob’s in Como. A man reported seeing a teenage girl with short hair and a backpack matching the description of a teen missing in Winnsboro.

4:54 p.m.: Troy Glen Fouse, 52, of Sulphur Springs turned himself in at the Hopkins County jail on a parole violation warrant. No bond was set, and he remained in custody as of press time, according to arrest reports and jail records.

6:35 p.m.: Deputies received a report of suspicious activity at a Pickton location. A man reported seeing a white female looking into people’s cars.

Monday

12:57 a.m.: Deputies received a report of a disturbance or family violence at a residence on FM 1537. A woman reported that a male and female were fighting in a bathroom. The male had a gun and a knife and was suicidal at the time of the call.

2:55 a.m.: James Douglas Wilson Findley, 31, of Sulphur Springs turned himself in at the Hopkins County jail on warrants for assault/family violence causing bodily injury and interfering with emergency requests for assistance. Bond was set at $7,000, and he remained in custody as of press time, according to arrest reports and jail records.

Hopkins County communications operators answered 652 non-emergency phone calls, 183 calls for service and 99 emergency calls. For the period from 5:30 a.m. Friday to 5:30 a.m. Monday, officers filed two offenses and conducted six funeral escorts, three special patrols, three calls for service and 38 traffic stops. Seven people were booked into and eight released from county jail, which held 158 inmates at 5:30 a.m. Monday.