For the Record - July 16, 2019

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



9:11 a.m. Police arrested a 58-year-old Bogata man for possession of a schedule one controlled substance between 1 and 4 grams, according to reports. During a routine traffic stop in the 400 block of Moore Street, Wesley Millis, the driver of the stopped vehicle, appeared to be extremely nervous, according to police. After SSPD Officer Pruitt gained consent to search Millis’s vehicle, he located a gray baggie, which contained “a small plastic container that contained three clear plastic baggies with a crystal like substance believed to be methamphetamine,” the report read. Millis allegedly admitted the methamphetamine belonged to him, the report read. The weight of the suspected methamphetamine was calculated at 3.3 grams, according to police.

11:53 a.m. Police arrested a 50-year-old Sulphur Springs man after they found him lying face down in Pacific Park, according to reports. After a call about suspicious activity, SSPD Officer Pruitt made contact with the man, who he found in the park, reports read. Pruitt found the man to have slurred speech and be in possession of an empty pill bottle, reports read. Having several clues of intoxication and fearing him to be a danger to himself and others, Pruitt transported the man to HCSO without incident, where he was later released.

3:58 a.m. A 51-year-old Sulphur Springs woman was arrested for public intoxication at 1230 North Jackson St., according to reports. Police stated they were called to the residence for a report of loud noise and that they had previously “warned her to keep the noise down and stay inside her apartment due to her level of intoxication.” However, the woman “was later seen exiting her apartment into a public place near a staircase while heavily intoxicated,” reports read. Police determined her to be a danger to herself and others and transported her to HCSO without incident, where she was later released.


6:52 p.m.: Police arrested a 27-year-old Campbell woman for outstanding warrants out of Wood County for driving without a license with previous convictions and open container in a motor vehicle. The woman was stopped for not allegedly wearing a seatbelt at the intersection of Broadway and Posey Lane, according to reports, and was discovered to have an invalid drivers license and previous warrants, according to police. She was booked into jail and later released, according to records.

9:11 p.m.: Police arrested a 28-year-old Cooper man for driving without a license and failure to maintain financial responsibility after police stopped him and realized that his license had been suspended and he could not produce any proof of vehicle insurance, reports said. He was taken into custody and released the same day, according to records.

11:20 p.m.: Police arrested a 31-year-old Dallas woman for possession of a schedule 3 controlled substance less than 28 grams, which is a class A misdemeanor, according to police. Officers Moon and Shuffeldt stopped a car in the 1200 block of Mockingbird Lane for a defective tail light, according to report. Police allege they smelled an odor of marijuana emitting from the vehicle, and thus performed a probable cause search. Police stated they found seven 300 milligram acetaminophen/ 30 milligram codeine tablets for which the woman did not have a valid prescription. She was taken into custody and later released, according to records.


12:02 a.m.: Police arrested a 42-year-old Sulphur Springs woman for driving while license invalid in the 800 block of Gilmer Street, according to reports.



9:37 a.m.: DPS officers arrested a 60-year-old Commerce man for possession of marijuana less than 2 ounces. When pulled over near mile marker 660 of State Highway 11, the man allegedly told deputies exactly where they would find the marijuana, the report stated. The man was booked into HCSO without incident and later released, according to records.

12 p.m.: DPS officers arrested a 36-year-old Irving man on two outstanding warrants out of Tarrant county for failure to pay child support, according to reports. He was booked into HCSO without incident and later released, according to records.


1:15 p.m.: Sheriff ’s deputies arrested a 19-year-old Sulphur Springs woman for possession of marijuana less than 2 ounces and being a minor in possession of alcoholic beverages at State Highway 11 mile marker 667, according to reports. Deputies pulled the car over for vision-reducing glass coating material, reports read, and allegedly smelled the odor of marijuana emitting from the vehicle. After performing a probable cause search, deputies allegedly found a grinder, empty pill bottle, empty beer cans, an empty vodka bottle and a partially full vodka bottle, according to reports. The woman was taken to jail where she remains, according to records.

10:41 p.m.: Sheriff ’s deputies nabbed a man wanted on multiple warrants out of Cass County, including three counts of burglary of a vehicle and possession of marijuana under 2 ounces. They also slapped the man with new charges of driving while intoxicated first instance and driving while unlicensed.


12:48 p.m.: A caller reported a man was blocking the diesel pumps at the Love’s station on Interstate 30 West in Mount Vernon, and that he pulled a billy club out. Patrol notified Franklin County dispatch.

Hopkins County communications operators answered 522 non-emergency phone calls, 112 calls for service and 63 emergency calls. For the 48-hour period from 5:30 a.m. Saturday to 7 a.m. Monday, officers issued two citations and conducted one inmate transport between facilities, three special patrols and 40 traffic stops. Forty-one people were booked into and 42 released from county jail, which held 170 inmates at 7 a.m. Monday.