For the Record - May 16, 2020

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The following reports are based on logs documenting calls received by Hopkins County emergency communications staff from 5:30 a.m. Tuesday to 5:30 a.m. Friday.

Tuesday

2:16 p.m.: A woman called 911 from the Sulphur Springs Walmart to report her sister witnessed a drug deal and was being held hostage. The call was transferred to SSPD. Deputies assisted but were unable to locate.

2:19 p.m.: A man called 911 to report a disturbance at a residence on State Highway 11 east. The caller said he was having a dispute with his wife.

6:18 p.m.: A man called to report he wanted to get his clothes from a residence on County Road 3518 after his wife kicked him out. A second call came in at 6:45 p.m. to report the woman was beating on the door while the man was in the shower.

8:40 p.m.: A woman called 911 to report her autistic son was throwing stuff and making holes in the wall at a residence on County Road 2174. Deputies responded and noted the subject was calm.

8:58 p.m.: A woman reported her neighbors were fighting on Smith Street in Como.

10:19 p.m.: A Cumby man reported his ex-girlfriend took his vehicle without permission from his residence on County Road 1152.

Wednesday

7:41 a.m.: A man called 911 to report a motor vehicle accident on Interstate 30 west at mile marker 112. The accident was originally reported as a hit and run, but the driver eventually stopped. A second call came in via 911 at 7:42 a.m. by another man who reported he hit the car in front of his after the other driver slammed on the brakes. He said the driver was not cooperating.

8:56 a.m.: A woman reported suspicious activity near her residence on County Road 1179 in Arbala. She said her outdoor lights came on around 2 a.m., and she thought it might be a prowler. A special patrol was established.

11:01 a.m.: A woman called 911 to report her neighbors were coming to get a dog off her property on State Highway 154 south, and the neighbors were carrying a rifle.

4:01 p.m.: A man called 911 to report a suspicious vehicle on County Road 1187. He said the vehicle drives up and down the road at all hours and does not belong. A special patrol was established.

7:32 p.m.: A man called 911 to report a disturbance at a residence on State Highway 11 south. The caller said he heard his mother-in-law scream, and that the father-in-law reportedly spit on her Tuesday.

10:43 p.m.: A woman reported someone stole four boxes of checks from her residence on Gaskins Street in Como.

Wednesday

12:33 a.m.: A Cumby woman reported someone knocking on and slamming her screen door about 10 minutes before she called 911.

Thursday

1:41 p.m.: Deputies responded to a residence on County Road 3518 in Dike. A Texas Youth Abuse Hotline operator reported a father had threatened to harm his 14-year-old son.

2:01 p.m.: A woman called 911 to report her son was possibly having a breakdown and had a gun with him in Como.

4:55 p.m.: A Como woman reported a possible theft on West Main Street. She was notified a package was delivered, but it was missing.

8:06 p.m.: A Pickton woman reported a missing person on FM 169 south. She said a child got mad and left the residence at about 4 p.m. The child was returned to the residence at 8:15 p.m.

Hopkins County communications operators answered 688 non-emergency calls, 158 calls for service and 129 emergency calls. For the period from 5:30 a.m. Tuesday to 5:30 a.m. Friday, officers filed eight offenses, issued two citations and conducted one inmate transport between facilities, 55 traffic stops and 31 special patrols. Fifteen people were booked into and 11 released from county jail, which held 137 inmates at 5:30 a.m. Friday.